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Kim gains speed in leadership race
Rep. Kim Han-gil’s political aspirations in the main opposition Democratic United Party (DUP) gathered momentum Wednesday as the nation’s largest umbrella labor group officially announced its support for his bid for the party’s chairmanship.
KIPA, Yunnan College agree on ethnic projects
The Korea Institute of Public Administration (KIPA) and Chinese Yunnan Public Administration College (YPAC) agreed to increase academic research Monday, in a joint effort to find a solution to ethnic problems.
Descendant inherits noblesse oblige of independence fighter
While promoting the memoir of Yi Si-yeong, a founding member of the nation, his descendant is committing himself to inherit Yi’s spirit. Yi was the leader of independence activists against Japanese colonization and the first vice-president of the Shanghai provisional government during colonial times.
Kim Doo-gwan to announce presidential bid in July
Gov. Kim Doo-gwan of South Gyeonsang Province said Monday he is considering running for the presidency and will make a formal announcement in July.
Assembly remains deadlocked
The plenary parliamentary session supposed to start Wednesday is unlikely to commence on time as the ruling and the main opposition parties are unable to agree on the leadership lineup for the National Assembly.
DUP blasts justice selections
The main opposition Democratic United Party (DUP) criticized the candidate selection for the Supreme Court as improper and biased, demanding the Judicial Nominating Committee renounce the recommendation.
Saenuri names 2 supreme councilors
The ruling Saenuri party elected Lee Jung-hyun, a key aide to presidential hopeful Park Geun-hye from the traditional left-wing stronghold, and Kim Jin-sun, former Governor of Ganwgwon Province to be supreme council members Sunday.
Opposition party takes aim at Park Geun-hye
The interim head of the main opposition Democratic United Party (DUP) unleashed an offensive against Park Geun-hye, the presumptive conservative presidential candidate, as the party ratcheted up its negative campaigning, Friday.
UPP leader says no mercy for defiant members
Kang Ki-gab of the Unified Progressive Party (UPP) blasted a defiant faction within the party Friday for resorting to violence during the leftist party’s central committee meeting on May 13, stating that the party will never again tolerate such behavior.
Kim still tops DUP race
Rep. Kim Han-gil of the main opposition Democratic United Party (DUP) marked another sweeping victory in the party’s leadership primary for North Cheolla Province, Thursday, solidifying his lead over his main rival Lee Hae-chan.
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