Men accused of ‘stealing’ 125,000 lost golf balls in South Korea

Five people have been accused of “stealing” golf balls from water hazards, South Korean police said. They collected nearly 125,000 lost golf balls worth 22.5 million won (US$19,600) from 22

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S. Korean companies pledge more than 894 billion won for Pyeongchang Winter Olympics

Dozens of South Korean companies have pledged to sponsor more than 894 billion won (US$781 million) to the PyeongChang Winter Olympics, the PyeongChang organizing committee said Saturday. The pledge is

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Beaches in South Korea

Geographically, South Korea is situated in such a manner that three of its sides are surrounded by ocean. Over time, this helped develop the country’s extensive seafood cuisine and culture,

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Germany expected to top medal count at 2018 Olympic Games

If the Pyeongchang Olympics were today, Germany would win the most gold medals and the most medals overall. That was the forecast on Monday from U.S.-based Gracenote, a sports and

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New South Korean president vows to address North Korea and other broader tensions ‘urgently’

South Korea’s new liberal President Moon Jae-in was sworn in on Wednesday and vowed to immediately tackle the difficult tasks of addressing North Korea’s advancing nuclear ambitions and soothing tensions

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College Entrance Exam in South Korea

At this time, 650,000 students in Korea are experiencing one of the most important periods in their lives—preparing for the college entrance examination. This period is not only special for

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South Korea still hoping to see NHL players in Olympics

South Korean Olympic organizers still hope to see NHL players competing at next year’s Winter Games despite the National Hockey League’s insistence it won’t happen. Nancy Park, a spokeswoman for

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NHL commissioner reveals no progress on Pyeongchang 2018 participation

National Hockey League (NHL) commissioner Gary Bettman has claimed there are no meetings scheduled between his organisation and the International Olympic Committee (IOC) regarding the participation of players at Pyeongchang 2018.

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Tickets for PyeongChang Winter Olympics go on sale

GANGNEUNG, South Korea, Feb. 9 (Yonhap) — The online ticket lottery for the first Winter Olympics in South Korea opened Thursday, as the countdown to the competition reached one year.

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South Korea to import 1,500 tons of fresh eggs ahead of Lunar New Year

South Korea is set to import 1,500 tonnes of fresh eggs before the start of the Lunar New Year holiday season in an effort to prevent prices from spiraling higher

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