President Park calls on related ministries to fully prepare for any contingencies
The recent execution of Jang Song-thaek, who was once regarded as the second-most powerful figure in North Korea, startled the world, not to mention South Korea.
'Thrice-Cursed Acts of Treachery'? Parsing North Korea's Report on...
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, flanked by his uncle, Jang Song Thaek, leaves a military parade to mark the birth anniversary of his father, Kim Jong Il, in Pyongyang, on February 16, 2012.
[Editorial] Who's responsible?
Among the 12 most-leveraged government-owned companies are Korea Land & Housing Corp., Korea Electric Power Corp. and Korea Water Resources Corp., none of which can be held solely accountable for the huge amounts of debt they have taken on over the past five years.
The government's new nest
Seo Jang-seok, a director of the Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy, is having a different winter this year.
The Miami Herald
News Summary: SKorea to shakeup state companies
GOODBYE TO ALL THAT: South Korea's government has vowed to tackle massive debts at inefficient state-owned companies by ending lax management and cutting excessive perks for workers.
Democratic Party : Host body for political priests
The priests who belong to the Catholic Priests' Association for Jutstice have actively participated in the political affairs since Roh Administration of Korea.
Catholic mass deepens political confrontation
The leftist Catholic Priests' Association for Justice sent shockwaves through the political landscape Friday after one of their members made controversial remarks about President Park Geun-hye and North Korea's 2010 shelling of South Korea's Yeonpyeong Island.
The Japan Times
China knocked again as 'do not feel friendly' factor climbs to new record
A record 80.7 percent of Japanese "do not feel friendly" toward China, according to the government's five-tier public opinion survey on foreign affairs.
Saenuri race to challenge Seoul mayor heats up
The race within the ruling Saenuri Party to challenge incumbent Seoul Mayor Park Won-soon is heating up months ahead of next year's election.
Saenuri's Chung questioned over summit ...
The ruling Saenuri Party's Rep. Chung Moon-hun was questioned on Tuesday over his involvement in the alleged leak of the 2007 inter-Korean summit transcript.