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2013-11-01 11:06:00

Continual reintroduction of P. vivax from North Korea could be the cause of change Malaria is one of the major infectious diseases transmitted by mosquitos, with enormous impact on quality of life. According to World Health Organization figures, as of 2010 there were over 219 million reported cases of malaria with an estimated 660,000 deaths. Plasmodium vivax, which is the second most prevalent species of the human malaria parasite, is widely distributed around the world especially in...

2013-09-10 23:30:42

Passages Malibu issues statement on a new study documenting methamphetamine use in the region. Malibu, CA (PRWEB) September 10, 2013 An August 20th blog post in the Wall Street Journal detailed findings form a report that examined meth use in the northern area of North Korea. The report was one of the first of its kind that attempted to assemble meaningful statistics about North Korean drug use. Methamphetamine, better known as crystal meth, began production in the embattled country when...

2013-08-29 00:20:09

Seoul, Aug 29, 2013 - (ACN Newswire) - More than three in four professionals in Korea received salary rises in 2013 according to the Employee Insights Survey 2013. The Survey examined the sentiment of bilingual professionals in Korea for their careers, progression opportunities and globalisation. The industry with the most professionals that received salary increases was the manufacturing sector, while information technology respondents were the largest group to receive salary decreases.In a...

2013-07-24 23:24:30

Marlin Steel Wire Products, a leading manufacturer and exporter of custom material handling containers, has translated its website into Korean to better serve its international clientele. Marlin Steel was ranked as the 162nd fastest growing private manufacturer in America by Inc. magazine on its “5000” list of fast-growing U.S. companies. Baltimore, Maryland (PRWEB) July 24, 2013 Marlin Steel Wire Products, a leading manufacturer and exporter of custom material handling containers,...

North, South Korea Websites Hit By Cyber Attacks On War Anniversary
2013-06-25 10:18:43

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com – Your Universe Online Official North and South Korean websites were reportedly attacked on Tuesday by unknown hackers on the anniversary of the outbreak of the Korean War (1950-1953), which divided the Asian peninsula. The coordinated cyber attacks prompted the South Korean government in the capital city of Seoul to issue a general cyber alert. The affected South Korean websites include those belonging to the presidential Blue House, the official...


Latest North Korea Reference Libraries

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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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2007-01-10 12:49:37

The Eurasian Water Shrew, known in British English as the water shrew, is a relatively large shrew. It is up to 3.94 inches (100 mm) long, with a tail up to three-quarters as long again. It has short dark fur, often with a few white tufts. It has a few stiff hairs around the feet and tail that act as a keel in the water. Its fur traps bubbles of air in the water that greatly aids its buoyancy, but requires it to anchor itself if it wishes to remain underwater for more than the briefest of...

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