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  • 2017-07-25

Gangneung temple stays for foreigners offe…

An affordable temple stay program for foreigners will be available next month, a local Buddhist body said Tuesday. The Cultural Corps of Korean Buddhism said that five selected temples in Gangwon Province -- Naksansa, Baekdamsa, S…

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  • 2017-07-25

President Moon Attends Event for PyeongCha…

President Moon Jae-in on Monday participated in a promotional event for the PyeongChang Olympics which will be held exactly 200 days later in the Gangwon provincial city. According to the presidential office, his presence at the 7…

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  • 2017-07-24

PyeongChang seeking more sponsorships

As the countdown to the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympics reaches 200 days, preparations for the quadrennial competition have entered the final phase. The PyeongChang Organizing Committee for the 2018 Olympic & Paralympic Winte…

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  • 2017-07-21

PyeongChang Cultural Olympiad Guide

The South Korean government on Thursday unveiled more detailed cultural programs that will take place in the run up to and during the PyeongChang Winter Olympics, as part of efforts to offer visitors more culturally diverse and ri…

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  • 2017-07-18

K-pop & Pyeongchang Event in HongKong

A K-pop singing competition was held in Hong Kong, as the region is emerging as a Hallyu hub in Chinese-speaking countries following China’s restrictions on the spread of the Korean wave. South Korea’s Consulate General in Hong Ko…

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  • 2017-07-17

New training centre to open in S.Korea for…

Korean Sport and Olympic Committee (KSOC) officials have said that the country's new training centre will officially open in October, in time for their home Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympics in February. The Jincheon National Train…

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  • 2017-07-12

Shinsegae to cater food for PyeongChang Ol…

Shinsegae Food’s food and beverage preparation center in Icheon, central Korea.​Shinsegae Food Inc., catering unit of South Korea’s leading retail conglomerate Shinsegae Group, will provide meals and snacks for the athletes, coach…

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  • 2017-07-11

First lady pitches PyeongChang Olympics

Holding the mascots of the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympics, South Korean first lady Kim Jung-sook (L) poses with her counterparts from Vietnam, Indonesia, Japan and Singapore on the margins of last week's Group of 20 summit in Ha…

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  • 2017-07-11

Pan Asia Run Promotion Event in Sokcho

The South Korean organizer of an international urban cross-country running event, called hashing, will hold a promotion event this week, 100 days ahead of its launch.  Any citizens or tourists, local or foreign, can participate in…

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  • 2017-07-10

Gangwon FC sign French striker

South Korean football club Gangwon FC said Friday they've acquired French forward Jonathan Nanizayamo.The K League Classic outfit announced they signed a contract with Nanizayamo, who will be known as Nani here. The terms of his d…

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