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South Korea Denies Plan to Spend “Billions of Dollars” on Weapons

South Korea Denies Plan to Spend “Billions of Dollars” on Weapons

SEOUL, Sept. 5 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea on Tuesday acknowledged the possibility of a need to purchase advanced U.S. weapons systems in the future as part of efforts to enhance its deterrence against North Korean provocations but dismissed any immediate plan to spend “many billions of dollars” as suggested by Washington. In a short [...]

Conglomerates Raise Issue of Chinese Economic Retaliation at Special Meeting with President Moon

Conglomerates Raise Issue of Chinese Economic Retaliation at Special Meeting with President Moon

SEOUL, Jul. 28 (Korea Bizwire) — At a special ‘beer garden’ meeting held on Thursday at the Blue House with President Moon, executives from South Korean conglomerates raised the issue of China’s economic retaliation against South Korean companies, particularly electric vehicle battery manufacturers, urging the government to take action. During the unique meeting, Moon was [...]

First Cat Jjingjjingi Enters the Blue House

First Cat Jjingjjingi Enters the Blue House

SEOUL, May 15 (Korea Bizwire) – After being the focus of media attention last week, newly elected South Korean president Moon Jae-in’s cat Jjingjjingi has officially become the very first First Cat in South Korea after entering the Blue House yesterday. In a tweet yesterday, Moon expressed concerns over the protection of flycatchers that live near the [...]

Prosecutors Used Google Maps as Evidence in Former President Park’s Corruption Scandal

Prosecutors Used Google Maps as Evidence in Former President Park’s Corruption Scandal

SEOUL, April 6 (Korea Bizwire) – The Google Maps’ feature “Your Timeline” was used to track down the location of one of the key figures in ousted South Korean President Park Geun-hye’s corruption case, the investigative team led by special prosecutor Park Young-soo revealed during a court hearing yesterday. The case of Kim Yong-jae, a [...]