All posts tagged "Saenuri"

  • Yoo Seong-min holds press conference in Daegu on March 23, 2016 to announce that he will run in next month's parliamentary race as an independent. (Yonhap)
    3 ruling party heavyweights to run for parliamentary seats as independents

    SEOUL/DAEGU (Yonhap) — Three lawmakers of the ruling Saenuri Party quit the party Wednesday to run in next month’s parliamentary race as independents, following a factional feud over the candidate selection process. Yoo Seong-min, former Saenuri floor...

    • Posted March 23, 2016
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  • Yoo Seung-min bowed out on Wednesday in S. Korea. (Yonhap)
    Ruling party leader forced to bow out

    (Yonhap) — The embattled floor leader of the ruling party stepped down from his post Wednesday after accepting the party’s resolution recommending his resignation. “I resigned from the floor leader post after accepting the decision of the...

    • Posted July 8, 2015
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  • elect
    Park’s ruling party wins landslide victory despite scandal

    SEOUL, April 29 (Yonhap) — The ruling Saenuri Party won a landslide victory in parliamentary by-elections Wednesday despite a bribery scandal involving some key aides to President Park Geun-hye. The ruling party claimed three of the four...

    • Posted April 29, 2015
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  • U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon arrives for a speech to a session of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe, OSCE, at the Hofburg palace  in Vienna, Austria,  Tuesday, Nov. 4, 2014. (AP Photo/Ronald Zak)
    Ban Ki-moon – South Korea’s next president?

    U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki-moon is avoiding a discussion about a potential presidential candidacy for the 2017 South Korean election despite his rising popularity among the citizens. The 70-year-old career diplomat finds himself at the center of...

    • Posted November 4, 2014
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  • electionk
    Ruling party, rival split S. Korean vote

      By Kang Seung-woo The June 4 local elections hit a partisan equilibrium. Neither the ruling Saenuri Party nor the main opposition New Politics Alliance for Democracy (NPAD) emerged as a clear winner. The Saenuri Party won...

    • Posted June 5, 2014
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  • Khaled Helioui
    Game developer calls addiction bill ‘a joke’

    By Kwon Ji-youn Khaled Helioui, CEO of Bigpoint, a Germany-based game developer, argues that a proposed bill on game addiction will hurt Korea’s gaming industry. “This bill could be quite a big threat to the online game...

    • Posted November 19, 2013
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