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  1. Parliament set to kick off special sessionRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 13 | Korea Herald

    ... surrounding overseas resource development projects carried out under the administration of former President Lee Myung-bak. The parties will form a fact-finding committee within the year to look into allegations the Lee administration, which was in ...

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  2. SEOUL: Former S.Korean president Lee Myung-bak's resource diplomacy faces scrutinyRead the original story

    Friday Dec 12 | Asia News Network

    South Korea's legislature will begin probes into former President Lee Myung-bak's "resource diplomacy" initiative sometime early next year after the country's two main parties on Wednesday agreed to set up an investigative committee. But the probes are expected to be highly politicised, with the main opposition party saying the ex-president must be held accountable for allegedly wasting billions of won, and Lee supporters saying the investigation is a witch hunt based on a political deal between the main parties.

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  3. Schedule spat threatens Assembly dealRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | Korea Herald

    ... opposition New Politics Alliance for Democracy agreed Wednesday to create three panels. One will probe the Lee Myung-bak administration's investments in energy projects abroad and two will continue talks on reforms to civil servants' pensions. But ...

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  4. SEOUL: Former S.Korean president Lee Myung-bak s resource diplomacy faces scrutinyRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 11 | Asia News Network

    South KoreaA a a s legislature will begin probes into former President Lee Myung-bakA a a s A a A"resource diplomacyA a A initiative sometime early next year after the countryA a a s two main parties on Wednesday agreed to set up an investigative committee. But the probes are expected to be highly politicised, with the main opposition party saying the ex-president must be held accountable for allegedly wasting billions of won, and Lee supporters saying the investigation is a witch hunt based on a political deal between the main parties.

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  5. [Newsmaker] Lee's resource diplomacy faces Assembly scrutinyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | Korea Herald

    South Korea's legislature will begin probes into former President Lee Myung-bak's "resource diplomacy" initiative sometime early next year after the country's two main parties on Wednesday agreed to set up an investigative committee. But the probes are expected to be highly politicized, with the main opposition party saying the ex-president must be held accountable for allegedly wasting billions of won, and Lee supporters saying the investigation is a witch hunt based on a political deal between the main parties.

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  6. Ruling party chief mulls meeting with ex-President LeeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 10 | Korea Herald

    The chief of the ruling Saenuri Party could pay a visit to former President Lee Myung-bak early next year, a party official said Thursday, following a bipartisan agreement to investigate alleged irregularities in the former administration's overseas resource development projects. The visit could come as early as New Year's Day as Saenuri Chairman Kim Moo-sung plans to offer his New Year's greetings to the former president affiliated with the ruling party, the official told Yonhap News Agency by phone.

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  7. SEOUL: Things we want President Park to doRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 10 | Asia News Network

    ... mysticism grew about her personal life as she allowed very little to be shown to the public. After a loss to Lee Myung-bak in the 2007 nomination race, she finally won in 2012 to enter the Blue House she left in 1979. Having the first female ...

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  8. Parties reach agreement on divisive billsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 10 | Korea Herald

    ... One will continue talks on proposed civil servant pension reforms. The other will probe former President Lee Myung-bak over alleged graft in public energy investments abroad during his term. Parties will also set up a third committee to discuss ...

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  9. Sharing Korean development know-how via online archiveRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 10 | Korea Herald

    ... Development Institute modeled after the KDI in a grant aid project agreed upon two years ago by then-President Lee Myung-bak and his counterpart Thein Sein. Korea is set to funnel some $20 million over the next four years into devising a master ...

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  10. Things we want President Park to doRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 10 | Korea Herald

    ... mysticism grew about her personal life as she allowed very little to be shown to the public. After a loss to Lee Myung-bak in the 2007 nomination race, she finally won in 2012 to enter the Blue House she left in 1979. Having the first female ...

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  11. New Challenges for the U.S.-ROK AllianceRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 8 | CFR.org

    U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel co-hosted the 2+2 Ministerial with South Korea's Foreign Minister Yun Byung-se and Minister of National Defense Han Min-Koo, at the State Department in Washington on October 24, 2014 . The U.S.-South Korea alliance has grown deeper since 2009, when Presidents Obama and Lee Myung-bak announced a U.S.-ROK Joint Vision Statement that expanded the framework for bilateral cooperation beyond the Korean peninsula to regional and global issues.

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  12. [Super Rich] Game of go makes great businesspeopleRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 8 | Korea Herald

    ... (as a leading IT entrepreneur)." Reflect upon yourself before striking In January 2009, former President Lee Myung-bak called on the leaders of local financial circles to invest more in the Korean economy. This was when the national economy was ...

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  13. Japanese police categorizes anti-Korean group as far rightistRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 4 | English Dong-A

    ... This group, organized in late 2006, became prominent when anti-Korean sentiment in Japan rose after President Lee Myung-bak in August 2012 visited the Dokdo islets, upon which Japan makes territorial claims. Last year, this group had some ugly words ...

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  14. College entrance exam at crossroadsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 4 | Korea Herald

    ... to cram schools that prepared students for Suneung. To reduce private education costs, former President Lee Myung-bak's administration introduced a policy that mandated over 70 percent of Suneung questions had to be derived from TV lectures on ...

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  15. Opposition readies offensive against Sae...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 3 | Korea Herald

    South Korea's main opposition party intensified accusations of government corruption on Wednesday, threatening a drawn-out conflict that could hamper efforts to pass a series of key bills. New Politics Alliance for Democracy lawmakers have accused former President Lee Myung-bak of graft in his four rivers restoration project and "resource diplomacy" policy, and Chung Yoon-hoi, a former secretary to President Park Geun-hye, of illegally interfering in presidential decisions.

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  16. VIDEO: South Korea prepares for electionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 23, 2011 | Newsday

    Campaigning has begun for a round of local and national elections in South Korea with local polls expected to test the popularity of President Lee Myung-bak.

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  17. Bickering over budget plan continues as ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 1 | Korea Herald

    ... of the law and have gone unpunished. The NPAD's statements often parade names such as former President Lee Myung-bak and Chung Yoon-hoi, a former senior aide to President Park Geun-hye. Opposition lawmakers accuse Lee of overseeing wasteful ...

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  18. Thailand Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha on mission for legitimacyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 30 | South China Morning Post

    ... Resources Corp, also known as K-water. Construction on the project - signed by former South Korean president Lee Myung-bak and Yingluck in 2011 - has been suspended since the military-led government took power. Meanwhile, Japan has been pushing for ...

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  19. Court upholds news channel's dismissal of reportersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 26 | Korea Herald

    ... ruled that the company's decision to dismiss three others was excessive. Gu, who participated in President Lee Myung-bak's election campaign, was appointed to the post in July 2008. The Lee government was criticized for replacing chiefs of major ...

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  20. Is Hillary Clinton a Great Secretary of State?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 10, 2012 | Foreign Policy

    ... cooperation agreement between South Korea and Japan (which led to the resignation of one of Korean President Lee Myung-Bak's top aides) is a setback for both Lee and for Clinton's efforts to build a stronger coalition in Asia. The lack of major ...

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