South Korea’s Lotte family owners go on trial

Four members of the family who control South Korea’s troubled retail giant Lotte, including its 93-year-old founder, went on trial Monday (Mar 20) for embezzlement, tax evasion and fraud. The

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Success of PyeongChang Olympics would not be affected by impeachment: Pellerin

South Korea is expected to host the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympics successfully regardless of the recent impeachment of its president, former French Culture Minister Fleur Pellerin said Monday, vowing to

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NHL commissioner reveals no progress on Pyeongchang 2018 participation

National Hockey League (NHL) commissioner Gary Bettman has claimed there are no meetings scheduled between his organisation and the International Olympic Committee (IOC) regarding the participation of players at Pyeongchang 2018.

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South Korea Leads List of Life Expectancy Gains

A new study predicts that South Korean women will be the first group in the world to have an average lifespan of more than 90 years. Researchers at Imperial College

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Korean ICT Firms to Show Off New Technology at PyeongChang 2018

With less than a year left before the PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympics, officials have unveiled a handful of cutting-edge ICT (information and communications technology) innovations that will be implemented at

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Tickets for PyeongChang Winter Olympics go on sale

GANGNEUNG, South Korea, Feb. 9 (Yonhap) — The online ticket lottery for the first Winter Olympics in South Korea opened Thursday, as the countdown to the competition reached one year.

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Korea to spend W33.7 billion on PyeongChang Winter Olympics national team

The government has launched a special team, Tuesday, to support athletes representing South Korea at next year’s PyeongChang Winter Olympics. The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism (MCST) established the

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NHL owners remain cool on Olympic participation

It’s not difficult to pick up the breadcrumb trail National Hockey League owners are following at this stage. They own half the World Cup in a time when best-on-best hockey

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Pyeongchang 2018 President says excitement building for Winter Olympics and Paralympics

Pyeongchang 2018 President Lee Hee-beom excitement for the Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games is building in South Korea, despite the political crisis in the country. In a progress update, given

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South Korea to import 1,500 tons of fresh eggs ahead of Lunar New Year

South Korea is set to import 1,500 tonnes of fresh eggs before the start of the Lunar New Year holiday season in an effort to prevent prices from spiraling higher

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