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Korea, Iraq revive glory of ancient Babylon
Apr 15, 2015
The modern state of Iraq is where the city of Babylon and the civilization of Sumeria flourished in ancient times. Located between two gigantic rivers, the Tigris and the Euphrates, the region has fertile soil and an abundant supply of water. Based on these geographical merits, i...

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Gimhae: center of logistics, transportation for East As...
Apr 15, 2015
There are not many cities that are linked by three expressways, harbors and an international airport, all in close proximity to each other. Gimhae, in Gyeongsangnam-do (South Gyeongsang Province), is a transportation hub for East Asia and it is located midway between Chin...

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Cook with Sempio sauces, part 8
Apr 10, 2015
This is the eighth part of Korea.net's series of recipes that use Sempio's Jang line of flavored sauces. The series has been made possible through the cooperation of the Sempio Foods Company, a healthy company that's helping to bring fermented soy sauces, soy pastes and pepp...

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Songwol Towels to comfort you
Apr 07, 2015
People love parties. They bring people together for a diverse set of reasons, ranging from a baby's first birthday to an adult's birthday, especially if in their 70s or 80s, through to the opening of a new business. Celebrations at such events are taken for granted across society...

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Enjoy Moju: the virtuous, rich taste of Oriental medici...
Apr 07, 2015
Haejang in Korean (해장, 解酲) means relief from the hangover caused by heavy drinking the previous day. The following morning after a serious drinking session, many people try to recover from their hangover by eating various kinds of food. Many Koreans prefer a hot soup, or a haejan...

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Haman represents Korea with watermelons, paprikas
Apr 03, 2015
Ripe watermelons in a plastic greenhouse in Haman wait for harvesting. “Our annual income is over KRW 100 million.” This is not the salary of a bank manager or a corporate CEO. It's the story of a farm in Haman. Watermelons are the first thing that comes to mind fo...

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Koman: human resources are key to a successful 'Red Oce...
Apr 01, 2015
Kim Wuk, head of the Koman Hydraulic Co., stresses the importance of 'humans,' meaning his workforce. Kim Wuk, head of the Koman Hydraulic Co., said simply that, "Everything is here, except for a large enough skilled workforce." Koman Hydraulic specializes in producing ind...

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Ghana chocolate loved for over 40 years
Apr 01, 2015
Ghana Mild (left) and Ghana Milk are two of the most popular chocolates in Korea. There is a milk chocolate brand that has been continuously loved by the public for over 40 years. Ghana brand chocolates are produced with ingredients including cacao beans from Ghana in West A...

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Haman's new engine of growth: horse husbandry
Apr 01, 2015
Horseback riding has long been considered a hobby exclusively enjoyed by the wealthier classes. Many people would never imagine that they would have the chance to raise, train and ride horses, or to create an industry based around it. Recently, however, the range of industrie...

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Haman complex helps local industry with benefits, acces...
Mar 31, 2015
Some 97 companies are located in the Haman General Industrial Complex, and 97 percent of the land there has already been sold. Memoranda of understanding (MOUs) covering investments, the signing of investment agreements and the completion of factories are some ...