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Why South Korea is the world’s biggest investor in research

Behind the doors of a drab brick building in Daejeon, South Korea, a major experiment is slowly taking shape. Much of the first-floor lab space is under construction, and one

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Gangneung can become winter sport hub for South Korea after Pyeongchang 2018, claims Minister

Gangneung can become a centre for ice sports after the Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games, the region’s Vice-Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism Kim Chong has claimed after

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Five new hotels to be built for Pyeongchang 2018 in bid to ease accommodation concerns

 A total of five new hotels will be built in Gangneung and Pyeongchang to house spectators, officials and dignitaries at the 2018 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games, International Olympic Committee

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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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LG Electronics reports 45 percent plunge in 2Q earnings

SEOUL, SOUTH KOREA — LG Electronics said Wednesday its second quarter earnings sank 45 percent over a year earlier as losses widened in its TV business and mobile phones earned

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Hyundai & Kia Motors sign PyeongChang 2018 domestic partnership agreement

Under the agreement, they will provide 4,100 automobiles together with a monetary sponsorship for the 2018 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games operations. The PyeongChang Organising Committee for the 2018 Olympic

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Seoul tears down an urban highway and the city can breathe again

As a sustainability-loving transportation planner, I was thrilled to learn that Dr. Kee Yeon Hwang would be visiting Vancouver and talking about the project that has made Seoul, Korea a

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