The won (; Korean: 원, Korean pronunciation: [wʌn]; symbol: ₩; code: KRW) or the Korean Republic Won is the currency of South Korea. A single won is divided into 100 jeon, the monetary subunit. The jeon is no longer used for everyday transactions, and appears only in foreign exchange rates. The won is issued by the Bank of Korea, based in the capital city of Seoul.
The South Korean curling team, known as the ‘Garlic girls’, who sensationally won silver at the home Olympics in PyeongChang, have claimed they were subjected to abuse by a former Korean Curling Federation (KCF) vice-president.
'We don't want to repeat mistakes that prior administrations have made where promises are made, sanctions are lifted... and then promises are broken,' U.S. vice president says of ongoing negotiations with Pyongyang
Asean countries are set to overtake the Middle East as a top source of contracts for South Korean construction companies, as this region ramps up investments in infrastructure.. Read more at straitstimes.com.