Lee Jae-myung, candidate for the Democratic Party (DP) in last March's presidential election, swept the first round of regional voting to elect a new party chairman.
Former South Chungcheong Governor An Hee-jung, who was sentenced to three years and six months in prison for sexually assaulting and raping his secretary, was released from Yeoju Correctional Institution in Gyeonggi at 7:55 a.m. Thursday morning.
President Yoon Suk-yeol’s approval rating plummeted to an all-time low of 28 percent less than three months after his inauguration.
A civil servant who was questioned by the police about the alleged misuse of government-issued corporate cards by Kim Hye-kyung, wife of Democratic Party (DP) lawmaker Lee Jae-myung, was found dead in his home on Tuesday.
Lawmakers grilled government agencies on political, diplomatic and national security issues Monday, the first such parliamentary inquiry since the launch of the Yoon Suk-yeol administration.
Public reaction to a male college student's suspected sexual assault and murder of a female classmate at Inha University highlighted deepening gender-based divisions and misogyny as politicians and online commentators weighed in on the crime.
Democratic Party (DP) Rep. Lee Jae-myung, who lost the presidential election last March, declared his bid to run for the party’s chairmanship on Sunday, vowing to lead his party back to the forefront.
A former Blue House security official denied Sunday that Seoul repatriated two North Korean fishermen in 2019 at Pyongyang's behest, hitting back at claims that their deportation was done to appease North Korea.
Park Ji-hyun, a 26-year-old former activist and former interim leader of the main opposition Democratic Party (DP), declared her bid for the party's chairmanship on Friday.
The struggles of Lee Jun-seok, the suspended chairman of the People Power Party, and Park Ji-hyun, former interim head of the Democratic Party, show how fresh blood doesn't always turn around political parties' fortunes — or survive the attempt.