[Inter-Korea] : South Korea’s military is warning North Korea may respond to renewed sanctions and political …[more…] …read more
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Another round of candle-light protests in Gwanghwamun, Seoul on Saturday drew up to 1.7 million people who again peacefully braved freezing temperatures to call on President Park Geun-hye to quit over a massive crony scandal.
There were no arrests. Organizers said 2.32 million participated in… …read more
[International] : Foreign media outlets have reported that a record number of protesters held peaceful rallies on Saturday for the sixth consecutive weekend demanding President Park Geun-hye’s resignation.
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[Politics] : More than two million people took to the streets across the nation on Saturday in their sixth consecutive weekend rally demanding President Park Geun-hye to step down immediately over the Choi Soon-sil scandal.[more…] …read more
UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon apologized to the people of Haiti on Thursday, more than six years after UN peacekeepers were blamed for causing a deadly cholera epidemic on the island nation.
“On behalf of the United Nations, I want to say very clearly: We apologize to the Haitian people,” Ban tol… …read more
Private spending is slowing down drastically amid a massive influence-peddling scandal involving the president and tougher curbs on propitiatory gifts for influential people. “In previous years, spending by wealthy customers was not impacted by slow economic conditions, but nobody is spending money … …read more
President Park Geun-hye on Wednesday selected lawyer Park Young-soo as an independent counsel to investigate a massive influence-peddling scandal involving her and a longtime confidante. Cheong Wa Dae said the president will “actively” cooperate with the independent probe. The president “is willing … …read more