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2009-12-14 04:38:00

SEOUL, South Korea, Dec. 14 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Seoul Snow Jam, a three- day winter festival held at Gwanghwamun Square, downtown Seoul, closed on December 13 with the FIS Snowboard World Cup Big Air Competition as its grand finale. With the coming "2010-2012 Visit Korea Year", the city of Seoul's hosting of this event was aimed at providing citizens with an opportunity to enjoy winter sports and drawing interest of international tourists to the city. A total of over 260,000 citizens and...

2009-12-10 08:15:00

BALTIMORE, Dec. 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- View Systems, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: VSYM), a security and tele-data solutions provider, announced today that the company plans to send representatives to staff the ViewScan units that will be screening all guests coming through the main entrance of the "Charm of Macao: 10 Year Celebration of Macao's Return to China." This illustrious celebration is presented by the Office of Hong Kong, Macao, and Taiwan Affairs, Ministry of Culture and P.R....

2009-12-10 07:06:00

SEOUL, South Korea, Dec. 10 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Gwanghwamun Square in downtown Seoul is ready to be transformed into a venue for winter festivities, accommodating Seoul Snow Jam, the fourth in the "Seoul Dream Series" which is designed to celebrate the dedication of the city's new landmark square. A temporary jump slope has been built at the square to serve as the main site for the event. Taking place from December 11 to 13, Seoul Snow Jam will feature a freestyle snowboarding show and...

2009-12-09 16:08:00

VANCOUVER, Dec. 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Robert L. Card, President of Gulfside Minerals Ltd., ("Gulfside" or the "Company") (TSXV: GMG), is pleased to report the shares representing five percent (5%) of ECM LLC ("ECM"), the Mongolian company which owns the exploration license to the Erdenetsogt coal project ("Erdenetsogt"), have been successfully transferred to Gulfside. The transfer was made by way of Court Order and an amendment to the Foreign Investment and Foreign Trade Agency...

2009-12-03 01:23:00

BUSAN, South Korea, Dec. 3 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- -- Became the discussion forum of world renowned game, animation and movie CG specialists -- About 2,600 digital contents professionals and preliminary workers from 15 countries participated in the event The bureau of ICON2009 (Busan IT Industry Promotion Agency (BIPA), http://www.iconconf.or.kr , President: Gyucheol Kim) announced that it has successfully hosted ICON2009 (International Contents Creator's...

2009-11-02 07:30:00

RALEIGH, N.C., Nov. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- PRA International, a leading Clinical Research Organization, announces the opening of a new office facility in Seoul, South Korea. To accommodate rapid growth and further broaden PRA's ability to deliver clinical service excellence, the company has moved its Seoul, South Korea office to a larger, more centrally located facility. Situated in the well-developed Gangnam area of Seoul, PRA's new office is conveniently located at the Samsung subway...

2009-04-28 12:50:00

SEOUL, South Korea, April 28 /PRNewswire/ -- "Hi Seoul Festival 2009," celebrating its 7th anniversary this year, will be held from May 2nd to 10th in Seoul, the capital of Korea. This year's Festival will take place at Seoul Plaza, the lawn-covered public square located in front of Seoul City Hall, and the Cheonggyecheon, a stream which runs through the heart of Seoul, as well as five royal palaces in this modern city with an ancient history. (Photo:...

2009-04-21 07:20:00

HONG KONG, April 21 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Amax Entertainment Holdings Limited (HKSE: 0959) ("Amax" or "the Company") has appointed Mr. Leung Kin Cheong, Laurent ("Mr. Leung") as a Non-Executive Director and Mr. Fang Ang Zeng ("Mr. Fang") as an Independent Non-executive Director effective 30 March 2009. Besides, the Company has appointed Professor Zeng Zhong Lu ("Professor Zeng") as an Independent Non-executive Director effective 16 April 2009. All of them have been also appointed as...

2008-12-24 07:00:00

CHANGSHU, China, Dec. 24 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- Sutor Technology Group Limited ("the Company" or "Sutor") (Nasdaq: SUTR), a leading provider of steel finishing fabrication products in China, today announced that its headquarters have relocated to new offices in the World Trade Center in Changshu City, China. Sutor's new headquarters are located on the 12th floor of the World Trade Center and have more than 1,200 square meters of office space. The World Trade Center is...

2008-10-10 00:00:19

KUCHING: Kuching North City has been adjudged one of the 10 most environmentally sustainable cities in the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean). Kuching North received the Asean Environmentally Sustainable Cities Award 2008 in Hanoi, Vietnam, on Wednesday. The award ceremony was held in conjunction with the 11th informal Asean Ministers' Meeting on the Environment. It was presented by Vietnamese Minister of Natural Resources and Environment Pham Khoi Nguyen to Kuching North...


Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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