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Under Young Leader, PPP Sets Out to Choose Spokesmen Through Debate Tournament

Under Young Leader, PPP Sets Out to Choose Spokesmen Through Debate Tournament

SEOUL, June 16 (Korea Bizwire) — Under the leadership of young new leader Lee Jun-seok, the main opposition People Power Party (PPP) will set out this week to pick its new team of spokespeople through a rare debate tournament, party officials said Wednesday. The party will conduct a three-week-long public audition to recruit two chief [...]

New PPP Leader Vows to Provide ‘Big Tent’ for Opposition Presidential Candidates

New PPP Leader Vows to Provide ‘Big Tent’ for Opposition Presidential Candidates

SEOUL, June 14 (Korea Bizwire) — Lee Jun-seok, the main opposition People Power Party’s young new chairman, on Monday committed to provide a “big tent” for opposition presidential candidates from both inside and outside the party. “A (potential) integration of opposition forces centered on our party is coming into view,” Lee said during a meeting [...]

Lee Jun-seok Wins Surprise Victory to Head Main Opposition as Youngest-ever Leader

Lee Jun-seok Wins Surprise Victory to Head Main Opposition as Youngest-ever Leader

SEOUL, June 11 (Korea Bizwire) — Lee Jun-seok, a 36-year-old politician with no experience as a lawmaker, won a victory Friday to take the helm of the main opposition People Power Party (PPP) as the youngest-ever leader of a mainstream party in modern South Korean politics. Lee was announced the victor in the party’s convention [...]

Main Opposition Leader Apologizes for Two Ex-presidents’ Corruption Convictions

Main Opposition Leader Apologizes for Two Ex-presidents’ Corruption Convictions

SEOUL, Dec. 15 (Korea Bizwire) — The interim leader of the main opposition People Power Party (PPP) offered an official apology Tuesday for two former presidents affiliated with the conservative party, who were convicted of corruption. Kim Chong-in made the public apology during a press conference at the National Assembly, holding the party accountable for [...]