Kim's Sister to Meet Moon After Cheering on Unified Korea Team

Cyber crooks HACKED the Winter Olympics opening ceremony sparking ticket chaos for hours – but who is responsible?

Cyber crooks HACKED the Winter Olympics opening ceremony sparking ticket chaos for hours – but who is responsible?

At the opening ceremonies Friday, Pence sat stone-faced in his seat as Moon and North Korean officials stood together with much of the stadium to applaud their joint team of athletes.

These two images gave some Opening Ceremony viewers from home the impression that the Olympic athletes marched, cheered and waved their flags to an empty stadium.

South Korea's Yonhap news agency reported that servers were shut down to prevent damage to technical systems, causing problems with the Pyeongchang Olympic website.

The grand event which will run through February 25 will see 2,920 athletes competing for 92 nations with a record 102 gold medals at stake. Many in South Korea are uneasy over the unified team-and annoyed at the fact that some of their female Olympians will lose playing time to ice hockey players from across the DMZ.

"President Moon said that US-North Korea talks should be held in the near future to improve inter-Korean relations, and asked the North to take a proactive approach to the matter", said a spokesperson for the Blue House, the official residence of the South Korean president.

"She is likely to propose an invitation to go to Pyongyang to meet with Kim Jong Un", said Bong Youngshik, a researcher at Yonsei University's Institute for North Korean Studies in Seoul. "She's in the Kim family", he said.

A DPRK taekwondo demonstration team has also come to demonstrate the traditional Korean martial art during the Winter Olympics.

Kim Yo Jong and Kim Yong Nam are on an unprecedented visit to South Korea amid abrupt reconciliation mood between the rival Koreas for the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics.

Mr. Warmbier is in South Korea for the Games and earlier this week appeared with Vice President Mike Pence during a meeting with North Korean defectors.

"He [Pence] could have sat with the USA delegation and avoided the box but he chose not to. knowing the North Koreans would be seated behind him", said a US official.

North and South Korea are technically still at war after their 1950-53 conflict ended in a truce rather than a peace treaty.

Moon met Kim Yo Jong and the North's ceremonial head of state Kim Yong Nam for talks and lunch at the Blue House today. "So we had our own", Aussie aerial skier and two-time Olympian David Morris said in his video post to social media. North Korea has tested a record number of missiles previous year and has shown no interest in abandoning the country's nuclear program.

People privy to the operations of the official opening ceremony, which was broadcasted Friday night in America, reportedly anxious that a failure to launch drones could have been part of the for now-ambiguous system difficulties.

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