The phasing out of of nuclear power plants will be paid for through a fund financed through electricity bills paid by the public. The cost of scrapping nuclear power plants projects and dismantling is estimated at more than 660 billion won.
Health authorities declared that Korea’s Covid-19 risk was “high” over the past week, as pandemic indicators continue to worsen.
According to the Finance Ministry on Monday, 947,000 people received bills, a 41.8 percent increase year-on-year. The amount they owe is 5.7 trillion won -- 216 percent higher than 1.8 trillion won a year ago.
President Moon Jae-in pinpointed the real estate issue as his biggest regret during his tenure, including not providing sufficient opportunities for young people to own homes and failing to stabilize housing prices, speaking at a town hall Sunday.
President Moon Jae-in speaks at a town hall Sunday evening in a studio in Yeouido, western Seoul, attended by some 300 people.
The United States and Britain are mulling diplomatic boycotts of the Beijing Olympics next February, which could be a setback to South Korea’s plans to engage North Korea at the Winter Games.
President Moon Jae-in took part in a christening ceremony for a floating liquefied natural gas (FLNG) facility set to head to Mozambique, also attended by the leader of the southern African country, in a sign of energy cooperation between the nations
President Moon Jae-in plans to have a televised town hall-style talk with the people on Nov. 21. What could be his last public debate before he steps out of office in May will be held for 100 minutes with 300 citizens. But since...
“I’m Al Gore. I used to be the next president of the United States.”After losing to George W. Bush in the 2000 presidential election, Gore introduced himself in his 2006 documentary “An Inconvenient Truth” with such remarks....
President Moon Jae-in appointed Choe Jae-hae chairman the Board of Audit and Inspection (BAI) in a ceremony at the Blue House Friday.