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South Korea to bolster defenses against North

The South Korean government and the ruling Saenuri Party agreed in a Tuesday meeting here to speed up efforts to beef up the country’s defense against North Korea’s nuclear threat,

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Current conflicts between South and North Korea

South Korea and its counterpart, North Korea, have a history of conflicts. However, these conflicts escalated dangerously in recent times when in the year 2010 North Korea was accused of

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Pyeongchang 2018 sign Memorandum of Understanding with Seoul Metropolitan Government

The Seoul Metropolitan Government has reaffirmed its backing for the 2018 Winter Olympic Games in Pyeongchang after they signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Organising Committee today. Under the

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Is there any way to bring NHLers to Pyeongchang in 2018?

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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Israel, South Korea Begin Free Trade Negotiations

Israel and South Korea announced on Tuesday that they have begun negotiating a free trade agreement. Israeli Economy Ministry Director-General Amit Lang and South Korean Deputy Trade Minister Tae Hee Woo announced

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South Korea’s $100K donation helps repair Jersey City’s Korean War monument

Korean War veterans and their families braved the heat and humidity yesterday in Jersey City for the official unveiling of the refurbished Korean War Memorial, made possible by a generous

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Pyeonchang ready to welcome 2018 Olympics

But for a handful of votes, Pyeongchang would have hosted the Winter Olympics instead of Vancouver four years ago. Or instead of Sochi two months ago. Which is why the

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South Korean government to invest big in Pyeongchang

The government said Friday it will designate the 2018 Winter Games host city of PyeongChang as a special district and launch a large-scale development project for the successful international event

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India Could be Kicked out of Olympics says IOC President

India faces the ultimate sanction of expulsion from the Olympics unless it keeps corruption-tainted officials out of its ranks, IOC President Thomas Bach said in an interview with The Associated

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Will The IOC Respect Host Countries Laws?

It has been a busy time in the IOC and around the world, and once again, the Olympic Committee has shown that it is as much a sports organization as

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