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Tai-Pan

A colloquial, Cantonese term for a business executive. It literally means "top class." The term originated as an expression for Western executives who did business in Hong Kong during the late 19th and early 20th centuries.
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New South Wales Police investigating how the snake made its way to Kurri Kurri said they don't believe the inland taipan was taken from the (http://www.
Taipan has a dozen reasons to celebrate and it is doing it in the way it knows best -- it has a new menu that showcases its past favourites ( complete with their year of origin) and all- time stars.
Made In Taipan was only beaten a half-length by Queen Mother Champion Chase hero Big Zeb at Navan inNovember.
Form such as his game half-length second to Big Zeb at Navan in November shows that Made In Taipan can hold his own at the highest level.
In its ongoing mission to deliver the most current and viable investment advisories to its audience, the venerable Taipan Group has been recast as Taipan Financial News - an acknowledgement of its expanding media outlets to incorporate videos into its staple of investment services, including the Taipan Financial News Web site and free & paid investment advisories.
The bubbly Italian landed the three televised races - including a dead heat on Taipan.
SANDY FRANKS serves as Executive Publisher of Taipan Publishing Group, publisher of Taipan Daily, a daily e-newsletter with more than 250,000 readers, and Smart Investing Daily, an e-newsletter with almost 100,000 readers.
president Ramon Ang, taipan Lucio Tan and ports magnate Enrique Razon Jr.
UK-based independent oil and gas exploration firm Tower Resources has purchased a 15% participating interest in Block 2B in Kenya's Anza basin from Taipan Resources' subsidiary Lion Petroleum.
The inland taipan grows up to two metres long and its bite has enough venom to kill a hundred adults.
Researchers from the Australian Venom Research Unit (AVRU) at the University of Melbourne have collaborated with scientists from the University of Papua New Guinea and the University of Costa Rica, to develop new antivenom against the lethal Papuan taipan.
com)-- Taipan Publishing Group, a leading financial research publication service, is excited to announce Jared Levy as the new editor of WaveStrength Options Weekly and Joseph McBrennan as contributing editor of Taipan Daily.