Yoon reunites with ex-President Park after 12 days, this time in Daegu
President Yoon Suk Yeol met with former President Park Geun-hye during a visit to Daegu Tuesday afternoon, seen as a part of efforts to appeal to a wider conservative base ahead of the general elections next year.
Yoon, ex-President Park meet for first time since inauguration as poll numbers slip
Two conservative holders of Korea's top office — Yoon Suk Yeol and Park Geun-hye — met for the first time in more than a year since Yoon’s inauguration as the incumbent president’s poll numbers dwindle ahead of next year’s parliamentary election.
'Glad I finished Thaad, Gsomia before going to prison'
Throughout my life I have prioritized my public duties over my person life. I see that as my destiny. Even though I am no longer actively involved in frontline politics, I remain committed to contributing, even in a small way, to my country.
Ex-President Park apologizes for impeachment but challenges failure label
Park Geun-hye said she would accept criticism that she had failed as a person as she did not fulfill her presidential term. However, she contested those who characterized her entire administration as a failure.
Pardon list excludes figures linked to ousted president
A Ministry of Justice review of candidates for special presidential pardons ahead of Liberation Day on Aug. 15 excluded key political and business figures implicated in a bribery scandal involving former President Park Geun-hye.
Suspect in '5 billion won club' appears at warrant review
Former special counsel Park Young-soo appeared at a warrant review hearing held Thursday morning to determine whether he should be arrested over corruption allegations tied to a prominent land development scandal.
Hardliner named chief of new defense innovation committee
President Yoon Suk Yeol plans to appoint Kim Kwan-jin, a former defense minister known for his hardline stance against North Korean armed aggression, as the vice chairman of the Defense Innovation Committee, presidential sources said Wednesday.
[Column] ‘A victim of its own success’
Exemptions from the feasibility study should be minimized to execute national projects based on objective grounds.
Arrest warrant sought for ex-military commander over martial law scandal
Prosecutors filed for a warrant Friday to arrest Cho Hyun-chun, a former head of the now-defunct Defense Security Command, over the suspected masterminding of a martial law plan while the then President Park Geun-hye faced an impeachment trial...
Former commander arrested for alleged martial law plot
Prosecutors on Wednesday detained a military official who was allegedly behind a 2017 plan to impose martial law to suppress the mass protests calling for the impeachment of then-President Park Geun-hye.