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News South Korea » Politics: Ivanka Trump Briefed South Korea President on North Korea Sanctions Despite Reportedly Lacking Permanent Security Clearance

News channel or source: http://www.msn.com/en-us/news/msn/ivanka-security-clearance-status-arises-in-south-korea/ar-BBJviWw
Publication date: Friday 23 February 2018

Ivanka Trump briefed South Korea’s president on new North Korea sanctions her ... During a speech at the Conservative Political Action Conference Friday, President Trump said the U.S. implemented against North Korea “the heaviest sanctions ever ...

News South Korea » Politics: Ivanka Trump at Olympics for politics, to back athletes

News channel or source: https://townhall.com/news/politics-elections/2018/02/24/ivanka-trump-arrives-in-south-korea-for-olympics-n2453174
Publication date: Friday 23 February 2018

The answer will provide a coda to an extraordinary two weeks of Olympic political optics — and offer hints of the Trump administration's approach in coming weeks when it comes to the recent thawing of North-South relations on the Korean Peninsula.

News South Korea » Politics: Olympic Games didn’t melt chill of White House view of North Korea

News channel or source: https://www.mercurynews.com/2018/02/23/olympic-games-didnt-melt-chill-of-white-house-view-of-north-korea/
Publication date: Saturday 24 February 2018

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea — Political symbolism has been difficult to ignore at the XXIII Olympic Winter Games. It has been there from the opening ceremony march of North and South Koreans under a unification flag to the women’s hockey team including ...

News South Korea » Politics: Ivanka Trump practices diplomacy on South Korea Olympics trip

News channel or source: http://www.msn.com/en-us/news/msn/ivanka-trump-practices-diplomacy-on-south-korea-olympics-trip/ar-BBJvCGX
Publication date: Friday 23 February 2018

After the nearly 15-hour commercial flight to South Korea from Washington, Trump, joined by members of the US delegation including press secretary Sarah Sanders, headed to the Blue House, the official residence of South Korean President Moon Jae-in and ...

News South Korea » Politics: Opinion | South Korea's faith-based Olympic diplomacy

News channel or source: https://www.commercialappeal.com/story/opinion/contributors/2018/02/24/opinion-south-koreas-faith-based-olympic-diplomacy/369906002/
Publication date: Saturday 24 February 2018

He willingly took a hit in the polls from South Koreans opposed to the joint games. Moon is a man of political courage -- jailed twice in the 1970's for opposing Korea’s military dictator. Although a lawyer, he understands adversity. He was born in 1953 ...

News South Korea » Politics: Olympic politics: North Korea's media charm offensive

News channel or source: http://www.aljazeera.com/programmes/listeningpost/2018/02/olympic-politics-north-korea-media-charm-offensive-180217153613549.html
Publication date: onday 19 February 2018

But the right one - in the right place, at the right political time - can pack a bigger punch than a hundred soundbites or a million tweets. An image like the one of athletes from two countries still officially at war - North and South Korea - taking the ...

News South Korea » Politics: From Kansas Citians With Roots In South Korea, The Olympics Get Mixed Political Reviews

News channel or source: http://kcur.org/post/kansas-citians-roots-south-korea-olympics-get-mixed-political-reviews
Publication date: Wednesday 21 February 2018

This year’s Olympics in PyeongChang are a celebration of winter sports. But for some Kansas Citians with Korean roots, thoughts about the sporting event have been split between cultural pride and political tension. Dennis Cho, who was born in South Korea ...

News South Korea » Politics: Lotte chief and ex-president's friend jailed in South Korea scandal

News channel or source: https://www.reuters.com/article/us-southkorea-politics/lotte-chief-and-ex-presidents-friend-jailed-in-south-korea-scandal-idUSKBN1FX0P2
Publication date: onday 12 February 2018

SEOUL (Reuters) - The friend of former South Korean leader Park Geun-hye who was at the center of an influence-peddling scandal that rocked the country’s business and political elite has been sentenced to 20 years in jail, a Seoul court said on Tuesday.

News South Korea » Politics: South Korea’s Domestic Political Divide on North Korea

News channel or source: https://thediplomat.com/2018/02/south-koreas-domestic-political-divide-on-north-korea/
Publication date: hursday 15 February 2018

The first weekend of the Winter Olympics in PyeongChang saw a flurry of notable activity and diplomatic signaling between North and South Korea, and the United States. This included the two Koreas walking together under a unified Korean flag, the widely ...

News South Korea » Politics: BTS' Most Political Lyrics: A Guide to Their Social Commentary on South Korean Society

News channel or source: https://www.billboard.com/articles/columns/k-town/8098832/bts-lyrics-social-commentary-political
Publication date: onday 12 February 2018

Music and politics often go hand in hand, and K-pop is no different. South Korea’s pop music industry was bolstered by the government, and stars are regularly put front and center at government-associated events. But while it is closely tied to politics ...