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Reporter : Nam Hyun-woo
Wed, December 7, 2022 | 23:22
South Korea drops bombs in response to NK missile provocation
South Korea flexed its military muscle in response to North Korea's launch of an intermediate-range ballistic missile (IRBM) on Tuesday morning, firing two precision bombs at a firing range in the West Sea. According to the South Korean Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS), four F-15K fighters of the Republic of Korea Air Force and four F-16 fighters of the U.S. Air Force participated...
Georgia state thanks rights commission for certifying Korean American war veterans
A state senator and a representative of the U.S. state of Georgia visited Korea's Anti-Corruption and Civil Rights Commission (ACRC) on Friday and expressed the state's gratitude for the certification of Korean American veterans who participated in the Korean War and the Vietnam War, to honor them properly. Georgia State Senator Ed Harbison and State Rep. Bill Hitchens met AC...
Partisan cooperation elusive as Yoon snubs call for sacking FM
President Yoon Suk-yeol has rejected a motion requesting the dismissal of Foreign Minister Park Jin, heralding further confrontation between the ruling and main opposition parties at the upcoming National Assembly audit sessions. According to senior presidential secretary for public relations Kim Eun-hye, Friday, Yoon said he will not accept the motion, which was passed unila...
Harris promises to address Seoul's concerns on IRA
U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris said she will do her part to address South Korea's concerns about the U.S. Inflation Reduction Act (IRA), offering a silver lining to carmakers here who fear plunging U.S. sales stemming from the law that exempts subsidies on electric vehicles made outside of America. According to deputy presidential spokesperson Lee Jae-myoung, Harris made t...
Digital legal info system essential for democratic progress
The Minister of Government Legislation, Lee Wan-kyu, stressed that government-run digitized legal information systems have become an essential tool in facilitating the development of democracy, during a symposium of Asian experts in legislation and governance, Thursday.
Korean, UK foreign ministers hold talks
Minister of Foreign Affairs Park Jin, right, shakes hands with his British counterpart, Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs James Cleverly, during the 7th Korea-U.K. foreign ministers' strategic conversation at the former's office in Seoul, Wednesday. Cleverly expressed his gratitude for President Yoon Suk-yeol's attendance at the state funera...
Ruling party protests MBC
Ruling People Power Party lawmakers, including Reps. Kweon Seong-dong, left, and Park Dae-chul, third from left, protest broadcaster MBC for broadcasting President Yoon Suk-yeol's hot mic gaffe in which he used profanity, at the broadcaster's headquarters in Mapo District, Seoul, Wednesday. The main opposition Democratic Party of Korea spoke out against the move, calling it m...
South Korea's mission to NATO approved
South Korea's request to set up a mission to NATO was approved, offering greater chances for Seoul to expand strategic and security cooperation with the largest military alliance in the world. According to its website on Wednesday (local time), the North Atlantic Council (NAC), the top decision-making body of NATO, agreed on Monday to accept South Korea's request to designate...
Korea's main opposition party tables motion to dismiss FM
The main opposition Democratic Party of Korea (DPK) tabled a motion on Tuesday requesting President Yoon Suk-yeol to impeach Minister of Foreign Affairs Park Jin over apparent diplomatic gaffes and setbacks during Yoon's overseas trip last week.
President Yoon blames media for foul language reports
President Yoon Suk-yeol blamed the media for reports on his apparent use of foul language during his visit to New York last week, saying such “false reports” are “undermining the alliance” with the U.S.
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