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2012-02-16 13:25:00

WASHINGTON, Feb. 16, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- "Vietnam Veterans of America is enraged by the comments of FOX Network's Liz Trotta, who, in a February 12 edition of America's News HQ, challenged the Pentagon for its increased spending on programs for victims of sexual assault," said John Rowan, VVA National President. In response to a DoD report showing a 64 percent increase in violent sexual assaults since 2006, Trotta remarked, "Well, what did they expect? These people are in...

2012-02-14 07:30:00

LOS ANGELES and HOCHIMINH CITY, Vietnam, Feb. 14, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- PHI Group, Inc., (OTCQB: PHIE.PK), (Pinksheets: PHIE.PK) a company engaged in energy and natural resources, real estate development, and merger and acquisition consulting services, announced today that its majority-owned subsidiary PHI Asia Holdings, Inc. has signed an agreement to take HP.ITA Joint Stock Company public in the U.S and to arrange funding for its various real estate projects in Vietnam. HP.ITA JSC, a...

2012-02-07 04:20:01

In-depth Conference Programme Complements Vietnam's Most Comprehensive Manufacturing Solutions Trade ExhibitionHanoi, Feb 7, 2012 - (ACN Newswire) - Vietnam's steadily growing manufacturing industry will see the need for expertise in managing the resources of local enterprises and enhancing the productivity of its factories. To augment the visitor experience and maximise value to exhibitors and visitors, MTA HANOI 2012 will bring an insightful conference alongside the exhibition when it opens...

2012-02-05 17:59:00

HO CHI MINH CITY, Vietnam, Feb. 5, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Fred P. Hochberg, chairman and president of the Export-Import Bank of the United States (Ex-Im Bank), is leading a business-development mission in Vietnam February 5 - 8, 2012. Hochberg will meet with government leaders in both Ho Chi Minh and Hanoi to boost commercial ties and business opportunities between the United States and Vietnam. Ex-Im Director Patricia Loui and other senior officials are traveling with the chairman....

2012-02-03 09:07:38

Tuberculosis patients may receive treatments in the future according to what version they have of a single 'Goldilocks' gene 'Goldilocks' gene could determine best treatment for TB patients Tuberculosis patients may receive treatments in the future according to what version they have of a single 'Goldilocks' gene, says an international research team from Oxford University, King's College London, Vietnam and the USA. This is one of the first examples in infectious disease of where an...

2012-01-27 07:30:00

DAVOS, Switzerland, Jan. 27, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Kraft Foods, which has co-chaired the World Economic Forum's New Vision for Agriculture initiative for the past year, today shared a new report (http://bit.ly/yQE75f) from the project team. The New Vision for Agriculture is a public-private initiative designed to transform agriculture through greater and smarter investment. The new report shares insights from the last year's work driving agricultural transformations...

2012-01-11 15:13:00

LAS VEGAS, Jan. 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- TOSY Robotics JSC®, a leading robotics and high-tech toys manufacturer based in Vietnam, today unveiled mRobo Ultra Bass(TM), a state-of-the-art portable speaker that doubles as a dancing robot. Alongside mRobo will be Multi-Platinum selling Pop & R&B singing sensation Justin Bieber, who will be making an appearance with the brand new robot at CES 2012 on Wednesday, January 11th in the TOSY Robotics booth, #21964 (LVCC South...

2012-01-10 06:30:00

WASHINGTON, Jan. 10, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The winner of this year's CGAP Microfinance Photography Contest is Ngo Quang Phuc of Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam. (Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120110/DC32892-a) (Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120110/DC32892-b) (Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120110/DC32892-c) (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110412/MM81963LOGO) Phuc, 55, has been working as a professional photographer in Vietnam...

2012-01-10 07:00:00

SAN JOSE, Calif., Jan. 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Echelon Corporation (NASDAQ: ELON) and Elcom Technologies Corporation (ElcomTek), a leading systems integrator in Vietnam, today announced they will deploy an energy control networking system for the city of Hanoi that will serve as the foundation for the country's first smart street lighting system. The city of Hanoi's new street lighting system will be comprised of Echelon's segment controllers running its Control Operating System (COS) and...

2012-01-05 12:38:37

To prevent devastating insect pest outbreaks in rice that cause millions of dollars of damage, the International Rice Research Institute (IRRI) has called for a ban on certain insecticides in rice production as part of its new Action plan to reduce planthopper damage to rice crops in Asia. At a conference in Hanoi, Vietnam, IRRI brought together leaders in the rice industry to advance towards a “greener game plan” to manage brown planthoppers, which, without exaggeration, are...


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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