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US-South Korean war plans reportedly stolen by North Korean hackers

Hackers in North Korea have allegedly stolen a cache of classified military documents from South Korea, according to a South Korean lawmaker. Lee Cheol-hee, a member of South Korea’s ruling

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Construction of controversial Pyeongchang stadium to be finished Saturday

SEOUL, South Korea — Construction has been nearly completed on a controversial stadium that will host the opening and closing ceremonies for next year’s Pyeongchang Winter Olympic Games in South

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South Korea President Invites Russia’s Putin to 2018 Olympic Opening Ceremony

VLADIVOSTOK (Sputnik) — Russian President Vladimir Putin has been invited by his South Korean counterpart, Moon Jae-in, to attend the 2018 Olympic opening ceremony in PyeongChang, the president’s aide said

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IOC President Thomas Bach says no immediate concerns for Pyeongchang Winter Games

BEIJING (AP) — International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach said Saturday he sees “no reason for any immediate concern” about tensions on the Korean Peninsula affecting next year’s Winter Olympics

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U.S. and South Korea start military drills amid increased tension with North Korea

A mock war erupts on the Korean peninsula each year, largely in secret, with thousands of military troops and their commanders tracking and repelling a North Korean attack. It’s all

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Men accused of ‘stealing’ 125,000 lost golf balls in South Korea

Five people have been accused of “stealing” golf balls from water hazards, South Korean police said. They collected nearly 125,000 lost golf balls worth 22.5 million won (US$19,600) from 22

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S. Korean companies pledge more than 894 billion won for Pyeongchang Winter Olympics

Dozens of South Korean companies have pledged to sponsor more than 894 billion won (US$781 million) to the PyeongChang Winter Olympics, the PyeongChang organizing committee said Saturday. The pledge is

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Housing boom on Jeju Island

Jeju Island is the most popular sightseeing area in Korea, and it attracts many visitors daily. In the past few years, more and more Chinese visitors have come to Jeju

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Beaches in South Korea

Geographically, South Korea is situated in such a manner that three of its sides are surrounded by ocean. Over time, this helped develop the country’s extensive seafood cuisine and culture,

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A Visit to Pyeongchang

For someone living in or visiting Pyeongchang, South Korea, there are plenty of activities to occupy themselves with. One such fun activity is Ocean 700, an indoor water park with

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