Category: Governance

Lee pledges to block debt inheritance to minor heirs

SEOUL– Ruling party presidential candidate Lee Jae-myung said Monday he will prevent the inheritance of debts to minor children by amending civil law.In an election pledge posted on his Facebook, Lee of the Democratic Party said he will seek to protec…

Moon extends sympathy for deaths of 3 firefighters

SEOUL– President Moon Jae-in on Friday extended his sympathy over the deaths of three firefighters killed in a warehouse blaze in Pyeongtaek this week.Presidential Chief of Staff You Young-min visited the funeral altar earlier in the day and conveyed …

Jeonju to host Asia-Pacific tourism conference in 2023

JEONJU, South Korea– South Korea’s southwestern city of Jeonju will host next year’s annual conference of the Tourism Promotion Organization for Asia Pacific Cities (TPO), officials said Friday.TPO, the largest international organization related to to…

Lee leads Yoon by 10 percentage points: poll

SEOUL– Ruling party presidential candidate Lee Jae-myung is leading his main opposition rival Yoon Suk-yeol by 10 percentage points with the election just two months away, a survey showed Friday.Lee of the ruling Democratic Party (DP) garnered 36 perc…