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2010-12-20 05:30:00

SUNNYVALE, Calif., Dec. 20, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Trimble (Nasdaq: TRMB) announced today that a SITECH® Technology Dealer has been established in the Philippines. SITECH Philippines joins the premier network of SITECH dealerships--the first fully dedicated global distribution network offering the most comprehensive portfolio of construction technology systems available to the heavy and highway contractor. SITECH Technology Dealers represent Trimble®...

2010-12-13 07:30:00

MORRISTOWN, N.J., Dec. 13, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Covanta Holding Corporation (NYSE: CVA) (the "Company" or "Covanta"), today announced that it has agreed to sell all of its interests in the Quezon coal-fired electric generation facility located in the Philippines to Electricity Generating PCL ("EGCO") for a price of approximately $215 million in cash. EGCO is a current partner in the Quezon project and we expect the transaction to close in the first quarter of 2011, subject to...

2010-12-02 05:27:00

MANILA, Philippines, Dec. 2, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- It sounds too good to be true: a machine that can get rid of almost any kind of waste at a fraction of the cost of today's disposal techniques, eliminate existing landfills, and produce an excess of clean energy to be sold back to the grid. This very realistic process is called biosphere gasification. As a matter of fact True green energy Group has already produced a plethora of contracts in the Philippines, and Brazil, for immediate...

2010-11-14 08:23:00

MANILA, Philippines, Nov. 14, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Today True Green Energy Group worldwide "TGEG Canada Limited" ISIN Number CA8724191066 with CUSIP number 872419106 trading on the Deutsche Borse AG with stock symbol TGG announced that it had been awarded an exclusive license from Biosphere Development Corporation (OTC Bulletin Board: GEECF) for an initial period of 5 years with subsequent rollover options for further 5 to 10 year periods. The purpose of this license is to grant...

2010-11-11 11:23:00

KIEV, Ukraine, November 11, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Ukrainian 12-year old writer Maria Golovakova, who now lives in the Philippines with her family, has completed her second fantasy novel which will see the world in print in 2011. Having published her first book in July 2010, the young novelist surprised readers with her outstanding talent for fantasy writing, which was widely recognized by critics and editors. The new fantasy novel by Maria Golovakova, "Fox's Tricks", narrates the...

2010-11-03 16:00:00

ALPHARETTA, Ga., Nov. 3, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Schweitzer-Mauduit International, Inc. (NYSE: SWM) today reported third quarter 2010 earnings results for the period ended September 30, 2010. Third Quarter/Year-To-Date Financial Highlights: Net sales of $182.0 million, $557.4 million year-to-date Net income of $18.2 million, $51.6 million year-to-date Adjusted EBITDA from Continuing Operations of $40.6 million (Adjusted EBITDA from Continuing Operations is a non-GAAP financial...

2010-10-22 10:40:00

MANILA, Philippines, Oct. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- The founder of True Green Energy Group, Mr. Ronald Shane Flynn announced today, that it is now a publicly traded company on the Frankfurt stock exchange in Germany. Its shares will be quoted on the FSE. The trading symbol for the company is TGG and the ISIN number is CA8724191066 and can be viewed by clicking the following link as listed on the Deutsche Borse website of the FSE. Below is the link to view the transparency and market segment of...

2010-10-20 13:51:00

Recent work by Dr. David Lohman, assistant professor of biology at The City College of New York, suggests the Philippines, considered by biologists to be a "biodiversity hotspot," could have more unique species of birds than previously thought.  If that proves to be the case, it could have important ramifications for conservation practices there. Many of the animal species found in the Philippines are endemic to this nation, which is made up of more than 7,100 islands.  For example,...

2010-10-02 03:47:00

MANILA, Philippines, Oct. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Turning garbage into energy calls to mind the 1980s film "Back to the Future," which inspired whimsical images of future cars powered on waste. Since that time, the technology for turning trash waste into electricity and biofuel has become a reality. In just the past decade, research and experimentation has brought cleaner and more efficient conversion systems. Turning "MSW" municipal solid waste and commercial waste into electricity and biofuel...

2010-09-20 10:05:00

JOHANNESBURG, September 20, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Gold Fields Limited (Gold Fields) (JSE, NYSE, NASDAQ Dubai: GFI) is pleased to announce that it has entered into option agreements with Lepanto Consolidated Mining Company (Lepanto), a company listed in the Philippines, and Liberty Express Assets (Liberty), a private holding company, to acquire a 60% interest in the undeveloped gold-copper Far Southeast (FSE) deposit in the Philippines. The agreements provide Gold Fields with...

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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  • A fool; a simpleton: a term of abuse common in Ireland and to a less extent in the Gaelic-speaking parts of Scotland.
This word is partly Irish in origin.