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2008-09-29 06:00:20

Text of report in English by South Korean news agency Yonhap Inchon, Sept. 29 (Yonhap) - A Chinese fishing boat was allegedly shelled last week by the North Korean coast guard, officials said Monday. The vessel came under fire at around 9:40 a.m.

2008-09-29 03:00:29

Text of report in English by South Korean news agency Yonhap Seoul, Sept. 29 (Yonhap) - South Korea and Russia have agreed to expand cooperation in energy-related research and in the development of oil and uranium, the government said Monday.

2008-09-26 06:00:19

Text of report in English by South Korean news agency Yonhap MOKPO, South Korea, Sept. 26 (Yonhap) - A coastguardsman was found dead Friday afternoon after a skirmish occurred while he was inspecting a Chinese boat for alleged illegal fishing in the South Korean waters, maritime officials said.

2008-09-24 06:00:22

Text of report in English by South Korean news agency Yonhap [By Lee Joon-seung] Seoul, Sept. 24 (Yonhap) - South Korea approved imports of beef from 18 additional US slaughterhouses that met quality and sanitation standards, the government quarantine service said Wednesday.

2008-09-19 03:00:22

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

2008-09-18 09:00:37

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

2008-09-17 03:00:24

Text of report in English by South Korean news agency Yonhap SEOUL, Sept. 17 (Yonhap) - South Korea has signed a deal with Indonesia to lease 25,000 hectares of coastal waters to cultivate seaweed that can be processed to produce bio-ethanol fuel, the government said Wednesday.

2008-09-14 21:00:12

Text of report in English by South Korean news agency Yonhap SEOUL, Sept. 14 (Yonhap) - Almost every household in South Korea is connected to high-speed Internet, a government report said Sunday.

2008-09-12 06:00:21

Text of report in English by South Korean news agency Yonhap Seoul, Sept. 12 (Yonhap) - Google Inc., operator of the world's largest Web search engine, has recently acquired a South Korean blog tool provider to strengthen its business here, the US company's local unit said Friday [12 September].

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.


Word of the Day
mitraille
  • Small missiles, especially grape, canister, fragments of iron, and the like, when fired, as upon an enemy at close quarters.
  • To fire mitraille at.
The word 'mitraille' comes from the Old French 'mitaille', meaning 'small coins', sometimes used to mean 'scrap iron'.