Sex offenders will be forbidden from living near locations where children are commonly present if a proposed law is passed.
Prosecutors on Sunday obtained an arrest warrant for a 54-year-old serial sex offender due to be released from prison on Monday.
Nearly 20,000 foreigners who came to Korea to work on farms or in fishing villages have overstayed their visas and gone illegal.
Dallas-based Lone Star Funds has been awarded $216.5 million in an arbitration with the Korea government over losses it incurred when it sought to sell a stake in Korea Exchange Bank (KEB).
According to KT&G, a donation of 180 million won ($133,800) was made to the Justice Ministry to build a Snoezelen controlled multisensory environment room at the National Forensic Hospital in Gongju, South Chungcheong.
Former President Lee Myung-bak and former South Gyeongsang Gov. Kim Kyoung-soo are not expected to be pardoned by President Yoon Suk-yeol on Liberation Day next Monday.
A major priority for Justice Minister Han Dong-hoon will be a new agency to tackle immigration issues, including attracting foreign talent to Korea, aides to Han said.
The Justice Ministry appears to be trying to create a joint investigative division involving regional prosecutors' offices under the direction of new Justice Minister Han Dong-hoon, according to officials Monday.
At first glance, the argument that Korea will become a republic of the prosecution seems reasonable since a former prosecutor-general was elected president.
President-elect Yoon Suk Yeol's transition team suddenly postponed a briefing it was set to receive from the Justice Ministry on Thursday in another instance of a clash between the outgoing and incoming governments.