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Slander triggers anti-N. Korea sentiment
North Korea’s slanderous verbal attacks directed at President Park Geun-hye and U.S. President Barack Obama are stirring up anti-Pyongyang sentiment here and in the United States, especially among conservative figures.
Gyeonggi governor race draws attention
As political parties are upping their stakes for the upcoming June 4 local elections, the race for the Gyeonggi Province governorship is drawing attention regarding the personal relationship between the leading candidates.
Ahn's choices face setback in primaries
Entrepreneur-turned-lawmaker Ahn Cheol-soo’s decision last month to join hands with the then main opposition Democratic Party (DP) has turned out to be largely unfavorable for him, at least in the short term.
Park's confidant wins ruling party's nomination for Incheon mayor
Yoo Jung-bok, former minister of security and public administration and a close confidant of President Park Geun-hye, won the ruling Saenuri Party’s candidate nomination for mayor of Incheon in next month’s local elections, according to party officials Friday. The 54-year-old former lawmaker will now face off against Incheon Mayor Song Young-gil of the opposition party in the...
Floor leaders collide over Sewol
The rival parties were on a collision course Friday following the election of hardliners to their floor leader positions.
NK's nuclear test a challenge to China: FM
Foreign Minister Yun Byung-se said another North Korea nuclear test would be seen as a challenge to China, given Beijing’s outright opposition to it.
FM warns of military confrontation in Northeast Asia
Foreign Minister Yun Byung-se expressed concern over possible military conflict in Northeast Asia, noting the ever-increasing tension in the region.
Parties in dispute over nominations
Political parties are suffering from internal feuds over nominating candidates for the upcoming June 4 local polls, while the sinking of the ferry Sewol is emerging as a major election issue. Former Prime Minister Kim Hwang-sik, who is running for the ruling Saenuri Party's ticket for the Seoul mayoral seat, sparked off a conflict among his rivals by openly announcing that he...
FM warns N. Korea against nuke test
Foreign Minister Yun Byung-se urged the international community to impose strong sanctions against North Korea if it conducts another nuclear test.
Lawmakers under fire for receiving financial support from KSA
Lawmakers of the ruling Saenuri Party came under fire, Wednesday, for receiving financial support from the Korea Ship owner’s Association (KSA), which is at the center of controversy following the ferry disaster, in their overseas trips.
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