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2011-01-20 13:16:00

WASHINGTON, Jan. 20, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A path-breaking new study of North Korea from the Peterson Institute for International Economics, based on large-scale and unprecedented refugee surveys in China and South Korea, finds that a great many transformations are under way in one of the most isolated, poorly understood and dictatorial countries on earth. In their new book, Witness to Transformation: Refugee Insights into North Korea, authors Stephan Haggard and Marcus Noland...

2011-01-13 17:22:00

WASHINGTON, Jan. 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Riki Ellison, Chairman and Founder of the Missile Defense Advocacy Alliance (MDAA), www.missiledefenseadvocacy.org, has analyzed the statements made by Secretary of Defense Robert Gates this week regarding North Koreas' threat to the U.S. and offered his analysis. Ellison is one of the top lay experts in the field of missile defense in the world. His comments are outlined below: In Beijing, China this week Secretary of Defense Robert Gates stated...

2010-12-10 00:00:48

The Western perception of North Korean leader Kim Jong Il as a loose cannon is "grossly misguided" says a leading South Korean political scientist in a new interview with Encyclopaedia Britannica. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) December 8, 2010 "” The Western perception of North Korean leader Kim Jong Il as a loose cannon is "grossly misguided" says a leading South Korean political scientist in a new interview with Encyclopaedia Britannica. Chung-in Moon, a professor at Yonsei University in...

2010-12-02 14:49:00

WASHINGTON, Dec. 2, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Riki Ellison, Chairman and Founder of the Missile Defense Advocacy Alliance (MDAA), www.missiledefenseadvocacy.org, has been observing the current situation involving North and South Korea which developed last week and has offered his comments. Ellison is one of the foremost experts in the field of missile defense in the world. His observations are the following: "Long simmering tensions between the two countries erupted last week as...

2010-11-10 23:53:00

COSTA MESA, Calif., Nov. 11, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- (OTC Bulletin Board: TMMM) - The iconic T3 Series Electric Stand-up Vehicle was selected by the South Korean Police as a cutting edge 'green' clean energy vehicle to provide security for South Korean Police Officers at the G20 Summit in Seoul South Korea. The G20 Summit nations come together in Seoul, South Korea, November 11-12, to discuss the state of the global economy as it emerges from the financial crisis. (Photo:...

2010-10-29 12:33:00

BARKING SANDS, Kauai, Hawaii Oct. 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Riki Ellison, Founder and Chairman of the Missile Defense Advocacy Alliance (MDAA), www.missiledefenseadvocacy.org has commented on the results of the successful Japanese missile intercept from the JS Kirishima off the coast of Kauai, Hawaii and its significance. Ellison is one of the top foremost lay experts in the field of missile defense in the world. His comments include the following: "Against the back drop of the Kauai...

2010-10-05 09:12:00

AMERICUS, Ga., Oct. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Former President Jimmy Carter this week praised a first-of-its-kind building project that will involve volunteers from the United States building homes side by side with North Koreans. The Fuller Center, a US-based Christian non-profit organization, has been working with its North Korean partner, the Paektusan Academy of Architecture, since 2008 developing plans for the project. According to U.S. News & World Report, Carter said: "They've...

2010-10-04 10:05:00

AMSTERDAM, Oct. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- VimpelCom Ltd. ("VimpelCom") and Weather Investments S.p.A. ("Weather") are pleased to announce that they have signed an agreement today to combine the two groups (the "Transaction") creating the world's fifth largest mobile telecommunications carrier by subscribers with pro forma net operating revenues of US$21.5 billion and pro forma EBITDA of US$9.5 billion for the year ended 31 December, 2009. At the closing of the Transaction, VimpelCom Ltd will own,...

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2010-08-19 10:20:00

North Korea has opened a Twitter account and has started using the social media network to post links to anti-South Korean and anti-American statements posted to their Uriminzokkiri.com (Among Our Nation) website, according to various media reports.The first Tweet sent via the new @uriminzok account, which was translated from Korean by the folks at social media news website Mashable and paraphrased by WebNewser reporter David Cohen on Monday, "said 'our nation' now has a Twitter account."...

2010-07-30 09:12:00

WASHINGTON, July 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Riki Ellison, Chairman and Founder of the Missile Defense Advocacy Alliance (MDAA), www.missiledefenseadvocacy.org, has analyzed the U.S. military exercises off the Korean Peninsula this week . Ellison is one of the top experts in missile defense in the country. His observations are the following: "Off the Korean Peninsula this week our U.S. forces, led by the USS George Washington Battle Strike Group made up of 20 ships, 100 aircraft and...


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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  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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