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S. Korea to Use Proceeds of Commemorative Notes for PyeongChang Olympics

S. Korea to Use Proceeds of Commemorative Notes for PyeongChang Olympics

SEOUL, Sept. 20 (Korea Bizwire) – South Korean plans use the proceeds of commemorative notes as operating costs of the PyeongChang Winter Olympics, officials said Wednesday. South Korea is set to print 2.3 million special notes whose face value is worth 2,000 won (US$1.70) in November, but retail prices of the notes are set at 8,000 won, according to the Korea Minting, Security Printing & ID Card Operating Corp. Kim Hwa-dong, CEO of the state-run [...]

Couple Promotes PyeongChang Olympics With Recumbent Bicycles

Couple Promotes PyeongChang Olympics With Recumbent Bicycles

GANGWON, SOUTH KOREA, May 19 (Korea Bizwire) – A married couple in Gangwon Province is helping promote next year’s PyeongChang Olympics by riding a recumbent bicycle at the 52th Gangwondo Sports For All Festival. Cycle travel writer Kim Min-sook, who is also an honorary tourism ambassador for Gangwon Province where she was born, and her [...]