Lawmakers rushed to change the country’s laws to prevent child abuse, following public outcry after the tragic death of a 16-month-old girl at the hands of her adoptive parents’ violence and the state’s failure to respond to repeated reports of...
The Severe Accident Corporate Punishment Act has made it through committee and is headed to the main floor of the National Assembly for a vote Friday.
Seoul’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs said Wednesday that it is preparing legal action in response to Iran's seizure of a South Korean-flagged oil tanker in the Strait of Hormuz earlier this week.
A bill making companies more responsible for injuries or deaths of workers due to lax safety on the job is a step closer to being passed. The bill, however, has drawn the ire of the corporate sector and labor advocates.
A filibuster on the revision bill to the National Intelligence Service Act is under way at the National Assembly in Seoul on Sunday, with Rep. Park Hyeung-soo of the main opposition People Power Party at the podium.
The opposition People Power Party (PPP) used the filibuster to delay the passage of three controversial bills at the National Assembly on Wednesday, the last day of a regular session. The legislation included a bill to open the Corruption...
The ruling Democratic Party (DP) announced Thursday it will revise a law to expedite the selection of the inaugural head of a powerful new corruption investigation agency, after a special bipartisan committee tasked to pick two final candidates...
A bipartisan group of Korean lawmakers kicked off a visit to Japan Thursday to improve relations strained by trade and historical issues and encourage a leaders’ summit.
For the first time in five years, the National Assembly voted Thursday to allow for the arrest of a sitting lawmaker, who is suspected of falsifying accounts that held campaign funds and illegally receiving donations.
President Moon Jae-in on Wednesday faced outraged lawmakers from the main opposition party during his budget speech at the National Assembly, who fiercely objected to the Presidential Security Service frisking their floor leader.