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a city in North China, in Shansi Province. Population, approximately 350,000 (1972). A transportation center on the Shiht’ai (Shihchiachuang-T’aiyüan) Railroad, Yangch’üan is the center of the Yangch’üan Coalfield. In addition to a metallurgical plant, the city has chemical and cement industries. Iron ore and pyrites are mined in the vicinity.

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It was a warm morning, and one customer, Lee Geun-yang, had traveled from his home in Yangcheon-gu to buy a load of wood.
According to the understanding, the teen would accompany Lee back to Yangcheon-gu where he would be paid once the wood was unloaded.
Corresponding author: Seung-Ho Shin, MD, Department of Otorhinolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, School of Medicine, Ewha Womans University, 1071, Anyangcheon-ro, Yangcheon-gu, Seoul, Korea 158-710.
The deaths of three workers at a rain drainage reservoir construction site in Yangcheon-gu, southwestern Seoul, Wednesday, resulted from a lack of communication between the local government and the facility builder over a sluice gate opening, rescue authorities and police found, Thursday.
Yangcheon-gu Office said it told Hyundai E and C about the possibility of the gate opening at 7:37 a.m., only two minutes before the gate was opened.
Four pre-term infants in incubators in the neonatal intensive care unit at the major hospital in Yangcheon-gu died between 9 p.m.
New idol group Pristin also became the target of an obsessive fan at a recent fan meeting held at Mokdong Youth Center in Yangcheon-gu, southwestern Seoul, Sunday.