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2014-03-11 08:31:40

NEW YORK, March 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ACCESS PHARMACEUTICALS, INC. (OTCBB: ACCP) today announced that it had entered into an exclusive license agreement with HANMI PHARMACEUTICAL CO., LTD. (KSE: 128940) related to MuGard commercialization in South Korea. Under the terms of the license agreement, Access will receive an upfront licensing fee and double digit royalties on net sales of MuGard in the licensed territory. MuGard is an oral mucoadhesive that is designed to manage oral...

2014-03-11 08:20:09

TORONTO, March 11, 2014 /CNW/ - Prime Minister Stephen Harper's announcement, in South Korea, of a free trade agreement between Canada and South Korea poses a serious threat to Canada's auto industry, says Unifor, Canada's largest union in the private sector. "We cannot stand by a deal that secures a one-way flow of Korean auto imports into the Canadian market, undermining the jobs and industry on which so many Canadians depend, while precious little is done to strengthen our...

2014-03-10 00:21:39

SEOUL, South Korea, March 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Korea is one of the top 10 book markets in the world in terms of the market volume, thus it is not a surprise that the country is chosen as the Market Focus at the London Book Fair 2014. Korean publishers have been active buyers of foreign copyrights and over the last few decades, they have been also providing international publishers with quality contents. 27 companies including publishers, e-book specialists and print companies...

2014-03-04 08:28:15

LEWISBURG, Pa., March 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Wilbert & Almaretta Hupp will celebrate their 60(th) wedding anniversary on March 21(st). While a six-decade anniversary is always good news, this couple's particular story is filled with hurdles and compounded challenges that defy convention. In 1951, a local newspaper featured the story of a very young Marine, Wilbert Hupp being deployed to Korea. The paper encouraged locals to write to PFC Hupp to show support and boost morale. A...

2014-02-28 23:02:29

Pole To Win's new studio in Korea has now opened its doors for business ready to serve the region with game testing needs. (PRWEB) February 28, 2014 Pole To Win, the premier one-stop-shop for video game quality assurance testing, customer support, and localization announced last December that it has established a new subsidiary in Gwangju, Korea. The studio has now opened its doors for business ready to serve the region with game testing needs. Pole To Win is a provider of game...

2014-02-28 08:23:52

Seoul, Korea Captivates Global Fans Through Its Bitter-sweetness SEOUL, South Korea, Feb. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Every city has its own distinct image and a nickname. Paris is about romance. New York is about high skyscrapers, and don't forget the Big Apple. How about Seoul, South Korea? The Seoul Metropolitan Government took on an ambitious global project to answer this question, asking global citizens to submit 5-minutes-or-less video clips about Seoul. This creative and unique...

2014-02-27 12:22:51

DUBLIN, Feb. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/2v6k8g/china_outbound ) has announced the addition of the "Concise analysis of the Chinese Outbound Tourism Market" report to their offering. (Logo:http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769) A booming economy, mixed with an exponential rise in the number of millionaires and a rapidly expanding middle class, has ignited a desire among the Chinese population to explore the world...

2014-02-26 08:20:09

TORONTO, Feb. 26, 2014 /CNW/ - JAMA Canada, the association representing Japanese automakers in Canada, has today issued a statement in support the Government of Canada's efforts to complete a free trade deal with the Republic of Korea - an important first step towards securing and strengthening economic partnerships in the Asia-Pacific region. "Free and open trade with priority markets in Asia, most notably Korea and Japan, is vital to Canada's national interest to be globally...

2014-02-25 08:39:35

Marvell partners with Ubiquouss in providing unprecedented access over existing copper infrastructure for Korea's largest broadband internet service provider BARCELONA, Spain and SANTA CLARA, Calif., Feb. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Marvell® (Nasdaq: MRVL), a worldwide leader in integrated silicon solutions, today announced that KT Corporation (KT), formerly known as Korea Telecom, the largest broadband internet service provider in Korea with 8 million broadband internet subscribers and 4...

2014-02-25 08:21:39

Benefits Include Reduced Energy Consumption and Network Voltage Stabilization SEOUL, Korea, Feb. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Woojin Industrial Systems, a leading manufacturer of electric rail vehicles and rail system equipment, has completed installation of its energy storage system (ESS) ultracapacitor-based braking energy recuperation systems in seven Metro stations in Seoul, Daejon, Incheon and the Korea Train eXpress (KTX) high-speed rail depot in Seoul....


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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