Lee Myung-bak Newswire (Page 2)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Lee Myung-bak. (Page 2)

Results 21 - 40 of 125 in Lee Myung-bak

  1. [Editorial] $5.54m toys?Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 1, 2014 | Korea Herald

    If former President Lee Myung-bak had made good on his promise, robotic fish would be swimming along with carp and other freshwater fish and carrying out the task of monitoring water quality in the nation's four major rivers.

    Comment?

  2. Should S'gor be used as a 'stepping stone' to Putrajaya?Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 1, 2014 | Malaysia Chronicle

    Selangor Menteri Besar Tan Sri Abdul Khalid Ibrahim recently questioned the intention of Pakatan Rakyat to use the state as a stepping stone to Putrajaya.

    Comment?

  3. Ruling party wins July 30 by-electionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 30, 2014 | Arirang TV

    ... a former journalist came out the winner against his ruling party rival and chief of staff to former president Lee Myung-bak Yim Tae-hee, with a difference of over 5-thousand votes. The ruling party swept the other three capital area districts, ...

    Comment?

  4. Voters take to polling stations for by-electionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 29, 2014 | Korea Herald

    ... Province Gov. Kim Du-kwan. The Saenuri Party's roster also includes bigwigs such as former President Lee Myung-bak's chief of staff Yim Tae-hee, running for Suwon-D. The constituency was previously held by the NPAD's Kim Jin-pyo, who ran for ...

    Comment?

  5. Abe's flawed contingency planRead the original story

    Jul 29, 2014 | The Japan Times

    ... 23, 2010, the North Korean military fired on the South Korean island of Yeonpyeong. South Korean President Lee Myung-bak countered by conducting a large-scale maritime firing exercise near the island, which in turn prompted the North to line up ...

    Comment?

  6. Five bigwigs attempt to make historyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 29, 2014 | Korea Herald

    ... Suwon-D district out from under the opposition. Yim is the former presidential chief of staff of President Lee Myung-bak. He also served as the Labor Minister in the administration and ran for president in the Saenuri Party's in-house elections ...

    Comment?

  7. Keeping Combined Forces Command in Seoul Makes SenseRead the original story

    Jul 28, 2014 | Chosun Ilbo

    ... dismantled when the U.S. returns full operational control of the South Korean military back to Seoul. But the Lee Myung-bak administration, which followed, postponed the timing of the handover, and the incumbent Park Geun-hye administration is in ...

    Comment?

  8. [Editorial] Autonomous schoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 25, 2014 | Korea Herald

    ... Yonsei and Korea universities something for which they should be lauded, not penalized? In 2009, President Lee Myung-bak's administration decided to launch self-governing and self-financing private high schools. It promised to allow them to tailor ...

    Comment?

  9. Summertime blues for ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 24, 2014 | Korea Herald

    ... o go abroad for vacation, or to play golf, which is regarded as a luxury sport here. Past presidents including Lee Myung-bak and Roh Moo-hyun often spent their vacation with their families at military resort facilities. The most

    Comment?

  10. Princess' and - bossman' in decadelo...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 20, 2014 | Korea Herald

    ... in the Grand National Party's candidate nominations for the general elections, due to the rivalry with the pro-Lee Myung-bak faction. Far from giving up, Kim responded by forming an alliance of independent pro-Park candidates, leading to the ...

    Comment?

  11. [Hwang Jang-jin] More respect for nonhumansRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 16, 2014 | Korea Herald

    ... made it a symbol of the harm done by the controversial Four Rivers Restoration Project led by former President Lee Myung-bak. The nation's most ambitious hydrological engineering project was completed in 2012 with the aim of cleaning up rivers, ...

    Comment?

  12. Ministry to probe moss animals in major ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 15, 2014 | Korea Herald

    ... are trying to tarnish the image of the refurbishment project led by the administration of former President Lee Myung-bak. Oh Se-ho, a director of the state-run K-water, said it was necessary for the media to refrain from fostering concern among the ...

    Comment?

  13. Korea freezes 2015 budget for Dokdo prom...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 14, 2014 | Korea Herald

    ... et was first set aside with some 250 million won. It rose to 42.4 billion won in 2013 following then-President Lee Myung-bak's unprecedented visit to Dokdo in 2012. (Yonhap)

    Comment?

  14. Parties name lineups for July by-electio...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 10, 2014 | Korea Herald

    ... ri Party's Na in Dongjak-B. Chun will be competing with Yim Tae-hee, former chief of staff to former President Lee Myung-bak, and former NPAD spokesman Park Gwang-on for the Suwon-D constituency. By Choi He-suk ( cheesuk@heraldcorp.com )

    Comment?

  15. Mysterious river invertebrate raises con...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 9, 2014 | Korea Herald

    Environment protection advocates have raised a new claim that the four-river refurbishment project, led by former President Lee Myung-bak, has undermined water quality.

    Comment?

  16. Education minister nominee grilled over alleged plagiarismRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 8, 2014 | Korea Herald

    ... many nominees being accused of copying other people's works for their dissertations. In 2012, then President Lee Myung-bak approved the appointment of Hyun Byung-chul as chief of the National Human Rights Commission for another term despite ...

    Comment?

  17. NPAD struggles to select by-election can...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 7, 2014 | Korea Herald

    ... the by-elections to give the Saenuri Party an absolute majority. Lim Tae-hee, former senior aide to President Lee Myung-bak, will run as a Saenuri candidate in Suwon, Gyeonggi Province. In Suncheon, South Jeolla Province, President Park Geun-hye's ...

    Comment?

  18. [Chun Sung-woo] Reform requires balancing actRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 2, 2014 | Korea Herald

    ... which may weaken or disable safety systems, such as the seven-day notice clause added in 2006. In 2009, the Lee Myung-bak government extended the age limit of a ferry to a maximum 30 years on the condition that the ship passes the vessel check ...

    Comment?

  19. Assembly panel criticizes Japan over Kon...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 30, 2014 | Korea Herald

    ... according to one opposition lawmaker. "The fundamental reasons behind (bad relations) with Japan are President Lee Myung-bak's visit to the Dokdo Islets in 2012 and his remarks about the Japanese emperor," Rep. Lee Hae-chan of the main opposition ...

    Comment?

  20. Seoul Seeks Permanent Dialogue Channel with N.KoreaRead the original story

    Jan 5, 2010 | Chosun Ilbo

    President Lee Myung-bak in his New Year address Monday called for a standing dialogue channel with North Korea, which could mean the establishment of permanent high-level liaison offices in the two Korean capitals, according to a Cheong Wa Dae official.

    Comment?