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Forget tourism: Pyeongchang's legacy probably debt and anger

Feb 20, 2018

Even as South Korea basks in the glow of daily Olympic competition and global attention, hope is fading that Pyeongchang will do what it promised during its successful 2011 Olympics bid and turn an impoverished backwater into a premiere ski destination

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Kentucky 2030? Could Korea export its rural Olympic gamble?

Feb 19, 2018

The Pyeongchang Winter Games are spread across South Korea's Gangwon Province, a rural former coal mining region that few had heard of until its hard-fought bid to be an Olympic host _ a massively expensive proposition with dubious payoff

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Column: A visit to Observation Post 717 in the DMZ

Feb 17, 2018

Column: While the Games go on in South Korea, it's not all fun and games in the DMZ

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Blackface in Chinese Lunar New Year sketch draws criticism

Feb 17, 2018

A comedy sketch that featured a Chinese woman in blackface has drawn accusations of racism after being broadcast on Chinese state television's Lunar New Year variety show, although some people were left wondering why it would be considered offensive

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With Koreas Olympic thaw, war-split families want reunions

Feb 16, 2018

War-separated Korean families hopes for reunions amid Olympic-inspired detente mood

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4 killed, 5 injured in China Lunar New Year fireworks blast

Feb 16, 2018

Chinese authorities say 4 people have been killed and 5 injured in an explosion at a stall selling fireworks on the eve of the Lunar New Year holiday

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AP PHOTOS: People in Asia and beyond welcome Lunar New Year

Feb 16, 2018

AP PHOTOS: People in Asia and around the world have been celebrating the Lunar New Year Friday

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Puzzling yet popular, Americans are learning to love curling

Feb 16, 2018

Americans are slowly growing to love curling, embracing the sport at the Pyeongchang Olympics for its chess-like strategy and oddball factor.

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From comfort to high-tech: Food a serious quest at Olympics

Feb 15, 2018

Food is a big deal for Olympians, and the very specific, highly calibrated fuel they put in their bodies _ for energy, for health, for warmth, for a psychological and physiological edge _ is a big part of what makes them the best in the world

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Millions in China journey home for Lunar New Year

Feb 14, 2018

Millions in China are boarding trains, planes and automobiles in the travel rush ahead of Friday's Lunar New Year

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