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Friday, 9 December 2022

Protesters Demand Park’s Resignation in Rallies Nationwide

Tens of thousands of protesters on Saturday demanded President Park Geun-hye’s resignation in massive rallies nationwide over a snowballing scandal involving her longtime confidant Choi Soon-sil. The public anger appears to be growing even after the pr…

Ruling Party Factions Clash over Leadership’s Resignation

The ruling Saenuri Party held a meeting in parliament on Friday to discuss the fate of its current leadership amid the Choi Soon-sil political scandal, but failed to reach a conclusion. Chairman Lee Jung-hyun has been pressured to step down to take res…

French Team Concludes Chun’s Painting is Fake

French art experts say they have a high degree of certainty a well-known painting by South Korean artist Chun Kyung-ja is a fake.The French team says there’s only a zero-point-0002 percent possibility the work “Beautiful Woman” was actually painted by …

Ahn Blasts Park’s Apology, Calls Her to Step down

Former chairman of the minor opposition People’s Party Ahn Cheol-soo completely rejected President Park’s Friday address, and called for her to step down.He says the president continues to shift responsibility and fails to take the public’s will into a…

Space Cooperation Accord with US Takes Effect

It’s official: South Korea and the United States are now formally cooperating on space research. The Foreign Ministry and the Ministry of Science, ICT, and Future Planning say a major agreement signed between the two nations in April is now in effect.I…

KOSPI, KOSDAQ Close Higher on Thursday

After taking a brutal fall the day before, the benchmark Korea Composite Stock Price Index(KOSPI) on Thursday managed to rise four-point-86 points, or zero-point-25 percent, to close at one-thousand-983-point-eight.The tech-heavy KOSDAQ advanced three-…

China to Step up Volcanic Surveillance at Mt. Baekdu

Seismologists in China are paying some extra attention to North Korea’s most iconic mountain.Local media reports say China’s Jilin Province will step up monitoring of volcanic activity at Mount Baekdu, known in China as Changbai Mountain, which straddl…