Taejon


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Taejon,

South Korea: see DaejeonDaejeon
or Taejon
, city (1995 pop. 1,272,143), capital of South Chungcheong (Chungchong) prov., central South Korea. It is a railroad hub and industrial and agricultural center, producing textiles, chemicals, machinery, and processed foods.
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Taejon

 

a city in South Korea and capital of Chungchongnamdo Province. Population, 415,000 (1970). Taejon is a railroad junction on the Seoul-Pusan main line. It is an important center for the production of paper, silk, and cotton cloth. Other industries include food processing and machine building. Tungsten is mined nearby.

Taejon

a city in W South Korea: market centre of an agricultural region. Pop.: 1 464 000 (2005 est.)
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The Taejon massacre is thus another element of history the baby evokes, part of the mass grave the postwar suburbs were meant to pave over--one more fragment that the novel delicately excavates to expose the haunting counternarrative to the state's official history, the denial of which, the novel implies, has landed us in "the ruins of the fiiture."Yet the birth of a child also suggests that these newly exposed ruins should not be construed apocalyptically.
In their order of appearance in Kyongguk taejon, the state administrative code, these were Kyongsang Province, P'yongan Province, Cholla Province, and Hamgyong Province (Kyongguk taejon, 4: 2a-3b).
To support the beleaguered troops on the frontlines, the Fifth Air Force established a forward operating base and its advance headquarters at Taegu, about halfway between Taejon and Pusan.
In: Proceedings of the 5th Korea-Japan Joint Symposium '99 on Hydrogen Energy, Yusong, November 26, 1999; Korean Hydrogen Energy Society, Taejon, Korea.
Three stores were located near Seoul and one in the central city of Taejon. Their 1997 sales topped $160 million.
Legendary radio relay sites in the south included: Bucket located near Osan; Highpoint located near Pyongtaek; Richmond located near Taejon; Tacoma located near Kunsan; Salem, Dartboard and Palgongsan all located near Daegu; Brooklyn and Changsan both located near Busan and Bulmosan located near Chinhae.
During his career, Komarnitski has won many national and international prizes, including: Grand Prix 2009 Bulgaria, Citation for Excellence--Ranan Lurie Political Cartoon Award (2007), Promotion Prize - DONGA-LG, Eorea (2007), Third prize - Solin, Croatia (2005), Second Prize - Golden Keg 2005, Presov, Slovakia (2005), Third Prize - Ranan Lurie Political Cartoon Award (2004), First Prize - Fano Italy (1996), Fifth Prize - Taejon Korea (1996), Grand Prize - Bjelovar Croatia (1994), Honourable Mentions - Trento Italy, Tokyo Japan, Istanbul Turkey, Tolentino Italy, Prize of the Jury - Kiev, Ukraine and others.
SEEMO, a network of editors, media executives and leading journalists in South East and Central Europe and an affiliate of the International Press institute (IPI), has pointed out that Komarnitski has won many national and international prizes, including: Grand Prix 2009 - Bulgaria, Citation for Excellence - Ranan Lurie Political Cartoon Award (2007), Promotion Prize - DONG-A-LG, Eorea (2007), Third prize - Solin, Croatia (2005), Second Prize - Golden Keg 2005, Presov, Slovakia (2005), Third Prize - Ranan Lurie Political Cartoon Award (2004), First Prize - Fano Italy (1996), Fifth Prize - Taejon Korea (1996), Grand Prize - Bjelovar Croatia (1994), Honourable Mentions - Trento Italy, Tokyo Japan, Istanbul Turkey, Tolentino Italy, Prize of the Jury - Kiev, Ukraine and others.
"The Chinese are really good and I have run into them in the World Championships before at Taejon City.
All the while Rhee himself was preparing to escape from the capital to the safety of the more southerly city of Taejon. The actual decision to intervene militarily was taken by the American Secretary of State, Dean Acheson, before notifying the President and before consulting the United Nations to seek approval.