Asia: Moon Jae-in was elected as South Korea’s president

After a inpeachment of Park Geun-Hye. South Korea held a presidential eleciton to choose a new leader. The liberal candidate Moon Jae-in was elected by 41.9% of the votes.

Son of North Korean refugees and former student leader. He was jailed for protest against dictator Park Chung-Hee. Later, Moon served in South Korean special forces.

Moon will sworn in as president on Wednesday. He vows to reshape familiar conglomerates knowns chaebols.

 

UK2017: May says she’ll be ‘bloody difficult’ to Juncker

Brexit is the main issue on 2017 general election in UK.

After German newspaper Frankfurter Allgemeine, the British prime minister Theresa Mat and European Commissioner Jean-Claude Juncker clashed last Wednesday at Downing Street over May’s desire to make Brexit “a success” and whether the issue of protecting the rights of expat UK and EU nationals could be agreed as early as June.

Speaking to BBC political editor Laura Kuenssberg, May said there were a lot of similarities and common ground in the two sides’ positions.

She added: “But look, I think what we’ve seen recently is that at times these negotiations are going to be tough.

“During the Conservative Party leadership campaign I was described by one of my colleagues as a bloody difficult woman. And I said at the time the next person to find that out will be Jean-Claude Juncker.”

Conclusion: This is a May way to lead with European Union.

Asia: North Korea faces tighter sanctions under Trump strategy

US has announced a new approach to North Korea with tighten sanctions it. The use of THAAD in South Korea is confirmed by US Pacific Commander during a briefing on Senate earlier today.

“The United States seeks stability and the peaceful denuclearisation of the Korean peninsula,” said a joint statement issued by Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, Defense Secretary Jim Mattis and Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats.

The use of Defence Missile system in South Korea was criticised by China. Therefore, US is go ahead with it.

Conclusion: More troubles ahead.

US media: O’Reilly has fired by Fox News for Sexual Harassment

The US conservative media has stunned. The most popular conservative anchorman, Bill O’Reilly has fired by Fox News. Since March, US New York Times Newspaper has unveiled a Sexual Harassment scandal involves Bill and five women. They just paid to not told it until now.

“After a thorough and careful review of the allegations… Bill O’Reilly will not be returning,” the network said in a one-sentence statement.

What’s it mean: Trump has lost a ally.