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2012-07-31 18:21:24

SEOUL, South Korea, July 31, 2012 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Korea Health Industry Development Institute (KHIDI) announced that several foreign patients have recently experienced medical miracles in South Korea that have given them a second chance in life. Doctor from Abu Dhabi received treatment in South Korea A lady doctor from Abu Dhabi (Dr. Kaabi, 42) successfully received her thyroid operation at the Seoul National University (SNU) Hospital and has returned home. Dr. Kaabi visited...

2012-06-07 06:21:50

FARMINGTON, Conn., June 7, 2012 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Global Information Inc. is pleased to announce the availability of two new reports dealing with global markets for water treatment. World Water Infrastructure Equipment Global demand for water infrastructure equipment will grow to exceed $100 billion by 2016, at a projected growth rate of more than six percent per year. Increased demand is driven by two factors: the increasing maintenance requirement of aging water infrastructure in the...

2012-05-10 02:25:56

WASHINGTON, May 10, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Global research and consulting group InterMedia (www.intermedia.org) unveiled a new report today showing that North Koreans can access far more news and information from abroad than commonly assumed, posing a challenge to the state's control over what its citizens see, hear, know - and believe. While there is no indication that new North Korean leader Kim Jong Un plans to loosen official state control of media and information, the reach of...

2012-04-23 18:20:37

SEOUL, South Korea, April 24, 2012 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- The Ministry of Health and Welfare announced, "Medical Korea 2012 - The 3rd Global Healthcare & Medical Tourism Conference", was held at the COEX Grand Ballroom from April 17th to 19th with about 700 participants from 36 nations. The main theme of the conference was "Future Strategy for Emerging Markets", focusing on the Middle-east, Southeast Asia and Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS). Under this theme, discussions centered...

2012-04-09 10:22:53

WASHINGTON, April 9, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- At a conference to be held in Washington, D.C. on April 10, the Washington, D.C.-based Committee for Human Rights in North Korea (HRNK) will issue a 200 page report, Hidden Gulag: Second Edition, The Lives and Voices of "Those Who are Sent to the Mountains." Authored by human rights specialist David Hawk, the report calls for the dismantlement of the vast North Korean political prisoner camp system in which 150,000 to 200,000 are...

2012-03-17 23:00:23

Artisan Business Group hosts “The Bottom Line: Capturing EB-5 Capital in China and Korea Executive Seminar” at the Governor Hotel in Portland OR March 31, 2012. Portland, OR (PRWEB) March 17, 2012 “The Bottom Line: Capturing EB-5 Capital in China and Korea Executive Seminar” hosted by Brian Su, a leading expert on EB-5 marketing in China and Korea, is attracting commercial real estate developers, immigration attorneys, investment bankers, EB-5 executives, and...

2012-03-08 08:00:00

EB-5 investment expert Brian Su will speak in Portland, Oregon on March 31 to provide practical advice to EB-5 regional center executives seeking to enter the Chinese and Korean immigrant investors market. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) March 08, 2012 “The Bottom Line: Capturing EB-5 Capital in China and Korea Executive Seminar” is attracting U.S. commercial real estate developers, immigration attorneys, investment bankers, EB-5 executives, and venture capitalists, among others, to be...

2012-01-03 09:00:00

SEOUL, South Korea, Jan. 3, 2012 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- The Ministry of Health and Welfare (Minister Rim Che-Min) and Korea Health Industry Development Institute (Ko Kyung-Hwa) announced that a 19-year-old woman, Tan Hui-Linn, has been invited to South Korea as part of the government's Medical Korea project and will receive surgery at the JK Plastic Surgery Center located in southern Seoul. Tan Hui-Linn's life that was once full of hopes shattered on Oct. 24, 2009, the date when her horrific...

2011-12-19 19:00:00

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Live Nation Entertainment, Inc. (NYSE: LYV) today announced it has opened a concert promotion office in Seoul, South Korea. This marks another important step in Live Nation's international expansion into new markets. South Korea is the 13th largest economy in the world, and the 3rd largest in the Far East, with growth of 6% in 2010. It also ranks as the 12th largest music market in the world, which is largely attributable to K-Pop,...

2011-12-19 15:28:00

WASHINGTON, Dec. 19, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Committee for Human Rights in North Korea calls upon the new leadership of North Korea to take the following steps to open up its closed society, end the repression of its population and become a full-fledged member of the international community: Order the release of the 200,000 political prisoners reportedly held without charge or trial in brutal and harrowing conditions. Allow the International Committee of the Red Cross entry...


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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