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Formosa:

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, Portuguese Formosa, officially Republic of China, island nation (2015 est. pop. 23,486,000), 13,885 sq mi (35,961 sq km), in the Pacific Ocean, separated from the mainland of S China by the 100-mi-wide (161-km) Taiwan Strait.
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Formosa,

province (1991 pop. 404,367), 27,825 sq mi (72,067 sq km), N Argentina. The city of Formosa is the capital.

Formosa

 

a province of northern Argentina, located in the Gran Chaco, between the Paraguay, Pilcomayo, and Bermejo rivers. Area, 72,000 sq km. Population, 234,000 (1970). The capital of the province is also named Formosa. Logging and cattle raising are the most important sectors of the economy. The chief crops are cotton and corn. Tannin is extracted from the quebracho tree.

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A video clip played at Thursday's news conference showed Tran Nguyen Thanh, the chairman of Formosa Ha Tinh Steel, expressing regret over the incident.
1] and reciprocal) were obtained from crosses among four lines of the Formosa heterotic group (1-Maradol, 2-JS 12, 3-JS 12/4 and 4-Sekati) and four of the Solo group (5-Waimanalo, 6-Golden, 7-SS 72/12 and 8-Sao Mateus), described in Table 1.
followed by proportional contributions of 31% from Formosa Plastics and 69% from FMG Iron Bridge Ltd.
Al menos no es el caso del Gran Chaco argentino (Chaco, Formosa, Misiones, Santiago del Estero, Norte de Santa Fe y el oriente de Tucuman y Salta), atravesado desde finales del siglo XIX por tres lineas ferreas e importantes vias fluviales que lo comunican con el poderoso litoral metropolitano y sus alrededores.
formosa colonies collected from the horticultural region in southern Uruguay (Department of Canelones) (S 34[degrees] 29' W 56[degrees] 02') have been kept at the Entomology Unit of the Faculty of Agronomy since 2001 (Montevideo, Uruguay).
Eagle Ford Gathering has an agreement with Formosa to support its gas processing and fractionation needs and expand operational flexibility.
Formosa had said it would defer the arrival of one Very Large Crude Carrier (VLCC) to September from August, and another to the fourth quarter following the blast.
SINGAPORE: Taiwan's Formosa Petrochemical Corp sold nearly 2.
vaporariorum mediante el uso del parasitoide Encarsia formosa (Hymenoptera: Aphelinidae) (CB-CQ), y comparar esta estrategia de manejo con una basada en el uso exclusivo y racional de insecticidas (CQ).
BANKING AND CREDIT NEWS-19 May 2010-Taiwanese Formosa Petrochemical Corp's TWD6bn corporate bond rated at twAA-(C)1994-2010 M2 COMMUNICATIONS http://www.
Environmental Protection Agency and the Bureau of Land Management is threatening to slow cleanup work on the poison-spewing Formosa mine in Douglas County.