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PyeongChang committee learns from Rio Olympics

By Park Jae-hyuk The PyeongChang Organizing Committee for the 2018 Olympic and Paralympic Games (POCOG) members said on Wednesday that they are acquiring Olympic knowhow and insights from the 2016

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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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Soldiers on world’s deadliest border practice ballet to relax

Soldiers in South Korea’s army don’t just learn how to move across the battlefield. They also learn how to move on the dance floor. After a long, tense day of

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This shopping mall in Seoul is made entirely of shipping containers

If you ever find yourself in the South Korean capital, check out this blue set of metal boxes that’s actually a huge shopping mall. Built in 2015, the Common Ground

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There’s an academy in South Korea that trains baristas in the art of latte-making

At the WarmingUp Academy in South Korea, milk is taken seriously. Students study the complex art of making coffee and drawing colorful images in latte foam — and we’re not

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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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South Korean competition rewards doing absolutely nothing

Wow, did we just stumble upon something that we could possibly effortlessly excel at? Vice reports an interesting annual competition held in Seoul, South Korea, that involves participants sitting down

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A Great Woman

Park Geun-hye, the daughter of the South Korean dictator Park Chung-hee, became the first candidate to garner more than half of all votes since democratic elections began in 1987. She

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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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Olympic Games Participants

The elections to host the Winter Olympic Games held in 2018 have been won by Korea, after a series of voting and judgement procedures by the International Olympic Committee (IOC).

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