KEMS (Korean EverRock Multi-Media Service) is a 24-hour Korean TV station serving the Greater San Francisco Bay Area. They recently went through a complete management change thus changing their name from KTVN to KEMS. KEMS is the only local broadcast now available on Comcast Starter Cable on channel 197. KEMS can also be viewed on KICU-TV subchannel 36.2.[1]

TypeBroadcast television
United States United States
AvailabilityNorthern California
OwnerKorean EverRock Multi-Media Inc.
Key people
Taek Jong Yu, President
Launch date
2008 Comcast Digital Starter ch.197; 2007(KEMS television launch); 1977 (First Korean broadcast)
Official website


  1. ^ 함께 호흡하는 참여 방송. (in Korean). April 11, 2008. Retrieved 2008-05-09.

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2025 ASEAN Para Games

The 2025 ASEAN Para Games (Thai: กีฬาอาเซียนพาราเกมส์ 2025, romanized: Kīḷā xāseīyn phārā kems̄̒ 2025), officially known as the XIII ASEAN Para Games and commonly known as ASEAN Para Games 2025, are an upcoming biennial Southeast Asian multi-sport event for athletes with disabilities due to be celebrated in the tradition of the ASEAN Para Games as governed by the ASEAN Para Sports Federation (APSF).

In August 2017, the 2025 Southeast Asian Games are officially planned to be held in Thailand at the SEAGF meeting in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. In addition, the 2025 ASEAN Para Games also planned to be held in Thailand. In the process, the host city will be announced by National Olympic Committee of Thailand (NOCT), Sports Authority of Thailand (SAT), and finally will be approved by the Cabinet of Thailand.

Al-Arabi SC (Kuwait)

Al-Arabi Sporting Club (Arabic: النادي العربي الرياضي‎) is a Kuwaiti professional club based in Mansuriya, Kuwait City, that sponsors a number of teams, the most notable of which is the football team in the VIVA Premier League. Al-Arabi SC was named Al-Uruba (Arabic: العُروبَة, "Arabians"‎) at the beginning of 1953, and changed to Al-Arabi SC (The Arabian) in 1960. As winners of the Kuwait Emir Cup in 2008, Al-Arabi SC was the first Kuwaiti team to compete in the AFC Cup. Al-Arabi SC has 57 official trophies next to its name (55 domestic and 2 GCC), the most of any Kuwaiti football team. Al-Arabi SC's stadium is Sabah Al-Salem Stadium in Mansūriya, a suburb of the capital of the country, Kuwait City. It is the second largest stadium in Kuwait.

Al-Arabi has never won any league title since the 2001–02 season. It had the same points as Kuwait SC in 2014–15 season, but the title went to Kuwait by the principle of the results of the matches between the two team.

Al-Arabi SC is the only team in Kuwait that has never lost in the Kuwait Super Cup. Holding both records to be in the final of the Kuwait Crown Prince Cup 4 consecutive times tied with Kuwait SC and in Kuwait Emir Cup going to the final 11 consecutive times since 1962 to 1973, more than any Kuwaiti team.

Bahrain Tamarod

Bahrain Tamarod (also spelled Bahrain Tamarrod; Arabic: تمرد البحرين‎; literally "Bahrain Rebellion"), also known as August 14 Rebellion, was a three-day protest campaign in Bahrain that began on 14 August 2013, the forty-second anniversary of Bahrain Independence Day and the two-and-a-half-year anniversary of the Bahraini uprising. The call for protests had started in early July following and inspired by the Egyptian Tamarod Movement that led to the removal of President Mohamed Morsi. Calling for a "free and democratic Bahrain", Tamarod activists, who mobilized social networking websites, said their movement was peaceful, national and non-sectarian. They called for gradual peaceful civil disobedience starting from 14 August. The movement gained the support of opposition societies and human rights activists, including those languishing in prison. The government however, repeatedly warned against the protests, promising those who participate with legal action and forceful confrontation. Rights activists and media reported that authorities had stepped up their crackdown campaigns in the weeks leading to the protests.

In late July, the king called for a parliamentary special session. The pro-government parliament submitted 22 recommendations, some of them calling for stripping those convicted of "terrorist crimes" from their nationality and banning of almost all protests in the capital, Manama. Despite outcries from the United Nations, Amnesty International and Human Rights Watch, the king endorsed the recommendations and issued two decrees to their effect. The Prime Minister asked his ministers to carry out the recommendations immediately and issued several warnings against protests. In the following days, the government arrested three photographers, two bloggers, a lawyer and a politician, and prevented human rights activists and journalists from entering the country, deported an American teacher and reportedly encircled entire areas with barbed wire. The government denied arrests had targeted activists. A few days before 14 August, activists said they had gathered tens of thousands of signatures in support of highly anticipated protests.

The day of 14 August witnessed heavy deployment of security forces, which used tear gas and birdshot against hundreds-to-thousands of protesters who gathered in several locations throughout the country. Many shops were closed in response to Tamarod's call for a general strike. Opposition activists and media reported over 60 demonstrations throughout the country. The opposition and several citizens accused authorities of cutting Internet connections. The government blocked a website covering the protests, but activists and citizen journalists provided live coverage on social media websites, and Anonymous targeted a government website. At least twenty protesters were arrested and ten injured, two critically, activists said. The tightened security measures have succeeded in preventing large-scale protests in Manama. On 15 and 16 August, smaller protests occurred in several locations which police dispersed without injuries.

Tamarod and Al Wefaq opposition society praised the protests and said they were successful. The government of Bahrain however said protests did not affect everyday life. The United States said it supported freedom of expression and assembly, and voiced its concern at the chances of violence. Analysts were divided between those who expected protests to be huge and those that did not see them having any chance. They were also divided about the reasons behind the absence of mass protests in Manama, some blaming it on the security forces, others on protest organizers.


ITU G.992.5 (also referred to as ADSL2+, G.dmt.bis+, and G.adslplus) is an International Telecommunication Union standard for asymmetric digital subscriber line (ADSL) broadband Internet access. The standard has a maximum theoretical download speed of 24 Mbit/s. Utilizing G.992.5 Annex M upload speeds of 3.3 Mbit/s can be achieved.


KEXT-CD was a television station in the San Francisco Bay Area, broadcasting on virtual channel 27.


KICU-TV, virtual and UHF digital channel 36, branded as KTVU Plus, is an independent television station licensed to San Jose, California, United States and serving the San Francisco Bay Area. The station is owned by the Fox Television Stations subsidiary of Fox Corporation, as part of a duopoly with Oakland-licensed Fox owned-and-operated station KTVU (channel 2). The two stations share studios at Jack London Square in downtown Oakland; KICU's transmitter is located on Monument Peak in Milpitas. On cable, the station is carried on channel 6 on most providers in the market.

Kemps (card game)

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Key encapsulation

Key encapsulation mechanisms (KEMs) are a class of encryption techniques designed to secure symmetric cryptographic key material for transmission using asymmetric (public-key) algorithms. In practice, public key systems are clumsy to use in transmitting long messages. Instead they are often used to exchange symmetric keys, which are relatively short. The symmetric key is then used to encrypt the longer message.

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List of World Branding Awards winners

The List of World Branding Awards winners provide details of the winners of the World Branding Awards, an international award presented to some of the best global and national brands for their work and achievements in branding. The awards are organised by the World Branding Forum, a registered global non-profit organisation based in London.The first awards ceremony was held at One Whitehall Place at the Royal Horseguards Hotel in London on October 26, 2014. The event was hosted by David Croft from Sky Sports.Sixty nine brands from 25 countries won an award. Each brand is named "Brand of the Year" in their respective categories. The "Brand of the Year" logo is a registered trademark. The awards gave special recognition to Tony Fernandes, Group CEO of AirAsia and Chairman of Queens Park Rangers F.C., naming him "Brand Builder of the Year" for his outstanding work in building the airline brand.The second part of the 2014-2015 awards, took place at the fr:Hilton Paris Opéra in France on 24 March 2015. The Paris ceremony had an emphasis on food, beverage, luxury, fashion, lifestyle, hospitality, and service brands. Fifty brands from 22 countries were awarded at this ceremony.In 2015, 118 brands from 30 countries were honoured with an award. The ceremony took place at Kensington Palace in London. The event was hosted by Olivia Wayne from Sky Sports.In 2016, over 120,000 consumers from around the world voted for more than 2,800 brands from 35 countries. 210 brands from 30 countries were declared winners. The ceremony was held again in London's Kensington Palace. Guests included the United Arab Emirates Ambassador to the United Kingdom, Sulaiman Almazroui, and the Philippines Ambassador, Evan Garcia. The event was hosted by David Croft.In 2017, over 3,000 brands from 35 countries were nominated, and more than 135,000 consumers from around the world participated during the voting period. 245 Brands from 32 countries were awarded.In 2018, the Americas Edition of the awards saw over 80,000 consumers vote for more than 1,500 brands from 22 countries from Americas and the Caribbean. There were 81 brands from 16 countries awarded.The awards trophy is made in England, and is on display at the Museum of Brands, Packaging & Advertising in London. In 2016, a newly designed 24 karat gold plated trophy was introduced for all winners. This new design is a solid trophy which highlights the "Brand of the Year" registered trademark logo.

List of television stations in California

This is a list of broadcast television stations serving cities in the U.S. state of California.


The MGM-166 LOSAT (Line-of-Sight Anti-Tank) was a United States anti-tank missile system designed by Lockheed Martin (originally Vought) to defeat tanks and other individual targets. Instead of using a High Explosive Anti-Tank warhead like other anti-tank missiles, the LOSAT employed a solid steel kinetic energy penetrator to punch through armor. The LOSAT is fairly light; it was designed to be mounted onto a Humvee while allowing the vehicle to remain air-portable. LOSAT eventually emerged on an extended-length heavy-duty Humvee with a hard-top containing four KEMs used by special operations. Although LOSAT never "officially" entered service, it was used for the smaller Compact Kinetic Energy Missile.

Montfortian dialect

Montfortian (locally Mofers [ˈmóːfərs] or Mofertaans [móːfərˈtàːns]) is a Central Limburgish dialect spoken in the Dutch town of Montfort. It is closely related to the dialects spoken in Echt, Sint Joost, Hingen, Peij, Slek (Echt-Susteren, Limburg) and Koningsbosch.

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Pötbrooks (spoken in Echterbosch, Maria-Hoop and Putbroek)

Räötjes (spoken in Reutje, often grouped with the dialect of Sint Odiliënberg)

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Sawantwadi (मराठी: सावंतवाडी) is a taluka (a unit of administration) in the Sindhudurg district in the Indian state of Maharashtra. The taluka headquarters is Sawantwadi which has a municipal council, which is a local civic body. Sawantwadi was formerly the capital of the Kingdom of Sawantwadi, ruled by the Sawant Bhonsle royal clan of the Marathas.

Until 1850, Sawantwadi was known as Sundurwadi. The name Sawantwadi came into usage because of the surname of the state's ruling family of Khem-Sawants. The palace was earlier located on Narendra hill. Khemsawant III constructed the existing palace in late 18th century (1755–1803), and Moti-Talav (Moti Lake) was built in front in 1874.

Sawantwadi is known for its wooden toys and models thanks to an active woodcraft industry. It is also becoming a major tourist attraction.

Sir Patrick Spens

"Sir Patrick Spens" is one of the most popular of the Child Ballads (No. 58) (Roud 41), and is of Scottish origin. It is a maritime ballad about a disaster at sea.

Sutro Tower

Sutro Tower is a 977 ft (298 m) three-pronged TV and radio antenna tower in San Francisco, California. Rising from a hill between Twin Peaks and Mount Sutro near Clarendon Heights, it is a prominent feature of the city skyline and a landmark for city residents and visitors. The tower was the tallest structure in San Francisco from the time of its completion until 2017, when it was surpassed by the Salesforce Tower.

Named after the family of Adolph Sutro, a businessman and former mayor of San Francisco whose grandson, Adolph Gilbert Sutro, built a mansion, La Avanzada, on their property in the highest peaks of San Francisco. In 1948, the mansion and property was sold to the American Broadcasting Company, where it became the original home of their San Francisco operation as KGO Television. The tower stands 297.8 m (977 ft) above ground and 552 m (1,811 ft) above sea level. It is the second tallest structure in the city by ground-to-tip height, though its mountain location overlooks the city's downtown skyscrapers.

Telecommunications in Kuwait

Telecommunications in Kuwait provides information about the telephone, Internet, radio, and television infrastructure in Kuwait.

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