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Reporter : Do Je-hae
Sat, February 24, 2024 | 03:11
Controversy rising over real estate bills
Rival parties continued to clash over revisions to the Housing Lease Protection Act, which would be aimed at raising taxes on owners of multiple homes and containing property market speculation.
What's next for Kim Hyun-chong?
Besides President Moon Jae-in, one of the biggest newsmakers at Cheong Wa Dae is Kim Hyun-chong, the second deputy director of the National Security Office (NSO).
Star lawmaker's special lecture plan draws controversy
Rep. Ko Min-jung of the ruling Democratic Party of Korea (DPK) has come under fire for a series of special lectures being organized by her office, as she plans to include her husband as one of the lecturers.
Korea to seek G7 expansion
Korea will seek to realize an expansion of the G7 framework of the world's most advanced economies, an initiative proposed by U.S. President Donald Trump, according to a Cheong Wa Dae official.
Kim Jong-un seeking internal regime strength in latest speech
Questions are rising about what North Korean leader Kim Jong-un meant with his focus on nuclear deterrence at a veterans' event held this week to mark the 67th anniversary of the 1953 Korean War armistice.
Korea's G7 participation in limbo
Doubts are rising over whether President Moon Jae-in will be able to take up an invitation to participate in the Group of Seven (G7) meeting slated for September. Cheong Wa Dae has claimed that the invitation was a stepping stone for Korea to later become a member of an expanded version of the group, an idea floated by U.S. President Donald Trump.
Senior officials subjected to infringement on personal property
It's tough to be a senior official at Cheong Wa Dae or a government ministry these days. After being pressured to donate to the emergency disaster relief fund, officials are now being told to sell some of their houses.
Ruling party seeks to move Cheong Wa Dae, Assembly to Sejong
The ruling Democratic Party of Korea (DPK) is trying to revive a push to move Cheong Wa Dae and the National Assembly to Sejong to complete a stalled plan to build an alternative administrative capital for “balanced development” of the country.
Cheong Wa Dae seeks breakthrough with reshuffle
President Moon Jae-in is likely to reshuffle some of his key aides soon as a part of efforts to rebuild public trust and strengthen his administration, following continuing public criticism over his policies ...
Moon's silence on sexual harassment raises questions
His silence on the issue is considered unusual, given that he had pledged to be a “feminist President,” and has underscored the need for supporting and empowering women and put a special emphasis on raising the proportion of female leaders in his Cabinet and the presidential office. There was an expectation that Moon, during Monday's meeting with senior aides, would mention t...