Park reshuffles her Cabinet
President Park Geun-hye has made a number of changes to her State Council (Cabinet) including the appointment of a new Finance Minister.
The appointments announced are as follows:
Yoo Il-ho is the new Minister of Strategy and Finance
Professor Lee Joon-sik becomes Minister of Education
Hong Yun-sik is the new Minister of Interior
Joo Hyung-hwan is appointed Minister of Trade, Industry and Energy
Kang Eun-hee becomes the new Minister of Gender, Equality and Family
The nominees will go through a parliamentary confirmation hearing but their nominations are not subject to parliamentary approval.