The ruling Democratic Party (DP) completed its trifecta of institutional reforms Sunday with the passage of a bill forbidding South Korea’s spy agency from undertaking domestic operations.
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.
More lawmakers from the main opposition party on Friday vowed to join the ongoing filibuster protesting the ruling party’s controversial bill to give police the power to investigate national security law violations.
The ruling Democratic Party (DP) is poised to unilaterally pass a controversial revision of the National Intelligence Service (NIS) Act, which could seriously impact our national security. Given such ominous ramifications, the DP...
A senior intelligence official was recalled from the Korean Consulate General in Los Angeles after accusations that he sexually harassed a female employee at the diplomatic mission earlier this year, an opposition lawmaker said Wednesday.
The ruling party, Blue House and ministers on Thursday discussed a plan to restrict the prosecution’s investigative powers and restructure the country's main intelligence agency.
Park Jie-won was confirmed Tuesday as the country's top intelligence chief on a party-line vote in the National Assembly, despite the main opposition party’s boycott of the vote.
For the first time since Korea's democratization in 1987, the ruling party now chairs all 18 of the National Assembly's standing committees, following Thursday's election of one of its members to the final vacancy at the head of the Intelligence...
President Moon Jae-in on Friday overhauled his national security and North Korea affairs team, naming Suh Hoon, current chief of the National Intelligence Service (NIS), as the new director of the National Security Office at the Blue House.