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New Beetle Species From A Busy Megacity
2013-09-05 14:23:17

Pensoft Publishers Metro Manila – the world's 10th largest megacity and 6th largest conurbation, based on official statistics – is not a place one would normally expect to discover new species, even in a country that is known as a biodiversity hotspot. In a 83-hectare green island amidst the unnatural ocean of countless man-made edifices, researchers of the Ateneo de Manila University have discovered a tiny new species of aquatic beetle, aptly named Hydraena ateneo. It was named...

2008-08-05 18:00:33

VANCOUVER, Aug. 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- CIBT Education Group Inc. (AMEX: MBA; TSX.V: MBA) is pleased to report that the Company has signed a cooperation agreement with Far Eastern University (FEU), one of the largest healthcare universities in the Philippines. The cooperation agreement allows CIBT and Sprott Shaw Degree College (collectively "CIBT") to establish a CIBT Education Center within the facilities of Far Eastern University in Manila. The Center will teach Resident Care...


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penuche
  • A fudgelike confection of brown sugar, cream or milk, and chopped nuts.
'Penuche' is a variant of 'panocha,' a coarse grade of sugar made in Mexico. 'Panocha' probably comes from the Spanish 'panoja, panocha,' ear of grain.
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