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News South Korea » Culture: Olympics brings focus on South Korea's dog-meat culture

News channel or source: http://www.aljazeera.com/indepth/features/olympics-brings-focus-south-korea-dog-meat-culture-180214081601681.html
Publication date: hursday 22 February 2018

Seoul, South Korea - For a long time, South Korea has been associated with a stereotype that many of its people enjoyed eating dog. At every major international sports event hosted by Korea, including this month's Winter Olympics, activists fight to root ...

News South Korea » Culture: North Korea and South Korea Are Competing Together in the Olympics, and We’re Officially Confused

News channel or source: https://www.cheatsheet.com/culture/north-korea-and-south-korea-competed-in-the-olympics-together.html/?a=viewall
Publication date: Wednesday 21 February 2018

Confused about why (and how) North and South Korea are competing in the 2018 Winter Olympics together? Us too. Lucky for you, we did some digging and discovered some answers to our questions. Up ahead, we share everything you need to know about North and ...

News South Korea » Culture: How The PyeongChang Olympics Is Helping South Korea Spread Its Influence Around The World

News channel or source: http://www.huffingtonpost.ca/2018/02/21/south-korea-culture_a_23366658/
Publication date: Wednesday 21 February 2018

In an effort to diversify the country's economy and expand their soft power — a persuasive approach to international relations using cultural and economic influence — in the world, South Korea developed a strategy called hallyu or Korean wave ...

News South Korea » Culture: Behind Olympic death threats, a South Korean fan culture that takes speed skating seriously

News channel or source: https://www.theglobeandmail.com/sports/olympics/2018-pyeongchang-winter-olympics-death-threats-speed-skating/article38014528/
Publication date: Saturday 17 February 2018

Cho Sang-hyun came to a night of short track speed skating at Gangneung Ice Arena Saturday for exactly one reason. He arrived with four family members and a baby, to an event where many paid $410 per ticket. He wanted victory in exchange. Korean skaters ...

News South Korea » Culture: For Some, A Coffee Culture Shock In South Korea

News channel or source: https://www.msn.com/en-us/sports/ncaabk/for-some-a-coffee-culture-shock-in-south-korea/vp-BBJaRSx
Publication date: hursday 15 February 2018

For visitors just looking for a great cup of coffee, there is only one place to go, Dana Jacobson reports (2:35). WCCO This Morning - February 15, 2018

News South Korea » Culture: 'This isn't culture - this is animal cruelty': Olympic skier speaks out after visit to South Korean dog meat farm

News channel or source: http://www.itv.com/news/2018-02-24/this-isnt-culture-this-is-animal-cruelty-olympic-skier-speaks-out-after-visit-to-south-korean-dog-meat-farm/
Publication date: Friday 23 February 2018

Olympic freestyle skier Gus Kenworthy has visited a South Korean dog meat farm - describing it as "one of the saddest places I've seen". Amid an ongoing drive by campaigners to shut down the dog meat trade in the country, the British-born US athlete went ...

News South Korea » Culture: Team USA goes for gold on the ice in South Korea

News channel or source: http://abcnews.go.com/GMA/Culture/video/team-usa-gold-ice-south-korea-53193260
Publication date: onday 19 February 2018

The U.S. women's hockey defeated Finland in the semifinals match to face Russia or Canada for the gold medal, as three U.S. ice dancing pairs go for gold in the free dance competition.

News South Korea » Culture: Olympics threaten South Korea's coffee culture

News channel or source: http://www.cbc.ca/news/thenational/olympics-threaten-south-korea-s-coffee-culture-1.4532742
Publication date: onday 12 February 2018

The 2018 Winter Olympics are threatening South Korea's coffee culture according to business owners. In Gangneung — one of South Korea's major tourist destinations during the Olympics — there are now so many shops that some are folding. Competition from ...

News South Korea » Culture: Antique Maps Highlight Korea’s Rich Cultural Heritage

News channel or source: https://news.nationalgeographic.com/2018/02/south-korea-winter-olympics-vintage-historical-maps/
Publication date: hursday 22 February 2018

From firework-filled opening ceremonies to a smiling white tiger mascot, the games have given South Korea a chance to project its culture to the world. We thought we’d offer a different glimpse at Korea’s self-image—through maps. Korea has a long and ...

News South Korea » Culture: (2nd LD) (Olympics) South Korean speed skater Kim Tae-yun wins bronze in 1,000m

News channel or source: http://english.yonhapnews.co.kr/culturesports/2018/02/23/40/0702000000AEN20180223008052320F.html
Publication date: hursday 22 February 2018

GANGNEUNG, South Korea, Feb. 23 (Yonhap) -- South Korean male speed skater Kim Tae-yun captured bronze in the men's 1,000m discipline in the PyeongChang Winter Olympics on Friday. Kim clocked 1:08.22, close to his personal record of 1:08.08, at the race ...