The ruling party on Monday vowed to launch a new agency in charge of investigating senior public servants as scheduled next month, regardless of whether the opposition party continues refusing to participate in the process.
The ruling party on Monday revived a tradition not seen since democratization in 1987 of controlling all standing committees in the National Assembly.
The floor leader of the main opposition party said Wednesday he will end a nine-day, self-imposed exile and return to the National Assembly to fight the “tyranny” of the Moon Jae-in administration and the ruling party.
As opposition lawmakers continue their boycott of the Democratic Party-controlled National Assembly, talks resumed Monday to resolve the issue of who will chair a dozen legislative committees, but failed to make progress.
The National Assembly canceled a plenary session scheduled for Friday afternoon as the main opposition party continues its boycott.
As soon as the ruling Democratic Party (DP) took command over the chair seats at six standing committees of the National Assembly, including the controversial Legislation and...
Lawmakers of the main opposition United Future Party (UFP) on Tuesday resigned en masse from standing committees to which they had been forcibly assigned by the National Assembly speaker.
Using its overwhelming majority in the National Assembly, the ruling party on Monday elected six of its lawmakers to chair key standing committees during a plenary session boycotted by the main opposition party.
National Assembly Speaker Park Byeong-seug on Friday gave the ruling and opposition parties another three days to elect heads of standing committees, as their negotiations remained deadlocked.
Police on Tuesday confirmed that an aide to embattled Rep. Yoon Mee-hyang had initially called authorities to the home of the head of a shelter for former comfort women victims who was found dead Saturday after an apparent suicide.