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2010-09-06 05:00:00

SEOUL, South Korea, Sept.

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2008-11-24 15:12:45

Environmentalists say South Korea could be heading towards a major ecological blunder as it begins a multi-billion dollar land reclamation project about seven times the size of Manhattan that the country believes will lift its economy.

2006-04-20 22:43:36

By Jack Kim SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korean workers closed the last remaining gap in a massive sea wall on Friday, completing a map-altering reclamation project after 15 years of work and bitter legal challenges by conservationists.

2006-04-14 07:29:44

By Jack Kim PUAN, South Korea (Reuters) - Massive earthmovers and trucks roar as they dump rocks the size of cars into the sea off South Korea's west coast in a map-altering reclamation project at the center of a bitter environmental dispute.

2005-10-01 05:05:29

By Jon Herskovitz SEOUL (Reuters) - As a top executive at Hyundai Construction, Lee Myung-bak helped pour the concrete that turned the South Korean capital Seoul into a massive gray city in its headlong rush to development in the 1960s and 1970s.


Word of the Day
plim
  • To swell, as grain or wood with water.
The word 'plim' is probably a variant of the word 'plum'.
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