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2013-03-21 08:20:01

Osaka, Mar 21, 2013 - (ACN Newswire) - Panasonic Corporation today announced the opening of a new facility in Vietnam that houses a washing-machine manufacturing plant and an R&D center. The facility is part of the company's plans to drive and expand its home appliances business in the ASEAN region. Panasonic Appliances Vietnam Co. Ltd. (PAPVN), which operates the facility, held an opening ceremony on March 20 at the site in Thang Long Industrial Park in the northern province of Hung...

2013-03-21 00:20:38

INDIANAPOLIS, March 20, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In a scathing letter sent to CBS, Vietnam War veteran and American Legion National Commander James E. Koutz called for the Tiffany Network to apologize for "its disgraceful slap-in-the face administered to American war heroes" during a prime time broadcast Sunday night. "The show is called 'The Amazing Race,' but I call it 'The Amazing Gall,'" Koutz said. "In a broadcast reminiscent of Tokyo Rose, reality game show contestants visited...

2013-03-20 16:24:18

Exclusive First: McCain and Brace -- the Longest POW in Vietnam History -- Describe the Secret Communication at the "Hanoi Hilton" Which Led to Life-Changing Bond "[Brace's] story should be told to every American, about what love of country, about love of one's fellow prisoners and faith in God is all about. I don't know of a more compelling story that carries those lessons." - Senator John McCain Locked Up Abroad Premieres Wednesday, April 17, 2013, at 9 PM ET/PT on National Geographic...

2013-03-18 23:04:25

Kyle Pham joins the HR and Recruiting Software Specialists' fast-growing leadership team Singapore (PRWEB) March 18, 2013 HiringBoss, the Asia-based experts in applicant tracking and talent management software solutions, today announced the appointment of Kyle Pham as their new Chief Financial Officer. Pham's appointment is part of an aggressive acquisition strategy of industry leaders which HiringBoss has planned for 2013 in establishing themselves as Asia´s dominant HR and...

2013-03-16 23:03:18

FPT Corporation (VNINDEX: FPT), a leading software outsourcing company in Vietnam, today announced the opening of its first R&D Center on March 13, 2013 in Silicon Valley, San Mateo, California, which is designed to focus on developments and innovations in various fields with the main focus on Mobility, Cloud and Big Data. (PRWEB) March 16, 2013 FPT Corporation (VNINDEX: FPT) today announced the opening of its first R&D Center on March 13, 2013 in Silicon Valley, San Mateo,...

2013-03-11 12:21:24

BANGKOK, March 11, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Environmentalists are today calling for trade sanctions against Vietnam for its failure to take action against its massive illegal trade in rhino horn. The 177 nations currently Party to the Convention of International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES) meeting in Bangkok are discussing measures to counter the intensive poaching of rhinos around the world, but particularly in South Africa where nearly 1,500 rhinos have been...

American Bullfrog Is Spreading Chytrid Through Commercial Trade
2013-03-07 09:27:12

Wildlife Conservation Society A team of scientists led by the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) and the National University of Singapore (NUS), revealed in a new study, for the first time, the presence of the pathogenic chytrid fungus (Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis) in amphibians sampled in Singapore. And the American bullfrog may be a central player in the spread of the disease. The study appears in the current issue of the journal EcoHealth, and is the first to consider the role...

2013-02-19 08:43:24

HANOI, Vietnam, Feb. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- FICO (NYSE:FICO), the leading provider of analytics and decision management technology, today announced its entry into Vietnam in partnership with Blitz IT Consultants, one of Southeast Asia's fastest growing IT distribution and service providers. With an initial focus on the financial services market, the agreement encompasses FICO solutions for fraud detection, loan origination, credit scoring and collections. (Logo:...

2013-02-16 23:01:02

Lucintel Evaluates Vietnam´s Business Environment: GDP to Reach US $206 Billion by 2017 Irving, Texas (PRWEB) February 16, 2013 Vietnam is the easternmost country on the Indochina Peninsula in Southeast Asia. The country is expected to witness good economic growth over the next five years. The real GDP of Vietnam is projected to reach US $206 billion by 2017, growing with a CAGR of 6.5%. Lucintel, a leading global management consulting and market research firm, conducted a competitive...

2013-02-11 08:27:29

SUNNYVALE, Calif., Feb. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Trimble (NASDAQ: TRMB) announced today that a SITECH(®) Technology Dealer has been established to serve Vietnam. SITECH Vietnam 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 civil construction contractor. SITECH Technology Dealers represent Trimble(®) and Caterpillar(®)...


Latest Vietnam Reference Libraries

Northern White-Cheeked Gibbon, Nomascus leucogenys
2014-04-17 15:32:09

The Northern White-Cheeked Gibbon (Nomascus leucogenys) is a species of gibbon that is native to South East Asia. It is closely related to the Southern White-Cheeked Gibbon (Nomascus siki) with which it was formerly thought to be conspecific. The females of the two species are virtually impossible to tell apart in their appearance. The genome of this species was sequenced and published in the year 2011. A considerable population of 455 critically endangered Northern White-Cheeked...

Large Indian Civet, Viverra zibetha
2013-06-07 14:01:12

The large Indian civet (Viverra zibetha) is species that can be found in Southeast Asia. Its range includes Bhutan, Myanmar, Thailand, Nepal, northeast India, Laos, China, Vietnam, Cambodia, and Laos. It prefers a habitat within a variety of areas, including primary and secondary evergreen and deciduous forests. It can be found at elevations of up to 5,429 feet. It holds five recognized subspecies that occur throughout its range, and some experts assert that a sixth subspecies should be...

Lyle's Flying Fox, Pteropus lylei
2012-08-29 15:20:02

Lyle’s flying fox (Pteropus lylei) is a megabat that is native to Yunnan in China, Thailand, Cambodia, and Vietnam. Although nothing is known about this species in China, it is known to prefer homes in mangrove forests in Vietnam. It is known to roost in trees, where it can be destructive, and feeds on fruit in orchards. Because of this, it is considered a pest in Thailand, where the majority of its full populations can be found. One colony in Thailand is thought to number around three...

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2009-04-07 16:08:20

The Greater Yellownape (Picus flavinucha) is a species of bird found in Bangladesh, Bhutan, Cambodia, China, India, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Nepal, Thailand, and Vietnam. Its natural habitats are subtropical and tropical moist lowland forests and subtropical or tropical moist mountain regions. The adult is large and has a prominent yellow-crested nape and throat. It is mainly a dark olive-green bird with gray underparts. The crown is brownish and the flight feathers are...

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2008-09-11 15:56:47

The Short-billed Minivet (Pericrocotus brevirostris), is a species of bird in the Campephagidae family. It is found in Bangladesh, Bhutan, Cambodia, China, India, Laos, Myanmar, Nepal, Thailand, and Vietnam. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests and subtropical or tropical moist mountain habitats.

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