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2013-07-15 12:26:25

High-Growth Health Care Innovator Seeks to Capture Rising Demand for its Products and Services HO CHI MINH CITY, Vietnam, July 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Japan Vietnam Medical Instrument Company (HCME JVC - www.ytevietnhat.com.vn) announces the successful completion of a $7.0mm funding round supported by a group of lead investors including AIM Capital Management (ACM) and Sub-advisor Pacific Advantage Capital (PAC). JVC is the leading supplier of medical diagnostic equipment...

2013-07-12 08:23:13

Orthopaedic foot and ankle MDs reflect on 12th annual surgical outreach trip ROSEMONT, Ill., July 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- When seven orthopaedic foot and ankle surgeons arrived in Vietnam last month for a two-week humanitarian trip organized by the American Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Society (AOFAS), they were stuck by the bravery of their young patients and the dedication of the local Vietnamese surgeons. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click...

2013-07-09 04:20:02

Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, July 9, 2013 - (ACN Newswire) - Use MTA VIETNAM as a platform to bridge local enterprises and foreign business partners to further establish Vietnam as an attractive investment destination in the eyes of the global industrial community. This is the message Mr. Nguyen Quan, Minister, Ministry for Science and Technology, had for manufacturing industry professionals that gathered for the opening ceremony of MTA VIETNAM2013 on Tuesday last week.After four successful...

2013-07-08 08:28:16

-- First Project in Company's $200 Million Coffee Made Happy Sustainability Program DEERFIELD, Ill., July 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Mondelez International, the world's second largest coffee company with iconic brands such as Jacobs, Carte Noire and Kenco, today unveiled its first-ever training facility for coffee farmers to promote sustainability and entrepreneurship in Vietnam. The farmer training center is an important first step in the company's "Coffee Made Happy"...

Molecular Analysis Reveals A New Species Of White Toothed Shrew
2013-07-02 13:48:02

Pensoft Publishers The white toothed shrew genus Crocidura is known as the largest mammal genus, with more than 180 species distributed around the world. A recent genetic analysis of the white toothed shrew fauna of Vietnam revealed the misinterpretations of previous morphological studies of the species, including the description of a new species of these very small mammals. The study was published in the open access journal ZooKeys. Describing new mammal species is an unusual event...

2013-06-27 20:20:05

WINCHESTER, Calif., June 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The wife of U.S. Army veteran James Louk, who was riddled with physical and emotional problems after returning from Vietnam, has a message she would like to send out to military and war veterans. "My husband, James, suffered from PTSD. His stress level was high and his nerves were frayed, but working on therapeutic arts & crafts kits from Help Hospitalized Veterans helped him so much," said Charlene Louk. (Logo:...

Vietnam Vets Who Have PTSD Are More Than Twice As Likely To Have Heart Disease
2013-06-26 12:27:08

NIH/National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute Male twin Vietnam veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) were more than twice as likely as those without PTSD to develop heart disease during a 13-year period, according to a study supported by the National Institutes of Health. This is the first long-term study to measure the association between PTSD and heart disease using objective clinical diagnoses combined with cardiac imaging techniques. "This study provides further...

2013-06-24 23:20:14

A new promotion for travelers reserving Hanoi – Ninh Binh train via HanoiSapaTrain.com has been commenced this week by Blue Dragon Tours, the tour agency that currently operating this website. (PRWEB) June 24, 2013 The offer consists of discount price for different types of booking, including a 5% discount for group of 5 to 10 guests and 10% for reservations of more than 10 tickets. This promotion is applied only for reservation on Hanoi – Ninh route made today until August 31st, with...

2013-06-20 23:23:11

Despite losing a leg due to injuries sustained while serving in Vietnam 40 years ago, 64-year-old Army veteran Steve Miller is training to compete in the inclusive Adventure TEAM Challenge from World T.E.A.M. Sports in western Colorado this September 13-15. Hedgesville, WV (PRWEB) June 20, 2013 Retired Army Staff Sergeant Steve Miller is determined to participate in the Adventure TEAM Challenge from World T.E.A.M. Sports this September. Despite losing his left leg following injuries he...

2013-06-20 23:18:26

1C:Trade Management solution participated in the “4 stars” category of software solutions for large enterprises (according to the contest´s classification) and had received the Sao Khue award for the first time this year. A unique feature of the product is its capability to ℠scale´ with the growth of the enterprise, ensuring reliable operation and data processing for hundreds of users at a time. Hanoi, Vietnam (PRWEB) June 20, 2013 The Hanoi, VTC broadcasting...


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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