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News South Korea » Gangwon: What Do the PyeongChang Games Mean for South Korea?

News channel or source: https://www.thenation.com/article/what-do-the-pyeongchang-games-mean-for-south-korea/
Publication date: Friday 23 February 2018

But the costs of the Olympics will continue to place a tremendous financial strain on Gangwon Province post-Games, and will be an even greater burden on South Korea’s national coffers. Another problem is that the sports infrastructure that has been built ...

News South Korea » Gangwon: South Korea to announce joint military drill plan with U.S. before April

News channel or source: https://www.reuters.com/article/us-northkorea-missiles/south-korea-to-announce-joint-military-drill-plan-with-u-s-before-april-idUSKCN1G407W
Publication date: uesday 20 February 2018

Chang Ung, North Korea’s representative on the International Olympic Committee, made the remark after a South Korean provincial governor said Gangwon province, host of the 2018 Winter Olympics, was considering a proposal to co-host the 2021 Asian Winter ...

News South Korea » Gangwon: In South Korea's Olympic hills, traces of the North abound

News channel or source: http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/O/OLY_OLYMPICS_TRACES_OF_NORTH_KOREA?SITE=ALOPE&SECTION=HOME&TEMPLATE=DEFAULT
Publication date: uesday 20 February 2018

These are bitter reminders of the seven decades of the Korean division as they play out in South Korea's Gangwon province, whose three towns, together, are hosting the ongoing Winter Olympics. As the games turn into a place for a flurry of rare ...

News South Korea » Gangwon: Canadian athlete charged with stealing car: South Korean police

News channel or source: https://sports.yahoo.com/canadian-athlete-charged-stealing-car-south-korean-police-081004317--oly.html
Publication date: Friday 23 February 2018

South Korea (Reuters) - A Canadian athlete competing at the Winter Olympics has been charged with stealing a car in the early hours of Saturday morning, South Korean police said. A police official in charge of international crime at Gangwon Provincial ...

News South Korea » Gangwon: Woljeongsa Temple: Spend the night in a South Korean landmark

News channel or source: http://www.cnn.com/travel/article/woljeongsa-temple-south-korea/index.html
Publication date: onday 19 February 2018

(CNN) — This month's PyeongChang 2018 Olympic Winter Games has thrust South Korea's quiet Gangwon Province, northeast of Seoul, into the limelight. Despite the current flurry of activity, the area is actually best known for its peaceful scenery ...

News South Korea » Gangwon: As the Olympics end, South Korea asks: Was the cost worth it?

News channel or source: http://www.wktv.com/content/national/475042393.html
Publication date: Saturday 24 February 2018

That could create a big problem for Gangwon, the province where Pyeongchang is located. The area -- just 50 miles from the North Korean border -- is one of the poorest parts of South Korea. Kim Won-young, an assistant professor at Wichita State University ...

News South Korea » Gangwon: South Korea’s Most Dangerous Enemy: Demographics

News channel or source: https://www.nytimes.com/2018/02/20/magazine/south-koreas-most-dangerous-enemy-demographics.html
Publication date: onday 19 February 2018

Throw in rising life expectancy, and South Korea is now aging faster than any other advanced economy on Earth. Between 1975 and 2015, its median age soared to 41.2 from just 19.6. In Gangwon, the potato-growing province that encompasses Pyeongchang ...

News South Korea » Gangwon: (Olympics) Korean-American hockey player not ruling out coaching in S. Korea

News channel or source: https://www.msn.com/ko-kr/news/other/olympics-korean-american-hockey-player-not-ruling-out-coaching-in-s-korea/ar-BBJwbvN
Publication date: Friday 23 February 2018

South Korean women's hockey player Randi Heesoo Griffin speaks to reporters in a group interview at Team Korea House inside Gangneung Olympic Park in Gangneung, Gangwon Province, on Feb. 24, 2018. (Yonhap) "Hockey is always going to be a part of my life.

News South Korea » Gangwon: The Latest: Korea's Lee wins gold in men's mass start

News channel or source: http://www.njherald.com/article/20180223/AP/302239654
Publication date: Saturday 24 February 2018

Police in Pyeongchang and at the Gangwon Provincial Police Agency say the three remain ... Ivanka Trump arrived in South Korea on Friday and told President Moon Jae-in that she would use her visit to advocate maximum pressure on North Korea to halt its ...

News South Korea » Gangwon: Olympic spotlight on South Korean rustbelt

News channel or source: https://www.usatoday.com/videos/news/nation/2018/02/19/olympic-spotlight-south-korean-rustbelt/110592414/
Publication date: hursday 22 February 2018

The Pyeongchang Winter Games are spread across South Korea's Gangwon Province. Few had heard of the rural former coal mining region until its hard-fought bid to be an Olympic host. (Feb. 19) AP