Rival parties are deeply divided over the outcome of President Yoon Suk Yeol's summit with Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida in Tokyo last week, especially amid contradictory reports on what was discussed during the bilateral talks.
Some 15 DP lawmakers sponsored a bill to form an independent counsel that would investigate the first lady’s involvement in Deutsche Motors’ stock manipulation and suspicions regarding the illegal sponsorship of her company, Covana Contents.
Seoul Central District Court, which oversaw Deutsche Motors' stock manipulation case, acknowledged that three accounts belonging to the first lady and one account owned by her mother Choi Eun-soon were used in the stock manipulation.
The United States strongly supports President Yoon Suk Yeol's vision for a cooperative partnership between South Korea and Japan, the U.S. State Department said Wednesday, and "applauds" efforts by the two countries to improve relations.
The National Assembly rejected a motion to consent to the arrest of Democratic Party (DP) chief Lee Jae-myung over allegations of corruption and bribery Monday.
A motion requesting parliamentary consent for the arrest of Democratic Party (DP) chief Lee Jae-myung over allegations of corruption and bribery was reported at a plenary session of the National Assembly on Friday afternoon.
President Yoon Suk Yeol has signed off on a request for parliamentary consent to opposition leader Lee Jae-myung's arrest, his office said Tuesday.
Democratic Party (DP) lawmakers gathered at the National Assembly in western Seoul on Friday morning to denounce prosecutors for attempting to detain their leader, DP Chairman Lee Jae-myung.
Prosecutors requested an arrest warrant for Democratic Party (DP) chief and sitting lawmaker Lee Jae-myung on Thursday over allegations of corruption related to land development scandals and bribery related to Seongnam's football club.
Prosecutors requested an arrest warrant for Democratic Party (DP) leader Lee Jae-myung over the Daejang-dong real estate corruption case on Thursday.