President Yoon Suk-yeol must change the way he talks and walks, and what he wears, if necessary. As an approval rating reflects public sentiment, it must not be dismissed.
Prime Minister Han Duck-soo announced Wednesday that he will propose pardons for businesspeople to President Yoon Suk-yeol.
The cabinet approved a regulation to form a new police oversight bureau within the Ministry of the Interior and Safety at a cabinet meeting presided by Prime Minister Han Duck-soo on Tuesday.
President Yoon Suk-yeol appointed Han Duck-soo as prime minister on Saturday following a confirmation by the Democratic Party-controlled National Assembly the previous day.
The Moon Jae-in administration handed over responsibility for Covid-19 measures, rules and guidelines to the soon-to-be-inaugurated government after holding its last virus meeting on Friday.
The confirmation hearing for prime minister nominee Han Duck-soo, originally scheduled for April 25, has been held up by opposition from the ruling Democratic Party (DP) and minor opposition Justice Party.
At a confirmation hearing for Prime Minister nominee Han Duck-soo at the National Assembly in Yeouido on Monday, seats for lawmakers from the Democratic Party (DP) are vacant.
President-elect Yoon Suk-yeol announced eight Cabinet nominations including People Power Party (PPP) Rep. Choo Kyung-ho as finance minister Sunday.
President-elect Yoon Suk-yeol has nominated former prime minister Han Duck-soo as prime minister for his government.
Former Prime Minister Han Duck-soo was nominated on Sunday by President-elect Yoon Suk-yeol as the next prime minister of Korea. “As a traditional economic bureaucrat, Han served as the vice trade minister, finance minister, prime minister, and as...