Category: Governance

S. Korea to sell 9 tln won worth of gov’t bonds in October

SEOUL– South Korea plans to sell 9 trillion won (US$6.25 billion) in government bonds next month, the finance ministry said Thursday. The ministry will issue 1.3 trillion won in Treasurys with a two-year maturity, another...

Britain’s top diplomat to visit S. Korea this week

SEOUL– Britain’s top diplomat will visit South Korea this week as part of his Asia tour to discuss bilateral cooperation, his office said Sunday. British Foreign Secretary James Cleverly will meet with his South Korean...

2 candidates to compete for floor leadership in ruling PPP

Two candidates on Saturday announced their bids for the floor leadership in the ruling People Power Party (PPP). Rep. Joo Ho-young and Rep. Lee Yong-ho will compete in a vote to select the floor leader...

PPP names emergency committee members

SEOUL– The ruling People Power Party (PPP) announced members of its new emergency committee Tuesday, completing transition to a new leadership amid an ongoing dispute with former party leader Lee Jun-seok.Emergency Committee Chairman Chung Jin-suk ann…