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PPP Launches Task Force Against Moon’s Solar Panels Project

PPP Launches Task Force Against Moon’s Solar Panels Project

SEOUL, Sept. 19 (Korea Bizwire) – The ruling People Power Party (PPP) launched a task force aimed at uncovering alleged corruption in the spending of government funds set aside to promote the installation of solar panels to enhance renewable energy generation in the previous administration. The move follows recent findings by the Office of Government [...]

DP Leader Lee Indicted for Alleged Election Law Violations

DP Leader Lee Indicted for Alleged Election Law Violations

SEOUL, Sept. 8 (Korea Bizwire) — Opposition leader Lee Jae-myung was indicted on Thursday for allegations that he violated the election law by making false statements related to two land development projects in Seongnam, just south of Seoul, during his presidential campaign last year. The Seoul Central District Prosecutors Office charged Lee, the chairman of [...]

Ruling Party Urges Gov’t to Negotiate with U.S. on EV Tax Credit

Ruling Party Urges Gov’t to Negotiate with U.S. on EV Tax Credit

SEOUL, Aug. 20 (Korea Bizwire) — The ruling People Power Party (PPP) on Friday called on the government to launch negotiations with the United States to get South Korean-made electric vehicles eligible for tax benefits under the newly legislated Inflation Reduction Act. Rep. Kweon Seong-dong, PPP’s floor leader, said that Korea-made electric cars should enjoy [...]

Suspended Ruling Party Chief Again Cries Foul over Leadership Switch

Suspended Ruling Party Chief Again Cries Foul over Leadership Switch

SEOUL, Aug. 14 (Korea Bizwire) — The suspended chairman of the ruling People Power Party (PPP), Lee Jun-seok, again cried foul Saturday over a party leadership switch, which he claims is aimed at removing him from his position. The PPP’s move to switch to an emergency leadership system is “unfair” and “nonsense,” Lee told reporters [...]