• 1991
  • Although nominally a constitutional democracy since 1991, the 1996 and 2002 presidential elections - as well as the 1999 legislative elections - were widely seen as being flawed. (faqs.org)
  • The Soviet economy and society stagnated in the following decades until General Secretary Mikhail GORBACHEV (1985-91) introduced glasnost (openness) and perestroika (restructuring) in an attempt to modernize Communism, but his initiatives inadvertently released forces that by December 1991 splintered the USSR into 15 independent republics. (wikitravel.org)
  • 1998
  • 1998 "The Circle Comes Round: Recent Art From The Dominican Republic", The City University of New York (CUNY), N. Y. FIAC 2001 "Regard Sur L'art Latino Americain", Galerie Patrice Trigano, Paris. (wikipedia.org)
  • She returned to Paris to work in the Environment Directorate of the OECD from 1996 to 1998, where she researched trade and environment issues. (wikipedia.org)
  • 2002
  • The National Assembly of South Korea passed an amendment to the Article in March 2002, which came into force on 31 March 2005, and prohibited marriage only between men and women who are closely related. (wikipedia.org)
  • 1999
  • Adams joined the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) in 1999 as Assistant Secretary of the APEC Branch. (wikipedia.org)
  • http://www.worldcat.org/title/regional-trade-agreements-implications-and-options-for-australia/oclc/29882293 OECD Conference on Foreign Investment and the Environment, The Hague, The Netherlands, 28-29 January 1999 Jan Adams: Executive Profile & Biography, Bloomberg Business Negotiating the Trifecta: How Australia's Free Trade Agreements with Korea, Japan and China Were Forged, AsiaSociety-Australia, 31 March 2015 Dorling, Philip (4 July 2015). (wikipedia.org)
  • Dominican Republic
  • José García Cordero (born 1951, Santiago, Dominican Republic) is a Dominican artist that lives and works in Paris. (wikipedia.org)
  • http://dominicanaenmiami.com/?p=16493 http://dominicanaenmiami.com/?p=14141 http://hoy.com.do/jose-garcia-cordero/ https://www.nytimes.com/1996/06/21/arts/art-review-a-caribbean-take-on-modern-styles.html http://www.as-coa.org/exhibitions/modern-and-contemporary-art-dominican-republic http://www.worldcat.org/title/modern-and-contemporary-art-of-the-dominican-republic/oclc/35320927 http://www.miaminewtimes.com/arts/blurred-vision-6363503#! (wikipedia.org)
  • The previous record of six hours, 13 minutes was set in the 2007 Opening Game, when Tony Batista of the Dominican Republic hit a bases-loaded sacrifice fly in the 18th inning to give his team a 4-3 victory over Venezuela. (wikipedia.org)
  • March 19 - At AT&T Park, the Dominican Republic blanks Puerto Rico, 3-0, to complete the most dominant championship run in the brief history of the World Baseball Classic. (wikipedia.org)
  • It was again called upon to protect American interests by military intervention in the Dominican Republic (1916-1924), Haiti (1915-1934), and Nicaragua (1926-1934). (wikipedia.org)
  • 2000
  • The first Herald School, a franchised English education center for children, opened in 2000 as the Herald Academy Inc. In August of the same year, The Korea Herald began to publish 20 pages daily. (wikipedia.org)
  • 2000: Korea attracts five million foreign visitors. (wikipedia.org)
  • Korean War
  • Since the end of the Korean War, the South Korean navy has concentrated its efforts to building naval forces to counteract the North Korean navy, which has littoral naval capabilities. (wikipedia.org)
  • She was renamed as ROKS Baekdusan (PC 701) and became "the first significant warship of the newly independent nation" (Later on the first night of the Korean War, she sank a 1,000-ton North Korean freighter loaded with 600 troops toward the vital South Korean port of Busan. (wikipedia.org)
  • government
  • Meanwhile, the military government provided limited assistance through U.S. Navy and U.S. Coast Guard personnel then in Korea. (wikipedia.org)
  • Visited Bahrain in Feb 1996 on the Special invitation of the Government of Bahrain to attend NRI's Conference. (wikipedia.org)
  • Liberal and other partisan Democrats have spent no small effort trying to evade adult responsibility for Donald Trump's presence in the White House and Republicans' control of all three branches of the federal government along with most of the nation's state governments - this in a nation that loathes the Republican Party. (counterpunch.org)
  • O.C. Board Condemns Recorder Branch : Government: Supervisors ask grand jury to determine if he can be removed from office for alleged misconduct. (latimes.com)
  • diplomatic
  • RR: Ju Hanguk Taipeidaepyobu) represents the interests of Taiwan in South Korea, functioning as a de facto embassy in the absence of diplomatic relations. (wikipedia.org)
  • During the ancient era, exchange of culture and ideas between Japan and mainland Asia were common through migration via the Korean Peninsula or diplomatic contact and trade between Japan and Korea. (wikipedia.org)
  • China
  • This was originally established as the Consulate of the Republic of China. (wikipedia.org)
  • Buddhism, Chinese foods, Chinese characters and other technology came to Japan via Korea or East China Sea. (wikipedia.org)
  • Japan made the independence of Korea from China and Japan a high priority in the late 19th century, fighting wars with those two countries on the issue. (wikipedia.org)
  • However, China entered the war, pushed the UN forces out of North Korea, and a military stalemate resulted along the lines similar to the 38th parallel. (wikipedia.org)
  • In recent decades irreconcilable disputes over history and history textbooks have soured relations between South Korea and China on the one hand and Japan on the other. (wikipedia.org)
  • The rule, called honinbeop (Hangul: 혼인법, Hanja: 婚姻法), originated in China, and can be traced back at least to the late Joseon Dynasty in Korea. (wikipedia.org)
  • In the first position she was lead negotiator for Australia during the bilateral Free Trade Agreement (FTA) negotiations with respectively China, Japan, South Korea and India. (wikipedia.org)
  • Congo
  • All corporal punishment of minors was banned in the Republic of the Congo in 2010. (wikipedia.org)
  • Upon independence in 1960, the former French region of Middle Congo became the Republic of the Congo. (faqs.org)
  • organization
  • The ROK Navy includes the Republic of Korea Marine Corps, which is a quasi-autonomous organization. (wikipedia.org)
  • Act on the Organization of National Armed Forces The objectives of the ROK Navy as maritime forces for the National Security are: Establishing autonomous naval forces to deter war Securing maritime superiority to win war Promoting national interests through protection of maritime activities Enhancing the national prestige through naval presence Korea has a long history of naval activity. (wikipedia.org)
  • The organization promotes Korea as a tourist destination to attract foreign tourists. (wikipedia.org)
  • 1996: The company's name is changed from Korea National Tourism Corporation to Korea National Tourism Organization. (wikipedia.org)
  • Navy
  • Revised Romanization: Daehanminguk Haegun), also known as the ROK Navy, is the naval warfare service branch of the South Korean armed forces, responsible for conducting naval operations and amphibious landing operations. (wikipedia.org)
  • During the Japanese invasions of Korea (1592-1598), the Korean naval force commanded by Admiral Yi Sunshin, who later became the head of the Navy, cut off the invaders' naval lifeline and defeated the Japanese fleet, reversing the war in favor of Joseon. (wikipedia.org)
  • During the Japanese occupation period, the Imperial Japanese Navy built a naval base - Chinkai Guard District in southern Korea (at present-day Jinhae). (wikipedia.org)
  • In 2005, the South Korean navy celebrated its 60th anniversary. (wikipedia.org)
  • capital
  • The Korea Herald has thus far published eight books under this series: Insight into Korea, Social Change in Korea, Political Change in Korea, A New National Strategy for Korea, Korean Wave, Big Bang in Capital Market, Financial Industry at a Crossroads and Insight into Dokdo. (wikipedia.org)
  • Official
  • Ray Steiner Cline (June 4, 1918 - March 16, 1996) was an official at the United States Central Intelligence Agency best known for being the chief CIA analyst during the Cuban Missile Crisis. (wikipedia.org)
  • world
  • When Japan was defeated in World War II, Soviet forces took control of the North, and American forces took control of the South, with the 38th parallel as the agreed-upon dividing line. (wikipedia.org)
  • time
  • By the time of the Three Kingdoms period of Korea, Baekje and Silla sent their princes to the Yamato court in exchange for military support to continue their already-begun military campaigns around 400. (wikipedia.org)
  • issue
  • In 1958, The Korean Republic published its fifth anniversary issue of 84 pages, the largest ever in Korea. (wikipedia.org)
  • The project ended two years earlier than scheduled and with a low profile because of the Sino-Soviet conflict and the opposing positions that North Korea and East Germany took on that issue. (wikipedia.org)
  • Population
  • 2008 Census of Population of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea conducted on 1-15 October 2008 (pdf-file) Retrieved on 2009-03-18. (wikipedia.org)
  • Because of population growth, greater mobility and increasing urbanisation in South Korea, the chance of meeting and falling in love with someone from one's own patrilineage was much greater. (wikipedia.org)
  • year
  • An armistice was agreed on in 1953, which is still in effect, and the cease-fire line of that year remains the boundary between North and South. (wikipedia.org)
  • In the early 2000s, the Japanese-South Korean relationship soured when the Japanese Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi visited the Yasukuni Shrine every year during his term. (wikipedia.org)
  • North-South
  • The highway is a major highway linking the Seohaean Region(서해안권) for the 1st North-South axis(남북 제1축), the road through the South Jeolla Province, North Jeolla Province, South Chungcheong Province, Gyeonggi Province. (wikipedia.org)
  • The North-South Corridor will link Northern Europe to the Persian Gulf. (wikipedia.org)
  • link
  • this route link Jungbu Naeryuk Expressway Branch and Dountown of Daegu, with a total length of 20.4 km (12.7 mi). (wikipedia.org)
  • relations
  • For over 1,500 years, the relationship between Japan and Korea was characterized by cultural exchange, trade, war, and political contact, all of which underlie their relations even today. (wikipedia.org)
  • Relations between Japan and Korea go back at least two millennia. (wikipedia.org)