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Sun, December 3, 2023 | 19:57
Whose idea was it to move presidential office to defense ministry?
Rep. Chung Jin-suk of the People Power Party (PPP) said on Sunday that the relocation of the presidential office into the Ministry of National Defense building was the idea of former Defense Minister Kim Kwan-jin, who held the position during the former President Lee Myung-bak administration.
| 2022-03-20 16:48
Presidential office to move to Yongsan
[INTERVIEW] Ex-lawmaker backs presidential relocation to Yongsan
Kim Young-woo, 55, a former three-term lawmaker who served as the chairman of the National Assembly's National Defense Committee, presented a favorable view of the proposed relocation of the presidential office to the Ministry of National Defense compound amid heated debate.
| 2022-03-20 16:40
Presidential office to move to Yongsan
President-elect meets coalition partner Ahn Cheol-soo
President-elect Yoon Suk-yeol and Ahn Cheol-soo, the leader of the minor center-right People's Party, had lunch on Friday, a day after Yoon won the election.
| 2022-03-11 16:51
Long road to unity: Yoon faces tough challenges in parliament
Uncompromising prosecutor's crusade to bring back justice
President-elect Yoon Suk-yeol is well-known as a man with an uncompromising spirit. This trait has been a double-edged sword for him during his 26 years of work as a prosecutor, including less than two years as prosecutor-general.
Yoon Suk-yeol wins presidential election
Yoon wrestling with misogynist image
Prosecutor-turned-presidential hopeful Yoon Suk-yeol struggled to redefine his image as a respectable candidate who has no bias against feminism throughout the third and final pre-election debate that aired Wednesday night on three TV broadcast networks.
Translated book gives adoptees access to post-war Korea
Retired pediatrician Cho Byung-guk, 89, came to understand why some ethnic Korean adoptees search tirelessly for their birth parents and strive to figure out why they were sent overseas to new families, while interacting with numerous adoptees during her five decades of work.
| 2022-03-03 08:42
DPK's Lee lectures rival candidate on feminism
An unexpected debate on feminism erupted during a TV debate among four presidential candidates held at KBS studio in Seoul, Wednesday. The four are ruling Democratic Party of Korea's (DPK) Lee Jae-myung, the main opposition People Power Party's (PPP) Yoon Seok-yeol, the minor center-right People's Party's Ahn Cheol-soo and Justice Party candidate Sim Sang-jung. In the third a...
Ahn backs Yoon for presidency and drops out of race
Yoon, Ahn agree to merge candidacies
Rival candidates clash over cash handouts, tax increase
Presidential candidates seek to form coalitions in dead heat race
Yoon leads Lee 46.3% to 43.1%, 44.6% to 43.7%: polls
Envoys of EU, Ukraine warn of severe consequences of Russian invasion
The ambassadors of the European Union and Ukraine based in Korea issued a joint statement on Monday voicing their unified stance against Russia for invading Ukraine.
| 2022-02-28 17:53
Russians in Korea unite against Putin's war on Ukraine
Korea joins US-led sanctions to ban Russia's access to SWIFT
Bring back the bunnies: Lee, Yoon grapple with revolt of stronghold voters
Rabbits are a metaphor used by campaign strategists in Korea to refer to voters. There are two different kinds of rabbits - domestic and wild. Domestic rabbits - or “bunnies” - refer to traditional supporters of certain parties, such as constituents in their stronghold regions, while those who support other parties or swing voters are called wild rabbits. The rabbit metaphor ...
| 2022-02-14 08:13
Yoon, Ahn disagree on how to field unified candidate
Ahn proposes fielding single opposition candidate to Yoon
Politician who said no to partisan politics
Presidential candidate Yoon Suk-yeol is known to be a fan of the late President Roh Moo-hyun. In a news article published last March, Yoon, then prosecutor-general, likened Roh to a gifted football legend as great as Lionel Messi or Christian Ronaldo.
| 2022-02-09 16:42
[INTERVIEW] Ecolab helps Korean partners profit from ESG management
Major conglomerates speed up generational shifts in leadership
PPP slams abstainers in Assembly resolution on China's forced return of NK defectors
KOICA’s global supporters conclude remarkable journey with grand finale show
Son-dol: a cold day for a ferryman and a merchant
[INTERVIEW] 'Lifeline for migrant workers in Korea' - Rev. Kim fights for foreign employees' rights
[INTERVIEW] Korea to work with US, Japan to fight climate change
Korean economy to start shrinking by 2050 if low birthrate unaddressed: BOK report
Korea vows to foster nuclear energy to achieve net zero
Tensions rise as opposition demands special probe into first lady
It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas
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