South Korea’s search for autonomy

‘When caught in a fight between whales, a shrimp gets his back broken.’ This old Korean proverb has been used to describe Korea being stuck between great power rivalries. As

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Mary Carillo, David Feherty and Ato Boldon Join NBC’s PyeongChang Olympics Coverage (Exclusive)

Mary Carillo, David Feherty and Ato Boldon Join NBC’s PyeongChang Olympics Coverage (Exclusive) SFGate Full coverage Source: Mary Carillo, David Feherty and Ato Boldon Join NBC’s PyeongChang Olympics Coverage (Exclusive)

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Pyeongchang 2018 and Beijing 2022 sign MoU in front of Chinese and South Korean Presidents

A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) has been signed today between Pyeongchang and Beijing, hosts of the next two Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games. The agreement was signed during a ceremony

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Youngsters bolster already strong US snowboarding team for Pyeongchang Olympics

Youngsters bolster already strong US snowboarding team for Pyeongchang Olympics USA TODAY Full coverage Source: Youngsters bolster already strong US snowboarding team for Pyeongchang Olympics

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North Korea’s Second Most Powerful Official After Kim Jong Un Vanishes, Raising Fears of Execution

North Korea’s Second Most Powerful Official After Kim Jong Un Vanishes, Raising Fears of Execution Newsweek Landmines from North Korea are washing up on a popular beach in South Korea

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Kidsplaining The Olympic Winter Games

CBC Sports asked kids what they knew about the Olympics, and let’s just say their answers varied. Source: Kidsplaining The Olympic Winter Games

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South Korean Banks Drop Crypto Accounts as Government Plans a Ban

South Korean Banks Drop Crypto Accounts as Government Plans a Ban Bitcoin News (press release) Full coverage Source: South Korean Banks Drop Crypto Accounts as Government Plans a Ban

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As Olympics near, South Korea agonizes over post-Games costs

GANGNEUNG, South Korea (AP) — South Korean officials have ruled out turning a state-of-the-art Olympic skating arena into a giant seafood freezer. Other than that, not much is certain about

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The North Korean soldier who defected is getting a lifetime supply of Choco Pie

When the North Korean soldier who defected regained consciousness in South Korea, the first thing he asked for was Choco Pie. Upon learning this, the South Korean confectionery company Orion sent 100 boxes

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South Korea Is Getting Seriously Worried About Low Olympics Ticket Sales

Free transportation, accommodations and 2018 Winter Olympics tickets just for posting a patriotic ‘gram — it seems improbable, but that’s what one Seoul-based organization is offering for foreign residents of

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