Completed Songlim Kimchi Plant

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The new Songlim Kimchi Plant was constructed and completed. The Kimchi plant, which had been realized at a high level of aseptic and non-proliferative production processes, was able to contribute to improving the diet of the people in the province by industrially producing Kimchi, a traditional food and health food […]

Black carbon from air pollution found in placentas: study

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Black carbon particles typically emitted by vehicle exhaust and coal-fired power plants have been detected on the foetus-facing side of placentas, researchers said Tuesday. The concentration of particles was highest in the placentas of women most exposed to airborn pollutants in their daily life, according to a study in Nature […]

‘Lord of the Rings’ show to start filming in New Zealand

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US-based streaming giant Amazon announced Wednesday its big-budget “Lord of the Rings” series will within months start filming in New Zealand, home to Peter Jackson’s movies of the fantasy epic. Amazon is reportedly spending US$1 billion-plus on the series as it seeks to emulate the runaway success enjoyed by “Games […]

China chooses panda as Winter Olympics mascot

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China has chosen its most iconic animal — the panda — to be the official mascot of the Beijing Olympics in 2022, the Winter Games organising committee announced on Tuesday. The mascot, named “Bing Dwen Dwen,” is a chubby giant panda wearing a suit of ice. The black and white […]