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Daunting Tasks Ahead for New Finance Minister

Anchor: Concerns are rising over a possible vacuum in governmental leadership as the Choi Soon-sil scandal grows.Our Kim In-kyung reports on the tasks ahead for finance minister nominee Yim Jong-yong amid the drawn-out slump in the economy. Report: It...
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Gov’t Refutes China’s Dissatisfaction over Coast Guard Fishing Crackdown

The government has refuted China's claim that the South Korean Coast Guard violently enforced the law by firing a machine gun at Chinese vessels caught illegally fishing earlier this week. Foreign Ministry Spokesman Cho June-hyuck stressed during a new...
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Industrial inflow of natural gas has been received on the 1st exploratory well of Chelekbay Square

<p>Geologists of management of "MarynebitgazgAlzleg" of the State Corporation "Turkmengeology" have successfully finished drilling operations on the 1st exploratory well of Chelekbay Square which is near the huge gas Galkyny  field. As a result here industria...
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Senior Political, Religious Leaders Issue Statement over Choi Scandal

Senior political and religious leaders have issued a statement calling for a thorough investigation into the Choi Soon-sil scandal and condemning President Park Geun-hye.The statement said Wednesday that amid growing concerns over the economic and secu...
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IN SOCHI THE TALKS WERE HELD BETWEEN PRESIDENT OF TURKMENISTAN GURBANGULY BERDIMUHAMEDOV AND PRESIDENT OF THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION VLADIMIR PUTIN

President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov left for a visit to the Russian Federation. In Ashgabat International Airport the Head of State was seen off by the officials.A few hours later the President's plane landed at the International airport of Sochi. The ...
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Prosecution Arrests Choi Soon-sil

Anchor: After hours of questioning, prosecutors placed under emergency detention 60-year-old Choi Soon-sil, who is at the center of a huge political scandal and faces charges of using her close ties to President Park Geun-hye to meddle in state affairs...
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Pres. Park Considering New Prime Minister with More Authority

President Park Geun-hye is said to be considering appointing a new prime minister with more authority over state affairs to address the crisis sparked by a scandal surrounding her confidante, Choi Soon-sil. According to a number of officials at the pre...
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Meeting Breaks down Among Assembly Speaker, Floor Leaders

The parliamentary speaker and floor leaders of the nation's three major parties failed on Monday to discuss the operation of the National Assembly and pending political issues brought forth by the Choi Soon-sil scandal. Talks collapsed ten minutes into...
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50 Saenuri Lawmakers Demand Resignation of Party Leadership

Some 50 ruling Saenuri lawmakers, critical of President Park Geun-hye, have demanded the resignation of the party's current leadership for their failure to properly deal with the Choi Soon-sil scandal.Representative Hwang Young-cheul said the lawmakers...
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