Opening Ceremony

Ben Jackson
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"Olympics Fairies": Do the Faces of S. Korea Need to be Pretty Women?

South Korea’s young female placard bearers, officially labeled “placard agents,” made quite an impression at the opening ceremony of Pyeongchang Winter Olympics on Feb. 9.  Their conventional good looks, with tall, slim figures and spectacularly designed dresses got plenty of social media users excited. Local media eDaily

Raphael Rashid
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Photo Essay: North Korea's Cheerleaders Win the Ice Hockey Game

By a stroke of luck, I got my hands on a last-minute ticket to the very first ice hockey game played by the inter-Korean women’s team. On Feb. 10, the much-discussed team played — and lost — against Switzerland in Gangneung. The joint-team was formed as a last-minute

Raphael Rashid
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Curtains Rise to Pyeongchang Drama: Dispatch from Olympics

The moment everyone’s been waiting for. South Korea enters the stadium hand in hand with North Korea, holding the unification flag. WHOLE stadium is standing and applauding! #pyeongchang2018 #OpeningCeremony pic.twitter.com/CASYeLcHTr — Korea Exposé (@KoreaExpose) February 9, 2018 It was certainly a night to remember. The Winter