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

    Dec 10, 2014 | 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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  2. New Challenges for the U.S.-ROK AllianceRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2014 | 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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  3. [Super Rich] Game of go makes great businesspeopleRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2014 | 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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  4. Japanese police categorizes anti-Korean group as far rightistRead the original story

    Dec 4, 2014 | 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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  5. College entrance exam at crossroadsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 4, 2014 | 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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  6. Opposition readies offensive against Sae...Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 3, 2014 | 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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  7. 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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  8. Bickering over budget plan continues as ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 1, 2014 | 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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  9. Thailand Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha on mission for legitimacyRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 30, 2014 | 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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  10. Court upholds news channel's dismissal of reportersRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 26, 2014 | 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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  11. 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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  12. Sogang School vs. SogeumhoiRead the original story

    Nov 24, 2014 | English Dong-A

    ... of the Export Import Bank of Korea, would have taken the posts if they had not been Sogang alumni. During the Lee Myung-bak administration, there was a term, "the Four Kings" of Korea University alumni. Members of Sogeumhoi may as well seek to defy ...

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  13. Lee aide open to probe of past administr...Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 24, 2014 | Korea Herald

    A former close aide to former President Lee Myung-bak said Monday the governing party should accept the opposition's calls to probe graft allegations against the Lee administration. Governing Saenuri Party Rep. Chung Doo-un is the first among those close to Lee to support the New Politics Alliance for Democracy's demands for a parliamentary investigation.

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  14. Ruling-party lawmaker acquitted of graft in retrialRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 20, 2014 | Korea Herald

    ... Chung to retain his parliamentary seat for the time being. Chung, who was a close aide to former President Lee Myung-bak, was charged with violating the Public Official Election Act. Under the act, a confirmed prison term or a fine of more than 1 ...

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  15. Assembly budget war intensifiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 20, 2014 | Korea Herald

    ... welfare pledges. NPAD lawmakers have been also demanding parliamentary investigations into former President Lee Myung-bak for allegedly leading reckless public spending sprees that have left public coffers empty. The governing party, however, has ...

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  16. Lee to release memoir next yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 20, 2014 | Korea Herald

    Former President Lee Myung-bak plans to release a memoir on his presidency early next year, his aides said Thursday. The memoir will come to 900 pages, the aides said.

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  17. S Korea struggles to meet climate pledgesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 19, 2014 | Financial Times

    ... to green policies is fraying as it battles to meet ambitious promises on growth. Under Ms Park's predecessor Lee Myung-bak, South Korea 's government built a reputation as one of the world's most energetic in combating global warming. "Green growth" ...

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  18. State sports lobby execs probed for embe...Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 19, 2014 | Korea Herald

    ... that the practice had been commonplace in the industry. Jung was a close confidante of former President Lee Myung-bak and served as the leader of conservative advocates the New Right Alliance. The National Police Agency is considering widening the ...

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  19. N.Korea Favors S.Korea-Russia Gas PipelineRead the original story

    Aug 12, 2011 | Chosun Ilbo

    ... to meet again to discuss the details, Russian officials told their South Korean counterparts. During President Lee Myung-bak's first visit to Russia in September 2008, South Korea and Russia signed a memorandum of understanding whereby Seoul will ...

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  20. Samsung owner family hits jackpot from Samsung SDS listingRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 11, 2014 | Korea Herald

    ... SDS, saying it caused financial damage to group subsidiaries. He was later pardoned by former president Lee Myung-bak in 2009. Although the cash coming from the two IPOs -- SDS and Cheil -- is expected to help cover the inheritance taxes, experts ...

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