/ Jun 13, 2017

South Korea's Moon names point man on North

South Korean President Moon Jae-in on Tuesday tapped a former official who was deeply involved in the 2007 inter-Korean summit to be his point man on North Korea as he seeks a new approach to Pyongyang. The center-left president favors engagement with the North to ...

/ May 31, 2017

South Korean assembly approves Moon's pick for prime minister

South Korea's National Assembly approved President Moon Jae-in's selection of Lee Nak-yon as prime minister Wednesday, backing the former lawmaker and governor of South Jeolla Province to become the first confirmed Cabinet nominee under the new leader. Moon nominated Lee after winning elections earlier this ...