Tag: 국회

S. Korea’s main opposition party begins filibuster in bid to block ruling party-led election law…

now another New South Korea’s main opposition Liberty Korea party began a filibuster at the National Assembly Monday night in an effort to block a ruling party led bill on revising the nation’s election law earlier in the day the ruling Democratic Party’s three minor parties and one splinter group reached a final agreement on the details of the revision...

President Moon criticizes political strife at parliament on top of hundreds of pending bills

president machine responded to the current deadlock in Parliament which is happening when a great number of urgent bills are stacked up during a meeting with top aides at South Korean leader called the lawmakers to think about the people and pass those bills packaging shares with us his remarks Prasanna moonbeam has expressed deep disappointment of recurrent political strife...

National Assembly’s budget sub-committee kicks off review of government’s 2020 budget proposal

the National Assembly’s budget subcommittee has kicked off its examination of the government’s 444 billion US dollar budget proposal for next year the subcommittee is considered the last stage of the screening process where the members deduct or increase the budget on a project-by-project basis the committee will have finished its review before November 29th the deadline for the budget...

S. Korean farmers protest government’s decision to give up WTO developing country status

South Korean farmers rallied in front of the National Assembly protesting against the government’s decision to no longer maintain the developing country status at the WTO around 20 organizations including the Korean Advanced Farmers Federation and called on the government to come up with measures to help support the local agriculture sector they believe changing the status would result in...

S. Korea’s National Assembly kicks off annual audit of government bodies

South Korea’s National Assembly has started its annual audit of government ministries and their affiliated agencies for the next 20 days 14 parliamentary committees will inspect a 788 government bodies three other committees including the house steering committee will begin their audits on October 23rd this year’s audit is expected to be especially contentious since that will be the last...

S. Korea’s National Assembly to begin annual audit of government bodies

South Korea’s National Assembly kicks off its annual audit of government ministries and their affiliate agencies at 10 a.m. Korea time on this Wednesday now for the next 20 days all 17 parliamentary committees will inspect 788 government bodies now this year’s audit is expected to be especially fierce since it will be the last under the mundane administration and...

National Assembly kicks off regular session amid political wrangling

The National Assembly kicked off its 100-day regular session. Rival parties have got a lot on their plate from government audits to the deliberation of pending bills and next year’s budget plan. However, ongoing political wrangling will likely hinder progress. Kim Min-ji has the latest from parliament. The National Assembly will be in full operation with the regular session kicking...