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2012-05-19 23:04:52

Barry Fixler, Vietnam Khe Sahn Marine Veteran, creates the Fixler Foundation through the sales of his book "Semper Cool: A Marine's Fond Memories of Vietnam" 100% of book proceeds go to help severely wounded veterans returning from Iraq and Afghanistan. Bardonia, New York (PRWEB) May 18, 2012 Barry Fixler, Vietnam Khe Sahn Marine Veteran and Author of the book "Semper Cool" is assisting returning veterans who are coming home severely wounded from Iraq and Afghanistan. Through the sales of...

2012-05-17 23:05:00

Hoi An ancient town — listed by Smart Travel Asia magazine as one of the top ten most attractive destinations in Asia, is now able to be explored in the fullest detail on Vietnamonline.com. Hoi An has always placed top among Vietnam's tourist destinations regarding the number of visitors and Vietnam Online new guide for Hoi An is sure to bring more in the foreseeable future. (PRWEB) May 17, 2012 Catching up with the rising demand for travel information by tourists to Hoi An,...

2012-05-14 06:26:52

Nova Southeastern University sends students on medical rotations in 28 countries throughout the world FT. LAUDERDALE-DAVIE, Fla., May 14, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In Vietnam, 4th-year medical student Leigh Anne Bressler learned the quality and quantity of care patients receive depends on how much money they can afford for health care. The impoverished nation's health care system runs largely on a cash-pay system. In Argentina, 4th-year medical student Heidi Eleanor Hagerott gave...

2012-05-01 02:28:21

CULVER CITY, Calif., May 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- 3net, the joint venture 24/7 3D network from Sony, Discovery and IMAX - commemorates Memorial Day with the premiere of SKY SOLDIER: A VIETNAM STORY IN 3D Monday, May 28 (9PM ET/PT). The original, one-hour special - narrated by Bill Paxton - recounts the personal war-time journey of Major Joel Glenn, a Silver- Star-decorated two-tour soldier, who leaves his young wife and family and plunges head-long into service as a helicopter...

2012-04-30 04:20:04

10th Edition will see returning big brands pledging their support to Vietnam's premium trade event for its manufacturing industryHo Chi Minh City, Apr 30, 2012 - (ACN Newswire) - MTA VIETNAM has proven to be Vietnamese manufacturers' choice procurement ground for equipment, technology and services. Following the success of the 2011 edition, MTA VIETNAM2012, the premier international trade event for Vietnam's manufacturing industry, will be back at the Saigon Exhibition & Convention Center...

2012-04-24 14:21:18

HANOI, Vietnam and LONDON, April 24, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Harvey Nash Wins three 'Sao Khue Awards' Harvey Nash has earned distinction from the government of Vietnam, who presented the company with three awards. The Sao Khue Awards were initiated by the Vietnam Software Association (VINASA) in 2003, to honour organisations and individuals who deliver outstanding contribution to the development of the IT and software industry in Vietnam. Presented by Vietnam's Minister of...

2012-04-24 02:29:15

MONTEREY, Calif., April 24, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- A report from Language Line Services, the world's largest provider of language services, reveals that between Q1 2011 and Q1 2012, Arabic, Mandarin and Vietnamese were the top spoken languages in the United States after Spanish. The quarterly Language Line® LanguageTrak "Interpreter Demand Index" uses proprietary data from 20 million over-the-phone interpretation-request calls the company fields annually in 170-plus languages. The report...

2012-04-22 22:21:06

AMSTERDAM, April 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --"VimpelCom Ltd" ("VimpelCom", "Company" or "Group") (NYSE: VIP), a leading global provider of telecommunications services, announced today that it has signed an agreement to sell the Company's entire indirect 49% stake in GTEL Mobile Joint Stock Company ("GTEL Mobile") in Vietnam and give up operational control of GTEL Mobile. The stake will be sold to GTEL Transmit and Infrastructure Service One Member Company Limited (the "Purchaser"), a related...

2012-04-12 23:02:23

VietnamRaiways.com, one of the main online train ticket agents, has just transformed its interface with a novel graphic format, supplementary features and new customer-oriented online functions. (PRWEB) April 13, 2012 Vietnam Raiways, one of the main online train ticket agents, has just transformed its interface with a novel graphic format, supplementary features and new customer-oriented online functions. The new website offers customers the ability to search and book Vietnam train tickets...

2012-04-10 10:20:17

PARK RIDGE, N.J., April 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Hertz Corporation (NYSE:HTZ), the world's largest general use car rental company, has appointed ITL, a premier logistics, transportation and aviation services provider, as its General Sales Agent (GSA) representative for international and business travelers from Vietnam. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110810/NY50373LOGO) Through this partnership, travelers from Vietnam can benefit from the direct booking through ITL to...


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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