Mokpo


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Mokpo

(ˌməʊkˈpəʊ)
n
(Placename) a port in SW South Korea, on the Yellow Sea. Pop: 253 000 (2005 est)

Mok•po

(ˈmɔk poʊ)

n.
a seaport in SW South Korea. 247,524.
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Contract awarded for 2016 Year of Mokpo National Hospital Office Building management (facilities, security, cleaning) Charging Services
I am sorry to the people of South Korea for causing a disturbance and I bow my head in apology to the families of the victims," Lee told reporters today as he left the Mokpo Branch of Gwangju District Court to be jailed.
I am sorry to the people of South Korea for causing a disturbance and I bow my head in apology to the families of the victims," Lee told reporters yesterday as he left the Mokpo branch of Gwangju District Court to be jailed.
Prosecutor Yang Joong-jin told a news conference in Mokpo, one of the centers for the investigation, that some of the crew said they had not received any safety training.
The loss of that precious time may have deprived many passengers of the opportunity to escape as the Sewol sank on Wednesday, not far from the southern city of Mokpo.
The delay in evacuation also likely prevented lifeboats from being deployed as the Sewol sank near the southern city of Mokpo on Wednesday.
We had time," Mr Koo said from a hospital bed in Mokpo.
Byline: FORMULA 1 EXCLUSIVE BY BYRON YOUNG in Mokpo
Grand Prix aces are to meet on Friday in the paddock here at the Mokpo circuit to decide whether they will push for changes over fears some could get ill trying to meet the new limits, the report said.
The airline's last major accident was in July 1993 when a Boeing 737-500 crashed while trying to land at Mokpo airport in the southwestern part of South Korea, killing 68 people on board.
During a similar raid in September 2008, a coast guard officer was killed in waters off the southwestern port city of Mokpo.
The Coast Guard in the coastal city of Mokpo, 410 kilometers south of Seoul, arrested 14 Chinese fishermen on Wednesday for questioning over a clash with Coast Guard officers the previous day who were attempting to crack down on illegal fishing in the Yellow Sea, according to Yonhap News Agency.