Tag: South

President Moon likely to focus on Korean peace process during trip to New York

a high-ranking official at Seoul’s presidential office says president Monday’s upcoming trips New York for the UN General Assembly will focus on getting the Korean peace process moving speaking to reporters on Sunday the official said president moon would focus on a few specific issues lowering speculation that the president would bring up diplomatic relations with Japan the presidential spokesperson...

S. Korea’s ruling party, government, Blue House discuss pending issues

South Korea’s ruling party the government and the presidential office met this morning to discuss the aftermath of Seoul’s decision to pull out of its military Intel sharing pact with Japan the three sides agreed that maintaining G somya is no longer in the country’s interest after Tokyo remove seoul from its list of trusted trading partners noting there’s still...

S. Korean government’s 2020 budget for job creation stands at record high of US$21.1 bil.

the South Korean government has allocated record-high 21 point 1 billion US dollars for job creation next year a whopping 21 percent increase from this year’s budget the government says nearly half of the budgeting or eight point four billion dollars will be used to provide financial support for the unemployed adding that this reflects the uncertainties in the job...

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...