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of ''The Simpsons'', to which that number is consistently rising. In fact, they animated the first two seasons of the series exclusively. The studio also produced a portion of the overseas animation for ''The Simpsons Movie''. She continued her studies with National Living Treasures from The National Center for Korean Traditional Performing Arts in Seoul, as well as with Korea's leading ethnomusicologists, eventually earning a B.A. degree in Korean traditional music from Seoul National University in 1980. Miscellaneous * August 8: Founding of the modern Korean Archaeological Society, in Seoul, South Korea. '''Namsan''' (lit. "South Mountain") is a 262-meter peak in the Jung-gu (Jung-gu, Seoul) district of south central Seoul, South Korea. Although known as Mount Mongmyeok, or 목멱산, in the past, it is now commonly referred to as Namsan. It offers some hiking, recreation and views of downtown Seoul's skyline. The N Seoul Tower is located on top of Namsan. *Japan Series: Hiroshima Toyo Carp (Hiroshima Carp) over Hankyu Braves (Orix Blue Wave) (4-3) *Little League World Series: Seoul National, Seoul, South Korea *Summer Olympic Games (Baseball at the 1984 Summer Olympics) at Los Angeles, California (demonstration sport): Japan (Japan national baseball team) (1st), United States (United States national baseball team) (2nd), Chinese Taipei (Chinese Taipei national baseball team) (3rd) *Japan Series: Hanshin Tigers over Seibu Lions (4-2) *Little League World Series: Seoul National, Seoul, South Korea *Little League World Series: Tai Ping, Taichung, Taiwan *Summer Olympic Games (Baseball at the 1988 Summer Olympics) at Seoul, South Korea (demonstration sport): United States (United States national baseball team) (1st), Japan (Japan national baseball team) (2nd), Puerto Rico (Puerto Rico national baseball team) (3rd) Zahedi is now retired and living in Montreux, Switzerland. He has received honorary Doctoral Degrees of Law and Humanities from Utah State University, East Texas State University, Kent State University, St. Louis University, University of Texas, Montana State University (Montana State University - Bozeman), Washington College, Westminster College, Harvard University, Chungang University of Seoul, and the College of Political and Social Science of Lima in Peru.In December 1976, in a ceremony held in Washington D.C., Mr. Zahedi was awarded the KAPPA Sigma Fraternity ‘Man of the Year’ Award. In 2002, he was inducted into to Alumni Hall of Honor of the Utah State University College of Agriculture.He has received many awards and honors from nations around the globe for his humanitarian service and record in international affairs. File:ROK Navy Base Oryuk-Do in Busan.jpg thumb Busan Naval Operations Base The ROK Navy operates several naval bases in South Korea: Jinhae, Busan, Donghae (Donghae City), Pyeongtaek, Mokpo, Incheon, Pohang. Naval air stations are in Pohang, Jinhae, and Mokpo. Jinhae has been the major port for the ROK Navy since the establishment of the Korean Coast Guard by hosting vital naval facilities including the Naval Shipyard. Busan has become another major naval base for the CINCROKFLT since its Command Headquarters moved from Jinhae in 2007. Donghae, Pyeongtaek, and Mokpo hosts the command headquarters of the First, Second and the Third Fleet respectively. Incheon hosts a Defense Command under an one-star admiral responsible for littoral waters close to Seoul, the nation's capital. Pohang has a naval base for amphibious forces such as the 1st Marine Division located nearby. The ROK Navy also plans to build a new naval base on the southern coast of Jeju-do for basing a squadron of the Maritime Task Flotilla and two submarine squadrons by 2014. The ROK Navy plans to strengthen its control over the seas around the Korean Peninsula by deploying these forces. After the unification of the peninsula (Three Kingdoms of Korea#Unification) up to Taedong River Robinson et al. 2007. p.26 in 668 AD, Gyeongju became the center of Korean political and cultural life. Robinson et al. 2007. p.28 The city was home to the Silla court, and the great majority of the kingdom's elite. Its prosperity became legendary, and was reported as far away as Persia according to the 9th century book, ''The Book of Roads and Kingdoms (Book of Roads and Kingdoms (ibn Khordadbeh))''. Lee Gwang-pyo (이광표) (2008-04-05) (in Korean) ‘황금의 제국’ 페르시아 페르시아인들 경주를 활보하다 ( 'Empire of Gold', Persia Persians strode away in Gyeongju) Dong-a Ilbo (in Korean) 이븐 쿠르다지바 Abu'I Qāsim Abādu'l Lāh Ibn Khurdāhibah a (816 ~ 912) Doosan Encyclopedia Records of ''Samguk Yusa'' give the city's population in its peak period as 178,936 households, suggesting that the total population was almost one million. Commons:Category:Seoul Wikipedia:Seoul
in Seoul, South Korea. Lady Rothermere is also trustee of the Friends of the Alola Foundation, supporting the lives of the women and children in East Timor. The Dowager Viscountess Rothermere, Friends of the Alola Foundation (UK) She is a patron of the British Museum, supports a range of humanitarian charities, particularly those helping people with leprosy, and was a major contributor to the endowment fund
mainland during this time. Bronze and iron were used to make weapons, armor, tools, and ritual implements such as bells (dotaku)" Choson Sinbo "Kitora Tomb Originates in Koguryo Murals" By Chon Ho Chon
2.35:1 (anamorphic format) aspect ratio, to distinguish it from the look of the television series, and colored with the largest palette the animators had ever had available to them. A lot of the animation was produced using Wacom Cintiq (Wacom#Cintiq) tablets, which allowed images to be drawn directly onto a computer monitor to facilitate production. Animation production work was divided among four studios
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, Japanese restaurants in Seoul tend to be excellent, featuring excellent sushi and sashimi. Chinese restaurants exist, but are typically adapted to suit local preferences. There are a few Italian restaurants; these are generally excellent, with chefs trained in Italy, although flavors tend to be more or less Koreanized, with sugar in the garlic bread and meatballs. Bakeries are found throughout, including some of the common big chains. Seoul has plenty of budget places to eat. Everything from convenience store junk food and noodles to street stall food and lots of 24 hr Korean fast food restaurants. The 24-hour restaurants are great because they've usually got a wide variety of foods, including: mandu, odeng, dokbokki, naengmyeon, udon and ramyeon. Prices do vary from about ₩2,000-9,000 at these restaurants. Also open late into the night are Korean BBQ restaurants, which are everywhere in Seoul. These can be very cheap and are usually of good quality. Barbecue options usually are limited to pork and beef, and they often come with a smattering of side dishes. Korean BBQ is, in itself, an experience that makes you feel like a Seoulite. The larger department stores in the city have basement food courts that offer excellent food (not recommended if you care about atmosphere). Drink Seoul features a mind-bogglingly large array of nightspots catering to every taste and budget. '''Hongdae''' and '''Sinchon''' in Seodaemun-Mapo (Seoul Seodaemun-Mapo) are Seoul's most active nightlife districts. '''Itaewon''' in Yongsan (Seoul Yongsan) is Seoul's international district, with a wide variety of Western-styled venues to eat and drink. Since many foreigners congregate there, Itaewon remains somewhat of a niche nightlife area for Koreans interested in a more international scene. Sleep Seoul's has two unofficial backpacker districts, Jongno (Seoul Jongno) (Anguk Sinseol-dong) to the northeast of the city and Hongdae-Sinchon (Seoul Seodaemun-Mapo) out to the west. Within walking distance to Dongdaemun Market, Jongno is better located for sightseeing and can be reached directly from Incheon Airport on limousine buses or city bus 6002 to ''Sinseol-dong'' stop (₩9,000, 90 min). There are many budget accommodation places across Seoul. Hongdae, Itaewon, Myeongdong and Jongno(Hanok area) are traditional hot spots for Foreign Individual Travelers(FIT). Also Gangnam is emerging thanks to the big hit of 'Gangnam Style' song. Hongdae, Sinchon area is located in university area. Yonsei Univ., Ehwa woman's Univ., Hongik Univ. and Sogang Univ. are around this area. so there are many restaurants, bar, club and shopping center and easy to be reached from Incheon Airport by limousine bus and Arex (Airport express train) in 1 hour. Gangnam has a wide range of luxury with the Imperial Palace Hotel, the Park Hyatt Seoul and the Ritz-Carlton Seoul. Connect Internet cafes known as '''PC bang''' (PC 방) (pr: pee-shee-bang) are ubiquitous in Seoul, and usually cost anywhere from ₩800-2,000 hr. thumb A Korean keyboard using a Korean OS can type in English or Hangul. (File:Samsung K652V.jpg)Most have printers at the front desk. These places cater chiefly to gamers, which translates into fairly fast computers, loud sound systems and large screens. Most PC rooms have smoking sections. Typically, the computers run a Korean version of Windows XP and use Internet Explorer. Console gaming (Xbox 360, PS3) is widely available, and for those with proficiency in Korean language, you might also be able to enjoy a round of online gaming; the fantasy MMORPG ''Lineage'' was created in Korea and a slew of MMORPG titles not available anywhere else can be found here. Post offices are basically everywhere in Seoul, although many are hidden on smaller roads and alleys. If you cannot spot any post office nearby, it is good idea to visit university (every university has its own post office in it). The Korean postal insignia is orange and white. It can be spotted on post office signs.Some post offices are open on Saturdays, Sundays and other holidays (postal service only). Most post offices sell boxes and packing materials. Even the smaller offices typically have at least one English-speaking member of staff. * Commons:Category:Seoul Wikipedia:Seoul
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'' with Jack Buck. From 1975 until January 1982 (when he left to do ''The Today Show'') Gumbel hosted numerous sporting events for NBC including Major League Baseball (Major League Baseball on NBC), college basketball (College Basketball on NBC) and the National Football League (NFL on NBC). Gumbel returned to sportscasting for NBC when he hosted the prime time coverage (Olympics on NBC) of the 1988 Summer Olympics from Seoul and the PGA Tour (PGA Tour on NBC) in 1990. merged United New Democratic Party headquarters 133 Yeongdeungpo-dong 6-ga, Yeongdeungpo-gu, Seoul, South Korea newspaper In 1962, the Government of South Korea designated the Jindo as the 53rd ''''Natural Treasure'''' (or translated as 'Natural Monument') (천연기념물; 天然記念物) Jindo profile, Korean Cultural Heritage site and passed the '''Jindo Preservation Ordinance'''. Because of the special status of the Jindo, it is very difficult to export purebred Jindo outside of Korea. "Dog Fight: Jingoism vs Jindosim" June 10 Australian Broadcasting Corporation News Jindos marched in the opening ceremonies of the 1988 Summer Olympic Games in Seoul, Korea. The United Kennel Club recognized the Jindo on January 1, 1998. The expanded financial base of the merged entity triggered significant offshore expansion over ensuing years. Representative offices were established in Beijing (1982), Chicago (branch 1982), Dallas (1983), Seoul (1983, upgraded to a branch in 1990), San Francisco (1984), Kuala Lumpur (1984), Athens (1984, closed 1989), Frankfurt (1985, closed 1992), Atlanta (1986), Bangkok (1986), Taipei (1986 upgraded to branch 1990), Shanghai (1988, closed 1990), Houston (1989) and New Delhi (1989). In June ''Morecambe Bay'' began her 2nd Operational Tour off Korea, supporting raids by Korean troops in the Haeju and Chojin area. In July she was attached to United States Navy Task Group 95.12 to assist in bombardments off the east coast of Korea in support of military operations, receiving a congratulatory signal from the Commander of the U.S. 7th Fleet (United States Seventh Fleet) Vice Admiral Harold M. Martin. She was then transferred to the Royal Navy Task Group on the west coast, and employed in operations off the Han River (Han River (Korea)) with the frigates Commons:Category:Seoul Wikipedia:Seoul
collaborators such as Marc Shaiman. Dupri stated that a single would be released alongside the album before the year's end. During a press conference in Seoul, South Korea, in August 2010, Island Def Jam (The Island Def Jam Music Group) executive Matt Voss
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'''Seoul''' ( With a population of over 10 million, the megacity is the largest city proper (List of cities proper by population) in the OECD.
Situated on the Han River (Han River (Korea)), Seoul's history stretches back more than two thousand years when it was founded in 18 BCE by Baekje, one of the Three Kingdoms of Korea. It continued as the capital of Korea under the Joseon Dynasty. The Seoul Capital Area contains five UNESCO World Heritage Sites: Changdeok Palace (Changdeokgung), Hwaseong Fortress, Jongmyo Shrine (Jongmyo), Namhansanseong and the Royal Tombs of the Joseon Dynasty. with over 12 million international visitors in 2013, Seoul Statistics making it the world's 10th most visited city (Tourism#MasterCard_Global_Destination_Cities_Index) and 6th largest earner in tourism (Tourism#MasterCard_Global_Destination_Cities_Index). MasterCard-Global Destination Cities index
Today, Seoul is considered a leading and rising global city, resulting from an economic boom called the Miracle on the Han River which transformed it from the damage of the Korean War to the world's 4th largest metropolitan economy (List of cities by GDP) with a GDP of US$774 billion At purchasing power parity, see List of cities by GDP. in 2012 after Tokyo, New York City and Los Angeles. A world leading technology hub centered on Gangnam (Gangnam (3 Districts)) and Digital Media City, the Seoul Capital Area boasts 15 http: fortune.com global500 samsung-electronics-13 Fortune Global 500 companies such as Samsung, the world's largest technology company (List of the largest technology companies), as well as LG and Hyundai-Kia (Hyundai Kia Automotive Group). In 2013, the city's GDP per capita (PPP) (List of South Korean regions by GDP) of $39,448 was comparable to that of France and Finland. Ranked sixth in the Global Power City Index (Global city) and eighth in the Global Financial Centres Index, the metropolis exerts a major influence in global affairs as one of the five leading hosts of global conferences (Union of International Associations). http: www.uia.be sites uia.be files documents statistics press press12.pdf It also hosts the world's most art openings per square mile. http: travel.cnn.com seoul life 50-reasons-why-seoul-worlds-greatest-city-534720
Seoul is the world's most wired city http: travel.cnn.com seoul life 50-reasons-why-seoul-worlds-greatest-city-534720 and ranked first in technology readiness by PwC's ''Cities of Opportunity'' report. http: www.pwc.com us en cities-of-opportunity 2014 assets cities-of-opportunity-2014.pdf Seoul Station is the main terminal of the KTX (Korea Train Express) high-speed rail and the Seoul Subway is the world's largest subway (Rapid transit) network, http: www.lwt.co.kr introduce tour tour.do Its Lotte Cinema houses the world's largest cinema screen. http: www.guinnessworldrecords.com records-4000 largest-permanent-35mm-cinema-screen Seoul's COEX Mall is the world's largest underground shopping mall. http: www.newsis.com ar_detail view.html?ar_id NISX20141201_0013328698&cID 10402&pID 10400 Emporis ranked Seoul's skyline having the world's fourth highest visual impact among major cities. http: www.emporis.com statistics skyline-ranking
Seoul hosted the 1986 Asian Games, 1988 Summer Olympics, 2002 FIFA World Cup and the 2010 G-20 Seoul summit. A UNESCO City of Design (Creative Cities Network), Seoul was named the 2010 World Design Capital (World Design Capital).