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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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Germany expected to top medal count at 2018 Olympic Games

If the Pyeongchang Olympics were today, Germany would win the most gold medals and the most medals overall. That was the forecast on Monday from U.S.-based Gracenote, a sports and

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Pyeongchang 2018 help organise Peace Education Festival in Gangneung

Participants at the Peace Education Festival in South Korea have been given the chance to experience Winter Olympic and Paralympic sports such as ice hockey, wheelchair curling and ski jumping.

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IIHF boss still hopeful NHL will go to Pyeongchang Olympics

International Ice Hockey Federation president Rene Fasel is not giving up on the idea of NHL players participating in the 2018 Winter Olympics in South Korea. “I’m a very positive

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New South Korean president vows to address North Korea and other broader tensions ‘urgently’

South Korea’s new liberal President Moon Jae-in was sworn in on Wednesday and vowed to immediately tackle the difficult tasks of addressing North Korea’s advancing nuclear ambitions and soothing tensions

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Pyeongchang 2018 launch Olympic and Paralympic art poster competitions

The Pyeongchang 2018 Organising Committee along with the South Korean Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism has launched the Pyeongchang 2018 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games art poster competitions. The

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