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Cheju,

South Korea: see JejuJeju
or Cheju
, Jap. Saishu, island and province of South Korea (1995 pop. 505,442), c.700 sq mi (1,810 sq km), c.60 mi (100 km) SW of the Korean peninsula. Korea's largest island, Jeju is of volcanic origin and rises to c.
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Cheju

 

a city and port in South Korea, on the island of Cheju-do in the Korea Strait. Capital of Cheju-do, which has the status of a province. Airport. Population, more than 100,000 (1970). Economic activities include cottage industry, the catching of marine fish and shellfish, and food processing, including the processing of seafood.

Cheju

a volcanic island in the N East China Sea, southwest of Korea: constitutes a province (Cheju-do) of South Korea. Capital: Cheju. Pop.: 302 000 (2005 est.). Area: 1792 sq. km (692 sq. miles)
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This collection of fifty-seven articles on materials science and bioengineering, drawn from papers presented at the 2011 International Conference on Mechanical Engineering and Material Science, held in September 2011, at Cheju Island Korea, showcases current scholarship in a wide variety of topics.
More photos of islands and a few from the three villages--Hahoe village outside Andong, Yangdong village outside Kyongju and Songup village on Cheju Island-where traditional life is maintained with government support would have enhanced understanding of what the country has to offer for visitors.
From the outset of their two-hour meeting at a Cheju hotel, Song said different perceptions over history-related issues -- in an allusion to the comfort women issue -- are ''making it difficult'' for both nations to move their relations forward.
Intervention by Bishop Peter Kang U-II of Cheju, Korea, at the bishops' synod on the Eucharist in Rome
The following is the gist of a statement issued Friday by trade ministers of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation forum on their discussions over global trade liberalization talks under the World Trade Organization after their two-day meeting on Cheju Island, South Korea.
CHEJU, South Korea - Japan and Vietnam struck a bilateral accord Thursday on trade decontrol of industrial goods, clearing a major hurdle in bilateral negotiations needed for Vietnam's accession to the World Trade Organization, a Japanese government official said.
SK Telecom launched its pilot in-vehicle telematics services in Cheju Island last year.
KOREA HOSTED 11TH ASIAN PAPER MEETING AT CHEJU ISLAND.
The authors thank the staff of shellfish research and aquaculture laboratory of Cheju National University.
They also decided to increase by two to three per week the number of flights connecting Osaka and Cheju, Fukuoka and Seoul, and Sapporo and Seoul to meet growing demand expected as a result of Japan's ongoing campaign to increase the number of foreign visitors and other exchange programs.
Storm-ravaged structures included the soccer stadium at Seogwipo, on Cheju island, which hosted some of this year's World Cup matches, and a hockey stadium and three other facilities built for the Asian Games opening later this month in the southern port city of Pusan.
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