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North Korea’s Kim Jong Un lauds South’s hospitality

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has praised the welcome the South gave his sister and said it was important to build on the Olympics-driven momentum for dialogue on the divided peninsula.

Ousted South Korean president’s friend sentenced to 20 years in prison for corruption

Choi Soon-sil, the friend of former South Korean President Park Geun-hye, has been sentenced to 20 years in prison over corruption.

IOC chief Thomas Bach to visit North Korea after Winter Games

International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach will visit North Korea after the PyeongChang Winter Olympics, Reuters reported on Monday.

South Korea seeks communication, lower military tension ahead of possible Pyongyang summit

South Korea said on Monday it would try to arrange more reunions for families divided by the Korean War.

Japan Olympic ice hockey forward Rui Ukita banned for one game

Japanese women's forward Rui Ukita was suspended for one game of the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics on Sunday by the International Ice Hockey Federation due to a kicking incident against Sweden.

CAS cuts ex-FIFA VP Chung Mong-Joon’s ban to 15 months

The Court of Arbitration for Sport has partially upheld former FIFA vice-president Chung Mong-Joon’s appeal over his five-year ban from football, reducing his suspension to 15 months.

North Korea’s Kim Jong Un invites South’s Moon Jae-in for summit

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has invited the South's president Moon Jae-in for a meeting in the North.

Fireworks as opening ceremony starts for Pyeongchang Olympics

The Pyeongchang Winter Olympics opening ceremony got under way in freezing temperatures and a spirit of rapprochement on Friday after the arrival of the highest level North Korean delegation ever seen in the South.

Kim Jong Un’s sister arrives in South Korea for historic visit

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's sister landed in the South Friday, the first member of Pyongyang's ruling dynasty to set foot in its rival since the Korean War.

North, South Korea heads of state meet, shake hands

South Korean President Moon Jae-in and the North’s ceremonial head of state Kim Yong Nam met and shook hands Friday ahead of the Winter Olympics opening ceremony.

US postpones ballistic missile test until after winter olympics

The U. S. decided to postpone a scheduled test of an Intercontinental Ballistic Missile from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California because of the 2018 Winter Olympics, local media reported, citing officials.

Kim Jong-Un’s sister to visit South Korea in historic first

The sister of North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un will visit the South this week for the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics, Seoul said Wednesday — the first member of its ruling family ever to do so.

North Korea’s 280-member delegation expected in South ahead of Olympics

A 280-member North Korean delegation, including cheerleaders and taekwondo demonstrators, will travel to South Korea this week ahead of the PyeongChang Winter Olympics, Seoul’s unification ministry said on Tuesday.

Samsung making chips designed for cryptocurrency mining

Samsung’s semiconductor business is booming, with the company recently overtaking Intel as the world’s biggest chipmaker.

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