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2008-07-23 06:00:48

Text of report in English by South Korean news agency Yonhap [By Nam Kwang-sik: "Kepco To Expand Windfarms In China"] Seoul, July 23 (Yonhap) - Korea Electric Power Corp.

2008-07-23 06:00:40

Text of report in English by South Korean news agency Yonhap [By Lee Joon-seung] Seoul, July 23 (Yonhap) - South Korea's national quarantine service said Wednesday that it has ordered a recall of Chilean pork that may have been contaminated with dioxin after finding a package with a higher than permitted level of the toxic compound.

2008-07-23 00:00:22

Text of report in English by South Korean news agency Yonhap Seoul, 23 July: Five South Koreans held hostage in Mexico were freed Wednesday [23 July](KST), a Foreign Ministry official in Seoul said, following joint efforts by the two governments to secure their release.

2008-07-22 06:00:24

Text of report in English by South Korean news agency Yonhap Seoul, July 22 (Yonhap) - South Korea's communications regulatory body said Tuesday it plans to widen the range of Internet Web sites that require user identification prior to posting responses on news and other online content.

2008-07-21 06:00:20

Text of report in English by South Korean news agency Yonhap [Yonhap headline: "N.K. Says Shooting of S.

2008-07-19 09:00:36

Text of report in English by South Korean news agency Yonhap GAPYEONG, South Korea, July 19 (Yonhap) - A medical helicopter carrying 16 people burst into flames after making an emergency landing north of Seoul on Saturday, injuring seven including Moon Sun-myung, the founder of the Unification Church, and his wife, local police said.

2008-07-16 09:00:44

Text of report in English by South Korean news agency Yonhap [Yonhap headline: "Report on Environmental Damage by USFK Issued"] SEOUL, July 16 (Yonhap) - A report on environmental damage found over the past 10 years inside US military bases in South Korea was issued by civic organizations on Wednesday [16 July], with land contamination from oil being the most serious problem.

2008-07-16 06:00:07

Text of report in English by South Korean news agency Yonhap [By Kim Hyun: "Seoul Court Hands Down Suspended Jail Term For Former Samsung Group Chairman"] Seoul, July 16 (Yonhap) - A court handed down a suspended prison sentence to former Samsung Group chairman Yi Ko'n-hu'i [Lee Kun- hee] for tax evasion on Wednesday, dismissing more serious charges of breach of trust in a trial that has forced the tycoon to resign.

2008-07-12 06:00:02

Text of report in English by South Korean news agency Yonhap [Yonhap headline: "President Lee Expresses Regret Over Mount Kumgang Shooting"] SEOUL, July 12 (Yonhap) - President Lee Myung-bak expressed regret over the death of a South Korean tourist shot the previous day at North Korea's Mount Kumgang and called for a swift investigation, Seoul's presidential office said Saturday.

2008-07-11 06:00:16

Text of report in English by South Korean news agency Yonhap BEIJING, July 11 (Yonhap) - North Korea and its dialogue partners here came close to a compromise Friday on how to check the authenticity of the secretive nation's recent account of its plutonium inventory, a South Korean official said.


Word of the Day
megalophonous
  • Having a loud voice; vociferous; clamorous.
  • Of grand or imposing sound.
The word 'megalophonous' comes from Greek roots meaning 'big' and 'sound'.