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NK leader's younger sister in spotlight
Kim Yo-jong, the younger sister of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, is currently the subject of media scrutiny. She was identified by the North Korean media for the first time during the elections held for the Supreme People’s Assembly (SPA) Sunday.
NK holds election for powerless parliament
North Korea held elections on Sunday, to select new deputies for the Supreme People’s Assembly (SPA), according to the North’s state-run Korean Central News Agency.
UN committee to discuss NK missile launch: reports
The United Nations sanctions committee will discuss whether to slap further sanctions on North Korea for launching short-range ballistic missiles.
US envoy backs Korea on sex slavery issue
U.S. Ambassador to Korea Sung Kim urged Japan to properly address the sexual enslavement of Korean women during World War II, Thursday, describing it as “a grave violation of human rights.”
Globalized anti-corruption system in the making
The head of the Anti-Corruption and Civil Rights Commission (ACRC) said Wednesday that the agency will establish an exemplary system of anti-corruption checks and balances.
ACRC hosts policy briefing for foreign businesses in Korea
The Anti-Corruption and Civil Rights Commission (ACRC), a state-run body founded in 2008 to prevent corruption in the public sector, held an annual policy briefing event on Wednesday to investigate complaints from foreign businesses operating in Korea.
Yun to tackle Japan's sex slavery issue
Foreign Minister Yun Byung-se will take the issue of Japan’s wartime sex slavery directly to the United Nations to press Tokyo on its latest moves to deny responsibility for one of the most heinous crimes it committed against humanity. The government made a last-minute decision to have Yun attend the 25th regular session of the U.N. Human Rights Council (UNHRC) in Geneva, Swi...
Seoul denies reports on arrest of NK's No. 2 man
The Ministry of Unification denied Monday reports that Choe Ryong-hae, director of the General Political Bureau of the (North) Korean People’s Army (KPA), was arrested and detained for failing to improve the army’s morale under North Korean leader Kim Jong-un.
Assembly passes bills for corruption probes
The National Assembly passed a bill Friday that will enforce stricter investigations of corruption committed by high-ranking government officials, including a sitting president’s family members and relatives.
Foreign ministry to ramp up unification efforts
Foreign Minister Yun Byung-se said Friday his ministry will actively seek to create favorable global conditions for the peaceful unification of South and North Korea.
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