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Reporter : Shim Jae-yun
Thu, February 9, 2023 | 05:19
'Ban far ahead of presidential hopefuls'
U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki-moon continues to maintain an overwhelming lead as a potential candidate for the 2017 presidential election according to recent polls, outpacing major figures in the ruling and opposition parties.
UN chief calls on NK for dialogue
U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki-moon called on North Korea, Monday, to accept South Korea’s proposal for dialogue.
Park pledges to press for drastic reform
President Park Geun-hye pledged Monday that she would press for a drastic reform next year though there would be many difficulties lying ahead.
Seoul, Tokyo to discuss sexual slavery
Vice foreign ministers of Korea and Japan plan to meet Tuesday to discuss issues of mutual interest with focus on the sexual enslavement of Korean women by Japan before and during World War II.
Park praises court ruling
President Park Geun-hye Saturday praised a Constitutional Court’s ruling for the dissolution of the leftist Unified Progressive Party (UPP) for upholding pro-North Korea views and posing a threat to democracy.
Xi vows constructive role in NK nukes
Chinese President Xi Jinping vowed Thursday to play a constructive role to achieve peace and stability on the Korean Peninsula during a meeting with National Assembly speaker Chung Ui-hwa.
Trilateral FM meeting unlikely this year
Foreign ministers of South Korea, China and Japan are unlikely to meet before the end of the year, delaying a possible summit among the three countries.
Seoul, Beijing collaborate against Japan
Korea and China have embarked on a joint research project into the Japanese military’s enslavement of women for sexual servitude before and during World War II.
Speaker slams President for isolationist style
National Assembly Speaker Chung Eui-hwa Monday criticized President Park Geun-hye for failing to communicate with the parliament.
NK urged to improve human rights record
President Park Geun-hye urged North Korea Tuesday to improve its dismal human rights record in order to pave the way for the possible unification of the two Koreas.
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