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The 2018 Olympic Winter Games in Pyeongchang

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Discussing the Political, Economic, and Cultural Issues Facing the 2018 Olympics

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    Winter Olympics PyeongChang 2018 Medal Count
    Country
    Total
    1
    Norway
    78722
    2
    Germany
    94417
    3
    Canada
    55515
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    The Significance of a Joint North Korea, South Korea Team

    This discussion revolves around the recent announcement that North Korea and South Korea will enter the Winter Games as a unified group and the effects of such a move.

    (Published Tuesday, Feb. 6, 2018)

    The Olympic games are always surrounded by some degree of political, economic, and cultural controversies. With the 2018 Winter Games in South Korea, there is a myriad of issues, especially given the complexity of neighboring North Korea's relationship with the world.

    NBC10 Boston reporters Audrey Asistio, JC Monahan, and Brian Shactman, who are covering the Winter Games in Pyeongchang, and Jonathan Choe were joined by Dr. Katharine Moon, an expert in Korean relations, to discuss the multitude of topics facing the 2018 Olympics.

    We had the group meet at Korean Gardens in Allston, Massachusetts to address the issues surrounding the Winter Games in Pyeongchang.

    The Huge Economic Growth in South KoreaThe Huge Economic Growth in South Korea

    The group discusses how the 2018 Olympics will affect the economic growth in South Korea and how the country is viewed by the rest of the world.

    (Published Tuesday, Feb. 6, 2018)

    The Olympic's Lasting Effect on South KoreaThe Olympic's Lasting Effect on South Korea

    The discussion revolves around the lasting effects the Winter Games will have on South Korea.

    (Published Tuesday, Feb. 6, 2018)

    What North Korea Wants to GainWhat North Korea Wants to Gain

    North Korea is looking to make a political statement around the 2018 Olympics and our group discusses the measures they will take.

    (Published Tuesday, Feb. 6, 2018)

    What South Korea Hopes to Accomplish With North KoreaWhat South Korea Hopes to Accomplish With North Korea

    There is much speculation surrounding North Korea during the Winter Games, but in this segment the group discusses what South Korea hopes to accomplish with its northern neighbor through the Olympics.

    (Published Tuesday, Feb. 6, 2018)

    The Korean Community in MassachusettsThe Korean Community in Massachusetts

    The group discusses the presence and role of the Korean-American community in the Boston area.

    (Published Tuesday, Feb. 6, 2018)