President Park Geun-hye named Lee Won-jong, former three-term governor of North Chungcheong, as her chief of staff to lead the presidential office through the last two years of her term. The Saenuri Party picked Chung Jin-suk, a veteran lawmaker ... Korea Joongang Daily, 2 months ago
Let's board a freight train on a ship to cross the Yellow Sea. Then, through China and the Trans-Siberian Railway, we could reach Europe, says Rep. Won Yoo-chul, a Park loyalist, who served as floor leader of the ruling Saenuri Party until the April ...Korea Joongang Daily, 1 week ago
Just as the sun is setting on the Descendants Of The Sun (DOTS) phenom, another hot new Korean drama is poised to take its place as the next Hallyu torchbearer. Doctors, now airing in South Korea, has already raked in 19.2 per cent in ratings and ...Asiaone, 1 week ago
South Korea: Ongoing and unprecedented judicial harassment of members and officers of the Korean Confederation of Trade Unions
The Observatory for the Protection of Human Rights Defenders, a partnership of FIDH and the World Organisation Against Torture (OMCT), has received new information and requests your urgent intervention in the following situation in South Korea . ...Fidh, 2 weeks ago
Anchor: The chairmanship election for the ruling Saenuri Party will be held in a month. Five lawmakers have announced their candidacies so far, but the spotlight is on political heavyweights Suh Chung-won and Na Kyung-won and whether they too, will ...Korea Broadcasting System, 2 weeks ago Top Saenuri rep will not seek chairmanship Korea Joongang Daily, 3 weeks ago Remaining Saenuri defectors return to party Korea Herald, 1 month ago
The nation's 30 largest conglomerates have fallen short in their investment plans. The global economic slowdown, coupled with the government's delayed decisions on corporate policies, has contributed to the companies inaction. Early this year, the ...Korea Joongang Daily, 3 weeks ago
A retired cargo ship that operated between Mokpo and Jejudo Island for 35 years has become an architecture installation that serves as a summertime shelter in the courtyard of the National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Korea. The ...Korea Herald, 3 weeks ago
Descendants of the Sun , the South Korean drama that took the world by storm this year, will be heading to the big screen in China. Acclaimed Chinese director Zhang Yibai has been appointed to supervise the production of the movie adaptation, ...Asiaone, 4 weeks ago
The national pro football league said Thursday it will delay meting out punishment on Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors over a bribery scandal.The K League had been scheduled to discuss penalties for Jeonbuk on Friday, but it will do so afte...
The national pro football league said Thursday it will delay meting out punishment on Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors over a bribery scandal. The K League had been scheduled to discuss penalties for Jeonbuk on Friday, but it will do so after mid-August ...Korea Herald, 4 weeks ago
Trashing English channel Scandalous appointments atrophy Arirang The government has turned Arirang TV, the state-subsidized global all-English channel with great potential for projecting Korea's soft power, into a political trash can. By ...Yonhap News Agency, 1 month ago
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