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2014-07-10 20:22:11

NEW YORK, July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® (LEI) for Korea declined 0.6 percent in May to 122.8 (2004 = 100), following a 1.0 percent increase in April, and a 0.8 percent increase in March. At the same time, The Conference Board Coincident Economic Index® (CEI) for Korea, a measure of current economic activity, declined 0.5 percent in May to 117.9 (2004 = 100), following a 0.1 percent decline in April, and a 0.7 percent decline in March....

2014-07-10 12:27:21

LONDON, July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Medical Tourism Market (India, Thailand, Singapore, Malaysia, Mexico, Brazil, Taiwan, Turkey, South Korea, Costa Rica, Poland, Dubai and Philippines) - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2013 -...

2014-07-09 16:24:21

LONDON, July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Market Snapshot: Mammography Systems 2006 to 2020 - Asia-Pacific (China, Japan, South Korea, Australia and India) https://www.reportbuyer.com/product/2212077/Market-Snapshot-Mammography-Systems-2006-to-2020---Asia-Pacific-China-Japan-South-Korea-Australia-and-India.html Market Snapshot: Mammography Systems 2006 to 2020 - Asia-Pacific (China, Japan, South Korea, Australia and India)...

2014-07-02 08:24:42

Available globally now on Android devices and mobile website, coming soon on iOS devices LOS ANGELES, July 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- LINE Webtoon, the popular mobile comic app, today launched in the United States and worldwide on smartphones, tablets and web browsers. Fans can now view LINE Webtoon through downloading the app for free on Google Play for Android devices starting today and on iOS devices on the Apple App Store later this month and also the mobile website (http://m.webtoons.com)....

2014-07-01 12:30:20

OTA sees pact creating jobs, opportunity for U.S. organic sector WASHINGTON, July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Organic Trade Association (OTA) today welcomed a new organic equivalency arrangement between the United States and Korea, saying it reopens a critically important Asian market for U.S. organic processed food products, and will create jobs and opportunity for the American organic food and farming sector. "We extend our thanks and congratulations to the officials...

2014-06-24 20:22:15

SEOUL, South Korea, June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Korea's Largest LED Show, 'International LED & OLED EXPO 2014' has opened its gate today (24th) at the exhibition hall 1, KINTEX. Domestic and international related people were present at the opening ceremony. Kim Jae-Hong, vice minister for industry and technology of MOTIE, gave the inaugural speech and stressed, "Industry of LED and OLED helps energy reduction as an eco-friendly industry, it became a promising industry in the...

2014-06-19 00:21:55

--- Snapdragon 805 processor and Gobi 9x35 LTE Advanced Cat 6 modem featured in the Samsung Galaxy S5 Broadband LTE-A smartphone in Korea--- SAN DIEGO, June 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Qualcomm Technologies, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Qualcomm Incorporated (NASDAQ: QCOM), today announced that the Qualcomm(®) Snapdragon((TM)) 805 processor and Qualcomm(®) Gobi((TM)) 9x35 modem are powering the Samsung Galaxy S5 Broadband LTE-A in Korea, the world's first commercially available LTE...

2014-06-16 16:27:13

MagnaChip secures magnetic field sensing technology for mobile, consumer, industrial and automotive applications SEOUL, South Korea and CUPERTINO, Calif., June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MagnaChip Semiconductor Corporation ("MagnaChip") (NYSE: MX), a Korea-based designer and manufacturer of analog and mixed-signal semiconductor products, announced that it has signed a patent license agreement with SENIS AG, a manufacturer of magnetic field and current measurement instruments based in...

2014-06-13 04:20:58

~ Leading Korean companies honored for outstanding achievements across various industries at 2014 Frost & Sullivan Korea Excellence Awards SEOUL, South Korea, June 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Frost & Sullivan recognized Korea's best at the 2014 Frost & Sullivan Korea Excellence Awards banquet on 12 June 2014 at the 63 Convention Centre. In its 3(rd) consecutive year, the Korea Excellence Awards aim to recognize companies that have demonstrated outstanding achievement and...

2014-06-13 04:20:55

~ Leading Korean companies honored for outstanding achievements across various industries at 2014 Frost & Sullivan Korea Excellence Awards SEOUL, South Korea, June 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Frost & Sullivan recognized Korea's best at the 2014 Frost & Sullivan Korea Excellence Awards banquet on 12 June 2014 at the 63 Convention Centre. In its 3(rd) consecutive year, the Korea Excellence Awards aim to recognize companies that have demonstrated outstanding achievement and...


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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