South Korean President Moon Jae-in sacks finance minister, chief economic adviser South Korean President Moon Jae-in sacks finance minister, chief economic adviser

The bickering between the two outgoing officials threatened to spread throughout the government and Moon had no choice but to remove them both, a political analyst told AFP.

South Korea's Moon Sacks Finance Minister, Policy Chief • Channels Television

South Korean President Moon Jae-in sacked his top two economic officials Friday, the government said, as the world's 11th-larges

Moon names new economic policy chiefs

President Moon Jae-in has fired his top economic policymakers as widening criticism of his signature “income-led” growth policy has put the agenda in jeopardy.

[Breaking] Blue House reshuffles top economic policymakers

The presidential office Cheong Wa Dae on Friday replaced the nation’s top two economic policymakers -- Deputy Prime Minister and Finance Minister Kim Dong-yeon and presidential chief of staff for policy Jang Ha-sung -- amid persisting skepticism over the country’s struggling economy. Presidential Chief of Staff for Policy Jang Ha-sung (left) meets with Deputy Prime Minister and Finance Minister Kim Dong-yeon in Au...

South Korea: President Moon Jae-in sacks finance minister, chief policy adviser

The two top officials differed on how to revitalise the sluggish economy.

[New Analysis] Kim-Jang reshuffle inevitable for Moon amid pressing economy

The replacement of the nation’s top two economic policymakers had long been speculated as inevitable for the Moon Jae-in administration to keep its policy momentum amid prolonged economic challenges and mounting skepticism over next year.After months of denying rumors about the reshuffle, the presidential office Cheong Wa Dae on Friday announced the replacements for Deputy Prime Minister and Finance Minister Kim Don...

South Korea President Fires Finance Minister Amid Rift Over Economic Woes

Finance minister Kim Dong-yeon and presidential chief of staff for policy Jang Ha-sung had both been replaced, top Blue House spokesman Yoon Young-chan said in a televised statement.

South Korea's Moon sacks economic policy chiefs, replaces with insiders

South Korean President Moon Jae-in has fired both his top economic policymakers and replaced them with people already in the government, his ...

[Profile] Cheong Wa Dae taps insiders for reshuffle of top posts

In replacing the top two economic policymakers on Friday, Cheong Wa Dae has chosen insiders from the incumbent bureaucratic society. Hong Nam-ki, 59, who was named to replace Kim Dong-yean as deputy prime minister and finance minister, has been serving as chief of the Office for Government Policy Coordination since May 2017, the beginning of the Moon Jae-in administration.He is marked for his diverse experience not ...

South Korea’s Moon to replace finance minister this week: Report

"As far as I am aware, the announcement (of the replacement of the finance minister) is due for this afternoon," domestic Yonhap news agency reported, citing an unnamed source at the ruling party.