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U.S. Marines participate in an amphibious assault exercise as part of the "Cobra Gold 2018" (CG18) joint military exercise at a military base in Chonburi province, Thailand, February 16, 2018.

The US sent its biggest force in years to an Asian military exercise where Marines learn how to storm beaches and drink snake blood — and the ph...

The US sent a massive amount of Marines to the annual Cobra Gold military exercise, which has been held almost every year since 1982.

The US will reportedly deploy attack drones to South Korea after the Olympic Games

The 12 attack drones could be used to kill North Korean leaders or strike military targets.
South Korean marines participate in a U.S.-South Korea joint landing operation drill as Amphibious assault vehicles of the South Korean Marine Corps throw smoke bombs in Pohang March 30, 2015. The drill is part of the two countries' annual military training called Foal Eagle, which runs from March 2 to April 24.

The US and North Korea look like they’ll get right back into a nuclear standoff after the Olympics

Pyongyang suggested it may fire missiles at the US military in Guam or detonate a nuclear missile over the Pacific ocean to prove its missile-building prowess.

South Korean speed skaters facing mounting criticism and accusations of bullying towards a teammate who fell behind

A pair of South Korean speed skaters left a teammate behind during a recent event. Now, they face accusations of bullying and a wave of online outrage.
Meagan Duhamel is a gold medal figure skater.

A Canadian Olympic gold medal-winning figure skater has rescued 2 dogs from being eaten in South Korea

Figure skater, 2018 Winter Olympics gold medal winner, and dog rescuer — ladies and gentlemen, I give you Meagan Duhamel.
The International Business District (IBD) in Songdo, South Korea.

South Korea is building a $35 billion city designed to eliminate the need for cars

By 2020, Songdo's International Business District will span 100 million square feet. The South Korean city aims to prioritize pedestrians over cars.

Bitcoin rallies as South Korea quells fears of a cryptocurrency ban

The country stunned markets last month as rumours of a ban wiped out hundreds of billions of dollars in value.
South Korean soldiers stand guard at the border village of Panmunjom in the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) between South and North Korea on February 7, 2018 in Panmunjom, South Korea.

South Korea is cutting the time it spends interrogating North Korean defectors to just 3 months

The screening process is used to ensure defectors aren't North Korean agents. It's followed by a mandatory three-month education on South Korea.