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2014-03-13 23:28:11

Three Blubird’s products have won Red Dot Design Award 2014, one of world’s most famous design awards. The honor goes to BM180, MT760, and EP300 series. Seoul, Korea (PRWEB) March 13, 2014 Three Blubird’s products have won Red Dot Design Award 2014, one of world’s most famous design awards. The honor goes to BM180, MT760, and EP300 series. As these products integrate various function in one device and are designed in compact and sophisticated design at the same time, they refute...

2014-03-13 20:23:47

NEW YORK, March 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® (LEI) for Korea declined 1.0 percent in January to 121.2 (2004 = 100), following a 0.4 percent decrease in December, and a 0.2 percent increase in November. At the same time, The Conference Board Coincident Economic Index® (CEI) for Korea, a measure of current economic activity, increased 0.8 percent in January to 118.2 (2004 = 100), following a 0.1 percent decrease in December, and a 0.3 percent...

2014-03-13 08:29:31

More famous foreign VIPs coming to Korea for treatments, plastic surgeries, health checkups, and healing are currently on the rise SEOUL, South Korea, March 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- More foreign VVIPs are recently coming to Korea for medical care. Presidents of countries, CEOs of conglomerates, and famous celebrities are coming to Korea in droves to get medical care. From plastic surgery to skin beauty care, premium health checkups, back and joint surgeries, and treatment for...

2014-03-12 16:24:46

#WHATSTHERE SOCHI, Russia, March 12, 2014 /CNW/ - The last time Canada met Korea in Paralympic wheelchair curling action was in 2010 at the gold medal game in Vancouver. So, in a way today's game was a rematch of the two powerhouses from four years ago. The obvious difference this time is the makeup of the Korean team. While Canada's team is made up of three 2010 veterans and two newcomers, the Korean team has only one member, Myungjin Kim, from their silver medal squad. They...

2014-03-12 16:22:31

U.S. deficit up from imports; job promises, exports down WASHINGTON, March 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The United Steelworkers (USW) joined Members of Congress and private sector experts today in declaring the U.S. - Korea Free Trade Agreement (KORUS-FTA) has fallen far short of job promises and improvements in trade balances marked by the second anniversary of the trade law this Saturday. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20080131/DC12982LOGO "Government data,...

2014-03-12 08:35:49

SAN FRANCISCO, March 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Minerva Institute for Research and Scholarship today announced the induction of fourteen educational innovators to the Minerva Academy, an honorary institution dedicated to promoting and rewarding extraordinary advancements and innovation in higher education teaching around the world. The newly inducted honorees' are honored for their contributions and innovative thinking in the area of teaching excellence. Their backgrounds range from law to...

2014-03-12 08:24:33

LOS ANGELES, March 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- YesStyle, the leading online Asian fashion retailer and owner and operator of retail website YesStyle.com, is proud to present "aka DAN", a documentary series starring musician Dan Matthews. Produced by Mayrok Media in association with Arirang TV, the 4-part series "aka DAN" follows Matthews, a Korean American adoptee, as he searches for and reunites with his biological Korean family, including his twin brother who he never knew existed. The...

2014-03-11 08:32:57

OTTAWA, March 11, 2014 /CNW/ - The Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC) today expressed its support for the free trade agreement reached between Canada and Korea as the sector continues to pursue expanded markets in the Asia-Pacific region. "The hundreds of communities across Canada who depend on a strong forest products industry benefit from a strong export agenda," said the President and CEO of FPAC, David Lindsay. "The signing of this deal will help the forest products...

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...


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
penuche
  • A fudgelike confection of brown sugar, cream or milk, and chopped nuts.
'Penuche' is a variant of 'panocha,' a coarse grade of sugar made in Mexico. 'Panocha' probably comes from the Spanish 'panoja, panocha,' ear of grain.
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