May 10, Tuesday, 2022 (1:30 p.m.) Newsline

May 10, Tuesday, 2022 (1:30 p.m.) Newsline

1.A new political era is underway in South Korea. Yoon Suk-yeol was sworn in as president Tuesday morning, ushering in the country’s first conservative government in five years. One of Yoon’s main challenges will be dealing with North Korea, which is accelerating its nuclear and missile development. He said there is room for dialogue and a way for the North to benefit.
2.Local media in the Philippines project that the son and namesake of ousted dictator Ferdinand Marcos will be the country’s next president. Sixty-four-year-old Marcos will inherit a nation hit hard by the pandemic, and he’s promised to rebuild.
3.North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has reportedly sent a message to Russian President Vladimir Putin congratulating him upon the May 9 anniversary of the Soviet Union’s victory over Nazi Germany.