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2012-06-08 23:01:18

The online tour agency in Vietnam, Blue DragonTours has just published the latest version of its website to the Internet, as the inauguration of its operation in Vietnam tourism industry. (PRWEB) June 09, 2012 The International Tour Operator in Vietnam, Blue Dragon Tours has just published the latest version of its website VietnamTour.net to the Internet, as the inauguration of its operation in Vietnam tourism industry. With attractive designs under the core colors of white, red and black,...

2012-05-25 23:01:26

Over 80 sports opportunities for wounded warriors and youth and adults with disabilities Rockville, MD (PRWEB) May 25, 2012 Hundreds of wounded warriors, youth and others with disabilities will participate in Disabled Sports USA's SummerFest, a nationwide series of summer sports learn-to and competitive opportunities. More than 80 summer sports programs in over 30 sports in 30 states will be offered by Disabled Sports USA (DSUSA), its local community chapter network and other partnering...

2012-05-24 08:20:01

Ho Chi Minh City, May 24, 2012 - (ACN Newswire) - The highly anticipated MTA VIETNAM2012 will return to the Saigon Exhibition & Convention Center (SECC) in Ho Chi Minh City from 3 to 6 July. In its 10th edition, MTA VIETNAM will again bring forth a premier grouping of international industry leaderslooking forward to unveil their latest offerings in sheet-metal cutting, metal cutting, cutting tools, test & measurement, and many more.International Group Pavilions in Full ForceOccupying...

2012-05-21 23:01:41

Critically endangered saola face extinction in Vietnam without increased protection Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) May 21, 2012 Two decades after the discovery of the saola — one of the most spectacular species discoveries of the 20th century — the rare large mammal remains as mysterious as ever. World Wildlife Fund (WWF) warns that the species, found in the mountains of Vietnam, faces extinction unless protection efforts are intensified. The saola is a primitive member of the Bovidae...

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,...

Latest Vietnam Reference Libraries

Chinese Hare, Lepus sinensis
2014-04-25 10:15:41

The Chinese hare (Lepus sinensis) is a species of hare that can be found in Vietnam, China, and Taiwan. Its range includes the Chinese provinces of Anhui, Hunan, and Zhejiang. This species was first described in 1832 by John Edward Gray and was once thought to hold a subspecies known as the Korean hare, but this was later found to be a distinct species. The Chinese hare reaches an average body length between 16 and 30 inches and a weight of up to 4.3 pounds, with females growing...

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...

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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Word of the Day
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'