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Reporter : Kang Hyun-kyung
Sat, September 23, 2023 | 07:23
Two schools of thought inside transition team about gender equality ministry
There seem to be two schools of thought inside President-elect Yoon Suk-yeol's Presidential Transition Committee regarding the Ministry of Gender Equality and Family. On the one hand, Yoon is a hardliner who thinks the ministry has already fulfilled its commitment over the past two decades, since its creation in the early 2000s, and that there is no need to prolong its life w...
BAI sides with president-elect in member nominations
The Board of Audit and Inspection (BAI) of Korea expressed its concerns about President Moon Jae-in's request to appoint a BAI member at the end of his term, according to the Presidential Transition Committee.
Ex-president Park Geun-hye finds new home in Daegu
Conservative former President Park Geun-hye headed to her new home in the southeastern city of Daegu after being released from Samsung Medical Center in southern Seoul, Thursday, nearly four months after she was hospitalized there on Dec. 31 for declining health.
Unification ministry won't be abolished: transition team
President-elect Yoon Suk-yeol's transition team denied media reports about the doomed fate of the Ministry of Unification, saying it never considered abolishing the ministry.
Transition team calls for antibody testing, domestic production of oral anti-viral for COVID-19
Ahn Cheol-soo, chairman of the Presidential Transition Committee who concurrently serves as chairman of the subcommittee responsible for COVID-19 policy, has been critical of the Moon Jae-in government's COVID-19 response, calling it unscientific and politically motivated.
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.
[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.
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.
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 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.