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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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Is there any way to bring NHLers to Pyeongchang in 2018? We present a solution

In a recent interview, Rene Fasel, the head of the International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF) said that he is “more than sixty percent” sure that players from the NHL will

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Olympic Rings

The five Olympic rings are the symbol of the international Olympic Games, and there is quite a bit history behind them being the main symbol of the Games. An image

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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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Fishing and Boating in South Korea

Fishing is a rising popular sport in South Korea. Fishing tackle is available for different fish species, and due to fishing’s rising status, many tackle stores have been opened up

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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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