Daily Archive: January 12, 2020

Presidential spokesperson expected to run in April election

SEOUL– Cheong Wa Dae spokesperson Ko Min-jung is leaning towards running in the upcoming general election, a ruling party official said Sunday.”Ko seems to have made up her mind to run in the general election. But it has yet to be decided which electo…

Court to begin review of ex-president’s graft scandal

SEOUL– A Seoul court is set to begin a review this week of its ruling over disgraced former President Park Geun-hye, who was impeached in 2017 following a bribery scandal that rocked the country.Park was impeached midterm in March 2017 on allegations …

S. Korea, U.S. Army chiefs to meet in Washington this week

SEOUL– South Korea’s Army Chief of Staff Gen. Suh Wook will visit the United States this week for talks with his U.S. counterpart to discuss ways to boost ties between their services, Suh’s office said Sunday.During his seven-day official visit starti…

State-run lab to launch Mt. Paekdu volcano research

DAEJEON– A state-funded science institute on Sunday announced plans to start research on volcanic activities at Mount Paekdu, the highest peak on the Korean Peninsula, located along the North Korea-China border.A four-member team, set to be launched t…