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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
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.