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2011-08-08 21:38:00

MANILA, Philippines, Aug. 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Freelancer.com, the world's number one website for outsourcing, today officially launched a dedicated regional website at www.freelancer.ph supporting small business owners, freelancers and entrepreneurs in the Philippines. According to 2009 statistics from the Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA), more than 8 million overseas Filipinos are working abroad -- the top ten employment destinations namely the US, Saudi Arabia,...

2011-08-04 01:15:00

SINGAPORE, Aug. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Grey, the global advertising network of Grey Group, today announced that it has agreed to a majority-stake acquisition in Campaigns & Grey, one of the Philippines' leading communications companies. Grey has held a minority stake in Campaigns & Grey since 1994 and will, following completion, hold a majority of the shares. Founded in 1986 and based in Manila, Campaigns & Grey is a full service communications agency with capabilities...

2011-07-27 08:26:45

Tropical Storm Nock-ten, formerly tropical depression 10W continues raining on the Philippines, and a NASA satellite image shows the extent of the storm's clouds. A visible image of Tropical Storm 10W, now called Nock-ten was captured on July 26, 2011 at 02:30 UTC or 10:30 a.m. local Asia/Manila time (July 25 at 10:30 p.m. EDT) as its center was moving over the Philippines. The image was taken from the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) that flies on NASA's Terra satellite...

2011-07-10 18:52:41

International team's discovery in Philippines showcases biodiversity, evolutionary wondersAfter living incognito for millions of years in a remote area of a forested mountain range in the Philippines, seven newfound species of mice owe their recent discovery to DNA evidence and the Florida State University biologist who deciphered it.What's more, the DNA drawn from the reclusive "new" mammals told FSU Associate Professor Scott J. Steppan an unusual evolutionary story. As he analyzed and...

2011-07-02 00:00:32

ABS-CBN's Starry Starry Store brings current top Filipino film to 10 U.S. cities this July Redwood City, CA (PRWEB) July 01, 2011 Put top actor-host-models Sam Milby and KC Concepcion together with box-office champion director Cathy Garcia-Molina and what do you get? Another stirring box-office winner in Star Cinema's Forever And A Day, the latest film that ABS-CBN International's Starry Starry Store is bringing to 10 more U.S. cities this July after a successful run in San Francisco...

2011-06-27 09:57:00

CANNES, France and NEW YORK, June 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Justine Ferrer and Angeline Go of Del Monte PANA in the Philippines won the Gold Lion for the second annual Young Marketers Competition at the Cannes Lions Festival of Creativity. The competition, sponsored by Ketchum, challenged 17 teams of young in-house marketers from around the world to develop a product or service concept that is an extension of their own companies' business and supports a charitable cause. Competitors then...

2011-06-27 08:28:33

Scientists find additional evidence that the Philippines is one of the most species-rich places on the planet; provide recommendations for conservation This spring, scientists from the California Academy of Sciences braved leeches, lionfish, whip-scorpions and a wide variety of other biting and stinging creatures to lead the most comprehensive scientific survey effort ever conducted in the Philippines, documenting both terrestrial and marine life forms from the tops of the highest mountains...

2011-06-21 15:19:22

A group of American and Filipino biologists have discovered seven previously unknown species of mammals in the Philippines, increasing the number of native mammals known from Luzon Island (excluding bats) from 42 to 49 (17 percent). The formal descriptions of the seven species, all of which are members of the genus Apomys, were published on 20 May in Fieldiana, the peer-reviewed journal of The Field Museum, where the project is based. The nine co-authors included biologists from the...

2011-06-15 08:00:00

SHANGHAI, June 15, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- China Precision Steel, Inc. (Nasdaq: CPSL) ("China Precision Steel" or the "Company"), a niche precision steel processing Company principally engaged in producing and selling high precision, cold-rolled steel products, announced today that it has signed a new contract to supply precision steel to Puyat Steel Corporation ("Puyat"), a leading Philippine steel company with an excellent reputation for providing high quality steel products. "We...

2011-06-14 07:00:00

HONG KONG, June 14, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Chatter Box Call Center Ltd. (OTC: CXLL) is pleased to announce that it has entered into a firm commitment and agreement on June 1, 2011 with LCI Solutions to buy their 40-seater call center, with 120 seat capacity utilizing 3 shifts, in Cebu, Philippines at Cortez Avenue, Mandaue City on or before September 2011. LCI Solutions has vast experience and a real track record in business development within the BPO space throughout the Philippines....

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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