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South Korea: see CheongjuCheongju
or Chongju
, city (1995 pop. 531,195), capital of North Chungcheong prov., W central South Korea. It is a transportation hub and a marketing and processing center for the surrounding agricultural region.
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a city in South Korea, on a river in the Kum-gang system. Capital of Chungchong-pukto (North Chungchong Province). Transportation junction. Population, 141,000 (1970). Chongju is a major center of the textile (including silk weaving) and tobacco industries. Other industries include agricultural machine building, the assembly of motor vehicles, food processing, and the manufacture of wood products. Products of the city’s chemical industry include rubber goods and soap. Nickel is mined in the vicinity of Chongju.

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On July 11th, three of them attacked a flight of four F-80Cs strafing NKPA troops near Chongju but failed to get any hits before the faster jets vacated the scene.
Speaking at a forum in Chongju in central South Korea, Jeong said South Korea has to comply with U.S.
A business body in Chongju, South Korea, has canceled a ceremony in October to mark the 10th anniversary of relations with its counterpart in Kofu due to soured relations between Tokyo and Seoul over a bilateral textbook dispute, Kofu business officials said Wednesday.
The Kofu Chamber of Commerce and Industry accepted a proposal by the Chongju chamber of commerce to cancel the ceremony in the central South Korean city to commemorate their 10-year sister relations, Kofu chamber officials said.
2, the Chongju chamber also said it hopes educators in Yamanashi Prefecture will use their knowledge and wisdom in choosing school history textbooks, the officials said.
(23.) For the issue of the development of these models in case of Korea, see Byung-Sun Cho, Research on Criminal Environmental Programs with regard to a Comparison of Foreign Environmental Criminal Law, CHONGJU J.
He is professor of criminal law and environmental law at the Chongju University College of Law in Korea.
China Northern Airlines will commence services from Shenyang, Liaoning Province to Chongju in the Republic of Korea on 10 April 2001.
While helping a wounded mate during a bayonet charge at Chongju in October 1950, he was again wounded in the head, resulting in paralysis of his right side and later became a sculptor and potter as a disabled ex-serviceman in Western Australia.
President Kim made the statement while receiving a report from the provincial government of North Chungchong Province in Chongju. "In consideration of the rapid economic recovery and improving production, economic growth of about 4% has been forecast for this year," Kim was quoted as saying.