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 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...