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New Bulletin Board on Jobs Highlights President’s Focus on Job Creation

New Bulletin Board on Jobs Highlights President’s Focus on Job Creation

SEOUL, May 25 (Korea Bizwire) – The presidential office Cheong Wa Dae installed a new electric bulletin board Wednesday, offering a quick summary of current conditions in the country’s employment market, while also highlighting the emphasis the new president and his government place on creating jobs.  The new bulletin board was placed at one of [...]

87 Percent of South Koreans Have Positive Outlook on President Moon

87 Percent of South Koreans Have Positive Outlook on President Moon

SEOUL, May 19 (Korea Bizwire) – Nearly 90 percent of adult South Korean citizens have a positive outlook on President Moon Jae-in’s handling of state affairs, a survey showed Friday, reflecting high public support for the new liberal leader.  In the survey conducted from Tuesday through Thursday by local pollster Gallup Korea, 87 percent of [...]

75 Percent of Citizens Express Positive Outlook on President Moon

75 Percent of Citizens Express Positive Outlook on President Moon

SEOUL, May 15 (Korea Bizwire) – Three in 4 adult South Korean citizens gave a positive outlook on President Moon Jae-in’s handling of state affairs, a survey showed Monday, reflecting high public support for the newly minted liberal leader.  In the survey conducted from Wednesday through Saturday by local pollster Realmeter, 74.8 percent of the [...]

New First Lady Draws Keen Public Attention

New First Lady Draws Keen Public Attention

SEOUL, May 12 (Korea Bizwire) — Exuding confidence, motherly warmth and down-to-earthness, new first lady Kim Jung-sook has garnered as much public attention as her husband Moon Jae-in who scored a resounding victory in Tuesday’s presidential election. Waving and giving a thumbs up to Moon’s well-wishers and other citizens, a beaming Kim has been alongside [...]

President Moon Emphasizes Interaction With Public, to Relocate Office to Gwanghwamun

President Moon Emphasizes Interaction With Public, to Relocate Office to Gwanghwamun

SEOUL, May 11 (Korea Bizwire) – President Moon Jae-in on Wednesday promised to begin what he calls a “Gwanghwamun Presidency.”  Gwanghwamun Square in central Seoul was the main stage for the candlelight protests demanding President’s Park Geun-hye’s resignation (or impeachment), gathering millions of Koreans from across the country.  But even before the mass rallies, the area [...]

Presidential Election Campaigns Officially Takes off with 15 Contenders

Presidential Election Campaigns Officially Takes off with 15 Contenders

SEOUL, April 17 (Korea Bizwire) – The official electioneering period for the country’s upcoming presidential election began Monday with 15 hopefuls vying for the top elected office.  The 22-day campaign period will end one day before the May 9 election, according to the National Election Commission.  A total of 15 candidates registered to run for [...]