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South Korean anti-corruption officials to monitor 2018 Winter Olympics spending

South Korean anti-corruption officials to monitor 2018 Winter Olympics spending

As part of a nationwide effort to root out corruption, South Korean officials announced Tuesday that they will monitor spending on the 2018 Pyeongchang Olympics.

The organizing committee for the Winter Games has reportedly received more than $4 billion in government subsidies.

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"Given that a temporarily formed organization will handle the large amount of state funds in a short period of time, irregularities could occur," Prime Minister Hwang Kyo-ahn said.

Officials in Gangwon Province, where the Olympics will be...

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