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2013-11-25 00:20:13

New Incheon flight training campus will become the largest in Korea and is expected to open in 2015 INCHEON, South Korea, Nov. 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing (NYSE: BA) participated in a groundbreaking ceremony today with Incheon and Korean Air for construction of Korea's largest new aviation training facility to be located in Incheon's Free Economic Zone (IFEZ). The new campus, which is slated to open in 2015, will allow Boeing to expand the scope of its training business in Korea...

2013-11-20 08:29:30

SEOUL, BERLIN, BOSTON and MUMBAI, India, Nov. 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Ci-Co Healthcare and Piramal Imaging announce the companies have entered into a strategic partnership and exclusive licensing agreement whereby Ci-Co Healthcare will obtain market authorization from the Korean Health Authorities and commercialize the PET amyloid imaging agent florbetaben F18(*)( )in South Korea. Ci-Co Healthcare has assigned the manufacturing and supply of florbetaben F18 to DuChemBio, a...

2013-11-19 08:32:15

SEOUL, South Korea and CUPERTINO, Calif., Nov. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- MagnaChip Semiconductor Corporation ("MagnaChip") (NYSE: MX), a Korea-based designer and manufacturer of analog and mixed-signal semiconductor products, today announced that it has extended the expiration date of its offer to exchange up to $225,000,000 of new 6.625% Senior Notes due 2021 (the "new notes") that have been registered under the Securities Act of 1933 for an equal amount of outstanding unregistered...

2013-11-14 23:32:10

The rate for international calls to South Korea is now 1.7 or 1.8 cents/minute with the new monthly plans: Korea 500 or Korea 1000. Atlanta, Georgia (PRWEB) November 14, 2013 Koryotel.com comes with good news for everyone calling South Korea on regular basis. Two new monthly plans bring lower rates to call South Korea: 1.7¢/min with South Korea 1000, and 1.8 ¢/min with Korea 500 subscription. Choosing a plan makes it more economical to call friends or family in South Korea,...

2013-11-13 08:25:23

SEOUL, South Korea, Nov. 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- World Cyber Games Inc. (WCG), organizer of the international eSports competition World Cyber Games has completed the group drawing for the WCG 2013 Grand Final and announced the result yesterday in Seoul, Korea. With over 1 million competitors from about 40 countries now shaved down to an elite 500, the final stage is set for eSprots top competitors to battle at the highest level of gaming while representing their countries at the WCG...

2013-11-12 08:41:14

SEOUL, South Korea and CUPERTINO, Calif., Nov. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- MagnaChip Semiconductor Corporation ("MagnaChip") (NYSE: MX), a Korea-based designer and manufacturer of analog and mixed-signal semiconductor products, today announced that management will be presenting and discussing the company's growth opportunities and strategies at the UBS Global Technology Conference in Sausalito, California. -- The presentation is scheduled for November 19, 2013 at 8:30 a.m. PST....

2013-11-11 23:02:14

DNA Response and Kbiz Corporation, the US branch of the Korea Federation of Small and Medium Business, agreed to work together to introduce many innovative and uniquely designed consumer products from Korea to the US. Kbiz will supply the appropriate products from its 3,800 members, and DNA will provide the expertise in the US multi-channel commerce industry. Seattle, Washington (PRWEB) November 11, 2013 DNA Response, a multi-channel commerce company, announces exclusive U.S. online...

2013-11-01 00:21:12

This Creative Economy Summit includes Mobile Platform, Big Data & Cloud and Software Convergence Featuring Industry Leaders from Korea and US SANTA CLARA, Calif., Nov. 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The 2(nd) Annual K-TECH Silicon Valley 2013 Conference & Expo kicks off November 14-15(th) at The Santa Clara Marriott with over 1,500 Korean and US entrepreneurs, executives and investors to demonstrate, exhibit and discuss innovations from Korea's Creative Economy boom. The event also...

2013-10-30 16:20:18

NEW YORK, Oct. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The biggest exhibition on road & transportation, 'International Road & Traffic Expo 2013' (ROTREX) is being held at KINTEX (Ilsan, Korea) exhibition center on October 29th (Tue). (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20131030/MN07121) The 5th International Road & Traffic Expo 2013 runs for four days until November 1st with 107 exhibitors and 350 booths. ROTREX is held in every two years since 2005. So far, a total of...

2013-10-28 08:30:11

BUFFALO, N.Y., Oct. 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Kinex Pharmaceuticals today announced that the first patient has been dosed in its Phase Ib Oraxol study. Oraxol allows for oral delivery of paclitaxel when combined with Hanmi Pharmaceutical's absorption enhancer, HM30181A. This trial is being conducted in the United States. Oraxol is in PII studies in Korea and will commence a PI in New Zealand in 2014. Kinex has global development and commercialization rights for Oraxol, excluding...


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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