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Mokpo

a port in SW South Korea, on the Yellow Sea. Pop.: 253 000 (2005 est.)

Mokpo

 

a city in South Korea, in Cholla-namdo Province. Population, 177,800 (1970). Mokpo is a railroad terminus and large port on the Yellow Sea. Textile and food-processing industries are located in the city.

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Implementing agency : Mokpo National Hospital, Department of Health and Human Services
Lee Joon-seok, third from left, the captain of the ferry Sewol that sank off South Korea, and two crew members prepare to leave a court which issued their arrest warrant in Mokpo, south of Seoul, yesterday AP PHOTO/YONHAP
We are trying to find out if there is additional negligence," Prosecutor Yang Joong-jin told a news conference in Mokpo, one of the centers for the investigation, speaking of the captain and crew.
The 146 metre (480ft) Sewol now sits - with just part of its keel visible - in waters off Mokpo, about 470 kilometres (290 miles) from Seoul.
They were taken by helicopter to a hospital in the southwesten port of Mokpo.
The journey across the Asian landscape is drawn with love and yearning for recognition: from Busan, "a city sitting in the core of modernism," (45) to Kunsan, with its "manicured grasses and sceneries shield[ing] the vista / From the ominous invasion of capitalism," (54) and Mokpo, a major port city in South Korea, which "many entreat to wed their dreams" (56).
We wanted to bring the kids out here to show them what it's like," said Choi Yong-hui from Mokpo, a port city just a few miles north of the circuit built on reclaimed land.
He and his wife, the former Kim Kil Sun of Mokpo, Korea, have two daughters and will continue to reside in the Washington metropolitan area.
The delegates represent union members at three hospitals of Seoul archdiocese's Catholic Medical Center and the Catholic Hospital in Mokpo in Kwangju archdiocese.
Under the theme of friendship and peace, the boats are expected to begin at Naha port in Okinawa Prefecture and sail to Incheon, Mokpo and Pusan in South Korea before reaching Yokohama, the site of the World Cup finale.
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Contract awarded for Mokpo National University of bio-fusion project team training abroad (China) Agricultural company training services