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Culture ministry to update Wikipedia entries on Korea, enhance national image with AI

Korea Times 28 May 2024
Yong Ho-seong, head of the International Cultural Affairs and Public Relations Office at the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism, speaks during a briefing at the National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art in Seoul's Jongno District, May 23.

Connection K-drama Actor Ji-Sung on Facing a Health Scare During Filming

Coming Soon 27 May 2024
Ji Sung in Connection (Photo Credit. SBS) ... On May 24, 2024, the production presentation of Connection was held at SBS Hall in Yangcheon-gu, Seoul ... He said, as reported in Sports Seoul, “It was difficult to predict before filming ... .

May design news: a car that runs on plastic, food art and the history of the Paralympic Games

The Observer 27 May 2024
A scene from the Paralympics Games in Seoul in 1988 ... Collections Musée National du Sport - France ... The first “hospital” games were held at Stoke Mandeville Hospital in the UK to promote rehabilitative sport.

Confident of bounceback, Korea sets sights on multiple shooting medals in Paris

Korea Times 27 May 2024
... in the world," said Jang Kap-seok, head coach of the national shooting team, during the media day press conference Monday at Jincheon National Sports Center in Jincheon, 85 kilometers south of Seoul.

Swiatek draws inspiration from her sporting father as she pursues Olympic dream

Khaleejtimes 24 May 2024
World number one Iga Swiatek considers the Olympics to be her most important tournament because her father competed in the 1988 Seoul Games, she said on Thursday ahead of her French Open title defence.

'Nothing is impossible' — Sam Catantan

The Manila Times 22 May 2024
... Philippine fencer to make it to the Olympics after Percy Alger in the 1988 Seoul Olympics and Walter Torres, current commissioner of the Philippine Sports Commission, in the 1992 Barcelona Olympics.

Korea to break ground for Korean literature museum

Korea Times 20 May 2024
A bird's-eye view of the National Museum of Korean Literature under construction in Jingwan-dong, Seoul, in this undated file photo provided by the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism.

‘Island shot’ helps KJ Choi set South Korean record on 54th birthday

The News International 20 May 2024
KJ Choi tees off of the 6th hole during the first round of the John Deere Classic golf tournament. — USA Today Sports. SEOUL ... senior tour ... “The ball was on a small island. The shot I took there, the ‘island shot’, is something I will never forget ... .

The Midnight Romance in Hagwon co-stars Wi Ha Joon and Jung Ryeo Won spotted at Jamsil Stadium baseball game; watch

Pinkvilla 19 May 2024
Wi Ha Joon and Jung Ryeo Won recently attended a baseball game together, sporting their off-screen friendship ... They were recently spotted attending a baseball game in Seoul, enjoying the match together.

Over 70% of people support gov't push to raise medical school seats

Korea Times 16 May 2024
The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism released the results ahead of an appellate court in Seoul's announcement on the decision on the medical reform plan scheduled for later in the day.

Paris 2024: Olympic champion Ma Long will only compete in team event

Inside The Games 14 May 2024
Since table tennis was added to the Olympic programme in Seoul in 1988, athletes from the People's Republic of China have dominated the sport ... Table tennis is a national sport in China.

18 years on, Germany hopes to relive World Cup ‘fairytale’ with Euro 2024

The Daily Tribune - Bahrain 14 May 2024
... friendly people who are partying everywhere’.” Wolfgang Maennig, a rower who won gold for Germany at the 1988 Seoul Olympics, is now a professor of sports economics at Hamburg University.

Germany hopes to relive World Cup ‘fairytale’ with Euro 2024

Al Jazeera 13 May 2024
Wolfgang Maennig, a rower who won gold for Germany at the 1988 Seoul Olympics, is now a professor of sports economics at Hamburg University ... Jan Haut, a sports sociologist at Goethe University, told AFP, “The German people became a bit less stiff.