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2008-09-11 03:00:10

Text of report in English by South Korean news agency Yonhap NEW YORK, Sept. 11 (Yonhap) - North Korean diplomats here on Wednesday described as nonsense media speculation over their leader Kim Jong Il [Kim Cho'ng-il]'s health problems.

2008-09-10 12:00:05

NORTH Korean leader Kim Jong Il is alive but seriously ill, a news report said today, amid mounting speculation over the leader's health after he missed a key national ceremony.

2008-09-10 06:00:22

Text of report in English by South Korean news agency Yonhap SEOUL, Sept.

2008-09-10 06:00:14

Text of report in English by South Korean news agency Yonhap SEOUL, Sept. 10 (Yonhap) - Three South Korean telecom companies are scheduled to begin providing television programmes over high- speed Internet connections in a trial run, the nations's telecommunications regulator said Wednesday.

2008-09-10 06:00:11

Text of report in English by South Korean news agency Yonhap SEOUL, Sept.

2008-09-10 00:00:04

Text of report in English by South Korean news agency Yonhap SEOUL, Sept. 10 (Yonhap) - A North Korean diplomat denied Wednesday [ 10 September] the communist state's leader Kim Jong Il [Kim Cho'ng-il] has fallen sick, Japan's Kyodo news agency reported.

2008-09-09 09:00:15

Text of report in English by South Korean news agency Yonhap SEOUL, Sept. 9 (Yonhap) - North Korea marked its 60th founding anniversary Tuesday [ 9 September] with a call for stronger solidarity among its people and a vow to strengthen the military.

2008-09-07 09:00:12

Text of report in English by South Korean news agency Yonhap Seoul, Sept. 7 (Yonhap) - The government said Sunday that it will improve the allocation process of state funds for resources development that has been criticized for favouring public companies.

2008-09-06 09:00:08

Text of report in English by South Korean news agency Yonhap [Yonhap headline: "S. Korean Coast Guard Seize Chinese Fishing Boats Bear Jeju"] JEJU, South Korea, Sept.

2008-09-05 09:00:10

Text of report in English by South Korean news agency Yonhap [Updated version: Updates throughout with start of meetings in Beijing; changes dateline per 0846 gmt source update; By Lee Ji- dong: "Envoys To Discuss Pyongyang's Nuclear Resumption"] BEIJING/SEOUL, Sept.


Word of the Day
prosopography
  • a study of the individuals in a group of people within a specific context and their relationships.
  • In rhetoric, the description of any one's personal appearance.
The word 'prosopography' comes from a Latin word meaning 'description of a person’s appearance' from Greek roots meaning 'face' or 'person' and 'writing'.