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2011-07-27 13:30:00

The Yonhap news agency reports that South Korean scientists have created a glowing dog using a cloning technique that could help find cures for human diseases like Alzheimer's and Parkinson's.

2011-05-03 00:46:00

SEOUL, South Korea, May 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The entry deadline for the 'Yonhap International Press Photo Awards (YIPPA) in support of the United Nations Millennium Development Goals (UN MDGs)' is just one month away from today.

2011-03-01 17:00:00

SEOUL, South Korea, March 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Yonhap News Agency, South Korea's key news wire service, starts receiving entries today (March 2) for the 'Yonhap International Press Photo Awards (YIPPA) in support of the United Nations Millennium Development Goals.' Supported by the UN, the press photo contest begins today and photo submissions will be accepted via the official website (http://www.yippa.net) until May 31.

2009-09-12 08:28:35

South Korean and New Zealand officials say they'll intensify discussions to produce a free trade agreement between the two nations. South Korea's Foreign Ministry said a meeting between the two countries' trade officials in Wellington, New Zealand, Friday produced a pledge to work again on such bilateral issues as tariff concessions, services and investment during an upcoming second round of talks aimed at producing a free trade agreement, the South Korean news agency Yonhap reported. The...

2009-06-30 23:16:05

South Korean ship builders have been hit hard by the global economic slowdown as new orders plunged in 2009 first half, industry sources told Yonhap. The slump has hit South Korea's leading shipbuilders, the South Korean news agency reported. The three major shipyards received combined orders of only

2009-06-05 01:20:00

The South Korean economic downturn may be bottoming out but experts say there is still enough uncertainty to make the recovery a slow process.

2009-05-12 07:27:53

South Korean Finance Minister Yoon Jeung-hyun said the country did not need to worry about a shortage of cash reserves similar to a crisis in 1997. Considering major indicators unveiled recently for our economy, chances are slim that we might face a financial crisis, he said, the Yonhap News Agency reported Tuesday. With current and trade accounts remaining in the black and foreign investments pouring into the local stock market, foreign reserves are expanding and the exchange rate is...

2009-05-10 12:37:20

The South Korean Ministry of Public Administration and Security says the government will offer 250,000 temporary jobs to help stimulate the economy. The government ministry said those hired for the temporary manual work positions will come from low-income and unemployed households throughout South Korea,

2009-04-19 10:26:15

South Korea says the United States has yet to ask for a renegotiation of the delayed Korea-U.S. free trade agreement. South Korean Trade Minister Kim Jong-Hoon said Sunday at the Boao, China, Forum for Asia annual conference that despite repeated assertions by U.S.

2009-04-12 08:15:42

The U.S. Trade Representative is aiming to avoid renegotiating a proposed U.S.-South Korean free trade deal, Seoul officials say. The South Korean Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade and the office of ruling party lawmaker Rep. Hong Jung-wook Sunday confirmed a U.S.

Word of the Day
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.