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  • Audit may have prompted 2018 Pyeongchang Olympics official to resign

    A day after the executive in charge of preparations for the 2018 Pyeongchang Olympics resigned, media outlets in South Korea are reporting that he may have been forced to leave by an ongoing investigation into his organizing committee's financial...
  • 2014 World Cup Schedule

    2014 World Cup Schedule
    THURSDAY, JUNE 12, 2014 Brazil 3, Croatia 1 FRIDAY, JUNE 13, 2014 Mexico 1, Cameroon 0 Netherlands 5, Spain 1 Chile 3, Australia 0 SATURDAY, JUNE 14, 2014 Colombia 3, Greece 0 Costa Rica 3, Uruguay 1 Italy 2, England 1 Ivory Coast 2, Japan 1 SUNDAY,...
  • Parents of students lost on South Korea ferry press for investigation

    Lee Su-ha has been camped on the steps of South Korea’s parliament for more than a week. He has stopped eating and dropped 18 pounds. His hunger strike will continue, he says, until legislators authorize a special committee to investigate the...
  • Pope Francis chauffeured around Korea in a Kia Soul

     
    Filed under: Budget, Government/Legal, Hatchback, Kia, Celebrities, South Korea Korea is not without its domestic automobiles that would be suitable for transporting a visiting head of state: the Hyundai Equus comes to mind. Failing that, a Genesis...
  • Veterans to greet Korean ballplayers

    Chapters 169 and 188 of the Korean War and Korean Service Veterans Lake County Korean War veterans will have a meet-and-greet Aug. 8 at Pat Thomas Stadium/Buddy Lowe Field, in Venetian Gardens off Dixie Avenue in Leesburg, to welcome collegiate baseball...
  • Pope Francis focuses on charity during ceremony in South Korea

    Pope Francis focuses on charity during ceremony in South Korea
    In the midst of a five-day visit to South Korea, Pope Francis continued to draw enthusiastic crowds Saturday, speaking on one of his favorite topics — charity — and also making an implicit statement on the hot-button issue of abortion....
  • Samsung extends deal as Olympics top sponsor to 2020

    BERLIN (Reuters) - South Korea's Samsung has extended its top sponsorship contract as an Olympics worldwide partner to 2020, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) said on Sunday. Samsung, who first signed up as a top sponsor with the IOC in 1998...
  • Samsung SDI, China's Sungrow plan venture for energy storage systems

    SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea's Samsung SDI Co Ltd said on Sunday it has signed a preliminary deal with China's Sungrow Power Supply Co Ltd to form a joint venture to make energy storage systems in China. The companies plan to build a production facility...
  • Pope Francis beatifies martyrs in South Korea, urges sacrifice

    Pope Francis beatifies martyrs in South Korea, urges sacrifice
    Pope Francis beatified 124 martyrs before a crowd of hundreds of thousands here Saturday, and called on South Koreans to heed their example of sacrifice in a world of growing poverty and inequality. The beatification Mass was one of the main events of...
  • Heroic tale of 'The Admiral: Roaring Currents' is a hit in South Korea

    Heroic tale of 'The Admiral: Roaring Currents' is a hit in South Korea
    SEOUL — Since April, when hundreds of high school students lost their lives in the sinking of the Sewol ferry, South Korea has been a nation in shock and mourning. The country prides itself on having risen from postwar poverty, and many have asked...
  • Pope's South Korea visit highlights Vatican's growing focus on Asia

    Pope Francis arrived in South Korea on Thursday on his first visit to Asia as pontiff, a sign of the growing importance the church is placing on the continent, where Roman Catholics are a small but growing minority. Before the pope’s departure...