Tag: South Korea

Dramatic Video: Woman & Children Escape Fire by Jumping from 4th Story

Video emerges of out South Korea showing a dramatic rescue of three children escaping a burning building and being saved by U.S. servicemen. A mother drops her baby from a fourth story window… The only way out as a fire ripped through a south Korean apartment block last Saturday. Three children, aged one, three and four are caught in blankets held by U.S. soldiers down below who were passing by and stopped to help. Then their 30-year-old mother jumps herself. They all survive without even a...

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McAllen is Reaching Out to South Korea

The McAllen Economic Development Corporation continues to expand its relationship to South Korea. Since 1990, delegations from McAllen and South Korea have visited each other bringing more opportunities to their respective cities. The McAllen EDC and the University of Texas Pan American along with the metropolitan city of Daejeon have signed a memorandum to work together to invest in business, technology and economic development. Close to 40 Korean companies showed interest in the Rio Grande Valley as they seek to enter the U.S. market and manufacture products in the neighboring city of Reynosa, Tamaulipas,...

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American skater Alvarez crashes again at Olympic short track

SOCHI, Russia (AP) — Eddy Alvarez is very familiar with the pads at the Iceberg Skating Palace. The American skater crashed again Tuesday in the heats of 500-meter short track, ending his hopes of winning an individual medal at the Sochi Olympics. He’s still got a shot for the podium as part of the men’s relay team. It was the third time in four events that the 24-year-old from Miami went sliding into the pads that line the ice. He was eliminated from his other race when an aggressive attempt to pass earned a disqualification. “I tested out most of...

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