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Seoul to send assistance to Philippines
The government said Tuesday it will provide $5 million in aid and send a 40-member rescue team to the typhoon-devastated Philippines.
Father's legacy overshadows Park's Japan policy
The 1965 Seoul-Tokyo treaty signed by late President Park Chung-hee is likely to become a major stumbling block for President Park Geun-hye’s current hard-line policy against Japan, experts say.
Beijing's proposal on 6-party talks snubbed
South Korea, the United States and Japan have reportedly rejected China’s proposal to restart the six-party talks with North Korea, reaffirming that Pyongyang needs to first take solid steps toward denuclearization.
DP finds itself in awkward position
The main opposition Democratic Party (DP) is currently in an awkward position after the Park Geun-hye administration filed a petition with the Constitutional Court calling for the minor opposition Unified Progressive Party (UPP) to be dissolved.
Gov't seeks to disband 'pro-NK' party
The government Tuesday filed a petition with the Constitutional Court calling for the disbandment of the far left-leaning minor Progressive Party (UPP) for engaging in seditious activities to aid North Korea.
Seoul demands US explain bugging allegation
Seoul requested an explanation from the United States, Tuesday, over a media report that its National Security Agency (NSA) has long designated South Korea as a “focus area” in carrying out eavesdropping operations.
Global push for Saemaul Movement in doubt
"From the very beginning, the Saemaul Undong was launched for entirely domestic purposes," said a former president of the Korea Saemaul Undong Center (KSUC), a non-governmental organization (NGO) partly funded by the government.
Ahn calls for special probe of NIS scandal
Rep. Ahn Cheol-soo, an independent lawmaker, called on Monday for a special investigation into allegations that the National Intelligence Service (NIS) and other government entities sought to exert influence on last year’s presidential election
ROK, US to discuss NK nuke issue
Seoul’s chief nuclear envoy left for the United States, Sunday, to discuss ways of ending North Korea’s nuclear weapons program including the resumption of the long-stalled six-party talks.
Rep. Ahn moving to establish new political party
Rep. Ahn Cheol-soo, an independent lawmaker and former presidential candidate, is moving to establish a new political party, posing a serious threat to the main opposition Democratic Party (DP) that has suffered from a series of election defeats.