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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...

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...


Latest Korea Reference Libraries

Paektu Mountain
2014-08-28 10:46:25

Paektu Mountain, also known as Baektu Mountain or Changbai Mountain, is an active stratovolcano that is located along the border of China and North Korea. At an elevation of 9,003 feet, it is the tallest peak on the Korean Peninsula and in northeastern China, as well as the tallest peak in the Baekdudaegan and Changbai mountain ranges. The volcano is a popular tourist area for many South Koreans and foreign travelers. Paektu Mountain is a cone shaped volcano that holds a large caldera that...

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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