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Ruling Camp to Set Up US Power Shift TF

The government and the ruling Saenuri Party have decided to set up task force teams to discuss response measures with Donald Trump's White House win.The ruling camp will also devise measures to expand personal connections in government and political ci...
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Traveler to Philippines Confirmed as 15th Zika Patient

South Korea has confirmed its 15th case of Zika virus infection. The patient is a 41-year-old male who recently visited the Philippines. The Korea Centers for Disease Control and Prevention confirmed the presence of the virus in his blood and urine sam...
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Nonmainstream Saenuri Lawmakers to Hold Meeting Sunday

Lawmakers of the ruling Saenuri Party who are critical of the bloc's current leadership have agreed to hold an emergency meeting this weekend to discuss measures to deal with the Choi Soon-sil scandal.Representative Hwang Young-chul said that about 20 ...
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Opposition Rejects Park’s Proposal of New Prime Minister

Opposition parties have rejected the president's latest proposal for appointing a prime minister recommended by the parliament.Floor Leaders of the main opposition Democratic Party and the minor opposition People's Party said Tuesday it's still not suf...
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Park to Appoint New PM Recommended by Assembly

Anchor: The president has withdrawn her choice for a new prime minister amid rival party disputes over her decision. President Park Geun-hye held talks with the speaker of the National Assembly and asked the nation's lawmakers to propose an alternative...
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Pyeongchang Olympics Organizer Promises Turning Point in Asian Winter Sports

Anchor: The top organizer of the 2018 Winter Games in Pyeongchang has vowed to leave a successful footprint in the history of the Olympics during a World Press Briefing on Tuesday. The organizing committee said that the Pyeongchang Games would mark a s...
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Prosecution to Decide Next Week Whether to Investigate Park

Prosecutors say they'll probably decide by next week on whether to investigate President Park Geun-hye over the snowballing Choi Soon-sil scandal.Former presidential aides An Chong-bum and Jeong Ho-seong have said the president ordered them to raise fu...
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Turkmenistan President Berdimuhamedov Arrives For Two-Day Visit

Turkmenistan President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov arrived today to begin a two-day official visit to Malaysia.Berdimuhamedov, who flew in to the KL International Airport in a private aircraft at 6.08pm, was accompanied by senior Cabinet ministers and se...
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What to Make of Turkmenistan’s 2017 Election

<p>The introduction of two new parties to the ballot signals the regime's unease, not a democratic awakening.</p><p></p><p>In a report for Chatham House, one author aptly described Turkmenistan with the following: If a hypothetical Organization of Authoritaria...
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