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2011-12-19 14:32:00

WASHINGTON, Dec. 19, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With the death of North Korea's brutal authoritarian leader Kim Jong-Il this weekend, the future of the isolated regime remains uncertain. Hudson Institute experts in Asia, foreign relations, nuclear proliferation, and religious freedom are available to comment on the situation in North Korea. Hudson experts available to comment: Melanie Kirkpatrick, Senior Fellow, former Wall Street Journal Deputy Editor of the editorial page, and...

2011-12-19 14:01:00

WASHINGTON, Dec. 19, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Reporters and analysts writing on the death of North Korean dictator Kim Jong Il, its nuclear weapons program and the instability in the region can find in-depth data and resources at the Nuclear Threat Initiative's newly revamped online research library http://www.nti.org/newsroom/news/nti-resources-north-korea/ North Korea's nuclear weapons program, missile capabilities, interactive maps and much more are easily accessible and sourced...

New Japanese Spy Satellite Successfully Launches
2011-12-12 14:41:13

Officials said that the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) launched a new spy satellite into orbit on Monday. The satellite launched aboard a Japanese H-2A rocket at 10:21 a.m. from the Tanegashima Space Center in southwestern Japan. JAXA said the radar satellite successfully separated from its rocket and was in orbit just 20 minutes after it was launched. The information-gathering satellite was built due to concerns over North Korea's missile program and also to help monitor...

2011-12-05 09:00:00

SEOUL, South Korea, Dec. 5, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- The Ministry of Health and Welfare and The Korean Health Industry Development Institute announced that the Health Authority-Abu Dhabi and four Korean hospitals, including Samsung Seoul Hospital, Seoul National University Hospital, Asian Medical Center and Seoul St. Mary's Hospital have signed an agreement to collaborate in a patient treatment-reference system in Abu Dhabi, on Nov. 25. This agreement represents the first of its kind to...

2011-12-02 09:00:00

SEOUL, South Korea, Dec. 2, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- The Korean Ministry of Health and Welfare(Minister Rim, Chemin) and Korea Health Industry Development Institute(President Ko, Kyung-hwa) announced that thirty-one underage patients from eight countries received medical surgeries free of charge through its 2011 Korea Medical Charity Program. The Korea Health Industry Development Institute said it has successfully completed the 2011 mission to offer cure for children patients from eight...

2011-11-07 10:51:00

ST. PAUL, Minn., Nov. 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- CHS Inc. (NASDAQ: CHSCP), the nation's leading cooperative, today announced it has opened an office in Seoul, South Korea, intended to strengthen business with that nation's growing customer base. "Korea is an important, strategic demand base for corn, soybeans, wheat and distillers dried grains with solubles (DDGS)," says Brian Schouvieller, CHS vice president of international business. "CHS has done business in Korea for many years. With...

2011-11-02 01:30:00

ST. PETERSBURG, Russia, Nov. 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- First Phase to Reach $300 Million for Environmentally Advanced Electrical and Heating Plants For World's Largest Tourism Project Worth $30 Billion in Russia's North Caucasus Region Power System Will Integrate Renewable Energy Sources from Solar and Wind Will Also Supply Populations Near Planned Resorts and Drive Area's Economic Growth The Russian state company responsible for developing a $30-billion tourism project in the country's...

2011-11-01 01:29:00

SEOUL, South Korea, Nov. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- With a growing number of foreign patients visiting the medical facilities in South Korea, hospitals in South Korea with help of the government are stepping up globalization to capitalize on the 'Medical Hallyu,' the Korean wave of healthcare in the medical industry. More than 80,000 foreign patients came to South Korea for healthcare services in 2010 and it is estimated that the number of foreign patients to South Korea will reach...

2011-10-18 16:19:00

12 U.S. Aerospace technology companies attend premier trade show in Korea. WASHINGTON, Oct. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Suresh Kumar, Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Trade Promotion and Director General of the U.S. and Foreign Commercial Service, is leading a U.S. Department of Commerce Aerospace Executive Service Trade Mission to the Republic of Korea, October 17-21, 2011. The mission aims to connect small -to medium-sized U.S. aerospace technology companies with prospective...

2011-10-05 09:42:00

WASHINGTON, Oct. 5, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- KWAFU's 'Study on the Korean War Armistice Conference Records' released at a seminar in Wash., DC. - Revealing study of the declassified records of the transcript minutes regarding agenda 4 of the armistice conference in 1951~1952. - Denial and concealment of the North Korean abduction of ROK civilians, despite the UN command's efforts to repatriate abductees. The ROK civilian abductees still remain scapegoats of the armistice...


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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