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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...

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2011-03-24 15:10:00

Officials said on Thursday that South and North Korean experts will talk next week about their first joint research into volcanic activity in the peninsula's highest mountain. The unification ministry said that the meeting will take place on Tuesday at a South Korean office near the cross-border buffer zone. According to the ministry, the North said in its message to Seoul that three seismic experts and two aides would take part in the meeting on March 29. Pyongyang's earthquake bureau...

2011-03-24 08:00:00

SEOUL, South Korea, March 24, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Korea Tourism Organization announced today that they are launching a global online campaign called "buzz KOREA" (www.buzz-korea.com) introducing Korean food culture to audiences around the world with the help of a Hollywood star and famous YouTube musicians. The global online campaign primarily targets English, Chinese and Japanese-speaking countries by highlighting different aspects of Korea and providing a platform where creative...

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2011-03-19 06:17:42

A Seoul, South Korea ministry said Friday that the country will consider a proposal from Pyongyang for joint research into volcanic activity in the peninsula's highest mountain. The South's unification ministry said that discussions were under way among government agencies over whether to accept the proposal issued on Thursday for joint research on Mount Paektu. "Our government understands that there must be inter-Korean cooperation as far as natural disasters are concerned," ministry...

2011-03-17 04:00:00

LONDON, March 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- - Tourism Ireland Today Announced the Launch of an Online Game, Which Will go Live on Facebook on St Patrick's Day, 17th March 2011 - Called Ireland Town http://www.facebook.com/irelandtown the Game Brings the Holiday Experience in Ireland to Life for Facebook Fans Across the World - Competition to win an Amazing 4-night Adventure in the West of Ireland, Alongside Prizes Including an Orla Kiely bag, Artisan Food Hampers, or a box of...

2011-02-03 10:27:00

LONDON, February 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- By handling remittances from the international Somali diaspora, Dahabshiil provides a vital source of income for African communities and in doing so, has become Africa's largest money transfer company, according to a recent article by the BBC. In the interview by Zeinab Badawi of the BBC, Dahabshiil's CEO, Abdirashid Duale, speaks about his company's operations in Somaliland and of the difficulties in doing business abroad that arise from the...

2011-02-02 00:00:41

United Promotions, Inc., maker of PronTechâ“ž¢, announced the signing of a master distributorship agreement for South Korea with JSP International, Inc. of Atlanta. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) February 1, 2011 United Promotions, Inc., maker of PronTechâ“ž¢, an innovative broad spectrum biocide widely used in the livestock and public health arenas, to control bacteria, fungus, virus, algae and yeast, announced the signing of a master...

2011-01-20 13:16:00

WASHINGTON, Jan. 20, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A path-breaking new study of North Korea from the Peterson Institute for International Economics, based on large-scale and unprecedented refugee surveys in China and South Korea, finds that a great many transformations are under way in one of the most isolated, poorly understood and dictatorial countries on earth. In their new book, Witness to Transformation: Refugee Insights into North Korea, authors Stephan Haggard and Marcus Noland...

2010-12-10 00:00:48

The Western perception of North Korean leader Kim Jong Il as a loose cannon is "grossly misguided" says a leading South Korean political scientist in a new interview with Encyclopaedia Britannica. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) December 8, 2010 "” The Western perception of North Korean leader Kim Jong Il as a loose cannon is "grossly misguided" says a leading South Korean political scientist in a new interview with Encyclopaedia Britannica. Chung-in Moon, a professor at Yonsei University in...

2010-12-02 14:49:00

WASHINGTON, Dec. 2, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Riki Ellison, Chairman and Founder of the Missile Defense Advocacy Alliance (MDAA), www.missiledefenseadvocacy.org, has been observing the current situation involving North and South Korea which developed last week and has offered his comments. Ellison is one of the foremost experts in the field of missile defense in the world. His observations are the following: "Long simmering tensions between the two countries erupted last week as...


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