Pontian


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Pontian

[′pän·chən]
(geology)
A European stage of geologic time in the uppermost Miocene, above the Sarmatian and below the Plaisancian of the Pliocene; it has also been regarded as the lowermost Pliocene.
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After all, those Pontian Greeks who managed to make it to Greece in the chaotic years before and after the end of that global conflict were successful not only in starting their lives all over again, they also preserved their identity and elements of their culture in their new homeland.
For instance, ethnic Germans (Aussiedler) went to Germany from Poland16, Pontian Greeks made their way to Greece and Turkey faced the influx of Bulgarian Turks.
The great Pontian studies teacher Odysseas Lampsidis, who contributed more than anyone else to the cataloguing, recovery and promotion of Pontian Hellenism, very rightly said this: "The Pontian Greeks of the first and second generation are connected to their homeland through experiences and memories.
asiatica in Skudai and Pontian region of Johor Baru, they found that the leaves of the plant contain the most constituents when compared with the petiole and roots.
It started as a family business with a manufacturing capacity of only 60 million pieces of condom per annum and now has 3 manufacturing facilities across Pontian, Johor, Port Klang Selangor, and Hat Yai, Thailand.
By comparison with excavated examples recovered from the Pontian River in Pahang, Malaysia, and Go-Hang and Canh Den in Vietnam, he dates it to the fourth to fifth centuries.
The majority of long-term unemployed are Greek Cypriots (84%), followed by European citizens (8%), foreigners (3%) and Pontian Greeks (3%).
In Melaka and during the daylong ride from Pontian to Johor Bahru, members of local cycling groups accompanied the team for group rides.
The Acacia honey used in the present study was sponsored by An-Nur Benut Pontian Company, Malaysia.
Table 1: Independent smallholding: number of independent smallholder farmers and oil palm planted area in Johor districts as of December 2013 District Farmer Oil palm planted area (hectares) Mature Immature Total Batu Pahat 15,504 36,897 216 37,114 Johor Baru 3,483 13,049 97 13,146 Kluang 13,053 46,043 471 46,515 Kota Tinggi 2,356 10,537 128 10,666 Kulaijaya 224 538 110 649 Ledang 2,316 5,604 83 5,688 Mersing 1,550 4,969 37 5,007 Muar 14,654 39,413 149 39,562 Pontian 9,335 26,532 235 26,768 Segamat 3,322 11,517 228 11,746 Total 65,797 195,103 1,761
3 million gain from disposal of equity investment in Pontian United Plantations Berhad, a company that has oil palm plantations in Sabah.
Crusafont (1950) noted that the final extinction of these forest-dwelling forms and the arrival of new eastern immigrants did not occur until the Late Pontian (= Turolian).