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President Moon Welcomes Sri Lankan President with Vegetarian State Dinner

President Moon Welcomes Sri Lankan President with Vegetarian State Dinner

SEOUL, Nov. 30 (Korea Bizwire) – The Blue House welcomed Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena, who is on a state visit to South Korea, with a vegetarian state dinner on Wednesday, catering to the Southeast Asian leader’s Buddhist beliefs. It was reported that the Blue House carefully selected vegetarian dishes for the state dinner yesterday between [...]

President Moon Lends Support to PyeongChang 2018 Ticket Sales

President Moon Lends Support to PyeongChang 2018 Ticket Sales

SEOUL, Nov. 27 (Korea Bizwire) – President Moon Jae-in showed off his tickets for the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympics online on Sunday, lending help to boost ticket sales. Moon appeared on the official website of the 2018 PyeongChang Olympics, where he has announced some of the lucky ticket holders who upload pictures on the internet might [...]

Moon Vows Support for Quake Victims

Moon Vows Support for Quake Victims

SEOUL, Nov. 16 (Korea Bizwire) – President Moon Jae-in on Thursday offered consolation to people displaced by the latest earthquake in the southeastern city of Pohang, pledging all-out efforts to help all those affected by the quake. “I offer my word of consolation to residents of Pohang and surrounded areas affected by the quake,” the president said in a message [...]

S. Korea Says No Meaningful Inter-Korean Contacts So Far under Moon Gov’t

S. Korea Says No Meaningful Inter-Korean Contacts So Far under Moon Gov’t

SEOUL, Nov. 7 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea’s unification ministry said Tuesday that there have been no meaningful inter-Korean contacts since liberal President Moon Jae-in took office in May. The ministry handling inter-Korean affairs dismissed a local report that government officials from South and North Korea held working-level contacts in Beijing in either July or [...]

“Moon Brand” Products All the Rage Among Koreans

“Moon Brand” Products All the Rage Among Koreans

SEOUL, Aug. 28 (Korea Bizwire) — As the approval ratings for President Moon continue to climb and climb, a byproduct of his popularity has been a surge in consumer preference for “Moon Brand” products. From the checkered shirt he wore while speaking on the phone with President Trump to the orange striped necktie spotted with [...]

Pesticide Egg Scandal a Blessing in Disguise for Farm Animals

Pesticide Egg Scandal a Blessing in Disguise for Farm Animals

SEOUL, Aug. 22 (Korea Bizwire) – In the wake of South Korea’s pesticide egg scandal, popular unrest and indignation has fomented a change in attitudes that may not have been possible in ordinary times. As of the date of this article, none other than the president has spoken out about the need for reform. Reform [...]

S. Korea Will Be “Nuclear Free” in 65 Years, about 60 Years Behind Germany, Taiwan, Belgium

S. Korea Will Be “Nuclear Free” in 65 Years, about 60 Years Behind Germany, Taiwan, Belgium

SEOUL, Aug. 18 (Korea Bizwire) – Remarks made by President Moon that the nation will only be nuclear power free in “at least 60 years” at a presidential press conference yesterday has garnered comparisons between South Korea’s nuclear power deactivation policy and other nations. Held to mark his 100th day in office, President Moon expressed [...]

Moon Pledges Additional Support for Heroes, Independence Fighters

Moon Pledges Additional Support for Heroes, Independence Fighters

SEOUL, Aug. 14 (Korea Bizwire) – President Moon Jae-in promised Monday to expand government support for national heroes, independence fighters and their families, noting the nation and its people are permanently indebted to them for their sacrifices that allowed the freedom they enjoy now. “Each and every person here deserves respect and gratitude. Thanks to [...]