Recent News Headlines : Pyeongchang - South Korea

SOUTH KOREA TO PAY FOR NORTH AT OLYMPICS


South Korea also paid the expenses when more than 600 North Koreans visited the South during the 2002 Asian Games in Busan... READ MORE

14th February, 2018 21

HOW DO WE GET FROM PYEONGCHANG TO PEACE


Yet, on Jan 1, DPRK leader Kim Jong-un called for better relations with the Republic of Korea, before agreeing to participate in the Olympics... READ MORE

14th February, 2018 0

ANOTHER WINTER OLYMPICS MEDAL FOR AUSTRALIA AS 'FLYING TOMATO' GRABS HALFPIPE GOLD


Winter Olympics Australia's Scotty James takes bronze in men's halfpipe, Shaun White wins gold... READ MORE

14th February, 2018 1150

PRINCE HENRIK, HUSBAND OF DANISH QUEEN, DIES AT 83


Prince Henrik, husband of Denmark's Queen Margrethe, dies at 83... READ MORE

14th February, 2018 40

KIM YO-JONG AND NORTH KOREA'S SECRET WEAPON


This kind of idolisation of a leader is alien to South Korea's younger generation who are not so easily seduced by North Korea's arrivals... READ MORE

13th February, 2018 470

AMERICAN TEEN KIM MELTS HEARTS WITH TEARFUL SNOWBOARDING GOLD


Pumping her fists after finishing with back-to-back 1080 spins, Kim was serenaded by a pumped-up crowd chanting Chloe Kim, Chloe Kim!... READ MORE

13th February, 2018 0

5G IS HERE SUPER SPEED MAKES WORLDWIDE DEBUT AT WINTER OLYMPICS


The first to experience the future of wireless technology, well before most humans, will be South Korea's wild boars... READ MORE

13th February, 2018 10

TEENAGE US SNOWBOARD SENSATION CHLOE KIM WINS OLYMPIC GOLD


The United States are threatening to dominate the snowboarding in South Korea... READ MORE

13th February, 2018 0

5G IS MAKING ITS GLOBAL DEBUT AT OLYMPICS AND ITS WICKED FAST


The first to experience the future of wireless technology, well before most humans, will be South Korea's wild boars... READ MORE

13th February, 2018 921

TAKE IT AS RED TEEN MAKES HISTORY AS WIND PUMMELS PYEONGCHANG


Wild winds disrupted the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics on Sunday as a 17-year-old American snowboarder made history by becoming the first Games gold medallist born this millennium... READ MORE

12th February, 2018 0

BAN KI-MOON WEIGHS IN ON A HISTORIC HANDSHAKE BETWEEN THE KOREAS AND TRUMP'S 'NUCLEAR BUTTON'


A bomb planted by North Korean agents detonated on an passenger plane to Seoul, killing all 115 people on board... READ MORE

12th February, 2018 92

OLYMPICS OPENING CEREMONY IN SOUTH KOREA DRAWS HUNDREDS OF ANTI-NORTH KOREA PROTESTERS


About 800 demonstrators marched toward the venue for the opening ceremony at the Winter Olympic Games in Pyeongchang, South Korea, on Friday... READ MORE

12th February, 2018 184

CANADIAN OLYMPIC TEAM ON PACE FOR ITS BEST-EVER WINTER MEDAL COUNT


The organization received almost 740 million from the UN, EU and various national governments in 2015-16... READ MORE

12th February, 2018 176

HEAD HELD HIGH, KIM'S SISTER RETURNS TO NORTH KOREA


In her first appearance on the global stage, Kim Yo Jong, the sister of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, had her every move closely scrutinized... READ MORE

12th February, 2018 1627

HOW THE AUSSIES FARED ON DAY THREE IN PYEONGCHANG


Posted February 13, 2018 01 28 03 Away from the moguls, it was a game of inches for two Australian snowboarders in the women's halfpipe on day three in Pyeongchang... READ MORE

12th February, 2018 48

PENCE RAISES PROSPECT OF U.S. TALKS WITH NORTH KOREA


The statement from the Ministry of Unification came after the North Korean delegation concluded its three-day visit... READ MORE

12th February, 2018 128

KIM JONG-UNS SISTER TURNS ON THE CHARM, TAKING PENCES SPOTLIGHT


I think North Koreans and South Koreans were all together as one family, and we come from the same root... READ MORE

12th February, 2018 15001

JOURNALIST SAYS GESTURES BETWEEN NORTH AND SOUTH KOREA 'VERY MEANINGFUL'


But being slim doesn't mean you're healthy, and doesn't mean it's okay to eat junk... READ MORE

12th February, 2018 0

NORTH KOREA HEADS FOR DIPLOMACY GOLD MEDAL AT OLYMPICS


Seafood, once a major North Korean export, was now more widely available at home after U.N... READ MORE

12th February, 2018 3007

PENCE RAISES PROSPECT OF TALKS WITH NORTH KOREA AMID 'INTENSIFIED' PRE


The statement from the Ministry of Unification came after the North Korean delegation concluded its three-day visit... READ MORE

12th February, 2018 476

NORTH KOREA NEWSPAPER SAYS US WILL FACE 'UNIMAGINABLE TRAGIC CONSEQUENCES' FOR BLOODY NOSE ATTACK


North Korea's state newspaper on Sunday warned the U.S. against a military strategy known as a bloody nose strike... READ MORE

12th February, 2018 18

NORTH KOREA'S CHEERLEADERS HAVE NOTHING ON CHANNEL SEVEN'S COVERAGE


Being so disappointed an Australian did not win a Winter Olympics gold medal said much about the brilliant talent of Britteny Cox... READ MORE

12th February, 2018 1059

FIRST AMERICAN WOMAN LANDS TRIPLE AXEL IN THE OLYMPICS


Japan's Midori Ito and Mao Asada also landed triple axels during the Olympics... READ MORE

12th February, 2018 3185

NBC DUMPS OLYMPIC ANALYST AMID FURY AT KOREA-JAPAN COMMENT


Japan ruled Korea with an iron fist from 1910 to 1945 in a bloody occupation that still strikes a raw nerve... READ MORE

12th February, 2018 1484

PENCE SAYS US WILL IMPOSE 'TOUGHEST, MOST AGGRESSIVE' SANCTIONS YET ON NORTH KOREA


US Vice-President Mike Pence threatened on Wednesday to slap the toughest US sanctions ever against North Korea during a visit to Japan... READ MORE

12th February, 2018 86

NBC ISSUES APOLOGY TO KOREAN PEOPLE AFTER CORRESPONDENT'S INSENSITIVE COMMENT


Ramo reportedly offended many Koreans during the live broadcast of the Winter Olympics Opening Ceremony on Friday... READ MORE

12th February, 2018 33

FIVE THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW TO START YOUR DAY


Koreas Summit North Korea asked South Korean President Moon Jae-in to a summit in Pyongyang, possibly seeking to drive a wedge between Seoul and Washington... READ MORE

11th February, 2018 76

PANIC AS EMERGENCY ALERT CONFUSES GAMES VISITORS IN SOUTH KOREA


SBS News reporter Kirsty Johansen is in South Korea for the Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympic Games from February 9 to February 25... READ MORE

11th February, 2018 82

CHRONICLER OF INTER-KOREAN ICE HOCKEY ADVENTURE HAS MIXED EMOTIONS


On January 25, 12 North Korean players arrived in the South to join the 23-member South Korean team... READ MORE

11th February, 2018 256

ROB PORTER: TRUMP 'SURPRISED' BY ABUSE ALLEGATIONS AGAINST AIDE


There's no tolerance in this White House, and no place in America for domestic abuse, Pence said... READ MORE

10th February, 2018 2171

Trending News Headlines : Pyeongchang

NORTH AND SOUTH KOREAN TEAMS TO MARCH AS ONE AT OLYMPICS


North Korea missed an Oct. 31 deadline to accept invitations from South Korea and the International Olympic Committee to join the Games... READ MORE

18th January, 2018 21279

OLYMPICS OPEN WITH KOREAS MARCHING TOGETHER OFFERING HOPE FOR PEACE


The Seoul Olympics ended up being a turning point for South Korea as it pulled away from North Korea economically, politically and culturally... READ MORE

10th February, 2018 8355

FEAR, SURVEILLANCE, VETTING: HOW NORTH KOREA IS GUARDING AGAINST OLYMPIC DEFECTIONS


, descriptionText South Korea says the vessel transferred oil to a North Korean ship, violating UN sanctions... READ MORE

10th February, 2018 4097

KIM JONG UN INVITES SOUTH KOREA'S MOON TO SUMMIT IN PYONGYANG


The last summit was held in October 2007 between Roh Moo-hyun and Kim Jong Il, the father of the current North Korean leader... READ MORE

10th February, 2018 4091

PENCE SKIPS OLYMPIC MEAL WITH N KOREANS


Later South Korean President Moon Jae-in shook hands with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un's sister, Kim Yo-jong, at the Winter Olympics opening ceremony... READ MORE

10th February, 2018 4022

KIM JONG UN INVITES SOUTH KOREAN PRESIDENT FOR SUMMIT


Kim Jong Un invites South Korean president for summit South Korea... READ MORE

10th February, 2018 2978

NORTH KOREA CALLS OFF JOINT OLYMPIC EVENT WITH SOUTH


North Korea has cancelled a joint cultural performance with artists from the South Korea, Seoul officials have said... READ MORE

29th January, 2018 2523

KIM JONG UN INVITES SOUTH KOREAN PRESIDENT FOR SUMMIT


Kim Jong Un invites South Korean president for summit South Korea... READ MORE

10th February, 2018 2446

SOUTH KOREA'S MOON HOSTS NORTH KOREAN TALKS AS PENCE KEEPS UP PRESSURE


Moon hosted talks and a lunch with Kim Yo Jong, the younger sister of the North Korean leader, at the presidential Blue House in Seoul... READ MORE

10th February, 2018 2141

IN A LAND OF WORKAHOLICS, BURNED-OUT SOUTH KOREANS GO TO 'PRISON' TO RELAX


Many South Koreans are seeking reprieve from the pressures of modern life in a mountain retreat that specializes in solitary confinement, writes Matt Kwong... READ MORE

10th February, 2018 2130

NORTH KOREAN HOCKEY PLAYERS CROSS INTO SOUTH FOR 1ST JOINT OLYMPIC TEAM


North and South Korean players plan to practice separately for several days as Murray needs time to learn about the North Koreans... READ MORE

25th January, 2018 1899

TRUMP ASKED MOON TO GIVE HIM PUBLIC CREDIT FOR PRESSURING NORTH KOREA INTO TALKS


Read more Will this North Korean band bring hits like 'Our Comrade Kim Jong Un' to South Korea?... READ MORE

20th January, 2018 1887

N KOREA TO HOLD PARADE AHEAD OF OLYMPICS


North Korea is due to hold its 70th anniversary military parade, a day ahead of the Winter Olympics in South Korea... READ MORE

7th February, 2018 1730

THE QUIET DIPLOMACY TO SAVE THE OLYMPICS IN A NUCLEAR STANDOFF


But getting North Korea to attend the Games was a diplomatic puzzle in itself, especially amid escalating tensions... READ MORE

8th February, 2018 1679

KIM JONG UN INVITES SOUTH KOREAN PRESIDENT MOON JAE-IN TO PYONGYANG


U.S. President Donald Trump and the North Korean leadership traded insults as tensions rose... READ MORE

10th February, 2018 1576

HOW A LONDON, ONT., ZAMBONI DRIVER MADE HIS WAY TO THE OLYMPICS


Johnston is one of two Zamboni drivers from Canada and one of eight from North America who will keep the ice smooth at the Olympics... READ MORE

4th February, 2018 1550

NORWAY TEAM ORDERS 15,000 EGGS BY ACCIDENT


Find 1,500 eggs to feed hungry Norwegian athletes at the Winter Olympics in South Korea... READ MORE

8th February, 2018 1417

CANADA'S SARAH MURRAY LEADS UNIFIED KOREAN HOCKEY TEAM INTO THE UNKNOWN


Murray had little time to integrate 15 North Korean players with South Korean members of the team... READ MORE

10th February, 2018 1190

CHINA WOULD BACK A UNIFIED KOREA IF ATTAINED THROUGH PEACE, AMBASSADOR SAYS


The Treasury Department published photographs of ships apparently transferring oil to North Korean tankers in the Yellow Sea between China and South Korea... READ MORE

23rd January, 2018 1164

SOUTH KOREA MINISTER SAYS MILITARY OPTION 'UNACCEPTABLE' ON NORTH KORE


South Korea minister says military option 'unacceptable' on North Korea crisis... READ MORE

26th January, 2018 1133

CHINA BEATS UNITED STATES IN PYEONGCHANG GAMES CURLING MIXED DOUBLES


But China soon caught up and levelled the score 3-3 after the fifth end... READ MORE

10th February, 2018 1119

DICK POUND CRITICIZES IOC FOR NOT PUNISHING RUSSIA STRONGLY ENOUGH FOR OLYMPIC DOPING


But individual athletes can compete as OARs, Olympic Athletes from Russia, wearing neutral uniforms but without a national anthem or flag... READ MORE

23rd January, 2018 1047

PYEONGCHANGS WINDING PATH FROM OBSCURITY TO OLYMPICS FAME


Suspicion of North Korea is deeply etched here, as nowhere else in South Korea... READ MORE

4th February, 2018 966

NOROVIRUS CASES AT OLYMPICS MORE THAN DOUBLE, MOVING BEYOND SECURITY STAFF


We are still testing the food and water in all three venues, Mr. Hong said Thursday in a telephone interview... READ MORE

8th February, 2018 813

UNIFIED KOREAS PLAY FIRST HOCKEY GAME


Thousands of South Korean ice hockey fans chanted we are one as the joint Korean women's team played their first pre-Winter Olympics game against powerhouse Sweden... READ MORE

4th February, 2018 790

NORTH KOREA SAYS NO U.S. TALKS PLANNED AT OLYMPICS, PENCE VOWS CONTINU


Members of North Korean cheering squad arrive at a hotel in Inje, South Korea, February 7, 2018... READ MORE

8th February, 2018 766

NORTH KOREA SIGNALS IT MIGHT HOLD MILITARY PARADE ON EVE OF OLYMPICS


A team of North Korean officials finished a similar trip to the South on Monday, to review potential venues for performances by North Korean artists... READ MORE

24th January, 2018 740

NORTH KOREA SAYS NO U.S. TALKS PLANNED AT OLYMPICS, PENCE VOWS CONTINU


Members of North Korean cheering squad arrive at a hotel in Inje, South Korea, February 7, 2018... READ MORE

8th February, 2018 740

NORTH KOREA SAYS NO U.S. TALKS PLANNED AT OLYMPICS, PENCE VOWS CONTINU


Members of North Korean cheering squad arrive at a hotel in Inje, South Korea, February 7, 2018... READ MORE

8th February, 2018 740

OLYMPIC DOPING BAN OVERTURNED FOR 28 RUSSIAN ATHLETES


Aleksandr Zubkov, the double Olympic bobsled champion and Russian flag bearer in Sochi, is among the 11 whose doping bans were upheld... READ MORE

2nd February, 2018 736


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