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2011-07-05 09:00:00

SEOUL, South Korea, July 5, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Korean Ministry of Health and Welfare announced that groups of working-level representatives from the Ministry of Health UAE and Health Authority-Abu Dhabi visited South Korea from June 26 to 30 in order to strengthen ties in the healthcare sector after the MOU signing in March 2011. The Ministry of Health and Welfare (MoHW), Korea is trying to put greater efforts into strengthening international cooperation in the global healthcare...

2011-06-28 08:00:00

WASHINGTON, June 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Innovation Ireland (www.innovationireland.ie) tonight will host an event at the Embassy of Ireland in Washington, D.C., to coincide with the showcase of Ireland's world class biotechnology industry at BIO's 8th annual World Congress on Industrial Biotechnology and Bioprocessing. The event will be hosted by Innovation Ireland and The Irish Ambassador to the United States, Michael Collins. It will bring together a large Irish-American network of...

2011-05-05 07:00:00

DUBLIN, May 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- - Online Access to Over 4 Million Irish Records Dating From 1400 to 1920s at Launch - Over 50 Million Records Available in First 12-18 Months The 80 million people worldwide who claim to have Irish ancestry, half of which (41 million) are Americans, have limited resources to prove their claim but now thanks to the launch of family history website http://www.findmypast.ie many will be able to make that connection with their past....

2011-04-28 07:15:00

SUNNYVALE, Calif., April 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Onda Corporation, the leading global provider of ultrasound measurement instrumentation, announced an agreement with S&V Korea for distribution of its products to the government and academic sector in South Korea. S&V Korea is a leading distributor providing sound and vibration solutions to a wide range of industries. "With the continued growth in South Korea, a strategic partnership with a respected local distributor offers the...

2011-04-26 02:13:00

SEOUL, South Korea, April 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Korea Ocean Research & Development Institute (KORDI) announced that it will start the full-operation and the related official data distribution service of GOCI(Geostationary Ocean Color Imager), one of the three main payloads in COMS(Communication, Ocean and Meteorological Satellite) also known as 'Chollian', which was launched in June 27 last year, beginning April 20 after its 9-month-long test operation. Considering that the...

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2011-04-25 11:30:00

Known today for its bloody conflicts and instability, Somalia's little known history can be found in the colorful cave paintings of animals and humans discovered in 2002 by a French archaeology team. Laas Gaal, Somalia (also known as Laas Geel), just outside of Haregeisa, the capital of Somalia's self-declared Somaliland state, contains 10 caves that show vivid depictions of a pastoralist history which dates back to some 5,000 years or more, reports AFP. A French archaeology team was sent in...

2011-04-18 08:50:00

NAIROBI, Kenya, April 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) has partnered with Dahabshiil, the largest international money transfer company in Africa, to host the first ever Somali community event in Kenya. The event, themed 'Now I Know', saw high profile Kenyan and Somali artists and musicians celebrate stories of the Somali Diaspora living in Kenya. The aim was to promote Somali culture and to educate other communities about the...

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2011-04-07 13:40:09

South Korea's Unification Ministry said that experts from both North and South Korea will meet again to discuss research into an active volcano, reports the Associated Press (AP). The countries' geologists and volcanologists met last week and agreed on the need for joint research into the North's Mount Paektu, although they did not map out details. The discussions came during worries over natural disasters after Japan's earthquake and tsunami last month. Seoul's Unification Ministry said...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.