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President Moon Jae-in, leaders of 5 political parties agree on need to resume regular meetings

now president moon jaein and the heads of south korea’s five major political parties have agreed on the Yee to resume a key regular meeting to discuss major political issues during a three-hour dinner at the president’s official residence Sunday president moon strongly urge that they got together on a regular basis the ruling party and opposition parties reacted positively...

Main opposition criticizes government’s populist policies, poor handling of crises

Policy speeches by the leaders of major parties continue at the national assembly. Day two was the main opposition Liberty Korea’s turn. Kim Min-ji brings to our attention what the conservative bloc had to say. Korea’s main opposition party used the podium to highlight the mishaps of the Moon Jae-in administration. In his policy speech,… Kim Sung-tae — the floor...

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...

Chile’s shaken government makes concessions after protests

Childress government is are making concessions and attempts to combat week-long a deadly protest over price increases Chilean President Sebastian Pinera on Thursday announced a freeze until the end of next year on a 9.2 percent increase in electricity tariffs hundreds of demonstrators are still dissatisfied with economic concessions returned to the streets on Thursday at least 18 people have...

President Moon calls for better democracy at event commemorating Busan-Masan Democratic Protests

president mu jane says the korean people want a better democracy he was speaking Wednesday at the first national ceremony to mark the anniversary of the Busan Masan Democratic protests of movement 40 years ago in which Koreans rose up against authoritarianism Shin Semin has the details president moon jae-in said Koreans want to further advance two nation’s democracy saying...

Moon says political differences shouldn’t deepen into political conflict

President Moon Jae-in has once again reiterated the need to overhaul the nation’s all-powerful prosecution. Meeting his top aides on Monday, President Moon pointed out, while people taking to the streets to express their political opinions is positive, he stressed that it must not deepen divides. Park Hee-jun reports. President Moon Jae-in warned that differences in political opinion should not...

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...