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2014-06-06 12:23:12

ASHEVILLE, N.C., June 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- FIND OUT THE FACTS IN "SAVED BY THE BELL" - A new book, published by Crest Mountain Press, about American POWs Abandoned and the fight to bring them home. Read about Muhammad Ali and POW Family members championing the cause of freedom for American POWs/MIAs. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140523/90924 It is time to salute our Flag and remember our POWs/MIAs who served US with valor and distinction. But some were left behind...

2014-06-02 23:03:27

ReportsnReports.com adds “Country Focus: Healthcare, Regulatory and Reimbursement Landscape - Vietnam” to its store. Order a copy of this report @ http://www.reportsnreports.com/purchase.aspx?name=287320 . Dallas, TX (PRWEB) June 02, 2014 “Country Focus: Healthcare, Regulatory and Reimbursement Landscape - Vietnam" is an essential source of information on and analysis of the healthcare, regulatory and reimbursement landscape in Vietnam, identifying key trends in the healthcare...

2014-05-23 08:20:47

Author Peter Sills offers a Memorial Day reminder of how the U.S. government has repeatedly failed to take care of and support the nation's veterans NASHVILLE, Tenn., May 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Department of Veterans Affairs has an image problem. The VA has been vilified because its backlog of cases has grown to mindboggling levels. And while it's no newsflash that bureaucratic gears grind slowly, Peter Sills says there's a lesser-known reason for the backlog: decades' worth of...

2014-05-22 12:21:54

Congressman Mike Rogers to provide keynote remarks at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial for annual ceremony May 26 at 1:00 p.m. WASHINGTON, May 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund (VVMF) and the National Park Service will host the annual Memorial Day ceremony to pay tribute to members of America's armed forces who have made the ultimate sacrifice in Vietnam and in all conflicts. The event will be held at The Wall on Monday, May 26, at 1:00 p.m. and is...

2014-05-21 12:25:24

HANOI, Vietnam, May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Vietnam's largest private pay TV operator, An Vien Television (AVG), along with SMIT, the leading operations platform provider for secure distribution of paid content, and Samsung, the world leading TV manufacturer, jointly launched to provide IDTV+CAM solutions to Vietnamese audience. The solution, which includes Samsung's integrated digital TV (IDTV), AVG's HDTV programs and SMiT's conditional access module (CAM), is facility embedded...

2014-05-15 08:23:37

NORTHBROOK, Ill., May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The following is a notification from UL that the Fire Sprinklers identified below bear counterfeit UL Certification Marks for the United States and Canada. The Fire Sprinklers have not been evaluated by UL to the appropriate Standards for Safety and it is unknown if the Fire Sprinklers comply with any safety requirements. Although the fire sprinklers wrench boss is marked "TYCO" and the thermo bulbs are marked "JOB F5" the fire...

2014-05-14 12:31:24

LONDON, May 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Steam Generators for Nuclear Power - Global Market Size, Competitive Landscape and Key Country Analysis to 2025http://www.reportbuyer.com/energy_utilities/nuclear_power/steam_generators_nuclear_power_global_market_size_competitive_landscape_key_country_analysis_2025.htmlSteam Generators for Nuclear Power - Global Market Size, Competitive Landscape and Key Country Analysis to 2025Summary"Steam...

2014-05-05 12:21:26

Ceremony on Mother's Day will honor name additions and status changes WASHINGTON, May 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The names of 14 American servicemen will be engraved on the black granite walls of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial over the next week, and the status designations will be changed for eight others whose names are already on The Wall, announced Jan C. Scruggs, Founder and President of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund (VVMF). On May 11 at 10 a.m., VVMF will host the Name...

2014-05-02 12:26:36

New research finds Vietnam vets with hepatitis C do not have higher rates of the disease DANVILLE, Pa., May 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A team of researchers from four health systems across the United States has published a study revealing that Vietnam era vets with hepatitis C virus (HCV) do not have higher rates of this disease due to injection drug abuse compared to nonveterans. The study was published electronically in the Journal of Community Health in April. It is...

2014-04-21 12:25:01

Drug Prices are to Remain High in Vietnam, Due to Limited Domestic Drug Production and a Lack of Cost-Containment Measures, According to Findings from Decision Resources Group BURLINGTON, Mass., April 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources Group finds that Vietnam is currently one of the fastest growing pharmaceutical markets in Southeast Asia, recording a growth rate of nearly 17 percent and exceeding $3 billion in size in 2013. Increasing affluence, a rapidly aging population and the...


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...

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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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glogg
  • Scandinavian punch made of claret and aquavit with spices and raisins and orange peel and sugar.
This word comes from the Swedish 'glogg,' which is an alteration of 'glodgat,' mulled (wine).
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