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  Home - Welcome to Seoul Selection - Shop for Korean Cultural and Intellectual Products(Books, Movies DVD, Gifts etc.) ...
Seoul International Women's Association (SIWA) will be holding its Shanghai Nights gala fundraiser at the Grand Hilton Hotel, Seoul on Nov 10.
The Orchestre de Paris was founded in 1967 and its current music director is Christoph Eschenbach, who has been leading the orchestra since 2000.
This is a chance to see the fruition of his years with the orchestra before his contract concludes with the 2009-2010 season.
www.seoulselection.com   (388 words)

  
 Seoul Metropolitan Government - "A Clean, Attractive & Global City, Seoul!"
[11/06] Seoul mayor's official residence to be reloca...
[11/01] Seoul to cut 1,300 city officials by 2010 in...
Seoul is a modern city and caught up as we are in its daily grind, deafened by the vitality of moder...
english.seoul.go.kr   (198 words)

  
  Seoul Travel Information | Lonely Planet Destination Guide   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Seoul is an intriguing city transforming itself from the Yi Dynasty capital of the Hermit Kingdom to a major mover and shaker on the international scene, especially in the field of commerce and sports.
Seoul was battered by Japanese and Manchu invasions in the 16th and 17th centuries and flattened by the Korean War; most of its cityscape is modern.
When To Go The worst times to be in Seoul as a traveller are during holiday periods, in particular July and August.
www.lonelyplanet.com /worldguide/destinations/asia/south-korea/seoul   (294 words)

  
  Seoul travel guide - Wikitravel
Seoul (서울; [1]) is the capital of South Korea.
Seoul is the northern terminus of the KTX high-speed line to Daejeon, Daegu and Busan.
Seoul's grandest palace and the seat of power for centuries before it was razed in 1592 by a Japanese invasion (and they did a repeat after 1910).
wikitravel.org /en/Seoul   (5521 words)

  
 Encyclopedia :: encyclopedia : Seoul   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Seoul is located in the northwest of the country, south of the DMZ, on the Han River.
Seoul was the host city of the 1988 Summer Olympics as well as one of the venues of the Football World Cup 2002.
Seoul has nine subway lines, nearly 200 bus routes and six major highways that interlink every district of the city with one another and with the neighbouring metropolitan area, which is the world's most populous.
www.hallencyclopedia.com /Seoul   (2209 words)

  
 Reference.com/Encyclopedia/Seoul
Seoul is located in the northwest of South Korea on the Han River, only about 30 miles (~45 km) from the de-militarized zone (DMZ) border shared with North Korea.
Seoul is first recorded as Wiryeseong, founded in 18 BC as the capital of Baekje, which developed from a member state of the Mahan confederacy into one of the Three Kingdoms of Korea.
Seoul became the first city in East Asia to have electricity, trolley cars, water, telephone, and telegraph systems all at the same time.
www.reference.com /browse/wiki/Seoul   (3255 words)

  
 Seoul — FactMonster.com
The political, commercial, industrial, and cultural center of the nation, Seoul is by far the most important city in the country, containing almost one quarter of its citizens.
Seoul was an early fortress and trade center, and the modern city was established in 1394 as the capital of the Choson (or Yi) dynasty, which ruled Korea until the country became (1910) a colony of Japan.
Seoul retains three gates of the ancient wall that once surrounded it and three imperial palaces—the Gyeongbok Palace, built in 1394 by the first monarch of the Choson dynasty; the Changdeok Palace, containing many valuable relics; and the Deoksu Palace (1593), which houses the National Museum and Art Gallery.
www.factmonster.com /ce6/world/A0844443.html   (420 words)

  
 SEOUL SECURITIES COMPANY LIMITED Information | Business.com
Home » Directory » Financial Services » Investment Banking & Brokerage » Investment Banks » Asia »; SEOUL SECURITIES COMPANY LIMITED
The Groups' principal activities are dealing and underwriting of securities and brokerage transactions.
Other business products and services to help grow and manage your business
rd.business.com /index.asp?epm=s.1&bdcq=Seoul&bdcr=1&bdcu=http://www.business.com/directory/financial_services/investment_banking_and_brokerage/investment_banks/asia/seoul_securities_company_limited/index.asp?partner=2662601&bdct=20071111061823&bdcp=&partner=2662601&bdcs=nwuuid-2662601-D1265EDE-EB14-327D-ABAB-C7A43B70B0BE-ym   (186 words)

  
 Seoul Buildings, Real Estate, Architecture, Skyscrapers and Construction Database   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Seoul, the capital of South Korea, is one of the world's most populated cities with over 10 million and a metropolitan population twice that large.
Most of the recent growth in Seoul's skyline, however, has been focussed in the Kangnam area, where residential towers of 60 storeys and above are shooting up like blades of grass.
Along with Hong Kong, Seoul enters 2002 as one of the global leaders in high-rise living, boasting many of the world's tallest all-residential skyscrapers, including the massive 7-tower Tower Palace complex.
www.emporis.com /en/wm/ci/?id=100429   (258 words)

  
 TIMEasia Magazine: Saving Seoul
Standing ankle-deep in the frigid waters of Seoul's reborn Cheonggyecheon stream, a blustery March wind whipping through his suit, Mayor Lee Myung Bak could be forgiven for reconsidering this whole environmentalism thing.
"Seoul is an interesting model in terms of a megacity," says Karl Kim, an urban-planning expert at the University of Hawaii who has traveled back and forth to Korea for the past two decades.
After South Korea's development kicked into gear, authorities were quick to hide the stream with the highway, a symbol of Seoul's rush to modernize regardless of the environmental cost.
www.time.com /time/asia/covers/501060515/story.html   (983 words)

  
 Seoul Museum of Art(SeMA) in Seoul Korea
Seoul Museum of Art, in 14 years since its first settlement at the Jongnogu Kyunghui Palace site in 1988, opened its doors as a new Museum built in Junggu Seosomun-dong.
Seoul Forest Open Air Sculpture Symposium, which is opened on 29th June 2006 was the exhibition to commemorate the 1st anniversary of Seoul forest.
○ The sculptures displayed in Seoul Forest, a resting place for Seoul citizens, will provide an opportunity to experience open culture to those who want to relax in the middle of the city, functioning as a cultural infrastructure, as well as joy and excitement in 365 days of the year.
seoulmoa.seoul.go.kr /html/eng/exhibitions/standing.jsp   (348 words)

  
 Korea Travel: Seoul City   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Approximately 45 minutes from downtown Seoul, you can get there by subway (line 5), taxi, or bus (regular city bus, special airport bus, and limousine bus).
However, in March 2001, the new Incheon International Airport opened to handle the international traffic for the Seoul area.
Train: Seoul Station, located near the downtown area, has trains for destinations south of Seoul.
www.lifeinkorea.com /travel2/Seoul   (285 words)

  
 UrbanRail.Net > Asia > South Korea > SEOUL Subway
Seoul, the capital city of South Korea, has some 10 million inhabitants.
In the 1990's, Seoul has carried out probably the world's most ambitious subway extension program adding 160 km of new lines to the network.
New maps also include Incheon's first subway line which is linked to the Seoul subway network via Line 1.
www.urbanrail.net /as/seou/seoul.htm   (1136 words)

  
 Current local time in Seoul - South Korea
Make a Personal World Clock and include Seoul
When can I call/have a meeting with someone in Seoul?
Show time difference between Seoul time and other time zones
www.timeanddate.com /worldclock/city.html?n=235   (236 words)

  
 Seoul 135-525, South Korea Corporate Apartments - Temporary Furnished Apartments in Seoul 135-525, South Korea by ...
Seoul 135-525, South Korea Corporate Apartments - Temporary Furnished Apartments in Seoul 135-525, South Korea by Oakwood
Oakwood Premier is an elegant new lodging option for business travellers, foreign expatriates and discerning residents of Seoul.
The property is located within the same complex as the COEX Mall, Korea World Trade Center, COEX Convention and Exhibition Center, the City Air Tower and Terminal and Seven Luck Casino.
www.oakwood.com /action/oakwood/profile/propertyOverview?propertyId=77   (617 words)

  
 Seoul - The New York Sun
Excerpt: More people will be able to enjoy their summer vacation on Jeju, one of the most popular vacation spots among Koreans, as the government has...
Excerpt: Police Should Use Every Means Against Illegal Demonstrators Seoul citizens on their way home from work on Friday had no other option but to try to...
Excerpt: Japanese rocker Miyavi is expected to hold a concert in August in Seoul, as part of his ``The Beginning of Neo Visualizm Tour 2007.'' Miyavi's tour...
www.nysun.com /related_results.php?term=Seoul   (287 words)

  
 Seoul, South Korea News - Topix
The concert was scheduled to begin at 8 p.m., and some fans apparently had come from as far away as Tokyo, Seoul and Hong Kong to see the singer's Los Angeles debut.
The inaugural Cinema Digital Seoul festival, skedded for July 20-27, has announced a 40-title lineup that will be opened by David Lynch's three-hour "Inland Empire." Fest, sponsored by the CJ Culture Foundation...
I edit the Seoul, South Korea News pages on Topix when no humans are available to help.
www.topix.net /kr/seoul   (691 words)

  
 Flickr: Photos tagged with seoul
Save time, money by booking hotel reservations online for Seoul, South Korea.
Get the scoop from travelers who know Seoul.
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www.flickr.com /photos/tags/seoul   (143 words)

  
 Seoul Dialect @ ColorfulImaginations.com (Colorful Imaginations)   (Site not responding. Last check: )
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More Seoul Dialect Page Titles on this Site
"Seoul dialect" results in these other popular encyclopedia sites:
colorfulimaginations.com /encyclopedia/Seoul_dialect   (63 words)

  
 YouTube - Seoul
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Trying to walk to Seoul city hall, 12...
Trying to walk to Seoul city hall, 12 hours before the Korea v Swiss kick off.
youtube.com /?v=4nUI9qvU3aY   (100 words)

  
 Useful Links/Addresses - U.S. Embassy Seoul, Korea
U.S. Embassy Seoul / Emergency Numbers / Tourist Information /
The city code for Seoul when calling from outside Korea is 2, though you should dial 02 when calling Seoul from within Korea.
Police Stations in Seoul with English speaking officers
seoul.usembassy.gov /useful_links/addresses.html   (292 words)

  
 INTERNATIONAL OLYMPIC COMMITTEE - OLYMPIC GAMES
Although the drug disqualification of sprinter Ben Johnson was the biggest story of the 1988 Olympics, the Seoul Games were highlighted by numerous exceptional performances.
Christa Luding-Rothenburger, who was also a speed skater, earned a silver medal in cycling to become the only person in history to win Winter and Summer medals in the same year.
Go directly to the portraits of the following athletes:
www.olympic.org /uk/games/past/index_uk.asp?OLGT=1&OLGY=1988   (202 words)

  
 W Hotels Seoul: W Seoul - Walkerhill - Hotel Rooms at whotels.com   (Site not responding. Last check: )
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Resting cloudlike on the slope of Mount Acha overlooking the Han river, W Seoul is only 15 minutes from the bustling financial and business district, yet a world away on 180 acres of parkland.
W Seoul landed on the Condé Nast Hot List in 2005.
www.starwoodhotels.com /whotels/search/hotel_detail.html?propertyID=1451   (275 words)

  
 Seoul City, South Korea Forecast : Weather Underground
Seoul City, South Korea Forecast : Weather Underground
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Find travel blogs, guides and deals for Seoul City
www.wunderground.com /global/stations/47108.html   (184 words)

  
 Seoul (2002)   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Japanese cop Tomoyo Nagase, on vacation in Seoul is held over for questioning after he foils an armored car robbery.
Meanwhile, Dawn of Nation, a terrorist organization, plots to disrupt the upcoming Asian summit, kidnapping Japan's Foreign Minister to back up their demands.
Trimming a few of the film's multiple denouements might have helped, though.
us.imdb.com /Title?0307440   (306 words)

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