Lee Myung-bak Newswire (Page 7)

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  1. S. Korea deeply regrets Abe's offering, politicians' visit to notorious Tokyo shrineRead the original story

    Aug 15, 2016 | Xinhuanet

    ... claiming its sovereignty over the islets for the 12th straight year since 2005. Former South Korean President Lee Myung-bak unexpectedly visited the Dokdo islets in 2012, freezing diplomatic relations with Japan to the worst level. Following the ...

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  2. Park stresses future with Japan but lawmakers focus on past with Takeshima visitRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 14, 2016 | The Japan Times

    ... with South Korean security personnel based on the islets. A surprise trip to the islets in 2012 by President Lee Myung-Bak triggered a spike in tensions with Japan, and Monday's visit was also sharply criticized by Tokyo. "We absolutely cannot ...

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  3. [Weekender] Korea braces for antigraft lawRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 12, 2016 | Korea Herald

    ... officials and lawyers. Some, including one that has long served top policymakers including former President Lee Myung-bak and U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, have slightly lowered prices for their dinner packages, while others introduced new ...

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  4. Urban 'sky garden' could revolutionize SeoulRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 8, 2016 | KMIZ

    ... population. Plans to revitalize the stream first emerged in the early 2003 under then-Seoul Mayor Lee Myung-bak. It initially attracted criticism, but since the finished project opened in 2005, it has become a popular destination for residents and ...

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  5. DSME all out to ease liquidity crunchRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 7, 2016 | Korea Herald

    ... question DSME CEO Jung Sung-leep soon. They are also looking into suspicion that the aides of former President Lee Myung-bak had been appointed as the company's advisors in the past upon the pressures from Kang Man-soo, the former head of Korea ...

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  6. Political circles in tug-of-war over tax hikes on richRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 7, 2016 | Korea Herald

    ... The party is suggesting a corporate tax hike back to 25 percent, which was reduced from 22 percent during the Lee Myung-bak administration as part of its conglomerate-friendly policies, arguing that this tax increase would further help the country ...

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  7. Michelle Obama's Stunning State Dinner Gown Gets A Big Thumbs Up From The PresidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 3, 2016 | Switched

    ... dinner for Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe. Wearing Doo-Ri Chung while waiting for South Korean President Lee Myung-bak and his wife Kim Yoon-ok in 2011. Wearing a red gown by Sarah Burton for Alexander McQueen at a 2011 state dinner for Chinese ...

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  8. Former KDB chief's home, office raided in DSME probeRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 2, 2016 | Korea Herald

    Kang Man-soo, former head of Korea Development Bank, has come under scrutiny in the expanding Daewoo Shipbuilding and Marine Engineering probe, with the prosecution raiding his home and office on Aug. 2. Kang, a former finance minister and former presidential advisor, is one of the closest aides of former President Lee Myung-bak. According to reports, the prosecution believes that Kang was involved in the wrongdoings of two former DSME CEOs -- Nam Sang-tae and Ko Jae-ho -- who have been indicted on a range of corruption charges.

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  9. Opposition seeks to punish defamation of democracy movementRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 21, 2016 | Korea Herald

    ... . Since 1997, the uprising's signature song had been sung at the event, but the government of former President Lee Myung-bak decided in 2009 to have a choir perform the song and allow those that wanted to sing along to do so. (Yonhap)

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  10. Park arrives in Mongolia for summit diplomacyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 14, 2016 | Korea Herald

    ... reporters. It is Park's first visit to Mongolia since she assumed office in February 2013. Her predecessor Lee Myung-bak visited the country in 2011. During the 11th ASEM summit, Park, along with dozens of world leaders, is expected to discuss an ...

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  11. Park to leave for Mongolia for ASEM summit, bilateral talksRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 13, 2016 | Korea Herald

    ... country. It will be her first visit to Mongolia since she assumed office in February 2013. Her predecessor Lee Myung-bak visited the country in 2011. Under the main theme, "20 years of ASEM: Partnership for the Future through Connectivity," the 11th ...

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  12. Education Ministry dismisses official over - dogs and pigs' remarksRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 12, 2016 | Korea Herald

    ... served as the secretary for the minister and an administrative officer at Cheong Wa Dae under former President Lee Myung-bak. He was promoted to the head of policy planning at the Education Ministry in March. By Ock Hyun-ju ...

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  13. [Newsmaker] Official apologizes for - dogs and pigs' remarksRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 11, 2016 | Korea Herald

    ... served as the secretary for the minister and an administrative officer at Cheong Wa Dae under former President Lee Myung-bak. He was promoted to the head of policy planning at the Education Ministry in March. By Ock Hyun-ju ( ...

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  14. Minister apologizes for officials' 'dogs and pigs' remarksRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 11, 2016 | Korea Herald

    ... served as the secretary for the minister and an administrative officer at Cheong Wa Dae under former President Lee Myung-bak. He was promoted to the head of the policy planning at the Education Ministry in March. By Ock Hyun-ju ( ...

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  15. Saenuri's leadership race heats upRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 10, 2016 | Korea Herald

    ... of the ruling conservative camp, according to Chung. Chung, who served as culture minister in the former Lee Myung-bak administration, is considered a representative member of the non-Park cluster, standing at odds with the pro-Park mainstreamers. ...

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  16. Park to attend ASEM summit in Mongolia n...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 3, 2016 | Korea Herald

    ... to the country. It is her first visit to Mongolia since she assumed office in February 2013. Her predecessor Lee Myung-bak visited the country in 2011. The president is set to hold summit talks with her Mongolia counterpart on a range of issues to ...

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  17. Korean gov't to restrict overseas proje...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 29, 2016 | Korea Herald

    "All their oversea assets will be subject to the government's assessment test every year and the government will decide the disposition of investments as a result," Vice Trade Minister Woo Tae-hee said in a briefing. The move comes as the energy firms have been making massive losses from overseas resource development projects which they won under the former Lee Myung-bak administration as Lee put his policy priority on the businesses amid higher oil prices.

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  18. Choo d'Arc and - PIMFY'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 28, 2016 | English Dong-A

    ... of opinions over construction of a new airport for the region, which was an election pledge made by both the Lee Myung-bak and Park Geun-hye administrations. Choo tried to explain her pledge by saying, "The plan on Saemangeum New Airport is not a ...

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  19. The U.S.-South Korea AllianceRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2011 | CFR.org

    ... say in its own defense. They also narrowed their differences on North Korea policy. In 2007, a conservative--Lee Myung-bak of the Grand National Party--won South Korea's presidency, and his party followed up with victories in the 2008 parliamentary ...

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  20. Strategic cohabitation between Kim Moo-sung and Choi Gyeong-hwanRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 26, 2016 | English Dong-A

    ... over leaving the party and independently running for the election, by forming anti-Park coalition with pro-Lee Myung-bak faction. Kim even considered the idea of forming a new party with Rep. Shim Dae-pyeong of the Liberty Forward Party. Kim, ...

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