Legislative experts from Korea and other Asian countries gathered both virtually and in-person Thursday at an annual law forum hosted in Seoul to discuss the digitalization of legal systems.
The Ministry of Gender Equality and Family reversed its support for a Democratic Party (DP)-sponsored bill that would scrap the legal definition of a family, which excludes nontraditional households and couples.
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Legislative experts from Korea and other Asian countries gathered virtually Wednesday at an annual law forum hosted in Seoul to share each country's legislative administration and work toward their further development.
The Ministry of Government Legislation will hold the 9th Asian Legislative Experts Symposium (ALES) online and offline in Seoul on Oct. 27.
The leadership of the ruling party is facing backlash from hardline politicians and supporters for striking a deal with the main opposition party to allow it to chair the powerful Legislation and Judiciary Committee next year.
Half-jeonse contracts have become more popular since the ruling Democratic Party rammed through the three laws designed to protect tenants. They included provisions for automatic extensions and a cap on rent increases.
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.
Lawmakers from the main opposition People Power Party (PPP) stage a rally in front of a meeting room for the Legislation and Judiciary Committee of the National Assembly in Yeouido, western Seoul, on Monday.
Asian legislative experts gathered virtually Wednesday at an annual law forum hosted by the Korean government to hear how Korea and other Asian countries tackled the coronavirus pandemic, and ways they can cooperate in the post-Covid-19 era.