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2012-04-12 09:31:09

People who speak Cantonese, a tonal language, demonstrate enhance musical pitch perception relative to Canadian French and English speakers, according to an Apr. 11 report in the open access journal PLoS ONE. The researchers, led by Patrick Wong, Li-Hai Tan, and Isabelle Peretz at the University of Montreal also investigated individuals with congenital amusia, a neurogenetic disorder that affects processing of pitch and rhythm in music. Interestingly, Cantonese speaking amusics still...

2010-11-17 07:00:00

HUIZHOU, China, Nov. 17, 2010 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- NIVS IntelliMedia Technology Group, Inc. ("NIVS" or the "Company") (NYSE Amex: NIV), a consumer electronics company that designs, manufactures and sells intelligent audio and visual products and mobile phones, today announced that from November 2010 through December 2011, the Company will air 5" and 15" TV advertisements for various NIVS branded products during the noon and primetime nightly telecasts broadcast over Guangdong...

2008-11-04 18:00:10

PLAINVIEW, N.Y., Nov. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- KyLinTV announces today's addition of Malaysia's Jia Yu Channel and Asia Travel TV from Taiwan to its IPTV platform, still another move aimed at meeting the increasingly diversified programming demands of the overseas Chinese community. Both Mandarin and Cantonese speaking viewers will now be able to enjoy the fine programs offered by the two channels. This is the first time that the two channels are available in North America. Jia Yu, a leading...


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  • The navel or umbilicus.
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