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of the Association of Hop Growers of Russia, an organization founded in 1994 that aims to increase production and processing of hops in Russia. This historical fact, along with the continued rapid growth of the Russian beer market, gives the republic high potential for further development of the beer industry. Currently, there are two beer manufacturers in Cheboksary, and a third is under construction. The total output of these firms has increased by over 50% in the last five years to over 50,000,000 liters per year. The first, Buket Chuvashi (JSC (joint stock company)), is a major producer of beer. Buket was established in 1974 and has a strong regional presence. Buket is interested in expanding production through a joint venture. The second brewery, Yantar (JSC (joint stock company)), is a small regional brewer and is also interested in joint ventures to expand production. Communications As in most regions of Russia, phone lines remain the most common form of telecommunication. The republic’s telephone company, ChuvashSvazinform (JSC (joint stock company)), provides all major telecom services to its customers, and it is a simple matter to make direct calls to most places in and outside of Russia. International connections are quick and clear. Svazinform is working with the Siemens Company to upgrade its telecommunication system and replace old analog lines with digital ones. This project has already made substantial progress, and the quality of the digital network in Cheboksary and Novocheboksarsk meets international standards for high-speed video and data transmission. Companies can install and lease as many phone lines as needed. There is also a satellite-based telecom provider, ComBelgia (JSC (joint stock company)), that provides direct intercity and international long-distance connections over their own private network. * wikipedia:Cheboksary

Bintan Island

%20Pinang%20&f false publisher Lonely Planet year 2010 isbn 1-74179-233-9 Another historical fact is that in 1819 the Penyangat based sultanate cooperated with Sir Stamford Raffles (Stamford Raffles) to handover Singapore in exchange for British Military protection. ;Masjid Raya Sultan Riau thumb right Mosque in Tanjung Pinang (File:Bintan 72 view mosque.jpg), the capital city of the province of Riau Islands. Masjid Raya Sultan Riau built in 1818, is an exquisitely kept yellow mosque, also called the sulfur-coloured mosque. It has many domes and minarets. The unique feature of the mosque is that the mortar used was the special egg-white mortar as the cementing material; eggs were presented to the Sultan by his subjects on the occasion of his wedding. The mosque houses a rare 150 year old hand written Koran in its Islamic library. A formal dress code is observed for entry into the mosque. Tanjung Pinang thumb left Boat race in Tanjung Pinang (File:Boat race in Tanjung Pinang.jpg) Tanjung Pinang is located on the southwestern part of Bintan island and is the capital and largest town of the Indonesian province (Provinces of Indonesia) of Riau Islands. It is a port town and a trade centre with ethnic diversity and with traditional villages and temples. It has an area of ) is a province (Provinces of Indonesia) of Indonesia, located in the center of Sumatra along the Strait of Malacca. Originally the province consisting of the Riau Islands (Riau Islands Province), the large group of more or less tiny islands, located east of Sumatra Island and south of Singapore, before it were split off as a separate province in july 2004. The biggest islands in the archipelago are Batam and Bintan Island. The provincial capital of Riau Province and its largest city is located in Pekanbaru. Other major cities includes Dumai, Selat Panjang, Bagansiapiapi, Bengkalis, Bangkinang, Rengat and Siak Sri Indrapura. Geography Batam has a majority of the province's population, since becoming special economic region, it has experienced high population growth rates. The population is estimated nearly at 1,137,894 (as of December 2011). Other main islands and populated city included Bintan Island and Karimun. There are around 3,200 islands in the province. with Tanjung Pinang as its capital, located at south of Bintan Island. The islands of the Tudjuh Archipelago, located between Borneo and mainland Malaysia, were attached to the new province, although they were not geographically part of the Riau Archipelago. Geography Batam is located west of Bintan Island, south of Singapore, north of Rempang, east of Karimun and Bulan Island. The Riau Strait (''Selat Riau'') separates Batam and Bintan. Batam has Tropical rainforest climate with average temperatures between 26-32°C. The local governmental offices is resided in Batam Centre and biggest community on the island is Lubuk Baja (Nagoya, Batam) (formerly known as Nagoya). Other residential area included Baloi Garden, Sekupang, Nongsapura (Nongsa), Waterfront City (Teluk Senimba), Batu Ampar, Jodoh. * On November 30, 2006 IPTN C-212 PK-ZAI crashed on landing, no injuries or deaths were reported. * On February 12, 2011, five people were killed when a Casa C-212 Aviocar belonging to SMAC crashed on Bintan Island, Indonesia during a test flight. http: wires 15056 plane-crash-in-western-indonesia-kills-five BNO News '''HarbourFront Centre''' is a shopping mall and ferry terminal that connects to nearby Indonesia ports and city (Batam and Bintan Island). Located at Maritime Square, Telok Blangah in the Bukit Merah Planning Area, Singapore. The mall is part of a development known as HarbourFront which is connected to VivoCity, the country's largest shopping mall. Formerly known as the '''World Trade Centre''', it was renamed to its present name in 2003 and the mall was refurbished. HarbourFront Centre is directly connected to HarbourFront MRT Station of the Mass Rapid Transit (Mass Rapid Transit (Singapore)) and the Singapore Cruise Centre is located in the building. Also, HarbourFront Bus Interchange is located directly opposite Telok Blangah Road. Towards the west of HarbourFront Centre are HarbourFront Tower 1, HarbourFront Tower 2 and Keppel Bay Tower, all are office buildings. The Sentosa Cable Car station is housed in HarbourFront Tower 2. All buildings are connected to HarbourFront Centre.

Ado Ekiti

of knowledge". Another possible explanation for the "fountain of knowledge" sobriquet for Ekiti in general, is the historical fact that Agboniregun the progenitor of Ifa corpus of knowledge in Yoruba cosmology, also had Ekiti roots. Christs school Alumni are found in academia and professions around the world today. In the early 1950s, the Ekiti Progressive Union built a second grammar school at Ido-Ekiti the Ekiti Parapo College, in celebration of the overthrow of the Ibadan

Shu Han

. After Hua Tuo's successful operation, Guan Yu allegedly rewarded him with a sumptuous banquet, and offered a present of 100 ounces of gold, but he refused, saying that a doctor's duty was curing patients, not making profits. Despite the historical fact that Hua Tuo died in 208, a decade before Guan Yu fought the 219 Battle of Fancheng, this storied operation is a popular artistic theme. Three Kingdoms The Three Kingdoms (220-280) was a period of Chinese history consumed by incessant

Acre, Israel

These accusations against the Bahá'ís have no basis in historical fact,


?id 1713 title 'Jewish presence in Hebron is an indisputable historical fact' publisher Israel Hayom date 2011-11-04 accessdate 2013-03-26 Division of Hebron File:HebronOldCityTrash.jpg thumb 175px A net installed in the Old City to prevent garbage dropped by Israeli settlers into a Palestinian area. West Bank B&B in Hebron's Old City

Toledo, Ohio

for historical information that will not change. For example, a mention that the historical "population of Toledo, Ohio was 13,768 as of the 1860 census" should not be tagged, as it is a historical fact which will not change. It is appropriate to tag "the population of Toledo (Toledo, Ohio) as of the 2010 Census was 287,208" (where the 2010 census is the most recent available at the time of writing). The date used for a given statement should be the current date (for currently valid statements), or the date on which the data was obtained (for example, when using census figures). In 1970, American Motors acquired Kaiser Jeep (the descendant of Willys-Overland Motors) and its Toledo, Ohio, based manufacturing facilities. In the early 1980s, AMC entered into a partnership with Renault which was looking for a re-entrée into the American market in the 1980s. AMC was ultimately acquired by Chrysler Corporation in 1987, becoming the Jeep-Eagle division. thumb right 200px Typical "wood-cribbed" design for grain elevators throughout Western Canada (File:Grain elevator in Wrentham Alberta.jpg). A common design used from the early 1900s to mid 1980s. Built in 1925, the former Ogilvie Flour Mill elevator in Wrentham, Alberta, Canada. It was both necessity and the prospect of making a lot of money that gave birth to the steam-powered grain elevator in Buffalo, New York, in 1843. Ever since the construction of the Erie Canal in 1825, Buffalo had enjoyed a unique position in American geography. It stood at the intersection of two great all-water routes: one extending from New York Harbor, up the Hudson River, to Albany (Albany, New York) and, beyond it, the Port of Buffalo; the other constituted by the Great Lakes, which could theoretically take boaters in any direction they wished to go (north to Canada, west to Michigan or Wisconsin, south to Toledo (Toledo, Ohio) and Cleveland (Cleveland, Ohio), or east to the Atlantic Ocean). All through the 1830s, Buffalo benefited tremendously from its position. In particular, it was the recipient of most of the increasing quantities of grain (mostly wheat) that was being grown on farms in Ohio and Indiana, and shipped on Lake Erie for transshipment to the Erie Canal. If Buffalo hadn't been there, or when things got backed up there, that grain would have been loaded onto boats at Cincinnati and shipped down the Mississippi River to New Orleans. It wasn’t by accident that the world’s second and third grain elevators were built in Toledo, Ohio and Brooklyn, New York, in 1847. Fledgling American cities, they were connected through an emerging international grain trade of unprecedented proportions. Grain shipments from farms in Ohio were loaded onto ships by elevators at Toledo; these ships were unloaded by elevators at Buffalo that transshipped their grain to canal boats (and, later, rail cars), which were unloaded by elevators in Brooklyn, where the grain was either distributed to East Coast (East Coast of the United States) flour mills or loaded for further transshipment to England, the Netherlands or Germany. But this eastern flow of grain was matched by an equally important flow of people and capital in the “opposite” direction, that is, from East to West. Because of the money to be made in grain production and, of course, because of the very existence of an all-water route to get there, increasing numbers of immigrants in Brooklyn came to Ohio, Indiana and Illinois to become farmers. More farmers meant more prairies turned into farmlands, which in turn meant increased grain production, which of course meant that more grain elevators would have to be built in places like Toledo, Buffalo and Brooklyn (and Cleveland, Chicago and Duluth (Duluth, Minnesota)). It was precisely through this “feedback loop” of productivity – set in motion by the invention of the grain elevator – that America itself became an agricultural and economic colossus on the world stage: the planet’s single largest producer of wheat, corn, oats and rice, a distinction it claims to this day. '''Bowling Green State University''', often referred to as '''Bowling Green''' or '''BGSU''', is a public (Public university), coeducational university located in Bowling Green, Ohio, United States. The institution was granted a charter in 1910 by the State of Ohio as part of the Lowry Bill, which also established Kent State University. The The Spanish citizens worked aboard U.S. ships between 1950 and 1998, and claim that they were exposed to asbestos dust and fibers from piping insulation produced by Owens-Illinois. The piping insulation was originally manufactured in Sayreville (w:Sayreville, New Jersey), Middlesex County (w:Middlesex County, New Jersey), and Berlin (w:Berlin, New Jersey), Camden County (w:Camden County, New Jersey), New Jersey. The workers say they suffer from diseases related to asbestos such as asbestosis (w:Asbestosis). Owens-Illinois has headquarters in Toledo, Ohio (w:Toledo, Ohio) and is a Delaware corporation (w:Delaware corporation).


registration of the European office of his Institute for Dialogue among Civilizations in Geneva. * On February 28, 2006, while attending a conference of the Alliance of Civilizations at Doha, Qatar, he states that "The Holocaust is a historical fact." However, he adds that Israel has "made a bad use of this historic fact with the persecution of the Palestinian people."


independently since 1998 as a result of the original company's change of focus. * On February 15, 2006, during a press interview Mohammad Khatami announces the formal registration of the European office of his Institute for Dialogue among Civilizations in Geneva. * On February 28, 2006, while attending a conference of the Alliance of Civilizations at Doha, Qatar, he states that "The Holocaust is a historical fact." However, he adds that Israel has "made a bad use


myth Biblical creationism . The ICR adopts the Bible as an inerrant (Biblical inerrancy) and literal documentary of scientific and historical fact as well as religious and moral truths, and espouses a Young Earth creationist (Young Earth creationism) worldview. It rejects evolutionary biology, which it views as a corrupting moral and social influence and threat to religious belief

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