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Moon arrives in Germany ahead of G-20

BERLIN -- President Moon Jae-in on Wednesday arrived in Berlin, Germany, for a brief two-day stay before heading to Hamburg for the annual Group of 20 summit. Having taken off from Seoul Air Base, s...

Updated : 2017.07.05 19:48

Mother files complaint against McDonald’s after daughter diagnosed with ‘hamburger disease’

A mother on Wednesday filed a complaint against McDonald's Korea, claiming her daughter was diagnosed with the “hamburger disease” after eating a burger with an undercooked patty in one of its outl...

Updated : 2017.07.05 18:06

Justice nominee vows to deliver impartial rulings, contribute to rule of law

Supreme Court justice-nominee Cho Jae-youn pledged during a parliamentary confirmation hearing Wednesday that if appointed he will work to restore public trust in the judiciary by delivering fair, co...

Updated : 2017.07.05 16:57

Moon leaves for Germany on multinational diplomacy mission

President Moon Jae-in on Wednesday embarked on a six-day trip to Germany to attend the annual Group of 20 summit, hoping to reinforce the nation’s leverage in multinational diplomacy. During his st...

Updated : 2017.07.05 11:17

President appoints 2 ministers; presses parliament on 2 other nominees

President Moon Jae-in on Tuesday awarded letters of appointment to the education and environment ministers, while pressing the National Assembly to complete the confirmation process for two other nom...

Updated : 2017.07.04 18:31

Hong parliamentary boycott over Moon’s budget, personnel picks

Hong Joon-pyo, the new party chief of the main opposition Liberty Korea Party, said the party needs to participate in the parliamentary deliberation of President Moon Jae-in’s extra budget bill. He...

Updated : 2017.07.04 18:28

[Graphic News] Moon finishes Cabinet line up

The complete lineup of President Moon Jae-in’s inaugural Cabinet is out, although nearly half of them are still in the process of parliamentary confirmation. Ten of the 17-member Cabinet, including ...

Updated : 2017.07.04 18:14

Moon off to Germany to attend G-20 summit

President Moon Jae-in is to leave Wednesday for Germany on his second official overseas trip, during which he will attend the annual Group of 20 summit and is expected to sit in multilateral and bila...

Updated : 2017.07.04 16:33

Chief prosecutor nominee known for key role in high-profile cases

The nominee for prosecutor-general is credited with having ample experience in high-profile investigations involving big businesses and politicians, a key factor cited for his nomination by President...

Updated : 2017.07.04 16:12

ICT minister nominee vows to push 4th industrial revolution

You Young-min, the nominee to head the Ministry of Science, ICT and Future Planning, said Tuesday that he will push forward "tangible" fourth industrial revolution policies that can help create jobs....

Updated : 2017.07.04 15:08

Moon names nominee for new prosecutor-general

President Moon Jae-in on Tuesday tapped an incumbent prosecutor as his nominee for new prosecutor-general. Moon Moo-il, the incumbent head of the Busan High Prosecutors' Office, has been designated ...

Updated : 2017.07.04 15:04

Hong Joon-pyo elected as Liberty Korea Party chief

Hong Joon-pyo, a former provincial governor and presidential candidate, was elected as the chief of the Liberty Korea Party on Monday, ending the 200-day leadership vacuum at the conservative main op...

Updated : 2017.07.03 18:37

Souvenirs from President Moon become hot items

Souvenirs from the president are being touted as hot items on social media in South Korea. The presidential Blue House handed out the items during President Moon Jae-in’s visit to Washington for a ...

Updated : 2017.07.03 18:36

Moon renews hope for NK participation in Winter Olympics

President Moon Jae-in on Monday renewed his intention to use sports occasions to ease tensions on the Korean Peninsula and engage an increasingly isolated and belligerent North Korea, pinning hopes o...

Updated : 2017.07.03 18:12

Moon names industry, welfare minister nominees

President Moon Jae-in on Monday named nominees for the industry and welfare ministers, along with the chiefs of financial and telecommunication authorities and senior aides for employment and economy...

Updated : 2017.07.03 18:10