Category: General

SsangYong Motor picks KG consortium as final bidder

SEOUL– SsangYong Motor Co. said Tuesday it awaits a court’s approval for its decision to select a local consortium led by chemical-to-steel firm KG Group as the final bidder for the debt-laden carmaker.SsangYong has applied for the approval from the B…

Yoon shelves decision on police chief’s resignation offer

SEOUL– President Yoon Suk-yeol will deal with a resignation offer from National Police Agency Commissioner General Kim Chang-yong in accordance with due procedures, a presidential official said Monday, suggesting the offer won’t be immediately accepte…

Yoon departs for Spain to attend NATO summit

SEOUL– President Yoon Suk-yeol departed for Spain on Monday to attend a NATO summit and meet with world leaders to discuss security and economic issues on his first overseas trip as president.South Korea is not a member of the North Atlantic Treaty Or…

S. Korea to join U.S.-led cyber exercise in October

SEOUL– South Korea’s military plans to participate in a U.S.-led multinational exercise on cyber operations in October, the defense ministry said Monday amid growing security threats from North Korea.South Korea plans to send around 20 personnel to th…