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Reporter : Do Je-hae
Thu, February 9, 2023 | 07:57
Time for President to determine fates of Choo, Yoon
The escalating conflict between Justice Minister Choo Mi-ae and the nation's top prosecutor Yoon Seok-youl has reached a new chapter after the Seoul Administrative Court issued an injunction Tuesday to temporarily lift Yoon's suspension from duty that was ordered by Choo last week.
Senior presidential aide stirs concern over attending football game
Senior presidential secretary for political affairs Choi Jae-sung has caused a stir for showing up at a football game Nov. 29, at a time when the public are being urged to refrain from group activities to comply with the government's heightened social distancing regulations.
World's largest anti-corruption forum kicks off
The 19th International Anti-Corruption Conference (IACC), the largest forum on sharing anti-corruption policies and discussing international cooperation on eradicating corruption, started Tuesday, according to the Anti-Corruption and Civil Rights Commission (ACRC). The event will run until Friday.
Wang Yi's visit highlights differences in Korea, China's priorities
Chinese State Councillor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi's Nov. 25 to 27 visit to Seoul has left more questions than answers as the two countries showed differing priorities in bilateral relations.
Moon changing key members in diplomatic team
President Moon Jae-in changed one of his key personnel dealing with foreign affairs and diplomacy, Friday, ahead of an imminent Cabinet reshuffle. He named Kim Yong-hyon, a former chief of the Korean Peninsula Peace Regime Bureau at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, as presidential secretary for foreign policy, according to Cheong Wa Dae. He replaces Park Chul-min who has been...
Biden presidency to bring opportunities for Korea's diplomacy
The presidency of U.S. President-elect Joe Biden will bring meaningful opportunities for Korea's diplomacy, as the former vice president is expected to pursue “balanced relations” with China on global issues, according to Zhao Ma, a U.S.-based expert on U.S.-China relations, Friday. The change in the U.S. administration, in his view, will create a better environment for South...
Wang Yi's visit shows rising strategic importance of Korea for Beijing
Korea and China agreed to strengthen ties ahead of the 2022 30th anniversary of their opening of diplomatic relations and cooperate further on bilateral issues of concern such as the COVID-19 pandemic, and denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula during a visit to Seoul by Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi.
Korea to host world's largest anti-corruption forum
More than 3,000 policy experts and civic group members from about 140 countries will discuss measures and international cooperation on rooting out corruption in the public and private sectors in the world's largest global forum on anti-corruption policies.
Parties divided over Choo-Yoon conflict
The political circle here is divided over Justice Minister Choo Mi-ae's order to suspend Prosecutor General Yoon Seok-youl from duty following a months-long feud over prosecutorial reform and multiple investigations.
Moon backs Samsung, SK, KT for 'Digital New Deal'
President Moon Jae-in vowed Wednesday to support the nation's top technology firms become leaders in the area of Artificial Intelligence (AI) saying that the sector has played a central role in overcoming challenges triggered by the COVID-19 pandemic.
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