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South Korean Government to Invest 1.2 Trillion Won in Drone Industry

Determined to be part of growing Asian drone industry, the South Korean government has announced that it will invest a further 1.2 trillion won (over $1 billion) in the industry

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North Korea dismisses South Korea’s call for united Pyeongchang team

A leading North Korean sports official believes it is too late to consider South Korean President Moon Jae-in’s proposal to form a unified team for the 2018 Winter Olympics in

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South Korea to suspend construction of two nuclear reactors

South Korea’s government said on Tuesday it would temporarily halt construction of two partially-completed nuclear reactors while it gathers public opinion on the facilities.  The move comes after the country’s

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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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South Korea president invites North Korea to Pyeongchang Olympics

South Korean President Moon Jae-in on Saturday (Jun 24) invited North Korea to the 2018 Winter Olympic Games, saying sports could serve as a peace maker. The South and nuclear-armed

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IOC Welcomes Proposed Inter-Korean Cohosting of PyeongChang Olympics

The International Olympic Committee(IOC) is positive about inter-Korean collaboration at the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympic Games proposed by the South Korean Culture and Sports Minister Do Jong-hwan. According to the

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North Korea may co-host Winter Olympics with South Korea

South Korea has proposed that North Korea host some of the skiing events at next year’s Winter Olympics, in a move it hopes will ease cross-border political tensions. The South

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New South Korean president vows to end use of nuclear power

South Korea’s new president, Moon Jae-in, has vowed to phase out the country’s dependence on nuclear power, warning of “unimaginable consequences” from a Fukushima-style meltdown. Moon, a left-leaning liberal who

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2018 Winter Paralympic Games Ticket Prices Announced

Tickets for sporting competition at the 2018 Winter Paralympic Games in Pyeongchang will cost from ₩16,000 (£11/$14/€12) to ₩50,000 (£34/$44/€39) and are due to go on sale on August 21,

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South Korean Youth Struggle To Find Jobs After Years Of Studying For Tests

Lim Hyuk-ju lives in a tiny apartment in a bustling student neighborhood of South Korea’s capital, Seoul. The apartment is just 30 sq. ft. — basically a walk-in closet with

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