South Korea: see GangwonGangwon
or Kangwon
, province (1995 pop. 1,466,794), N South Korea. Chuncheon is the capital. The 38th parallel that divided Korea after World War II ran through Gangwon, but after the Korean War truce of 1953 much of the province returned from North to South Korean
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A prosecutor investigating hiring fraud allegations at Kangwon Land, a casino operator in Gangwon Province, said Monday her supervisor exerted undue influence to favor figures involved in the high-profile corruption case.
Summary: Washington [USA], August 26 (ANI): North Korea has fired three short-range ballistic missiles from its Kangwon province, which flew for about 250km (150 miles).
and its power generation units, the Korea Trade-Promotion Agency and Kangwon Land, the trade ministry said.
The North fired four projectiles which we presume were short-range ballistic missiles from Kitdaeryong in Anbyon, Kangwon Province in a northeasterly direction into the sea," he added.
King Bhumibol Adulyadej and Queen Sirikit are scheduled to travel Thursday to Klai Kangwon Palace in the town of Hua Hin, where they were living before the world's longest-reigning monarch was hospitalized in September 2009.
Kangwon Land has fanned gambling addiction among Koreans.
About 20 Chinese Embassy officials in Pyongyang toured sightseeing spots in North Korea's Kangwon Province, including Mt.
APEF is an international economics group established in May 2001 at the Kangwon National University, Chunchon, Korea.
Last week, the nation's largest wind power farm began operation in the Taegwanryong area of the Kangwon Province.
Catholic University of Chile, Harvard School of Public Health (USA), Johns Hopkins University (USA), Kangwon National University School of Medicine (Korea), London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (UK), London University (UK), Ludwig Maximilians University (Germany), New York University School of Medicine (USA), Peking University Health Sciences Center (China), Shanghai Medical University (China), Sri Ramachandra Medical College and Research Institute (India), Tata Energy Research Institute (India), Tribhuvan University (Nepal), University of Colombo (Sri Lanka), University of Basel (Switzerland), University of Sao Paulo (Brazil), and University of Washington (USA).
Governors and provincial heads representing Tottori Prefecture, Kangwon Province in South Korea, Jilin Province in China, Russia's coastal region and Mongolia's central province are participating in the seventh annual conference of the regional cooperation forum, organizers said.