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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...

2013-07-31 16:25:43

In an unprecedented exhibition, the Asian Art Museum presents masterworks from Korea SAN FRANCISCO, July 31, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- This fall, the Asian Art Museum will present In Grand Style: Celebrations in Korean Art during the Joseon Dynasty, the first major U.S. exhibition to explore the colorfully choreographed ceremonies of Korea's Joseon dynasty (1392-1910). The legacy of this dynasty--among the world's longest--continues to resonate in Korean culture today. The...

2013-07-29 12:20:24

Featuring musical actor Taekyung Lim, Sweet Sorrow, and traditional Korean dance and Taekwondo performances SEOUL, South Korea, July 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Incheon International Airport will be hosting cultural performances of various genres to entertain visitors during the peak holiday period of the summer season. "Viva! Summer Concert" will be held on the 1st floor of the Passenger Terminal between the 1st and 5th of August with one-hour performances starting from 4pm....

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,...

2013-07-09 12:30:00

Premium Korean produce distributor latest company to benefit from new U.S.-Korea free-trade agreement WASHINGTON, July 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Seoree (pronounced "sah-ree"), a premium Korea-based produce distributor, today announced it is making its official debut into U.S. markets with an upcoming brand launch at a private salon-style reception in Washington, D.C. The event will draw members of the Washington media elite and staff from the Korean embassy, along with international...

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...

2013-05-08 16:25:06

-Hudson Institute Senior Fellow Melanie Kirkpatric Pens OpEd Piece Highlighting David Sneddon's Disappearance from China- WASHINGTON, May 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- At least six Americans have been officially held or detained in North Korea since 2009, according to the New York Times, but the abduction of United States citizens likely goes back to 2004 - and beyond, notes the family of missing American David Louis Sneddon. In a Wall Street Journal OpEd piece in late April, a Japanese...

2013-04-15 08:24:36

LOS ANGELES, April 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- YesStyle, the leading online Asian fashion retailer, announces its sponsorship of Korea Music Festival 11, to be held on April 27, 2013 at the world-famous Hollywood Bowl in Los Angeles. YesStyle's support of the Korea Times Music Festival, also known as the Korean Music Festival, represents its third collaboration with the show following similar sponsorships in 2011 and 2012. Korea Times Music Festival 11 offers one of their strongest line-ups...

2013-04-05 16:22:30

VADUZ, Liechtenstein, April 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- http://www.worldreview.info  North Korea continues to defy the United Nations and openly threaten South Korea and the United States. But despite the escalating rhetoric it remains impossible to predict how this crisis will pan out, says defence and security expert Dr James Jay Carafano. Dr Carafano, the Washington-based Heritage Foundation's vice president for foreign and defence policy studies tells World Review that limited...


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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