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Fri, September 22, 2023 | 00:06
Yoon administration to focus on restoring fairness, democracy
The incoming administration will place top priority on restoring democracy and creating a country ruled by law and fairness, Ahn Cheol-soo, the head of President-elect Yoon Suk-yeol's transition committee, said Monday. The pledge was one of the five key national tasks to be achieved under the new administration unveiled by Ahn during a press conference at the National Assembl...
| 2022-03-14 17:31
President-elect Yoon moves forward after election
Ahn Cheol-soo to head President-elect's transition team
President-elect Yoon Suk-yeol appointed, Sunday, Ahn Cheol-soo, chairman of the minor opposition People's Party, to lead his transition committee. Yoon also named People Power Party Rep. Kwon Young-se and former Jeju Gov. Won Hee-ryong as the committee's vice chairperson and planning chief, respectively. “As a competent government, we will serve the people and achieve nationa...
| 2022-03-13 16:34
Yoon's spokesperson urges North Korea to return to dialogue
Yoon says whatever measures needed should be taken to uncover truth of Daejang-dong scandal
Angry voters turn out to vote against President Moon, ruling party
Yoon Suk-yeol of the conservative People Power Party (PPP) has been elected as the new president to lead Korea for next five years after defeating Lee Jae-myung of the liberal ruling Democratic Party of Korea (DPK) by fewer than 250,000 votes, or 0.8 of a percentage point, in Wednesday's election. The 61-year-old Yoon, who served as the prosecutor general under President Moon...
Yoon finds sweeping support in ex-President Park's political hometown
What polls taken prior to election say
The race to succeed President Moon Jae-in was a closely fought contest in the polls, with both Lee Jae-myung of the liberal ruling Democratic Party of Korea (DPK) and Yoon Suk-yeol of the conservative main opposition People Power Party (PPP) having near-equal chances of earning the top job in government. Based on weekly surveys by Gallup Korea from January to the first week o...
Yoon overtakes Lee to hold razor-thin lead
Exit polls project Lee, Yoon in dead heat
From mishandling of ballots to last-minute Yoon-Ahn merger
Political heavyweights, celebrities cast ballots
Nation goes to polls [PHOTOS]
Undeterred by worst COVID-19 wave, voters turn out to choose Korea's next president
KOICA strives to empower women in developing countries
The Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) has been making efforts to empower girls and women in developing countries through diverse projects, the agency said on March 8 in celebration of International Women's Day. Gender discrimination and gender-based violence are obstacles to development - along with factors such as poverty, health risks and disasters - and are ex...
| 2022-03-08 15:59
Election agency chief under growing pressure to step down
National Election Commission (NEC) Chairperson Noh Jeong-hee is in the hot seat over the agency's improper handling of COVID-19 patients' ballots during the early voting period last Friday and Saturday. Despite apologizing for the fiasco during a press conference, Tuesday, the besieged NEC chief did not address growing calls from political circles for her resignation.
Election watchdog chief apologizes for early voting blunders, vows not to repeat
F-15K pilot named Best Pilot of Year
Air Force Maj. Bang Ju-won from the 110th Fighter Squadron of the 11th Fighter Wing - home to the F-15K Slam Eagles - has been named the "Best Pilot of 2021,” according to the military branch. The Air Force said it held an award ceremony, presided over by its Chief of Staff Gen. Park In-ho at its headquarters in Gyeryongdae, South Chungcheong Province, Friday.
| 2022-03-08 09:00
Candidates differ on how to win peace on Korean Peninsula
With North Korea steadily modernizing its arsenal of nuclear weapons and ballistic missiles, the new president of South Korea will have to work hard to deal with the decades-long unresolved issue upon inauguration in May. The two leading presidential candidates for the March 9 election - Lee Jae-myung of the ruling Democratic Party of Korea (DPK) and Yoon Suk-yeol of the main...
Early voting for COVID patients tainted by allegations of mishandled ballots
Rival candidates in neck-and-neck race, but Yoon-Ahn unification effect not reflected
Presidential candidates seek to form coalitions in dead heat race
With less than a week left before the March 9 presidential election, leading presidential candidates are seeking to form a coalition with minor candidates and encourage more of their supporters to go to the polls in a bid to tip the balance in their favor. Lee Jae-myung of the ruling Democratic Party of Korea (DPK) hailed former Finance Minister Kim Dong-yeon's decision to en...
Rival candidates clash over cash handouts, tax increase
DPK's Lee lectures rival candidate on feminism
Presidential candidates exchange jabs over Japan
Lee on course to merge campaigns with minor presidential candidate Kim
Yoon leads Lee 46.3% to 43.1%, 44.6% to 43.7%: polls
Korea joins US-led sanctions to ban Russia's access to SWIFT
Korea has decided to participate in the international community's move to block select Russian banks from a global payments network as part of efforts to stand in line with global sanctions against Russia for invading Ukraine, Seoul's foreign ministry said Monday. In addition, Korea also plans to ban exports of strategic materials to Russia. The decision came days after the U...
| 2022-02-28 16:59
Russians in Korea unite against Putin's war on Ukraine
Ukraine calls for 'immediate ceasefire' as talks with Russia open
Envoys of EU, Ukraine warn of severe consequences of Russian invasion
Envoy voices regret over South Korea joining sanctions against Russia
Korean firms on edge over getting money from Russia
30 people purchased 8,000 homes: data
National Assembly passes motion to arrest DPK chief
Civil servant mentor reappointed as labor ministry spokesman
Gender equality minister nominee in hot seat over remarks on abortion
KG Mobility seeks breakthrough in Europe
Seoul invites ambassadors to introduce new halal foods in Korea
S. Korea condemns Russia, seeks to mend ties with China
Honey-dipped cookie to represent 'K-desserts' at global food expo in Germany
COVID-19 deaths hit record high in Korea for 2022
Shilla hotel in Da Nang recognized at World Travel Awards
More than 2,800 killed by earthquake in Morocco
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