Daily Archive: January 4, 2020

April elections to affect presidential secretary lineup

SEOUL– Less than four months ahead of the general elections here, Cheong Wa Dae is apparently gearing up to replace some of its senior officials, which would lead to an organizational change.Several Cheong Wa Dae staffers are reportedly planning to ru…

S. Korea to abolish military guardhouse system

SEOUL– South Korea is expected to abolish the military guardhouse system this year as part of efforts to better protect the human rights of draftees, officials said Saturday.A revision of the Military Personnel Management Act calls for the abolishment…

Chinese boat seized for alleged illegal fishing

SEOUL– South Korea seized a Chinese fishing boat on charges of illegal fishing in its waters in the Yellow Sea, the Korea Coast Guard said Saturday.The 15-ton fishing boat invaded the Northern Limit Line (NLL) by 4 kilometers near the South Korean bor…