South Korean Chung Chang-ho elected as ICC judge 정창호, 국제형사재판소(ICC) 재판관에 당선

Chung Chang-ho has been elected to serve as a judge at the International Criminal Court. The 48-year-old South Korean was voted in on Monday, local time, at UN Headquarters in New York. Mr. Chung will serve as one of the ICC′s 18 judges for a nine-year term. He was elected with two-thirds of the vote […]

Bangladesh withdraws bid for UNSC seat as Japan promises massive investment 일본

And in international news… Bangladesh has withdrawn its bid for a non-permanent seat on the United Nations Security Council… and thrown its support behind Japan. The announcement comes after Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe promised a massive investment in the country. Hwang Ji-hye has the details. The Prime Minister of Bangladesh announced on Saturday… that […]

Tug-of-war between rival parties stalls processing of 2014 govt. budget

The floor leaders of the ruling and main opposition parties met behind closed doors Monday… in an attempt to process a series of key bills. “Monday was the day that the leaders of the rival parties had agreed to pass the 2014 budget bill and a bill on reforming the scandal-ridden National Intelligence Service. However, […]