President Moon Jae-in delivers a speech in a ceremony marking the permanent shutdown of South Korea's first nuclear reactor Kori-1 in Busan, 450 kilometers south of Seoul, on June 19, 2017. (Yonhap)

Moon vows to scrap all plans for new nuclear reactors

 President Moon Jae-in vowed Monday to scrap all existing plans for new nuclear power plants and not to extend the operation of any aged reactors nearing the end of their initial life cycles.
(From left) Kim Boo-kyum, Kim Young-choon and Do Jong-hwan. (Yonhap file photos)

President appoints three new ministers

President Moon Jae-in appointed three new ministers Friday, bringing to five the total number of new Cabinet members appointed so far.
Trump willing to make peace through engagement with N. Korea: S. Korea

Trump willing to make peace through engagement with N. Korea: S. Korea

U.S. President Donald Trump told a special envoy of South Korean President Moon Jae-in that he looks forward to working closely with Moon to resolve the North Korean nuclear issue and is willing to make peace through engagement with Pyongyang if conditions are right, the envoy said.