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2010-07-28 05:41:00

SEOUL, South Korea, July 28 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Seoul was appointed a UNESCO City of Design as of July 20, 2010. The designation is in appreciation of the city's abundant cultural heritage and creative potentials as well as its strong pursuit of diverse design policies. The U.N.

2010-06-24 04:51:00

SEOUL, South Korea, June 24 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- The Seoul Metropolitan Government will host the Seoul Design Fair from Sept.17 to Oct.

2010-06-08 06:55:00

SEOUL, South Korea, June 8 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- The Seoul Metropolitan Government has announced that Seoul will receive the United Nations Public Service Awards in a ceremony for the 2010 UNPS Day in Barcelona, Spain, on June 23 for its two programs-"Women Friendly City Project" and "Hope-Plus Account." The UNPSA is the prize with the most authority in the field of public service.

2010-05-12 23:53:00

SEOUL, South Korea, May 13 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- The Seoul Metropolitan Government has recently announced a set of plans to support the Group of 20 (G-20) Summit scheduled for November in the city and launched, in full scale, preparations for the meeting. To host the Summit is an epoch-making event in Korea's diplomatic history. As chair nation of the group of major economies in the world, Korea will not only set agenda for the meeting but also lead the members in finding solutions to the...

2010-04-20 07:48:00

HONG KONG, April 20 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- Galaxy Entertainment Group ("GEG" or "the Group") (HKSE stock code: 027) today reported record results for the three and twelve month periods ending 31 December 2009. 2009 Fourth Quarter and Full Year Highlights GEG: -- Fifth consecutive quarter of EBITDA growth -- Full Year Group EBITDA of $1.12 billion more than doubled the previous year -- Fourth Quarter Group EBITDA of $334 million up 20% quarter on quarter...

2010-03-16 06:19:00

SEOUL, South Korea, March 16 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- A wirelessly charged electric vehicle went into service March 9 at the Seoul Grand Park in Gwacheon, Gyeonggi Province.

2010-02-22 02:39:00

SEOUL, South Korea, Feb. 22 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- The World Design Cities Summit will be held on February 23-24 in Seoul.

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