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2010-09-14 01:11:24

It seems the old nature versus nurture debate can't be won.

2010-08-26 03:48:00

MANILA, Philippines, Aug. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- The Philippines remains a huge prepaid mobile market. This trend is expected to continue until 2015. However, the rise of mobile internet and broadband is likely to influence an increase in postpaid numbers in the same period, says Frost & Sullivan.

2010-08-05 03:18:00

LONDON, August 5, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- - Misys Opics Plus Solution to Manage Growth and Minimise Risk Misys plc (LSE: MSY), the global application software and services company, today announced that Philippine National Bank (PNB) has agreed to implement Misys Opics Plus 3.0, Opics Risk Plus and Eagleye to drive efficiencies as it expands its treasury business.

2010-07-27 07:30:00

NORTHFIELD, Ill., July 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Stepan Company (NYSE: SCL) today reported second quarter and year-to-date results for the period ended June 30, 2010.

2010-07-15 00:02:00

SINGAPORE, July 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Efforts to raise disease awareness in the Philippines have increased the number of cases and patient pool available for hepatitis C treatment.

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2010-07-14 06:36:14

Tropical Storm Conson became a typhoon overnight Monday with maximum sustained winds near 75 mph, and NASA's Aqua satellite captured an image of the storm as it was making landfall in Luzon, the Philippines.

2010-06-22 10:17:00

MANILA, Philippines, June 22 /PRNewswire/ -- When True Green Energy Group (TGEG) met with investment bankers regarding a public offering it was clear that the business fundamentals of True Green Energy Group could drive the deal.

2010-06-21 18:00:00

MANILA, Philippines, June 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Philippines Department of Health, Tarlac Provincial Health Office and Qualcomm Incorporated (Nasdaq: QCOM), through its Wireless Reach(TM) initiative, today announced the successful completion of the Wireless Access for Health project's pilot phase.

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2010-06-12 06:30:00

On June 3rd, 2010, a comet or asteroid descended from the black of space, struck Jupiter's cloudtops, and disintegrated, producing a flash of light so bright it was visible in backyard telescopes on Earth.


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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  • The act of sweetening by admixture of some saccharine substance.
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