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South Korea: see YeosuYeosu
or Yosu
, city (1995 pop. 183,559), South Jeolla (Cholla) prov., S South Korea, on the Korea Strait. The municipality consists of a peninsula and more than 300 neighboring islands. It is a trading port and fishing base and the site of a large oil refinery.
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a city in South Korea, on the shore of the Korean Strait, in Cholla-Namdo Province. Population, 102, 000 (1966). Yosu is a center for the fishing industry. Other industry includes the processing of rice and the production of rubber items. There is also a shipyard. Rice, raw silk, and fish are exported.

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My name is Yosu and as a member of the PNV, I think it is fundamental to know that part of our millenary culture.
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The Yosu Fisheries Clinic opened yesterday on South Korea's southern coast, operated by a husband and wife team of marine biologists.
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The present agreement, signed in 1999, allows Statoil to store crude oil at two state-owned storage depots in Yosu, a South Korean harbour town.
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He told officers in the South Korean port city of Yosu that his 41-year-old wife often left their home for extra-marital affairs while he was at sea.
In a telephone message sent to the North Korean Red Cross chief, KNRC chairman Suh Young Hoon said the first shipment of 13,000 tons of fertilizer will leave the southern port of Yosu for the North's western port of Nampo on Wednesday.