As public demands grow for someone to take responsibility for the deadly crowd crush in Itaewon, apologies were offered by Korea's police chief, the interior minister, Seoul's mayor and the Yongsan District Office head Tuesday.
Seoul Mayor Oh Se-hoon and Environment Minister Han Hwa-jin, along with a hundred young adults, launch a campaign called Zero Cafe, to reduce the use of disposable containers at coffee shops in Seoul.
The two-day registration period for candidates in June 1 local elections and by-elections kicked off Thursday.
The ruling Democratic Party (DP) nominated former party head Song Young-gil as its candidate for Seoul mayor Friday ahead of the local elections next month.
The choice of a candidate to run for Seoul mayor on June 1 is creating a schism in the ruling Democratic Party (DP) between loyalists of former presidential candidate Lee Jae-myung and those who are not.
Prosecutors dropped charges against Seoul Mayor Oh Se-hoon on Wednesday over allegations that he spread false information during the Seoul mayoral by-election in April.
The police last week referred an investigation of Seoul Mayor Oh Se-hoon to the prosecution and recommended he be charged with violating the Public Official Election Act.
Seoul Mayor Oh Se-hoon apologized for the sexual harassment complaint against former Mayor Park Won-soon and vowed to rid the city government of sexual harassment. “I convey my deepfelt apology for the sexual harassment and abuse incident that...
Gregory Henderson (1922-1988), who worked at the U.S. Embassy in Korea twice during the Syngman Rhee and Park Chung Hee administrations, said, “Seoul is Korea.” In his 1968 book “The Politics of the Vortex,” the diplomat and...
Newly elected Mayor Oh Se-hoon wants Seoul back in business, and one of his proposals is to use over-the-counter Covid-19 test kits at the doors of noraebang (singing rooms) and bars. “According to an association of self-employed businesses in the...