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Earthquake Aftershocks: Unprecedented CSAT Postponement Catches Public Off-Guard

Earthquake Aftershocks: Unprecedented CSAT Postponement Catches Public Off-Guard

SEOUL, Nov. 16 (Korea Bizwire) – While the city of Pohang and its surrounding regions continue to deal with aftershocks from the 5.4-magnitude earthquake that struck the day before, the government delivered its own stunning blow by postponing the state-administered college entrance exam to November 23.  Originally scheduled to take place on November 16, the [...]

Actor Couple Suzy, Lee Min-ho Break Up After Three Years Together

Actor Couple Suzy, Lee Min-ho Break Up After Three Years Together

SEOUL, Nov. 16 (Korea Bizwire) – Bae Suzy, better known by her stage name Suzy, and Lee Min-ho have put an end to their romantic relationship, the actress’ agency confirmed Thursday. JYP Entertainment said the celebrity couple recently split after threeyears of dating. They were confirmed to be an item in March 2015. In September 2015 and August last year, rumors had it that the two parted [...]

Traditional Instruments Banned at PyeongChang 2018 Olympics

Traditional Instruments Banned at PyeongChang 2018 Olympics

SEOUL, Nov. 16 (Korea Bizwire) – Traditional Korean instruments will be a rare sight at the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympic, as officials announced a ban on loud musical instruments during competitions. According to the PyeongChang Organizing Committee for the 2018 Olympic & Paralympic Games on Wednesday, a number of musical instruments will be banned at stadiums [...]

South Korean Navy Joins PyeongChang Olympic Torch Relay

South Korean Navy Joins PyeongChang Olympic Torch Relay

CHANGWON, Nov. 15 (Korea Bizwire) – South Korea’s Navy joined the 2018 PyeongChang Olympics torch relay in Changwon on Tuesday. The Olympic flame was carried by a Navy official on Munmu the Great, the first time in history an Olympic torch relay has taken place on a Navy destroyer, according to the PyeongChang Organizing Committee. Representing [...]

World Toilet Association to Hold General Meeting in Suwon

World Toilet Association to Hold General Meeting in Suwon

SUWON, Nov. 15 (Korea Bizwire) – The World Toilet Association is scheduled to hold its fourth general meeting in Suwon to celebrate its 10th anniversary. The international organization dedicated to creating a toilet revolution is holding a general meeting next week at the Ibis Ambassador Suwon in Gyeonggi Province. Some 150 participants from 22 countries are [...]