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Reporter : Kim Se-jeong
Thu, June 1, 2023 | 05:48
Gyeonggi governor to retain post after top court's ruling
Gyeonggi Province Governor Lee Jae-myung will be able to retain his position after the Supreme Court sent his case back to an appeals court, Thursday, which had previously upheld a guilty verdict against him for violating Election Law. The ruling also cleared the way for Lee to pursue a presidential bid on the ruling Democratic Party of Korea's (DPK) ticket in 2022.
Corruption investigation agency now official but not ready
An independent agency tasked with investigating corruption allegations against high-ranking government officials and their family members became official, Wednesday, as the law regarding its establishment and operation went into effect.
Seoul to probe accusations against late mayor
The Seoul Metropolitan Government said Wednesday it will launch a joint investigation into the sexual harassment allegations made against the late Mayor Park Won-soon who was found dead Friday, two days after his former secretary had filed a complaint with the police.
Seoul City pressed to get to the bottom of scandal
The Seoul Metropolitan Government is under growing pressure to investigate the sexual harassment allegations made against the late Mayor Park Won-soon.
Ruling on Gyeonggi governor to be livestreamed
The Supreme Court's ruling on incumbent Gyeonggi Governor Lee Jae-myung's appeal against the guilty verdicts found against him for abuse of power and violating the Election Law will be livestreamed on YouTube and aired on television Wednesday, court officials said Tuesday. The hearing is scheduled to begin at 2 p.m.
Park's public funeral takes place amid lingering controversy
Friends, family and supporters gathered Monday to say goodbye to former Seoul Mayor Park Won-soon, a human rights lawyer who was regarded as a potential candidate for the 2022 presidential election.
Mayor's sudden death shocks Seoul citizens
Seoul Mayor Park Won-soon, a former human rights lawyer with a long record of defending women, was discovered dead in an apparent suicide early Friday, two days after his secretary filed a sexual harassment complaint against him. The reason for his action is not yet known but it is presumed that Park, who was seen as a potential presidential candidate in 2022, killed himself ...
S. Korea toughens entry rules for foreign nationals
Foreign nationals who plan to enter Korea from high COVID-19 risk countries will be required from Monday to submit a negative test result issued less than 48 hours before their scheduled departure, the government said Friday.
Seonam Wastewater Treatment Center leads Seoul's solar energy future
Seoul Seonam Wastewater Treatment Center (SSWTC), located near the new apartment complex in Magok, Gangseo-gu, is one of Seoul's four facilities dealing with water contaminated by human use.
Top prosecutor 'gives in' to justice minister
Prosecutor General Yoon Seok-youl “gave into” Justice Minister Choo Mi-ae, Thursday, as he accepted the minister's order to recuse himself from a controversial case involving a now fired journalist and one of his close aides. Releasing a statement early in the morning, the Supreme Prosecutors' Office said, “The Seoul Central District Prosecutors' Office will carry out the inv...