- November 9, 2018
- Posted by: Godwin Elijah
- Category: International
South Korean President Moon Jae-in has sacked his Finance minister Kim Dong-yeon and presidential chief of staff for policy, Jang Ha-sung, as the world’s 11th-largest economy struggles with slowing growth, rising unemployment and persistent income gaps.
Blue House spokesman Yoon Young-chan announced the replacement in a televised statement. The pair had reportedly been at odds with each other over how to address the situation.