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Saturday, 4 February 2023

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Anchor: The president has withdrawn her choice for a new prime minister amid rival party disputes over her decision.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…

Ruling Lawmakers Positive on Park’s Proposal

Key influencers from the ruling Saenuri Party are reacting positively to the president’s idea of appointing a new prime minister recommended by the parliament.Former Saenuri Chairman Kim Moo-sung said it’s good thing that the president listened to lawm…

Police Reclaim 4,500 Stolen Cultural Assets

The National Police Agency(NPA) said it retrieved four-thousand-542 stolen cultural artifacts during a nationwide crackdown between July and October.The police on Tuesday announced the result of its four-month campaign, during which 48 arrests were mad…

Two Dead, One Missing after Being Swept Away

A coast guard officer is dead and two others are missing after being swept away at a construction site on the east coast. The accident occurred at around 1 p.m. Tuesday at a bridge construction site near Chogok Port in Samcheok City, Gangwon Province. …

Candidates for Major League Honors Announced

The Baseball Writers’ Association of America has revealed lists of candidates for this year’s MVP, Rookie, Cy Young and Manager awards. From the National League, Kenta Maeda and Corey Seager of the Los Angeles Dodgers, and Trea Turner of the Washington…

DP Questions Level of Entrusted PM Authority

The floor leaders of the ruling and opposition parties held a meeting with National Assembly Speaker Chung Sye-kyun to discuss the president’s request for an alternative prime minister. After the 45-minute closed-door meeting on Tuesday, ruling Saenuri…

Phone Recording Reveals Choi Soon-sil Demanded Documents

Anchor: The prosecution has secured evidence that Choi Soon-sil had access to classified government documents. A mobile phone belonging to a former presidential aide has revealed recordings of Choi demanding documents from the aide and discussing top s…

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…