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Kevin Durant leads U.S. to runaway victory over Serbia for men’s basketball gold

After Kevin Durant made a three-pointer early in the second quarter, he walked back down the court while pounding his fist on his chest and yelling at his teammates on

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Humanoids, virtual reality, drones for South Korea’s high-tech 2018 Winter Olympics

Rio de Janeiro: Robots will help guard Pyeongchang 2018 and specially designed technology will lower language barriers in the most high-tech Winter Olympics yet, the Games’ chief organiser told AFP.

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Rio Olympics: Mongolian wrestling coaches strip in protest of loss

Fenmo, Nathan — LATIMES Two Mongolian wrestling coaches stripped in protest Sunday after their wrestler lost the bronze medal match. The coaches had rushed to the mat in celebration minutes

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Rusty ship transformed into pavilion in Seoul

South Korean studio Shinslab Architecture sliced off one end of a rusty old ship and turned it upside down to form this installation for the Seoul edition of MoMA’s Young

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Top South Korean Prosecutor Arrested

A South Korean senior prosecutor was arrested Sunday on bribery charges following investigations into his corrupt relationship with major online game company Nexon. Prosecutor Jin Kyung-joon was accused of taking the

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Conference opens on stimulating tourism through PyeongChang Olympics

A local tourism research body on Wednesday kicked off an academic conference on ways to stimulate the hospitality industry through the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympic Games. The Tourism Sciences Society

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South Korea tackles baffling menu translations

South Korea has set up a government task force aimed at ridding menus of confusing or embarrassing translations of Korean dishes. Officials from two ministries will team up with language

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US, Japan, South Korea Conduct Joint Missile Drill

The United States, Japan, and South Korea conducted a joint missile-tracking drill off Hawaii this week as part of their ongoing trilateral engagement in the face of North Korean aggression.

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South Korea’s push to have world’s first carbon-free island

Jeju Island is known among Koreans and foreigners for its beautiful scenery and unique island culture. Despite rapid development, Jeju is hoping to become carbon-free by 2030. To achieve this,

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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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