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South Korea Opens New Government Hub

Posted July 2nd, 2012 at 3:30 am (UTC-5)
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South Korea has inaugurated a new city the government hopes will help ease congestion in the capital and provide more balanced development. At a ceremony Monday, officials marked the opening of Sejong City, an area 120 kilometers south of Seoul that will bring 10,000 government workers by 2014. The government plans to move 16 ministries […]

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Snow City Being Built in Moscow

Posted January 5th, 2012 at 2:15 pm (UTC-5)
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Architects and snow sculptors are to begin building a “snow city” in the Russian capital, Moscow. Russian media Thursday said 20 groups of designers and 20 groups of builders will put together a city that includes structures such as a hotel, a fitness club and a prison, all located on a 2,500-meter stretch of land […]

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