Moon Jae-In

South Korea calls for North Korea to further investigate shooting of government official

Seoul could also possibly call for a joint investigation into Tuesday’s shooting, which sparked outrage in the South and drew a rare apology from North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.

published on : 26th September 2020

South Korea's President Moon Jae-in under fire over sex offender's family funeral

Moon and dozens of senior politicians -- almost all of them male, and from both sides of the aisle, but mostly from his ruling centre-left Democratic Party.

published on : 9th July 2020

Seoul church to face legal action for holding service against govt order on COVID-19

A church official explained that only pre-registered followers were allowed to attend the service, and they were kept at least one meter apart from one another.

published on : 5th April 2020

Coronavirus puts South Korea on highest alert

President Moon Jae-in calls for ‘unprecedented powerful measures’ to tackle CoVID-19 as over 600 infected.

published on : 24th February 2020

South Korea raises coronavirus alert level to 'highest': President

The COVID-19 incident faces a grave turning point, Moon said following a government meeting on the virus.

published on : 23rd February 2020

South Korea's biggest opposition party changes name for second time in three years

The country's political parties have a tendency to adopt new names to sever ties with a tainted past or appeal to a wider audience.

published on : 17th February 2020

Korean Summit: North to permanently close main nuclear complex facilities

Kim and Moon have decided to opt for peace, with North's promise of shutting down main missile testing sites.

published on : 19th September 2018

Kim Jong Un commits to summit with Trump, denuclearization: South Korea

Kim may see the sit-down with Trump as necessary to easing pressure from crushing sanctions and to winning security assurances in a region surrounded by enemies.

published on : 27th May 2018

North Korea's Kim Jong Un hopes Donald Trump summit will 'end history of confrontation': Moon Jae-in

Donald Trump rattled the region on Thursday by cancelling his meeting with Kim, citing open hostility from Pyongyang.

published on : 27th May 2018

South Korea welcomes prospect of 'reignited' US-North Korea talks

Trump's cancellation of the summit blindsided treaty ally South Korea, which had brokered the remarkable detente between Washington and Pyongyang.

published on : 26th May 2018

Seoul: North Korean leader Kim Jong Un says he'll give up nukes if US vows not to attack 

US national security adviser John Bolton reacted coolly to word that Kim would abandon his weapons if the United States pledged not to invade.

published on : 29th April 2018

US hopes Korean summit would achieve progress towards future of peace, prosperity

The summit took place at Panmunjom, a small village located in the the demilitarised zone separating the two Koreas.

published on : 27th April 2018

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un says 'flooded with emotion' as enters South

Kim is the first North Korean leader to set foot on the South's territory since the 1950-53 Korean War ended in a ceasefire.

published on : 27th April 2018

Starting line of new Korean history: Kim Jong Un on summit with Moon Jae-in

Kim's news agency said that the leader would 'open-heartedly' discuss with Moon "all the issues arising in improving inter-Korean relations and achieving peace.

published on : 27th April 2018

Kim Jong Un makes history, walks across the border urging Korean peace

At Kim's invitation the two men briefly crossed hand-in-hand into the North before walking to the Peace House building on the southern side of the truce village of Panmunjom for the summit.

published on : 27th April 2018
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