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2011-09-30 07:00:00

Online Textbook Retailer eCampus.com Says Students Shun Buying New Textbooks, As Rentals Surge 2,000% In Past Two Years Lexington, KY (PRWEB) September 30, 2011 If there is a cheaper way to do something, cash-strapped college students will find a way to do it. And with the most recent textbook sales period now in the books, itâs clear that todayâs co-eds have taken âœnewâ textbooks off their list, opting to rent rather than...

2011-07-02 00:00:33

Hot new textbook deal website offers students the most up-to-date coupons available in an effort to provide them with the best possible prices on their books along with some great textbook buying tips. Point Lookout, NY (PRWEB) July 01, 2011 Textbook-Coupons.com announces today their official launch and ultimate goal to help students save money on textbooks across the globe. "It really isn't fair how textbook publishing companies continue to abuse their power and take advantage of...

2010-12-10 07:11:00

SAN MATEO, Calif., Dec. 10, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- BookRenter, the leading online textbook platform, today announced that the company is providing textbook rentals for 515 bookstores at schools serving more than 5.9 million students, representing 31% of the entire North American college market. Partners include 8 of the 10 largest American universities with school-managed bookstores. As college stores continued to standardize on the BookRenter platform for textbook rentals, students saved...

2009-05-04 12:24:00

WASHINGTON, May 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Washington Coalition for Dokdo Islands (WCDI) is holding an international symposium on the Dokdo Islands on May 7 at the National Press Club. The International Symposium, scheduled to start at 12:00 PM for a three-hour session, is aimed at unraveling the ongoing territorial disputes between Korea and Japan over the lone islands, also known as Liancour Rocks, on the historical and international law perspectives with the participation of scholars...

2009-04-30 17:08:00

WASHINGTON, April 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Washington Coalition for Dokdo Island (WCDI) is holding, in conjunction with USNews, an international symposium on the Dokdo Islands on May 7 at the National Press Club. The International Symposium, scheduled to start at 12:00 PM for a three-hour session, is aimed at unraveling the ongoing territorial disputes between Korea and Japan over the lone islands, also known as Liancour Rocks, on the historical and international law perspectives with...

2008-08-11 09:01:31

S. Korea plans to build solar power plant on disputed islets SEOUL, Aug. 7 (Xinhua) -- The South Korean government plans to build a solar power plant on the disputed islets of Dokdo, which Japan calls Takeshima, by November, the Korea Herald reported Thursday. According to the report, the government will erect a 50 kilowatte solar power facility on one of the two main islets of Dokdo starting from next month. When the solar plant is completed, it will meet 30 percent of electricity...

2008-08-06 03:00:49

Text of report in English by South Korean news agency Yonhap SEOUL, Aug. 6 (Yonhap) - South Korea will build a solar power facility on Dokdo [Liancourt Rocks] by November as plans to make the islets more habitable to visitors are being reviewed, the government said Wednesday. Construction of a solar power facility should begin in September after detailed environmental impact studies are completed, sources at the Ministry of Knowledge Economy and the Korea Energy Management Corp. (KEMCO)...

2008-07-25 06:00:41

Text of report in English by South Korean newspaper Choson Ilbo website on 25 July [Original headline: "Korea To Develop Gas Hydrate Near Dokdo"] The government wants to develop gas hydrate near Dokdo [Liancourt Rocks] as a means to strengthen its dominion over the islets in the face of renewed Japanese territorial ambitions. Knowledge Economy Minister Lee Yoon-ho on Thursday told the National Assembly that development of gas hydrate near Dokdo [Liancourt Rocks] would help Korea protect...

2008-07-14 09:00:20

South Korea reacted strongly Monday to Japans' move to show two disputed islets called Takeshima in the Sea of Japan as part of its territory. The claim over the islets controlled by South Korean was contained in an educational document released by Japan's Education Ministry. Saying the claim is unacceptable and intolerable, a Foreign Ministry spokesman said South Korea planned to temporarily recall its ambassador to Japan, Yonhap news agency reported. In South Korea, the islets are...

2006-08-30 05:26:54

TOKYO (Reuters) - Chinese women who said they were forced to act as sex slaves for Japanese soldiers during World War Two lost their bid for compensation and an apology on Wednesday when a Tokyo court rejected their demands. The plaintiffs, who said they were forcibly taken by Japanese soldiers occupying China's southern Hainan island, had sought a total of 184 million yen ($1.58 million) in compensation from the Japanese government. The women were in their teens at the time and some...


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