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2014-08-26 08:35:49

The eyewear chain uses SoftLayer's global data center network to grow overseas operations SEOUL, South Korea, Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced that Davich Optical Chain Store, the largest eyewear retail chain in Korea, has adopted IBM cloud to expand its operations overseas and improve internal information management processes. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20090416/IBMLOGO Founded in 1986, Davich Optical currently has 170 branches across the...

2014-08-18 08:29:02

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Aug. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Minerva Neurosciences (NERV), a leader in the development of new therapies to treat neuropsychiatric diseases and disorders, today announced that Mark S. Levine has been appointed vice president and general counsel. In this position, Mr. Levine will be responsible for the company's legal affairs and will report to Rogerio Vivaldi, MD, MBA, Minerva Neurosciences' president and chief executive officer. Mr. Levine has more than 17 years...

2014-08-14 20:22:30

NEW YORK, Aug. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® (LEI) for Korea was unchanged in June, remaining at 122.3 (2004 = 100), following a 1.1 percent decline in May, and a 1.1 percent increase in April. At the same time, The Conference Board Coincident Economic Index® (CEI) for Korea, a measure of current economic activity, increased 0.3 percent in June to 118.3 (2004 = 100), following a 0.5 percent decline in May, and a 0.1 percent decline in April....

2014-08-12 23:07:39

New industry-technology showcase and tradeshow at country’s leading exhibition center, Coex Seoul. Seoul, South Korea (PRWEB) August 12, 2014 InterBattery 2014 is to be one of four top industry exhibitions making up Energy Korea Week, from October 14th to 16th, 2014 at Coex in Seoul. InterBattery, along with the Korea Smart Grid Expo, Green Energy Korea and New & Renewable Energy Korea, will together offer a complete experience of the global energy industry under one roof. Organized...

2014-08-11 08:33:27

SEOUL, South Korea and CUPERTINO, Calif., Aug. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MagnaChip Semiconductor Corporation ("MagnaChip") (NYSE: MX), a Korea-based designer and manufacturer of analog and mixed-signal semiconductor products, today announced that it has signed a joint development agreement with Yield Microelectronics Corporation (YMC) to develop a family of embedded 0.18um standard Multiple Time Programmable (MTP) IP solutions. The MTP-IP joint development agreement covers a variety...

2014-08-08 23:07:07

LifeScienceIndustryResearch.com adds Latest Report on “South Korea Medical Tourism & Forecast” to its store. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) August 08, 2014 South Korea is set to become the most important medical tourism destination in Asia, as it has the necessary healthcare infrastructure. The global reputation of Korea in plastic surgery attracts foreigners, as it provides them better treatment at low cost. Chinese patients made up the largest group, followed by those from the United...

2014-08-07 12:22:27

Korea's #1 Solar Module Company Appoints Samsung Veteran David Kim as President; Matt Allen as Director, Western Region Sales IRVINE, Calif., Aug. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- S-Energy® Co., Ltd. (095910:KOSDAQ), Korea's #1 manufacturer of high-quality PV Solar Modules, today announced the appointment of David Y. Kim to lead the Company's operations in the U.S. S-Energy America provides tariff-free modules, manufactured in Korea, to major residential and commercial solar installers...

2014-08-06 04:22:58

Acquisition repositions Tapjoy as the 'app-tech' leader with a complete monetization and LTV maximization platform for mobile apps SAN FRANCISCO and SEOUL, South Korea, Aug. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Tapjoy, a leading mobile ad-tech and monetization platform, today announced it has acquired 5Rocks, a Lifetime Value (LTV) maximization, analytics and marketing automation platform built by a world-class team of industry leaders in Korea. Terms of the deal were not disclosed....

2014-08-02 04:21:32

DALLAS, August 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MarketReportsOnline.com offers 'Mobile Game Market in Korea' and 'Mobile Game Market in China' 2014 research reports in its store. Spread across 38 and 46 pages respectively, these mobile gaming business intelligence reports are published in July 2014. Priced at US $ 1200 each, these reports can be purchased together or separately as per your research and data requirements. Mobile Game Market in China...

2014-08-01 08:24:32

Splendid performance by famous artists including Kim Beom-su, Yang Bang-eon and Na Yun-seon from August 5 to 10 INCHEON, South Korea, Aug. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Incheon International Airport, one of the few airports to present year round premium art and cultural performances, has organized a splendid program to help visitors dispel the summer heat during the peak vacation season. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140801/132489 The special Cool Summer Concert will be held...


Latest Korea Reference Libraries

Paektu Mountain
2014-08-28 10:46:25

Paektu Mountain, also known as Baektu Mountain or Changbai Mountain, is an active stratovolcano that is located along the border of China and North Korea. At an elevation of 9,003 feet, it is the tallest peak on the Korean Peninsula and in northeastern China, as well as the tallest peak in the Baekdudaegan and Changbai mountain ranges. The volcano is a popular tourist area for many South Koreans and foreign travelers. Paektu Mountain is a cone shaped volcano that holds a large caldera that...

Maltese Tiger
2013-11-04 11:04:14

The Maltese tiger, also called the blue tiger, is considered to be a tiger with a morphed coloration. It is claimed to inhabit the region of Fujian Province, China. Sightings of Maltese tigers in Korea and Burma have also been reported. The term Maltese derives from a domestic cat that has slate grey fur. Cats of this coloration are abundant in Malta, therefore, this variation of tiger has acquired its name. In support of the blue tiger principle, many breeds of felines have this...

Long-tailed Goral, Naemorhedus caudatus
2012-09-24 09:31:33

The long-tailed goral (Naemorhedus caudatus), also known as the Chinese gray goral, is a species of wild goat that can be found in northern and eastern Asia. Its range includes China, Russia, and Korea. It prefers a habitat in mountainous regions with little vegetation and rocky ground. This species lives near crevices, which it uses for safety and shelter. Occasionally, these goats can be found in the area of evergreen or deciduous forests. The long-tailed goral differs in size depending...

Sea Pineapple, Halocynthia roretzi
2014-01-12 00:00:00

The Sea Pineapple (Halocynthia roretzi) is an edible species of tunicate. It is known as the Meongge in Korea and the Hoya or Maboya in Japan. This creature lives in shallow water, usually attached to rocks and artificial substrate. It is adapted to cold water temperatures between 36 and 75 degrees Fahrenheit, but prefer temperatures close to 54 degrees F. This creature is known for both its peculiar appearance, described by journalist Nick Tosches as “something that could exist only in...

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2009-02-28 22:39:10

White Forsythia or Nakai (Abeliophyllum distichum) is a species of flowering plant of the family, Oleaceae. It is the only species in its genus. It is endemic to Korea, where it is endangered in the wild. It is known as Abelialeaf in Korea. It is related to the Forsythia, but differs in having white, not yellow, flowers. It is cultivated as an ornamental plant in Europe and North America. It is a deciduous shrub that grows to 3.25 to 6.5 feet tall. The leaves are simple, 2.33 to 4 inches...

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Word of the Day
kenspeckle
  • Having so marked an appearance as easily to be recognized.
This word may come from the Swedish 'kanspak,' quick at recognizing persons or things, or else from confusion with 'conspicuous.'