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South Korean Athletes to Volunteer During PyeongChang 2018

South Korean Athletes to Volunteer During PyeongChang 2018

SEOUL, Sept. 25 (Korea Bizwire) – Some 200 former and current South Korean athletes, including Olympic gold medalists, will volunteer during the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Games, the national Olympic committee said Monday. The Korean Sport & Olympic Committee (KSOC) held a launch ceremony for a team of athlete volunteers at the National Training Center in [...]

South Korean Olympic Chief Downplays Security Concerns Ahead of PyeongChang 2018

South Korean Olympic Chief Downplays Security Concerns Ahead of PyeongChang 2018

SEOUL, Sept. 25 (Korea Bizwire) – South Korean Olympic chief on Monday downplayed security concerns ahead of the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympics, saying countries are unlikely to skip the competition despite rising tensions on the Korean Peninsula. Lee Kee-heung, head of the Korean Sport & Olympic Committee (KSOC), said while some countries may have reservations [...]

Domestic Films “I Can Speak”, “Memoir of a Murderer” Top Box Office

Domestic Films “I Can Speak”, “Memoir of a Murderer” Top Box Office

SEOUL, Sept. 25 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korean comedy-drama “I Can Speak” topped the local box office on its opening weekend, attracting over 480,000 moviegoers, according to data released Monday. The movie starring veteran actress Na Moon-hee and actor Lee Je-hoon sold 486,313 tickets on Saturday and Sunday, closing the two-weekend winning streak for “Memoir [...]

South Korea’s Largest Filming Facility Studio Cube Opens Doors To Public

South Korea’s Largest Filming Facility Studio Cube Opens Doors To Public

SEOUL, Sept. 22 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea’s largest filming studio Studio Cube will formally open its doors to the public next week after two years of construction, the culture ministry said Friday. Located in the EXPO Science Park in Daejeon, 164 kilometers south of Seoul, the state-run facility is a two-story building with floor [...]