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Chung Hyeon dumps wounded Djokovic out of Australian Open

South Korean star Chung Hyeon dumped six-time champion Novak Djokovic out of the Australian Open on Monday in the fourth round.

published on : 22nd January 2018

Winter Olympics: South Koreans burn Kim's photo as North Korean band leader passes

Hyon Song Wol, a Pyongyang celebrity who heads the Moranbong Band hand-picked by Kim, began a two-day visit on Sunday.

published on : 22nd January 2018

South Korea's 'Peace Olympics' meet backlash at home

The backlash among its own people, with accusations that Seoul risks turning the Games into a "Pyongyang Olympics".

published on : 22nd January 2018

North Korea delegates arrive in South for pre-Olympics inspection

After months of high tensions over the North's missile and nuclear tests, the neighbours agreed this month that North Korean athletes would attend the Winter Olympics.

published on : 21st January 2018

Pyeongchang Winter Olympics: 22 North Korean athletes will compete in three sports

The IOC has approved a plan for North and South to field a unified women's hockey team, as 22 North Korean atheletes join the Winter Olympics in South Korea.

published on : 20th January 2018

South Korea asks North to explain cancelled visit of delegation ahead of Winter Olympics

South Korean Unification Minister Cho Myoung-gyon said that the countries could hopefully reschedule a visit soon.

published on : 20th January 2018

IOC, two Koreas meet to finalise historic Olympic deal

North and South Korea will march together at the opening ceremony under a unification flag and field a united women's hockey team, while the North has said it will send a 550-member delegation.

published on : 20th January 2018

Taiwan businessman in North Korea oil probe attempts suicide

Chen Shih-hsien is suspected of transferring oil products to a North Korean vessel and breaching UN sanctions against the nuclear-armed regime. 

published on : 19th January 2018

South Korea PM apologises for gaffe on unified team for Winter Olympics

South Korea's prime minister apologised Friday for suggesting the country’s women’s ice hockey team had no chance of a medal at the Winter Olympics.

published on : 19th January 2018

South Korea short track coach suspended over 'assault' ahead of Olympics

South Korea is a dominant power in short track, particularly its women, but has been dogged for years by controversy over its boot-camp style training, abuse of athletes and factional feuds.

published on : 19th January 2018

Joint Olympic march will give North Korea a 'taste of freedom': US

For the first time in over a decade, the two Koreas yesterday agreed to march together under a single flag at the opening ceremony of the Winter Olympics Games.

published on : 18th January 2018

South Korea's Incheon airport opens new terminal before Pyeongchang Winter Olympics

More than 300,000 tourists are expected to enter the country through Incheon during next month's Games and the new terminal will allow 18 million more passengers.

published on : 18th January 2018

South Korea considers shutting down domestic cryptocurrency exchanges

The country's tough stance comes as policymakers from the United States to Germany struggle to come up with stricter regulation against money laundering and other crimes.

published on : 18th January 2018

Telangana IT minister KT Rama Rao woos South Korean investors

Industries and IT Minister KT Rama Rao met various industrial heads during his two day visit to South Korea and invited them to invest in Telangana.  

published on : 17th January 2018

US takes tough stance at allies' North Korea talks

The United States urged an escalation in pressure on North Korea over its nuclear missile program Tuesday, despite a more cautious tone from key US ally South Korea.

published on : 17th January 2018
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