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2013-07-16 00:20:07

Seoul, July 16, 2013 - (ACN Newswire) - Expansion strategies by international firms for their smaller branches in Korea drove new hiring activity, according to the 2013 Robert Walters Half-year Market Update. New entrant and existing branch offices sought experienced professionals for newly-created positions to support their growth strategies in Korea. However, larger multinational firms slowed their new hiring and focussed on recruiting for replacement and up skilling their current...

2013-06-19 23:22:22

July 27th marks the 60th anniversary of the conclusion of the Korean War. On June 19th and 20th Lexington Square senior living communities in Lombard and Elmhurst, Illinois will honor Korean War veterans through a program led by renowned speaker and Korean War educator, Lynnita Jean Brown. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) June 19, 2013 Richard Bilowos was a self-professed war bride. Drafted into the Army Infantry in 1952 to fight in the Korean War, the long time resident of Lombard got married on a...

2013-06-18 23:01:03

Interbattery 2013 will launch this fall as part of Energy Korea Week at Coex. Seoul, South Korea (PRWEB) June 19, 2013 Coex Convention and Exhibition Center in Seoul is to launch new show ℠Interbattery 2013´ as part of Energy Week Korea this fall in order to further enhance the domestic and international battery market. From October 16th - 19th 2013 an estimated 200 battery-related companies will gather in Hall C of the center for a battery expo expected to spearhead secondary...


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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Word of the Day
attercop
  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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