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2011-06-14 04:00:00

WASHINGTON, June 14, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- First prize in the 2010 CGAP Microfinance Photography Contest goes to Mohammed Rakibul Hasan for "The Tannery Industry." Hasan took the photograph, in which hundreds of hides turn golden in the sun, in his hometown of Dhaka, Bangladesh, where there are many small tanneries.

2011-06-06 22:00:00

PEORIA, Ill., June 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Oceanic Research and Recovery Inc.

2011-05-30 07:23:00

STOCKHOLM, May 30, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Globe Telecom, one of the leading mobile operators in the Philippines (over 27 million subs), is launching VMS (Video Message Service) nationwide.

2011-05-25 01:00:00

STOCKHOLM, May 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Globe Telecom, one of the leading mobile operators in the Philippines (over 27 million subs), is launching VMS (Video Message Service) nationwide.

2011-05-06 00:00:31

CAYIN’s digital signage players empower 22 LCD screens in the Glorietta and Greenbelt cinemas in the Philippines. This project was conducted and implemented by Mediacast Digital Group, CAYIN’s certified reseller in the Philippines.

2011-05-05 09:30:00

MANILA, The Philippines, May 5, 2011 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- - Affordable iCitizen Nursing Skills Netbook Offers State-of-the-art e-learning Tools; Set to Shape Future of Learning for Nurses and Nursing Students in the Philippines Elsevier, Redfox Technologies and Microsoft today announced the launch of the iCitizen Nursing Skills Netbook, an integrated and affordable e-learning netbook for nurses and nursing students in The Philippines. As part of this landmark partnership,...

2011-04-29 16:00:00

PEORIA, Ill., April 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Oceanic Research and Recovery Inc.

2011-03-28 07:00:00

MORRISTOWN, N.J., March 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Covanta Holding Corporation (NYSE:CVA) (the "Company" or "Covanta"), today announced that it has completed the sale of its interests in the Quezon coal-fired electric generation facility located in the Philippines to Electricity Generating PCL ("EGCO").

2011-03-14 07:00:00

IRVINE, Calif., March 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- International nonprofit organization Free Wheelchair Mission recently teamed up with solar energy pioneer SunPower Corporation (Nasdaq: SPWRA, SPWRB) for a humanitarian project in the Philippines.

2011-03-11 04:54:00

SEATTLE, March 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Asian, North American and South American countries on the Pacific Rim are facing tsunami alerts following a 8.9 magnitude earthquake, reported to have occurred near Japan's east coast today. "Our offices in Indonesia, the Philippines, Papua New Guinea and the Solomon Islands are on alert and staff in coastal areas have been advised, said Geoff Shepherd, World Vision's Humanitarian and Emergency Affairs Director for the Asia-Pacific region.


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...

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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

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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

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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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plim
  • To swell, as grain or wood with water.
The word 'plim' is probably a variant of the word 'plum'.
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