Gyeonggi

Gyeonggi

or

Kyonggi

(gyŭng`gē`), province (1995 pop. 7,649,914), NW South Korea. SuwonSuwon
, city (1995 pop. 2,449,139), capital of Gyeonggi (Kyonggi) prov., NW South Korea. It is an important communications point and a local agricultural research center. Suwon has textile mills and electronics and machinery factories.
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 is the capital. The province surrounds Seoul and Incheon and has become part of their greater industrial region, producing ships, iron, steel, and plate-glass. Agriculture still plays a big part in the economy; rice, wheat, barley, pulses, fruits, and vegetables are the chief crops. Fishing and dairy farming are also pursued. The northern part of the old Gyeonggi prov. became part of North Korea after World War II.
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Implementing agency : (Re) Gyeonggi-do Gyeonggi Cultural Foundation, the Children~~s Museum
They promoted Gyeonggi province in Korea on their social media such as Facebook and Twitter during traveling around the area for 6 months.
The chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and senior naval officials attended the launching ceremony for the 2,300-ton frigate Gyeonggi at Hyundai Heavy Industry's shipyard in the southeastern city of Ulsan.
The theme park-style village is being built in Gyeonggi Province to help its citizens learn how to speak English.
Johnson Matthey recently signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with senior representatives of the Republic of Korea's Gyeonggi province to secure a green field site 50 kilometers southwest of Seoul as the first step toward the construction of a new autocatalyst facility.
Now the non-profit Gyeonggi Internet Trade Center (KIT) is hoping to boost those figures with the launch of TradeHelper.
VANCOUVER -- LifeSciences British Columbia today announced that it has entered into a Memorandum of Understanding with the GyeongGi Bio-Center, a non-profit organization responsible for supporting the biotech and pharmaceutical industries in Korea's GyeongGi Province, in order to facilitate partnership and collaboration between the two province's biotech and life sciences industries.
LOS ANGELES -- The center of Korean commerce, Gyeonggi province, is launching an investment fund and comprehensive production support program to promote joint ventures between the Hollywood and Korean entertainment communities.
AMEX:AFT), a leader in the design and development of fixed wireless voice and broadband data products, today celebrates the grand opening of its new manufacturing facilities in Gyeonggi Province, South Korea.
PAJU, Gyeonggi Province, Korea -- Paju Electric Glass Co.
Implementing agency : Gyeonggi-do, Gyeonggi Training Center
Philips LCD Vice Chairman & CEO Bon Joon Koo said "The Paju Display Cluster is distinguished by the rapid pace of construction, which was made possible by the active support of the central government, Gyeonggi Province, Paju City and other authorities.