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Keith DeFiebre Cycling team member Dongkey Sanchez managed to bag two silver medals in the Asian Mountain Bike Series – East Ridge Sandugo International Mountain Bike Challenge in Binangonan, Rizal last weekend. Sanchez finished second in both the Men's Masters-A downhill and cross ...
MULTI-TITLED Cebuano rider Jun Duron is excited to compete against some of the riders he looks up to when he joins the Asian Mountain Bike Series – East Ridge Sandugo International Mountain Bike Challenge this coming March 9 to 11 in Binangonan, Rizal. Duron will strut his wares against the elite ...

There are hotel rooms with a view. Then there are glass hotel rooms that hang up to 3,000 feet off the side of a remote Asian mountain. Indonesia's new “hanging hotel” promises the latter, and it's definitely not for the faint of heart. Safety was, of course, a priority for the design team who adhered to ...
For decades, a large creature called a Yeti has been talked about in Western popular culture. It has appeared in films, cartoons, video games and more. The yeti is large and hairy and walks on two feet. Some people claim they have seen a yeti in the Himalayan Mountains in Asia. It has a fearsome ...
The Third World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) Euro-Asian Mountain Resorts Conference highlighted synergies between mountain tourism and the alleviation of poverty and hunger, underscoring the protection of mountain products and services as a strategy to enhance livelihoods and develop mountain ...
Mar 31, 2017-The second edition of Asian Enduro Series Mountain Bike Race is to be held in Nagarkot, Bhaktapur from April 6-9. Eighty-one individuals from 17 countries including Nepal will take part in the thrilling race to be organised by Mountain Bike Company Pvt Ltd. Information about this was shared at a press meet ...

Tajikistan's Pamir Mountains, the Hill Forts of Rajasthan and the Namib Sand Sea are among the eight natural and man-made wonders included as of today in the United Nations educational and cultural agency's World Heritage List. Tajikistan's Pamir Mountains, the Hill Forts of Rajasthan and the Namib ...
The 23rd Asian Mountain Bike Championships and the 9th Asian Junior Mountain Bike Championships are concurrently underway in Xuancheng City, Anhui Province, China. The tournament will wrap up on May14. Iranian squad is comprised of 18 cyclists and they won the first team medal of Iran in cycling ...
The national championships will conclude with the Criterium races on January 21 at McKinley West in Taguig City. Also joining the fray is Ariana Domingo, a two-time Southeast Asian mountain-bike champion, who is testing her strength in the road discipline and former Tour champion Santy Barnachea, ...
27 Which flowering plant, invading Irish riverbanks, originated on Asian mountain streams? The illustration above the start of this quiz should help. 28 Large native mussels in lakes and canals are named for which waterbird? 29 Plainseog is the western Irish name for which mountain berry: (a) bilberry (b) ...
“I have also been hiking regularly around all South-East Asian mountains, like the mountains in Malaysia and the volcanoes in Indonesia,” he tells Little India. Vijay SG at Mera Peak in Nepal. Another Indian man eager to join the group is Biman Roy, who hails from the interiors of West Bengal. He has been ...
By the end of the century, temperatures in the Central Asia region will rise by up to 6 degrees Celsius, leading to the disappearance of more than one third of glaciers from Central Asian mountains by 2050, putting nearby communities at greater risk and rolling back hard-won development gains.
Mar 31, 2017-The second edition of Asian Enduro Series Mountain Bike Race is to be held in Nagarkot, Bhaktapur from April 6-9. Eighty-one individuals from 17 countries including Nepal will take part in the thrilling race to be organised by Mountain Bike Company Pvt Ltd. Information about this was shared at a press meet ...
21 June 2013 – Tajikistan's Pamir Mountains, the Hill Forts of Rajasthan and the Namib Sand Sea are among the eight natural and man-made wonders included as of today in the United Nations educational and cultural agency's World Heritage List. The UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization's (UNESCO) ...
The 23rd Asian Mountain Bike Championships and the 9th Asian Junior Mountain Bike Championships are concurrently underway in Xuancheng City, Anhui Province, China. The tournament will wrap up on May14. Iranian squad is comprised of 18 cyclists and they won the first team medal of Iran in cycling ...
Ongoing research by Frachetti and colleagues at Washington University contends that the seeds of early domestic crops gradually spread to new areas along this Inner Asian Mountain Corridor through social networks formed by ancient nomadic groups -- who met as they moved herds to seasonal pastures ...
TWO CEBUANOS finished within top five in their respective categories in the third leg of the Asian Mountain Bike Series over the weekend in ...

... points starting with last year's Nuvali Dirt Weekend, a UCI event, as well as in the Asian Mountain Bike Series in Sabah, Malaysia, last month.
Snow leopards are keystone species and indicators of the health of its high altitude habitat – the Central Asian mountains, from which flow ...
It is practiced all over by Southeast Asian mountain tribes in Taiwan, Korea, Japan, Malaysia. They just bear different names and terms.”.
As fourth highest peak in the world at 26,620-feet, it is one of the most imposing of all the mountains in Asia and referred to as the Himalayan ...
His previous feats include reaching the summit of Mt Everest, the highest mountain in Asia and the world. In the summer of 2015 he failed in his ...
The eight-thousanders are 14 mountains in the Himalayan and Karakoram mountains in Asia with summits in the “death zone”, where there is ...
It has one of the highest number of plant and animal species recorded in Central/High Asian Mountains. Several medicinal plants and herbs ...
The Third World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) Euro-Asian Mountain Resorts Conference highlighted synergies between mountain tourism ...
HEFEI, China, May 14 (Xinhua) -- The 23rd Asian Mountain Bike Championships & 9th Asian Junior Mountain Bike Championships concluded ...
On April 4-7, the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), the Government of Georgia and the Georgian Mountain Resorts Development ...
The second edition of Asian Enduro Series Mountain Bike Race is to be held in Nagarkot, Bhaktapur from April 6-9. Eighty-one individuals from ...
21 June 2013 – Tajikistan's Pamir Mountains, the Hill Forts of Rajasthan and the Namib Sand Sea are among the eight natural and man-made wonders included ...
The snow leopard is more than an endangered species. This beautiful big cat has become a more general symbol for the threatened ...
... today became the first country to launch a plan to protect the habitat of the snow leopard, a species that lives in high Asian mountain tops and ...
TEHRAN, May. 12 (MNA) – Iranian cyclists won the bronze medal in team relay event on Friday on the first day of the 23rd Asian Mountain Bike ...
Marvel's 13-episode superhero drama Iron Fist is getting a critical drubbing ahead of its March 17 Netflix release, with critics calling it "a step backward on every level," saying that it "falls flat on its face," and comparing it unfavorably with its ...
OVER P100,000 in cash will be at stake in the Consolacion Mountain Bike Duathlon slated March 26 in SM City Consolacion. The seven-category race has attracted some of the big names in the sport like Cebuano cyclist Jun Duron, National Team duathlete ...
With its rain season, and the slopes of central Asian mountains, Bangladesh has all the water it could hope for, sometimes too much.
Our history books told us that the Aryans descended from the Central Asian mountains and decimated the earlier civilization around 1500 BC but new evidence suggests that this was unlikely.
In the preview, he says he was trained at the mighty K'un Lun, a mystical land of immortals in a chain of mountains in Asia. About one minute into the trailer, Danny's kickass expertise is brought to life to Apashe's 2015 song "I'm a Dragon," featuring ...
The Mountain Societies Research Institute, a multidisciplinary research center "dedicated to addressing the challenges and opportunities within Central Asian mountain communities and environments," is already active. In November MSRI announced a ...
'We must think bigger ... If we are to avert the otherwise certain loss of the cheetah forever'. John von Radowitz; Monday 26 December 2016.
'They are disappearing right under our noses. It's likely that the ring-tailed lemur population will eventually collapse'.
From his grave you can see the majestic Asian mountains Alatau, the homeland of the Turkic peoples, Turkic ethnicity. And in a sense, it was even provincially, that after a long illness with which he fought for four years - only close friends were ...
Hands firmly across his chest, and not even the hint of a smile on his lips, Neil Hawgood's body language might have seemed inexplicable.
CEBUANO cyclist Jun Vincent Duron only finished second in the final leg but it was enough to bag him the overall championship of the 2016 Asian Mountain Bike (MTB) series yesterday in Sarawak, Malaysia. The 31-year-old Talisay-native Duron clocked ...
For 25-year-old Australian man Andrew Gaskell, a solo trip in the Malaysian wilderness was meant to be a journey of self-discovery.
Napier was pursuing a professional cycling career when atop a mountain in Asia, he got a message that would change his life.
The world is hurtling towards the first mass extinction of animal life since the dinosaurs were wiped out 65 million years ago, according to the most comprehensive survey of wildlife ever carried out.
This 885-square-kilometre Unesco World Heritage Site is home not only to the oldest karst (limestone) mountains in Asia (400 million years old), but 23 animals listed on the world "red book" of threatened species.
This 885-square-kilometre Unesco World Heritage Site is home not only to the oldest karst (limestone) mountains in Asia (400 million years old), but 23 animals listed on the world "red book" of threatened species.
The first phase of an international project to deliver state-of-the art university campuses to central Asian mountain communities has opened in Naryn, Kyrgyzstan.
For the Asian Mountain Bike Series 2016, SIMBC will host the final. Sarawak Energy Berhad (SEB) is the main sponsor of the event.


 

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