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2012-09-11 06:26:46

SEOUL, South Korea, Sept. 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- In commemoration of the 60th Korean War anniversary, war veterans Joseph C. Tirrell and Jason W. Bowling will finally make their long journey back to the land of the morning calm, a war-torn country they left nearly 60 years ago. Tirrell with his wife and Bowling with his daughter Karen L. Healy, the grand prize winners of the essay contest "Korean War Veteran's Enduring Legacy", received a once-in-a-lifetime trip to South...

2011-05-18 06:41:00

SEOUL, South Korea, May 18, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- The Seoul Metropolitan Government (SMG) announced that it will partially open long-awaited "Floating Island" to the public on May 21. The Island under construction on the Hangang (Han River) is the largest artificial floating island in the world and the first equipped with an aquatic convention center. The Floating Island comprised of three artificial islets is currently being constructed on the river around Banpo Hangang Park in...