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Reporter : Lee Hyo-jin
Tue, February 27, 2024 | 00:35
Former DPK leader forms new party
Lee Nak-yon, third from left, former leader of the Democratic Party of Korea (DPK), joins hands with Lee Jun-seok, center, former chief of the People Power Party, and other dignitaries during a launching ceremony of a steering committee in Seoul, Tuesday, that will lay the ground for the former DPK leader's new political party. The event also brought together former DPK lawma...
North Korean leader seeks to define S. Korea as 'primary foe' in Constitution
North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has proposed amending the Constitution to officially designate South Korea as the 'primary foe.' Additionally, he expressed an intent to annex the South in the event of a war.
Moon government accused of lax oversight of NK guard post demolition
The previous Moon Jae-in government is facing accusations of lax monitoring regarding the 2018 demolition of North Korean guard posts, after the current defense minister suggested that North Korea may not have fully destroyed its guard posts as stipulated in the inter-Korean military tension reduction pact.
DPK to take legal action against prime minister's office over stabbing attack
The main opposition Democratic Party of Korea (DPK) said Sunday that it will take legal action against the prime minister's office, accusing it of attempting to scale back and distort a knife attack on the party leader, Rep. Lee Jae-myung earlier this year.
New foreign minister invites Xi Jinping to Seoul
Cho Tae-yul, South Korea's newly appointed foreign minister, invited Chinese leader Xi Jinping to visit Seoul at a time that is convenient for him, Friday, conveying that Xi's visit should precede President Yoon Suk Yeol's trip to Beijing.
S. Korea-China relations expected to remain rocky in 2024
President Yoon Suk Yeol and Chinese leader Xi Jinping conversed for just three minutes without holding a formal meeting during the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) summit in San Francisco held in November of last year.
Measures needed to prevent unintentional inter-Korean military clashes
The removal of military buffer zones between South and North Korea has significantly increased the risk of unintentional military clashes, warned analysts, who called for the establishment of a minimal level of communication channels to prevent such incidents.
Koryoin teachers take part in training course in Korea
A total of 25 'Koryoin' tutors teaching the Korean language in Russia and other post-Soviet Union countries have completed a five-week training course in Korea, according to the Overseas Koreans Cooperation Center (OKCC).
Seoul cautious about declaring nullification of inter-Korean military pact
The Ministry of National Defense said, Tuesday, that discussions with other government bodies are necessary to determine the complete nullification of the Sept. 19 inter-Korean military pact, thereby maintaining a cautious stance about formally declaring the military agreement as invalid.
Former party leaders meet
Lee Jun-seok, center, former chief of ruling People Power Party (PPP), shakes hands with former Democratic Party of Korea (DPK) leader Lee Nak-yon during a book launch ceremony by independent lawmaker Rep. Yang Hyang-ja, left, at the National Assembly in Seoul, Tuesday. While the two Lees are set to establish their respective parties, the event also brought together former DP...
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