U S Born Skater Gets Korean Citizenship Ahead Of Olympics

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U.S.-Born Skater Gets Korean Citizenship Ahead of Olympics
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U.S.-Born Skater Gets Korean Citizenship Ahead of Olympics

Ice dancer Alexander Gamelin has acquired Korean citizenship, making him eligible to represent the country at the 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympics. The Korea Skating Union said Monday the Justice Ministry approved Gamelin's application for naturalization last week.

The U.S.-born ice dancer has paired with Min Yu-ra since 2015 with the aim of competing at Pyeongchang. At competitions hosted by the International Skating Union, only one member needs to have citizenship for a pair to represent a particular country, but at the Olympics, citizenship is required for both.

Full Calendar of Events Planned Ahead of Pyeongchang Olympics
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Full Calendar of Events Planned Ahead of Pyeongchang Olympics

Visitors fly lanterns in a buckwheat field in Pyeongchang, Gangwon Province on Sunday. /Newsis

Over 40 events, including festivals, exhibitions and performances, will be held in Gangwon Province over the next 150 days to promote the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics. The quadrennial event starts in February.

To raise awareness of the Olympics, three large-scale events will be held on Nov. 1, Dec. 21. and Jan. 10 to mark 100, 50 and 30 days until the Olympics.

On Nov. 4, a K-pop concert will be staged at the venue of the opening and closing ceremonies.

[Spoiler] Added episodes 9 and 10 captures for the Korean drama 'Suspicious Partner'
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[Spoiler] Added episodes 9 and 10 captures for the Korean drama 'Suspicious Partner'

Added episodes 9 and 10 captures for the Korean drama "Suspicious Partner" (2017)

Directed by Park Seon-ho-I

Written by Kwon Ki-yeong

With Ji Chang-wook, Nam Ji-hyeon, Choi Tae-joon, Nara, Lee Duk-hwa, Nam Gi-ae,...

Formerly known as "Watch out for this Woman" ( , i yeo-ja-leul jo-sim-ha-se-yo)

40 episodes - Wed, Thu 22:00

"Suspicious Partner" will be a romantic comedy in a judicial setting with a killer thrown into the mix. A Taekwondo practitioner turned judicial trainee turned murder suspect.

[Spoiler] Added episodes 9 and 10 captures for the Korean drama 'Ruler: Master of the Mask'
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[Spoiler] Added episodes 9 and 10 captures for the Korean drama 'Ruler: Master of the Mask'

Added episodes 9 and 10 captures for the Korean drama "Ruler: Master of the Mask" (2017)

Directed by Noh Do-cheol, Park Won-gook

Written by Jeong Hae-ri, Park Hye-jin-II

With Yoo Seung-ho, Kim So-hyun, L, Yoon So-hee, Heo Joon-ho, Park Chul-min,...

40 episodes - Wed, Thu 22:00

A drama about a prince who fights for his kingdom against an organization that gains massive wealth and power by possessing all the waters in the Joseon Province.

Broadcast starting date in Korea : 2017/05/10

[Spoiler] Added episode 15 captures for the Korean drama 'Mystery Queen'
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[Spoiler] Added episode 15 captures for the Korean drama 'Mystery Queen'

Added episode 15 captures for the Korean drama "Mystery Queen" (2017)

Directed by Kim Jin-woo-II, Yoo Yeong-eun-I

Written by Lee Seong-min-II

With Choi Kang-hee, Kwon Sang-woo, Lee Won-geun, Shin Hyun-bin, Kim Hyeon-sook, Yoon Hee-seok,...

16 episodes - Wed, Thu 22:00

"Mystery Queen" tells the story of a prosecutor's wife who's always dreamed of being a detective. After actually solving a case, she ends up in an unlikely crime-fighting duo with a young police captain.