New S. Korea-U.S. nuclear treaty to go into effect   한미원자력협정, 금일 18시 발효
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New S. Korea-U.S. nuclear treaty to go into effect 한미원자력협정, 금일 18시 발효

A new nuclear treaty between South Korea and the United States comes into effect this Wednesday. The treaty allows Seoul to undertake certain research and development without having to get Washington′s approval every five years. South Korea′s Foreign Minister Yun Byung-se will exchange a memorandum of understanding with the U.S. Ambassador to Seoul, Mark Lippert, […]

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Judiciary committee holds confirmation hearing for justice minister nominee   김현
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Judiciary committee holds confirmation hearing for justice minister nominee 김현

The assembly′s judiciary committee held a one-day confirmation hearing for justice minister nominee Kim Hyun-woong…, the current head of the Seoul High Prosecutors′ Office. During the hearing, the nominee vowed to strengthen law and order and eradicate corruption. He also said chronic corruption has been a major stumbling block for Korea… and pledged to focus […]

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New ordinance revision bill infringes on judiciary and administrative authority:
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New ordinance revision bill infringes on judiciary and administrative authority:

Along with the public pension reform bill,… the National Assembly has passed a controversial bill that gives it power to request changes to presidential orders. President Park Geun-hye′s office responded on Friday,… saying the new bill infringes on the judicial right to review legislation as well as executive rights. Senior press secretary Kim Sung-woo added […]

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