Latest the Philippines Stories

2008-10-08 09:20:00

The National Institutes of Health has awarded $4 million to a group of Philippine and American scientists led by Oregon Health & Science University to aid in the discovery of new molecules and biofuels technology from marine mollusks for development in the Philippines.

2008-10-08 06:00:26

By Shan Ross A COMEDY sketch in which a man urges his neighbour to "mount" a Filipina maid has been attacked by the Philippines government and community groups in Britain.

2008-09-30 09:00:42

Three Filipino gold miners have been rescued from a flooded tunnel, leaving eight still missing, officials said.

2008-09-26 09:00:40

Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/5b184d/philippines_pharma) has announced the addition of the "Philippines Pharmaceuticals and Healthcare Report Q3 2008" report to their offering.

2008-09-25 09:00:36

Typhoon Hagupit forces airlines cancel trips to Hong Kong MANILA, Sept. 24 (Xinhua) -- At least four airlines on Wednesday canceled seven scheduled flights from Manila to Hong Kong as Typhoon Hagupit moves to hit Hong Kong after battling the Philippines.

2008-09-23 03:00:10

ECI Telecom, a global provider of networking infrastructure solutions, today announced that it has signed an agreement for the supply of broadband access solutions to Philippines Long Distance Telephone Company (PLDT), the incumbent and largest operator in the Philippines.

2008-09-21 21:00:15

By Terence Gomez IN Malaysia, firms with strong corporate social responsibility (CSR) have been recognised through well-publicised awards.

2008-09-19 12:00:10

By Christine Morente Residents of a poor rural town in the Philippines are getting their health care needs met by physicians and nurses who live thousands of miles away.

2008-09-15 21:00:21

Record fiscal 2008 revenue climbs 62.6% year over year to $87.7 million Net income increases 123.8% to $18.9 million SHANGHAI, China, Sept.

2008-09-15 21:00:12

LONDON, Sept. 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- NeuStar, Inc. today announced that it has partnered with Globe, a leading mobile network operator in the Philippines, to provide mobile instant messaging (IM) services to Globe's subscribers.

Latest the Philippines Reference Libraries

Carabao, Bubalus bubalis carabanesis
2012-08-16 09:41:25

The carabao (Bubalus bubalis carabanesis) is a subspecies of the domesticated water buffalo. It is also known as kalabaw in the Filipino language and the kerbau in the Malay language. It is native to Guam, Malaysia, the Philippines, Indonesia, and some areas of Southeast Asia. It is often associated with farmers because it is skilled in pulling plows and carts, allowing farmers to grow and transport crops easily. In some areas, it is killed for its meat and hide, and in other areas, it...

Indomalaya Ecozone
2009-07-01 12:56:43

The Indomalaya ecozone is one of Earth's eight ecosystems. It covers most of South and Southeast Asia and parts of East Asia. This area was originally known as the Oriental Region by most scientists (especially biogeographers). Indomalaya extends from Afghanistan to Pakistan through the Indian subcontinent and Southeast Asia to southern China, and through Indonesia toward Java, Bali, and Borneo. Indomalaya borders Australasia to the east and both are separated by the Wallace Line. Indomalaya...

2009-06-26 17:54:54

The Fishing Spider (Thalassius albocinctus) is a species of arachnid found in tropical Asia from India to the Philippines. It gets its name from the habit it has of catching small fish. It is found near water. This spider is easily identifiable by the presence of a black, glossy, broad band and white lateral band that runs along the cephalothorax (conjoined head and thorax) and abdomen. It has long yellow-brown legs. Photo Copyright and Credit

2008-08-11 20:03:38

The Handsome Sunbird (Aethopyga bella), is a species of bird in the Nectariniidae family. It is endemic to the Philippines. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests and subtropical or tropical moist mountain habitat. Photo Copyright and Credit

2007-10-24 12:57:02

The Barred Buttonquail or Common Bustard-Quail (Turnix suscitator), is one of a small family of birds which resemble, but are unrelated to, true quails. This species is resident from India across tropical Asia to south China, Indonesia and the Philippines. In India it is widespread and is found up to 8200 feet in elevation in the Himalayas, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Myanmar, Indonesia and most of Southeast Asia and the Philippines. This typical little quail is rufous-brown above, rusty and...

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  • Stoppage; cessation (of labor).
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