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2013-05-30 23:04:31

Ryerson University students complete real world project for KANETIX: Canada´s largest online financial services marketplace. Toronto, ON (PRWEB) May 30, 2013 A group of fourth-year university students from Ryerson´s Digital Media Zone has recently completed a project for KANETIX, Canada´s largest online insurance and financial services comparison website. Committed to driving innovation in online financial services, KANETIX approached the Digital Media Zone (DMZ) to explore a...

2008-10-01 15:00:11

The demilitarized zone between North and South Korea is set for the first military dialogue between the two counties in more than eight months, officials said. The South Korean Defense Ministry says representatives of the two sides will meet on Thursday in the truce village of Panmunjom, South Korea's Yonhap News Agency reports. Relations between the north and south hit bottom in July when North Korean guards fatally shot a South Korean housewife at a resort in the communist nation....

2008-06-26 09:00:00

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - June 26, 2008) - Inter-Citic Minerals Inc. (TSX:ICI) ("Inter-Citic" or "the Company") President and CEO James Moore, is pleased to report results received from the first set of drill holes from the Company's 2008 diamond drill program at its Dachang Gold Project in China. Drill Highlights: - Step-out drill hole CJV-338 located 100 m off the eastern extension of the current resource area of the Dachang Main Zone ("DMZ") intersected multiple mineralized zones,...

2006-08-01 06:52:23

By Jon Herskovitz SEOUL (Reuters) - North and South Korean troops exchanged gunfire across their heavily fortified border for the first time in about a year, a military official said on Tuesday. North Korean troops fired two shots at a South Korean guard post near the Demilitarized Zone late on Monday and South Korean troops returned six shots, an official said by telephone. "No one was injured in the incident," the Joint Chiefs of Staff official said, referring to South Korean...

2006-08-01 03:44:31

By Jon Herskovitz SEOUL (Reuters) - North and South Korean troops exchanged gunfire across their heavily fortified border for the first time in about a year, a military official said on Tuesday. North Korean troops fired two shots at a South Korean guard post near the Demilitarized Zone late on Monday and South Korean troops returned six shots, an official said by telephone. "No one was injured in the incident," the Joint Chiefs of Staff official said, referring to South Korean...

2006-07-31 19:35:44

SEOUL (Reuters) - North and South Korean troops along their heavily fortified border exchanged gunfire for the first time in about a year, a military official said on Tuesday, with the incident coming as ties between the two have soured. North Korean troops fired two shots at a South Korean guard post near the Demilitarised Zone on Monday night and South Korean troops returned six shots, an official said by telephone. "No one was injured in the incident," the Joint Chiefs of Staff...

2006-05-24 00:43:56

By Jack Kim SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korea called off trial train runs across the heavily militarized border with the South on Thursday, scotching plans for the first rail crossings in more than half a century. Reconnecting the rail lines would have been a deeply symbolic step in generally warming ties between the two Koreas because the last time a train crossed the border it carried refugees and soldiers wounded in the Korean War. Seoul's vice-unification minister, Shin Eon-sang,...

2006-05-22 07:35:00

By Jon Herskovitz PAJU, South Korea -- Some of the most sought-after development locations in South Korea lie just a few miles from a hostile army, one of the world's largest artillery concentrations and millions of land mines. The area south of the Demilitarized Zone that divided the peninsula after the 1950-1953 Korean War became a buffer zone. While South Korea industrialized and Seoul developed into a booming city of skyscrapers, building was restricted in this region of fertile fields...

2006-03-02 04:55:05

By Lee Jin-joo SEOUL (Reuters) - North and South Korean generals began rare talks on Thursday on reducing military tensions and building confidence to help improve cross-border ties, a South Korean official said. Lower-level, but senior, military officers from the two sides met last month at a border truce village and agreed on resuming the generals' talks, which had been suspended since June, 2004. Efforts to reduce military tensions between the North and South, which remain...

2006-03-01 20:57:25

SEOUL (Reuters) - North and South Korean generals began rare talks on Thursday on reducing military tensions and building confidence to help improve cross-border ties, a South Korean official said. Lower-level, but senior, military officers from the two sides met last month at a border truce village and agreed on resuming the generals' talks, which had been suspended since June, 2004. Efforts to reduce military tensions between the North and South, which remain technically at war,...


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2007-07-17 11:33:40

The Chinese Goral (Nemorhaedus caudatus), is a species of wild goat found in the mountains of eastern and northern Asia. A population of this subspecies exists in the Korean Demilitarized Zone, near the tracks of the Donghae Bukbu Line. The species is classified as endangered in South Korea, with an estimated population of less than 250.

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  • Scandinavian punch made of claret and aquavit with spices and raisins and orange peel and sugar.
This word comes from the Swedish 'glogg,' which is an alteration of 'glodgat,' mulled (wine).
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