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2011-07-05 09:00:00

SEOUL, South Korea, July 5, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Korean Ministry of Health and Welfare announced that groups of working-level representatives from the Ministry of Health UAE and Health Authority-Abu Dhabi visited South Korea from June 26 to 30 in order to strengthen ties in the healthcare sector after the MOU signing in March 2011. The Ministry of Health and Welfare (MoHW), Korea is trying to put greater efforts into strengthening international cooperation in the global healthcare...

2011-04-28 07:15:00

SUNNYVALE, Calif., April 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Onda Corporation, the leading global provider of ultrasound measurement instrumentation, announced an agreement with S&V Korea for distribution of its products to the government and academic sector in South Korea. S&V Korea is a leading distributor providing sound and vibration solutions to a wide range of industries. "With the continued growth in South Korea, a strategic partnership with a respected local distributor offers the...

2011-04-26 02:13:00

SEOUL, South Korea, April 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Korea Ocean Research & Development Institute (KORDI) announced that it will start the full-operation and the related official data distribution service of GOCI(Geostationary Ocean Color Imager), one of the three main payloads in COMS(Communication, Ocean and Meteorological Satellite) also known as 'Chollian', which was launched in June 27 last year, beginning April 20 after its 9-month-long test operation. Considering that the...

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2011-04-07 13:40:09

South Korea's Unification Ministry said that experts from both North and South Korea will meet again to discuss research into an active volcano, reports the Associated Press (AP). The countries' geologists and volcanologists met last week and agreed on the need for joint research into the North's Mount Paektu, although they did not map out details. The discussions came during worries over natural disasters after Japan's earthquake and tsunami last month. Seoul's Unification Ministry said...

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2011-03-24 15:10:00

Officials said on Thursday that South and North Korean experts will talk next week about their first joint research into volcanic activity in the peninsula's highest mountain. The unification ministry said that the meeting will take place on Tuesday at a South Korean office near the cross-border buffer zone. According to the ministry, the North said in its message to Seoul that three seismic experts and two aides would take part in the meeting on March 29. Pyongyang's earthquake bureau...

2011-03-24 08:00:00

SEOUL, South Korea, March 24, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Korea Tourism Organization announced today that they are launching a global online campaign called "buzz KOREA" (www.buzz-korea.com) introducing Korean food culture to audiences around the world with the help of a Hollywood star and famous YouTube musicians. The global online campaign primarily targets English, Chinese and Japanese-speaking countries by highlighting different aspects of Korea and providing a platform where creative...


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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Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.