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Telecommunications in South Korea

In South Korea, Telecommunications services improved in the 1980s with the assistance of foreign partners and as a result of the development of the electronics industry. The number of telephones in use in 1987 reached 9.2 million, a considerable increase from 1980, when there were 2.8 million subscribers. Radio, in more recent years television, reached every resident. By 1945 there were about 60,000 radio sets in the country. By 1987 there were 42 million radio receivers in use, more than 100 radio stations were broadcasting. Transistor radios and television sets have made their way to the most remote rural areas. Television sets, now mass-produced in South Korea, became far less expensive. Ownership of television sets grew from 25,000 sets when broadcasting was initiated in 1961 to an estimated 8.6 million sets in 1987, more than 250 television stations were broadcasting. Telephones - main lines in use: 26.6 million Telephones - mobile cellular: 58.0 million Telephone system: general assessment: excellent domestic and international services domestic: NA international: country code - 82.

Radio broadcast stations: AM 61, FM 150, shortwave 2 Television broadcast stations: terrestrial stations 43. All terrestrial channels are digital since January 2013. From November 2011, four generalist channel are available on cable television. Internet hosts: 7.4 million Internet users: 43.9 million(Total population: 50 million Country code: KR Today, South Korea has the highest number of broadband users. The rapid growth of the Korean broadband market was the result of a combination of government pushes and market factors; the government was active in promoting privatization and deregulation in general, the information technology sector was no exception. The government implemented structural reforms in July 1990. Since the mid-1990s, the Ministry of Information and Communications has pursued a policy of high-speed telecommunication infrastructure as a foundation to build a “knowledge-based society.” In the telecommunications sector, competition was allowed on an incremental basis and, in the market for value added services, full competition was allowed.

In March 1995, Korea Information Infrastructure was established. KII's goal was to advance the nation's IT infrastructure. In August 1995, the Framework Act on Information Promotion was enacted; the country experienced economic crisis in 1997 with the rest of the region. During the economic reforms being implemented after the financial crisis, the information technology sector was one of several, targeted and considered to be an important factor in the recovery of the nation's economy. In 1999, the government implemented the program known as Cyber Korea 21, intended to accelerate IT development. In 1999, the government provided US$77 million in loans with preferential rates to facilities service providers. In 2000, another US$77 million was provided in loans for suburban areas, small cities and towns, regional industrial areas. Another US$926 million was provided until 2005. Commensurate with its investment funding, the government implemented various policies designed to increase internet use among the general population.

The government provided “internet literacy” lessons to homemakers, the elderly, military personnel, farmers. In June 2000, the government implemented what was known as the “Ten Million People Internet Education” project, the purpose of, to provide internet education to ten million people; the number of broadband subscribers in Korea reached 10 million in October 2002, with about 70% out of 14.3 million homes connected at the speed of over 2 Mbit/s. In 2002, there were six operators providing broadband services in Korea; the market share leader was Korea Telecom, with 45.8% market share, followed by Hanaro Telecom with 28.6% of the market and Thrunet with 13.1%. Of the market. In terms of technology, KT uses Digital Subscriber Line. Hanaro uses a mix of cable and DSL. Thrunet service is provided through cable modem. At end of June 2011, subscribers of Voice over Internet Protocol service achieve 10.1 million or around 20 percent of South Korea's population. This article relied on information from: Yun, Heejin Lee and So-Hye Lim, The Growth of Broadband Internet Connections in South Korea: Contributing Factors, Asia/Pacific Research Center, Stanford University.

Choudrie and Heejin Lee, Broadband Development in South Korea: Institutional and Cultural Factors, European Journal of Information Systems v. 13, pp. 103–14. Korean telephone numbering plan List of Korea-related topics List of South Korean broadcasting networks Ministry of Information and Communication This article incorporates public domain material from th

Tim Krieger

Timothy A. "Tim" Krieger is an American Republican politician who represented the 57th district in the Pennsylvania House of Representatives from 2009 to 2015. Krieger grew up in Connellsville, he attended Liberty University, graduating with a degree in mathematics in 1984. Krieger entered the United States Navy before attending law school at the University of Pittsburgh, from which he graduated in 1992. Since he has been in private practice, most in Greensburg, Pennsylvania. Kreiger was elected to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives in November 2008, defeating John W. Boyle and winning the Democratic seat with 52% of the vote, he served on the Game & Fisheries, Intergovernmental Affairs and State Government committees. Pennsylvania House of Representatives page

Harry Thornber

Harry Thornber was an English cricketer. Born at Manchester, Lancashire, he was a right-handed batsman who made one appearance in first-class cricket. Thornber played his club cricket for Manchester and Sale, before making his appearance in first-class cricket for Lancashire in 1874 against Kent at Maidstone, he opened the batting alongside Dick Barlow in Lancashire's first-innings, but was dismissed for a duck by James Fellowes, while in their second-innings he batted lower in the order, but was again dismissed for a duck, this time run out. He was described as a steady middle order batsman with a sound defence. Outside of playing cricket, Thornber was a merchant, he died at St Pancras, London on 28 July 1913. Harry Thornber at ESPNcricinfo Harry Thornber at CricketArchive

Georges-Olivier Ch√Ęteaureynaud

Georges-Olivier Châteaureynaud is a French novelist and short story writer. He was awarded the Prix Renaudot in 1982 for the novel La Faculté des songes and the Prix Goncourt de la nouvelle in 2005 for Singe savant tabassé par deux clowns, he has been general secretary of the Prix Renaudot since 2010. Georges-Olivier Châteaureynaud was born in Paris in 1947. After the divorce of his parents, he lived alone with his mother, first in a maid's room in Paris and in suburban cities, his childhood is marked by precariousness - housing difficulties in the post-war years - and his mother's depression. The paternal grandfather, an official in the Ministry of Finance, is his paternal figure. With his grandparents, uncles and cousins, he spent all his holidays in Brittany; these biographical elements are to be found in many of Châteaureynaud's texts, always from the point of view of fiction. His work should not be regarded as autobiographical, with the exception of La Vie nous regarde passer, where Châteaureynaud evokes his childhood and youth, his years of training, the discovery of literature and his meeting with his future companions.

In the 1970s, he and his friend Hubert Haddad founded several literary magazines, with only a few deliveries, but which oriented his literary commitment. In 1973 he published Le Fou dans la chaloupe at Éditions Grasset, a collection of three books of three long stories, in 1974 the novel The Messengers, which won the Prix des Nouvelles littérares; until the Renaudot was awarded in 1982, he earned his living by successively working as a cashier, a truck driver at the Saviem, a dealer, a librarian, while continuing his literary work. Georges-Olivier Châteaureynaud won the Prix Renaudot for La Faculté des songes in 1982. Since 1996, he has been a member of the jury for this award, he is part of the current called magic realism. Olivier Châtaureynaud chaired the Société des gens de lettres from 2000 to 2002 and is now one of the directors, he is a member of numerous literary juries including the Prix Bretagne. Since 2010, he has been general secretary of the Prix Renaudot; the author of an important work - one hundred short-stories and nine novels published to date - Chateaureynaud builds a personal and poetic universe.

His texts, which are described as fantastic, are rather related to the dream domain. There is nothing gory or bloody in his writings, but a peculiar vision of the world and of society, which deliberately deviates from social observation and autofiction. In particular, Châteaureynaud developed his ideas on fantasy in his preface to Divinités du Styx, an anthology of the news of Marcel Schneider, one of his avowed models. After referring to the diverse ways in which Schneider and Roger Caillois have spoken of the fantastic, Châteaureynaud rejected Caillois's conception that fear would be a predominant feeling in fantastic literature. ".</ref> On many occasions, Chateaureynaud thus expressed the high opinion that he, like Marcel Schneider, has of the prestige of fantastic, a literature according to him better able than the different realistic currents to grasp the reality of being. He is one of the artisans of the revival of short story in France in the 1970s, with Annie Saumont, Claude Pujade-Renaud or Christiane Baroche.

Châteaurenaud belongs to the literary group of the nouvelle fiction, a group created in the 1990s around the writer Frederick Tristan. 1973: Le Fou dans la chaloupe, Grasset 1974 Les Messagers and Actes Sud, 1997 1976: La Belle charbonnière, Grasset 1978: Mathieu Chain, Grasset 1982: La Faculté des songes, Grasset, ISBN 978-2246261810, Prix Renaudot, 1985: Le Congrès de fantomologie, Grasset 1989: Le Jardin dans l'île 1993: Nouvelles, 1972-1988, Juillard 1994: Le Château de verre, Julliard 1994: La Fortune, le Castor astral 1996: Les Ormeaux, Éditions du Rocher 1996: Le Jardin dans l’île, Librio 1997: Le Kiosque et le Tilleul, Actes Sud 1997: Le Goût de l'ombre, Actes Sud 1999: La Conquête du Pérou, Ed. du Rocher 1999: Le Héros blessé au bras, Actes Sud 1999: Le Démon à la crécelle, Grasset 2002: Civils de plomb, Ed. du Rocher 2002: Les Amants sous verre, Le Verger 2004: Au fond du paradis, Grasset 2004: L’Ange et les Démons, Grasset 2004: Petite suite cherbourgeoise, with Hubert Haddad and Frédérick Tristan, Le Rocher 2005: Singe savant tabassé par deux clowns, Prix Goncourt de la nouvelle 2006: Les Intermittences d'Icare, Éditions du Chemin de fer 2006: Mécomptes cruels, Rhubarbe 2007, L’Autre Rive, Grand prix de l'Imaginaire 2010: Le Corps de l’autre, Grasset 2011: La Vie nous regarde passer, Grasset 2011: Résidence dernière, éditions des Busclats 2013: Jeune vieillard assis sur une pierre en bois, Grasset, 2014: C'était écrit, Rhubarbe 2016: Le Goût de l’ombre, GrasseThe works of Georges-Olivier Châteaureynaud have been translated into some fifteen languages.

Last translation to this day: 2010 A life on paper, selection of short storiess, English translation by Edward Gauvin, Small Beer Press, New-York 2010: Christine Bini, Le Marbre et la Brume: L'univers littéraire de Georges-Olivier Châteaureynaud, Alphée Site de l'auteur Nouvelle de G.- O. Châteaureynaud Le Tout Petit, à lire en ligne sur le blog de Michel Volkovitch Critique du roman Le Corps de l'autre sur le site Actualitté Critique du roman L'Autre Rive in Télérama Le blog d'Edward Gauvin, le traducteur américain de Châteaureynaud. Nombreux articles sur l'auteur "Georges-Olivier Châteaureynaud". Retrieved 19 February 2017

Gianluigi Porelli EuroLeague Executive of the Year

The Gianluigi Porelli EuroLeague Executive of the Year is an annual award of Europe's premier level men's basketball league, the EuroLeague. The award was introduced in the 2004–05 season, it is given to the league's best club CEO of each season. The winner receives the trophy after the end of the season, in recognition of their efforts to reach the highest levels of success with their club. José Antonio Querejeta, of Baskonia, was the first recipient of the award, as his team reached the EuroLeague 2004–05 season's EuroLeague Final. In 2014, the award was named after Gianluigi Porelli, long-time owner of Virtus Bologna and first president of ULEB. Official Webpage on the 2015 Award

Margarida Marques

Margarida Marques is a Portuguese politician of the Socialist Party, serving as a Member of the European Parliament since the 2019 elections. In 1994 Marques moved to Brussels where she started working for the European Commission, first in the Directorate-General for Education and Culture in the Directorate-General for Communication, she subsequently held the position of European Commission representative in Portugal from 2005 to 2011. From 2015 until 2019, Marques was a member of the Parliament of Portugal. During that time, she served as State Secretary for European Affairs in the government of Prime Minister António Costa from 2015 until 2017. Marques has been a Member of the European Parliament since the 2019 European elections. In parliament, she has since been serving on the Committee on Budgets. In this capacity, she is the parliament’s co-rapporteur on the European Union’s Multiannual Financial Framework for 2021-2027. In addition to her committee assignments, Marques is part of the parliament’s delegations for relations with China and the Parliamentary Assembly of the Union for the Mediterranean