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Bling Is A Cultural Thing When It Comes To Your Smartphone
2014-07-11 04:49:48

Alan McStravick for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Researchers from the United States and South Korea have delved into one of the more personal aspects of the lives of citizens in North America and Asia to demonstrate another major difference between the East and the West. It turns out how we customize our mobile devices is based less on personal expression and more on cultural norms. The researchers found that people from Eastern cultures display a more pronounced preference for...

2014-06-10 08:25:05

BELFAST, Northern Ireland, June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ulster Rugby has signed a 10-year agreement with the Kingspan Group, the world's leading provider of sustainable building materials, for the naming rights to what will now be called Kingspan Stadium. The agreement will result in significant investment for the game of rugby at all levels within the Province. Kingspan, whose global headquarters are in Kingscourt, County Cavan, has been a sponsor of Ulster...

2014-04-17 12:22:30

DUBLIN, April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/fsbrl8/commercial ) has announced the addition of the "Commercial Aircraft Manufacturing Market in South Korea 2014-2018" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/fsbrl8/commercial ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) South Korea is a potential market for the manufacture of commercial aircraft parts and MRO...

2014-04-09 12:25:39

LONDON, April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Korea was chosen as The London Book Fair Market Focus for 2014 held from 8 to 10 to reflect the country's status as one of the top ten publishing markets in the world, and its expanding reputation within the international literary community. The eleventh Market Focus will build on a heritage of enhancing cultural and political exchanges between Korea and the UK. Through The London Book Fair's professional programme and the British Council's...

2014-03-29 12:20:40

ARLINGTON, Va., March 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Global Guardian, the international security and emergency evacuation firm has added Somalia to the list of countries where it provides personnel tracking, emergency response, security, medical support, and evacuation services. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140329/PH93727LOGO) The firm's security and emergency response coverage includes the Puntland and Somaliland states and Somalia's largest cities such as Mogadishu,...

2014-03-13 08:29:31

More famous foreign VIPs coming to Korea for treatments, plastic surgeries, health checkups, and healing are currently on the rise SEOUL, South Korea, March 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- More foreign VVIPs are recently coming to Korea for medical care. Presidents of countries, CEOs of conglomerates, and famous celebrities are coming to Korea in droves to get medical care. From plastic surgery to skin beauty care, premium health checkups, back and joint surgeries, and treatment for...

2014-03-11 08:40:42

CYPRUS, Greece, March 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In spring 2014 the idea of Aphroditecoin was born. Inspired by auroracoin, aphroditecoin wants to help the Cypriots to get back to their normal lives. The idea is that Aphroditecoin is a cryptocurrency which will be handed over to the Cypriots soon. It is based on litecoin and is 75% premined. The premined coins will be distributed to the entire population of Cyprus, commencing on midnight 21th of April 2014. Photo -...

2014-03-11 08:20:09

TORONTO, March 11, 2014 /CNW/ - Prime Minister Stephen Harper's announcement, in South Korea, of a free trade agreement between Canada and South Korea poses a serious threat to Canada's auto industry, says Unifor, Canada's largest union in the private sector. "We cannot stand by a deal that secures a one-way flow of Korean auto imports into the Canadian market, undermining the jobs and industry on which so many Canadians depend, while precious little is done to strengthen our...

2014-03-10 00:21:39

SEOUL, South Korea, March 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Korea is one of the top 10 book markets in the world in terms of the market volume, thus it is not a surprise that the country is chosen as the Market Focus at the London Book Fair 2014. Korean publishers have been active buyers of foreign copyrights and over the last few decades, they have been also providing international publishers with quality contents. 27 companies including publishers, e-book specialists and print companies...

2014-02-27 04:20:32

AMSTERDAM, February 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- New event to accelerate and nurture South Korea's "Pharma 2020 Vision" UBM Live has today announced the latest addition to its global pharmaceutical events portfolio, CPhI Korea 2014, which will take place on September 2nd-3rd 2014 at the COEX in Seoul, South Korea. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130723/629764-a ) South Korea is now an undisputed member of the "developed pharmaceutical...


Word of the Day
call-note
  • The call or cry of a bird or other animal to its mate or its young.
'Call-note' is newer than 'bird-call,' which originally referred to 'an instrument for imitating the note of birds' but now also refers to 'the song or cry of a bird.'
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