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Reporter : Nam Hyun-woo
Mon, December 11, 2023 | 01:40
Yoon urges fiscal prudence in parliamentary budget speech
President Yoon Suk Yeol emphasized fiscal prudence in his budget proposal speech at the National Assembly, Tuesday, as he presented his 2024 budget representing a 2.8 percent increase from this year, the slowest growth since 2005.
Can centrist approach of ruling party innovation committee head succeed?
Ihn Yo-han, the head of the ruling People Power Party's (PPP) innovation committee, is taking a centrist approach to revive the ruling party's sluggish public support ahead of crucial general elections in April next year.
Opposition's criticisms grow as Yoon opts out of Itaewon tragedy memorial ceremony
President Yoon Suk Yeol's decision not to attend a ceremony to commemorate the victims of the Itaewon crowd crush, scheduled for Sunday, has drawn growing criticism from the main opposition Democratic Party of Korea (DPK), who have pressed the presidential office, slamming its explanation that the ceremony is politically motivated.
Increasing NK-Russia arms shipments spark international condemnation
The suspected arms shipments from North Korea to Russia are showing signs of growing, despite the international community's increasing condemnation.
Yoon vows to revive spirit of ex-president Park Chung-hee
President Yoon Suk Yeol attended a memorial ceremony honoring former conservative President Park Chung-hee and met his daughter and former President Park Geun-hye, Thursday, in what appears to be an effort to seek the support of conservative voters before next year’s general elections.
Korea, Qatar bolster ties in energy, defense, security sectors
President Yoon Suk Yeol and Qatari Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani agreed to upgrade bilateral relations to a comprehensive strategic partnership during their summit in Doha, Wednesday, by expanding cooperation from conventional energy and construction to the defense industry.
S. Korea, Saudi Arabia call for 'political solution' to Israel-Palestine conflict
The leaders of South Korea and Saudi Arabia have called for “a political solution” to prevent the conflict between Israel and Palestine’s militant group Hamas from spreading further, in what appears to be a balancing effort considering the two countries’ relations with the Arab world, Israel and the United States.
Korea poised to sign major arms deals with Saudi Arabia
Korea and Saudi Arabia are in the final stage of talks for sizeable defense deals, Seoul’s presidential office said Monday, dropping hints at long-term and systematic defense industry cooperation between the two countries.
Korea, Saudi Arabia ink over 50 MOUs worth $15.6 bil.
President Yoon Suk Yeol and Saudi Arabian Crown Prince and Prime Minister Mohammed bin Salman agreed to strengthen economic cooperation across all industries, Sunday, pledging further developments in the two countries’ future-oriented, strategic partnership.
Yoon pledges full support for Saudi's Vision 2030 ambitions
President Yoon Suk Yeol expressed hopes for the participation of South Korean businesses in Saudi Arabia’s Vision 2030 for economic diversification, stressing the synergistic potential between Seoul’s technology and Riyadh’s growth potential.
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