(Reuters) — Samsung Electronics said it would set up a 500 billion won ($445 million) fund to help small suppliers, the highest-profile South Korean firm to unveil steps in the wake of new President Moon Jae-in’s call to protect small businesses. Moon came to power this month promising to rein in the family-owned conglomerates that […]
South Korea on Friday authorised a civilian NGO to contact the North to discuss resuming humanitarian aid and projects, the first example of new liberal president Moon Jae-In's pursuit of dialogue with Pyongyang. The centre-left president...Show More Summary
By Christine Kim and Ju-min Park SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea President Moon Jae-in named the finance minister, foreign minister, and top security advisor for his new government on Sunday, as it faces challenges nurturing economic recovery, soothing ties with China and dealing with North Korea. Show More Summary
South Korean President Moon Jae-In on Sunday announced his picks for finance and foreign ministers while appointing a former diplomat as his top security advisor for his new government. Moon announced during a televised press briefing...Show More Summary
SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea President Moon Jae-in announced on Sunday his choices for finance minister, foreign minister, and the top security advisor role in his new government.
SEOUL (Reuters) - A South Korean retail giant has shelved controversial expansion plans, while a large bank made hundreds of contract jobs permanent after President Moon Jae-in took office vowing to reform the family-run conglomerates that dominate the economy.
The news recently has been hectic, but Choi Young-jae, a bodyguard for South Korean President Moon Jae-in, has been a very welcomed distraction. Choi shot to internet fame last week after photos of him protecting the president went viral. Show More Summary
BEIJING (AP) — Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi met Thursday with a special envoy sent by new South Korean President Moon Jae-in as the two countries attempted to mend a rift in ties over the deployment of a high-tech American missile defense system in South Korea to guard against North Korean threats.
By Christine Kim SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korean President Moon Jae-in said on Wednesday there was a "high possibility" of conflict with North Korea, which is pressing ahead with nuclear and missile programs it says are needed to counter U.S. Show More Summary
SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea's President Moon Jae-in could meet with China's President Xi Jinping as early as July at a Group of 20 summit in Germany, Seoul's envoy to China Lee Hae-chan said on Thursday, while a separate meeting could also be possible in August.
New South Korean President Moon Jae-in will visit the White House next month for a summit with President Trump amid worries over North Korea's progress in building a nuclear and missile arsenal, Seoul's presidential office said Tuesday. The agreement for the leaders to meet in late June followed...
Doug Bandow Security, Asia Moon Jae-in’s presidency threatens to undercut Donald Trump’s objectives. The Trump administration has placed North Korea at the top of its priority list. Despite threatening war on the Korean Peninsula, however, the president so far has paid little attention to Seoul’s perspective. Show More Summary
SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea's new liberal President Moon Jae-in promised to seek a parliamentary review of a controversial U.S. anti-missile defense system. If the vote were held today, the deployment would likely be endorsed in the legislative body controlled by conservative and moderate politicians.
Authored by Federico Pieraccini via The Strategic Culture Foundation, With Moon Jae-In’s victory in South Korea, the period of tension on the Korean Peninsula is likely to end. With the rise to power of the new president, South Korea...Show More Summary
Moon Jae-in won South Korea's presidential election last week, capping one of the most turbulent political stretches in the nation's recent history and setting up its first liberal rule in … Click to Continue »
South Korean President Moon Jae-In has condemned the North's latest missile launch as a "reckless provocation", staged days after his inauguration in an apparent test of the new administration. Video provided by AFP
After a year-long scandal surrounding South Korea’s former president, the country finally swore in their new leader, Moon Jae-in, this week. Moon represents a turning point for the country whose government was embroiled in a high-profile...Show More Summary
New South Korean president Moon Jae-in was sworn in this week, but it was his bodyguard who—in the words of BuzzFeed —had the internet "feeling the thirrrrrst." Twitter users were quick to notice a handsome face hanging around in photos of the new president. "If I charge towards the...
As we know, the internet loves hot people. And the latest hot person to capture its attention is South Korean president Moon Jae-in's new bodyguard. To be fair, he is very handsome. Also, since he is a bodyguard, he is never photographed smiling, which makes him seem mysterious. Show More Summary
SEOUL (Reuters) - Russia's President Vladimir Putin told his newly elected South Korean counterpart, Moon Jae-in, in a phone call on Friday that he is ready to play a constructive role in resolving North Korea's nuclear threat, the South's presidential office said.