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Moon Engages in Brisk Phone Diplomacy over Coronavirus, Buoyed by Seoul’s Improved Global Image

Moon Engages in Brisk Phone Diplomacy over Coronavirus, Buoyed by Seoul’s Improved Global Image

SEOUL, April 4 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korean President Moon Jae-in has used telephone services for his recent summit diplomacy in response to the coronavirus. Over the past several weeks, he has received lots of phone calls from global leaders seeking his quarantine advice or the supply of medical devices, especially test kits. Many view [...]

Moon Pledges 100 tln Won of Emergency Funding for Virus-stricken Business Sector

Moon Pledges 100 tln Won of Emergency Funding for Virus-stricken Business Sector

SEOUL, March 24 (Korea Bizwire) — President Moon Jae-in unveiled plans Tuesday to double the size of his administration’s emergency-financing aid package to 100 trillion won (US$80 billion) for businesses here under growing stress from the coronavirus pandemic, and he announced a set of special funds to stabilize South Korea’s bond and securities markets. He [...]

Moon Admin. Criticized for Coronavirus Response Favorable to China Despite Accolades in Foreign Media

Moon Admin. Criticized for Coronavirus Response Favorable to China Despite Accolades in Foreign Media

SEOUL, Feb. 29 (Korea Bizwire) — With the new coronavirus outbreak continuing to spread unabated, a vocal minority of the electorate is calling for South Korean President Moon Jae-in to be impeached. As of Friday, more than 1.3 million Koreans had signed an online public petition calling for Moon’s impeachment on the website of the [...]

Moon’s Presidential Hydrogen Car Debuts amid His Clean Energy Drive

Moon’s Presidential Hydrogen Car Debuts amid His Clean Energy Drive

SEOUL, Aug. 28 (Korea Bizwire) — President Moon Jae-in’s new official car, based on hydrogen fuel-cell technology, made its debut Tuesday, rolling briefly across the grounds of Cheong Wa Dae. Moon moved from one office building to another inside the presidential compound in the Nexo crossover SUV, produced by Hyundai Motor, according to Cheong Wa [...]

Moon Invests 50 mln Won in Fund for S. Korea’s Material Makers amid Trade Row with Japan

Moon Invests 50 mln Won in Fund for S. Korea’s Material Makers amid Trade Row with Japan

SEOUL, Aug. 26 (Korea Bizwire) – In a symbolic move to show the government’s determination to help foster South Korea’s parts and materials production industry against Japan’s export restrictions, President Moon Jae-in on Monday invested 50 million won (US$41,135) in a relevant stock fund. He visited the headquarters of NH Nonghyup Bank in Seoul and subscribed [...]

Snowglobes of President Moon Jae-in’s Inauguration Sell Out in 35 Minutes

Snowglobes of President Moon Jae-in’s Inauguration Sell Out in 35 Minutes

SEOUL, May 14 (Korea Bizwire) — The ‘Moon Jae-in Goods’ snowball, introduced to celebrate the second year of South Korea’s Moon Jae-in administration, sold out only 35 minutes after its release. The ruling Democratic Party (DP) introduced the snowballs that come in two different versions containing a miniature-sized figurine of President Moon through its official [...]