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Fri, February 23, 2024 | 20:18
DPK to take legal action against prime minister's office over stabbing attack
The main opposition Democratic Party of Korea (DPK) said Sunday that it will take legal action against the prime minister's office, accusing it of attempting to scale back and distort a knife attack on the party leader, Rep. Lee Jae-myung earlier this year.
New foreign minister invites Xi Jinping to Seoul
Cho Tae-yul, South Korea's newly appointed foreign minister, invited Chinese leader Xi Jinping to visit Seoul at a time that is convenient for him, Friday, conveying that Xi's visit should precede President Yoon Suk Yeol's trip to Beijing.
S. Korea-China relations expected to remain rocky in 2024
President Yoon Suk Yeol and Chinese leader Xi Jinping conversed for just three minutes without holding a formal meeting during the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) summit in San Francisco held in November of last year.
Measures needed to prevent unintentional inter-Korean military clashes
The removal of military buffer zones between South and North Korea has significantly increased the risk of unintentional military clashes, warned analysts, who called for the establishment of a minimal level of communication channels to prevent such incidents.
Koryoin teachers take part in training course in Korea
A total of 25 'Koryoin' tutors teaching the Korean language in Russia and other post-Soviet Union countries have completed a five-week training course in Korea, according to the Overseas Koreans Cooperation Center (OKCC).
Seoul cautious about declaring nullification of inter-Korean military pact
The Ministry of National Defense said, Tuesday, that discussions with other government bodies are necessary to determine the complete nullification of the Sept. 19 inter-Korean military pact, thereby maintaining a cautious stance about formally declaring the military agreement as invalid.
Former party leaders meet
Lee Jun-seok, center, former chief of ruling People Power Party (PPP), shakes hands with former Democratic Party of Korea (DPK) leader Lee Nak-yon during a book launch ceremony by independent lawmaker Rep. Yang Hyang-ja, left, at the National Assembly in Seoul, Tuesday. While the two Lees are set to establish their respective parties, the event also brought together former DP...
Controversy ignites as police withhold political affiliations of DPK leader's assailant
The decision by the police not to disclose the political affiliations of the man who attacked Rep. Lee Jae-myung, the leader of the main opposition Democratic Party of Korea (DPK), with a knife, has sparked controversy. The DPK has criticized law enforcement authorities for sharing investigative information selectively.
DPK urges 'thorough investigation' into knife attack on party leader
The main opposition Democratic Party of Korea (DPK) urged the police to 'thoroughly investigate' the knife attack on party leader Rep. Lee Jae-myung, Sunday, following law enforcement authorities' tentative decision not to disclose the personal identity of the attacker.
Revival of first lady's office unlikely to turn tables for Yoon: experts
The presidential office is considering reinstating an office tasked with assisting first lady Kim Keon Hee, in an apparent effort to address ongoing political turmoil and avert further risks surrounding her. However, political observers said that might not be enough to reverse the public's skepticism about President Yoon Suk Yeol's spouse.
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