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2014-04-17 16:22:41

WASHINGTON, April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The winners of the Global LEAP Outstanding Off-Grid Appliance Awards (Global LEAP Awards) will be announced on 12 May 2014 at the fifth Clean Energy Ministerial (CEM5) in Seoul, Korea. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140417/75972) Diary Date: The Awards recognize the very best, most energy-efficient color televisions and super-low energy LED room lights that are compatible with small off-grid solar energy systems. Winners will be...

2014-04-14 20:22:09

NEW YORK, April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® (LEI) for Korea increased 0.1 percent in February to 121.2 (2004 = 100), following a 1.1 percent decline in January, and a 0.4 percent decline in December. At the same time, The Conference Board Coincident Economic Index® (CEI) for Korea, a measure of current economic activity, increased 0.3 percent in February to 118.5 (2004 = 100), following a 0.7 percent increase in January and a 0.1 percent...

2014-04-09 12:25:39

LONDON, April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Korea was chosen as The London Book Fair Market Focus for 2014 held from 8 to 10 to reflect the country's status as one of the top ten publishing markets in the world, and its expanding reputation within the international literary community. The eleventh Market Focus will build on a heritage of enhancing cultural and political exchanges between Korea and the UK. Through The London Book Fair's professional programme and the British Council's...

2014-04-09 08:24:30

SEOUL, South Korea, April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The specialized exhibition related to renewable energy, 'International Green Energy Expo & Conference' (IGEEC) has opened on April 2nd which started in 2004 for the first time in Korea. The show continuing until 4th, has added various exhibits on fusion energy including energy storage system, smart grid, e-mobility and fuel cell that launched last year, with 300 companies from 25 countries. This way, IGEEC gets ready to be real...

2014-04-04 23:29:58

In times of danger and adversity, families must make sacrifices to stay together and survive. In one man’s experience however, war threatened to sever his family, eliminating a chance at survival and promising grief and despair. San Jose, Calif. (PRWEB) April 03, 2014 In his new book, “Shattered by the Wars,” Hi-Dong Chai of Seoul, Korea illustrates his family’s struggle to survive through WWII and The Korean War. His father, a Christian minister, was imprisoned by Japanese police...

2014-04-03 12:20:16

A leading international trade attorney cautions importers that the time is ripe to get their KORUS verification docs in order. MIAMI, April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Just as the two year anniversary of the implementation of the Korea-U.S. Free Trade Agreement passes, importers are voicing concerns that the U.S. government may be ramping up its verification reviews, requiring importers to produce extensive documentation proving that goods imported under the agreement are eligible...

2014-03-26 12:35:11

LONDON, March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: Cloud Computing Market in Korea 2014-2018 TechNavio's analysts forecast the Cloud Computing market in Korea to grow at a CAGR of 22.16 percent over the period 2013-2018. One of the key factors contributing to this market growth is the increase in government initiatives to develop cloud computing facilities in the country. The Cloud Computing market in Korea has also been witnessing...

2014-03-24 16:20:26

Collaboration provides high-performance, environmentally friendly material to the tire and rubber industries SAN FRANCISCO and ATLANTA, March 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Connell Brothers (CBC), the largest distributor of specialty chemicals and ingredients in Asia-Pacific, announced today that it has partnered with Lehigh Technologies, a leading specialty materials company, to market Lehigh's PolyDyne((TM)) micronized rubber powders (MRP) to the tire and rubber industries in Japan and...

2014-03-24 08:27:40

- Subgroup analyses of East Asian populations from two phase 3 studies, ENGAGE AF-TIMI 48 and Hokusai-VTE, showed consistent results compared to the global study populations from these trials(1,2,3,4) TOKYO, March 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Daiichi Sankyo Company, Limited (hereafter, Daiichi Sankyo) today announced late-breaking data from two pre-specified subgroup analyses of East Asian patients with non-valvular atrial fibrillation (NVAF) or venous thromboembolism (VTE) enrolled in two phase...

2014-03-19 08:33:49

- Will Explore Joint Product Design, Development and Marketing - HONG KONG, March 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- UTStarcom (NASDAQ: UTSI), a global telecommunications infrastructure provider, announced plans to partner with DASAN Networks of Korea to explore ways of collaborating that will help both companies bring competitive products to market that serve the increasingly complex needs of cable TV, mobile and telecommunications carriers. The two companies signed a memorandum of...


Latest Korea Reference Libraries

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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2007-06-25 11:02:41

The Northern Pika, Ochotona hyperborea, is a species of pika found across northern Asia, from the Ural Mountains to northern Japan and south through Mongolia, Manchuria, and northern Korea. There are several subspecies of this pika. An adult Northern Pika has a body length of 5 to 7.33 inches, and a tail less than a half inch. The pika sheds its fur twice annually, bearing a reddish-brown coat in the summer and grayish-brown in the winter.

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