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Future host cities might want to consider ephemeral stadiums, considering many former host cities are still grappling with abandoned Olympic venues.For the 2018 Winter Olympics, Pyeongchang, South Korea is trying to do things differently — at least for one of its new stadiums.

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One of North Korea’s three major hacking units, in a strategic shift, is hunting for overseas targets and not covering its tracks, according to a new report, a sign the regime is expanding its cyber attacks under tightened sanctions.The group, referred to as “Reaper” by cybersecurity firm FireEye Inc.

In recent years, General Motors (NYSE: GM) has posted consistently strong profits in its two largest markets: North America and China.An aerial view of GM's manufacturing complex in Gunsan, South KoreaGM Korea will close its Gunsan plant in South Korea.

diplomat for Asia, Susan Thornton, said on Thursday she understood that the Trump administration had no strategy to mount a preventative "bloody nose" strike on North Korea.While President Donald Trump's administration has repeatedly said it prefers a diplomatic solution to the crisis over North Korea's development of nuclear missiles capable of hitting the United States, U.

SEOUL—At the Winter Olympics, North Korea’s athletes, cheerleaders and performers are trying to score charm points for a regime seeking to improve its image.They are also racking up hotel bills they don’t plan to pay.

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Dow Jones, a News Corp companyNews Corp is a network of leading companies in the worlds of diversified media, news, education, and information services Pyongyang-Seoul dialogue around the Olympics opens a new chapter in nuclear standoff Updated Feb.12, 2018 11:45 a.

is sending a tough message to thousands of South Korean workers during the Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, saying it will close a Korean factory in May and pressure union officials for additional cost cuts to stem losses.The move, announced early Tuesday by GM Korea, is the latest step in a broad global downsizing implemented by Chief Executive Mary Barra, who has closed, shrunk or sold unprofitable business units in India, Russia, Western Europe and Southeast Asia.

is ready to engage in talks about North Korea’s nuclear program even as it maintains pressure on Kim Jong Un’s regime, the Washington Post reported, citing an interview with Vice President Mike Pence.More from Bloomberg.

A summit now would risk driving a wedge in the alliance between South Korea and the U., which has sought to maximize pressure on North Korea to pressure Kim into giving up his nuclear weapons.

The vice president isn’t seeking a meeting with North Korea, but is open to contact with senior officials Updated Feb.6, 2018 7:11 p.

His father, Lee Kun-hee—still Samsung’s chairman, despite a long hospitalization—had lobbied for South Korea to host the event, after he himself was pardoned after tax-evasion conviction back in 2009.Shares in Samsung Electronics have gained 46% since he started being investigated in late 2016, part of a scandal that led to Korea’s then-president’s ouster.

Officials on both sides say Seoul’s outreach to North Korea puts strains on alliance Feb.m.

2, 2018 6:38 p.ET WASHINGTON—China, Russia and other countries are failing to rein in North Korea’s illicit financing and weapons proliferation activity, according to a new United Nations report that says time is running out for sanctions to head off a disastrous conflict as Pyongyang perfects a long-range nuclear weapon.

The two North Korean men are residing in a sports complex where a joint team of ice-hockey players are training Feb.2, 2018 6:27 a.

Security arrangements for Pyeongchang Winter Games are easier—and different—now that northern neighbor is participating, experts say Updated Feb.ET PYEONGCHANG, South Korea—When Ken Douglas told his parents he planned to spend part of his honeymoon in this ski resort hosting the 2018 Winter Olympics, they offered to pay the newlyweds’ way to somewhere else.