Sunchon


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Sunchon,

South Korea: see SuncheonSuncheon
or Sunchon
, city (1995 pop. 249,241), South Jeolla (Cholla) prov., SW South Korea. It is a transportation, administrative, agricultural, and service center. It is the site of the Songgwang Temple, one of South Korea's three largest Buddhist temples.
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Sunchon

 

a city in South Korea, in the province of Cholla-Namdo. Population, approximately 100,000. Sunchon is a major highway and railroad junction. It is noted for its light industry and food-processing industry.


Sunchon

 

a city in the People’s Democratic Republic of Korea, in Pyongan-namdo Province, on the Taedong River. Population, about 50,000. Sunchon is an important transportation junction. Industry in the city includes the production of chemical fertilizers, carbide, dyes, and building materials. The city also has enterprises of the machine-building and food industries.

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A professor at Sunchon National University has been sentenced to a six-month jail term for his offensive remarks about former sex slaves during a lecture, the Gwangju District Office said, Monday.
Gyoujin Cho, Department of Printed Electronics Engineering, Sunchon National University, 255 Jungang-ro, Suncheon, Jeollanam-do 540742, Republic of Korea; phone: +82-61-750-3585; email: gcho@sunchon.ac.kr.
Researchers from Sunchon National University in Suncheon, South Korea, and Rice University in Houston have built a radio frequency identification tag that can be printed directly on cereal boxes and potato chip bags.
A study at Sunchon National University's department of animal waste management engineering investigated the influence of the different types of biofilters and media depths on ammonia emissions during biofiltration for reducing odor from manure composting.