Lee Myung-bak Newswire (Page 7)

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  1. Mr Lee Kuan Yew was a friend of South Koreans: President ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 23, 2015 | Channelnewsasia.com

    ... country. He visited South Korea six times and was a man who had a special bond with us." Former President Lee Myung-bak - who was in office just before President Park - also issued a statement saying it was extremely regrettable that Singapore had ...

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  2. Ruling party divided over N.K. sanctionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 23, 2015 | Korea Herald

    ... to ease tensions and improve ties between the Koreas, but the conservative administrations of then President Lee Myung-bak and incumbent President Park Geun-hye have insisted the North first apologize and punish those responsible for the sinking. ...

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  3. Probe called for corruption allegations in overseas resource developmentRead the original story

    Mar 19, 2015 | English Dong-A

    ... projects comes into full swing, circumstantial information is revealed that influential figures in the Lee Myung-bak administration have been related to the corruption allegations behind the scene. Keang Nam Enterprises Ltd., which had been in the ...

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  4. Gloria Steinem To Cross The 38th Parallel In May - " Go Right Ahead, Lady | Matt VespaRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 19, 2015 | Townhall

    ... linking South Korea and Russia. Plans for the pipeline hatched during the administration of outgoing President Lee Myung-bak have been shelved indefinitely because North Korea has not cooperated. The ministry also said the elimination of the North ...

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  5. Lotte Shopping faces slush fund probeRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 19, 2015 | Korea Herald

    ... how some Lotte Shopping affiliates took out some 1 billion won in cash between 2011 and 2012 during the former Lee Myung-bak administration. The retail giant's parent Lotte Group has been regarded as one of the few core beneficiaries of the Lee ...

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  6. POSCO probe poses problems and opportunities for conglomerate with checkered historyRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 18, 2015 | Korea Herald

    ... pander to the government's push for the so-called energy diplomacy, a key policy agenda of the then-President Lee Myung-bak to secure natural resources from around the world. "Those M&As seem to be in line with the stepped-up government-led energy ...

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  7. Kurdistan authority considers suit against Korean bribery allegationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 18, 2015 | Korea Herald

    ... course of the investigation into shoddy energy deals pushed under the "energy diplomacy" of former President Lee Myung-bak. She is a member of the special committee for the investigation, which was established in January under the National Assembly. ...

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  8. Builder raided over 'energy diplomacy' irregularitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 17, 2015 | Korea Herald

    ... nickel operation in Madagascar owned by Keangnam Enterprises. The purchase was the idea of then President Lee Myung-bak, whose signature projects included energy diplomacy. Critics say the ex-president squandered billions of dollars on various ...

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  9. 3 Posco E&C suppliers raidedRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 17, 2015 | Korea Herald

    ... widespread speculation that the business group enjoyed close relations with the government of former President Lee Myung-bak, namely the members of a "Yeongpo (Yeongil & Pohang) Line," a private group of Lee's closest allies. The prosecution is ...

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  10. Prosecutors summon Posco E&C executives over alleged slush fundsRead the original story

    Mar 16, 2015 | English Dong-A

    ... in domestic operations while in office and whether the secret funds were sent to heavyweights at the Lee Myung-bak administration. When Chung Joon-yang became chairman of POSCO Group in 2009, former National Assembly deputy speaker Lee Sang-deuk and ...

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  11. Current, ex-POSCO execs face summonses over alleged slush fundRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 15, 2015 | Korea Herald

    ... an anti-graft drive against government officials and businessmen, especially those who worked for the previous Lee Myung-bak administration. (Yonhap)

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  12. Top diplomats set to meet to discuss China, South Korea, Japan summitRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 11, 2015 | Channelnewsasia.com

    The foreign ministers of South Korea, Japan and China are preparing to meet this month for their first talks in nearly three years in a bid to resolve tensions over Japan's wartime past and discuss a trilateral summit. Then senior leaders of South Korea, China and Japan -- Lee Myung-bak , Wen Jiabao and Yoshihiko Noda -- pose in front of their national flags at the last three-way summit between the countries in May 2012 SEOUL: The foreign ministers of South Korea, Japan and China are preparing to meet this month for their first talks in nearly three years in a bid to resolve tensions over Japan's wartime past and discuss a trilateral summit.

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  13. Politicians, industry lock horns in mini...Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2015 | Korea Herald

    ... Ministry, the Roh Moo-hyun administration raised the minimum wage by 13.1 percent between 2005 and 2006, the Lee Myung-bak administration by 2.75 percent between 2010 and 2011 and the Park Geun-hye administration by 7.2 percent between 2013 and ...

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  14. Japan's Growing Quarrel with South Korea: Is China the Main Beneficiary?Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 5, 2015 | Cato Institute

    ... to reinforce their nation's claim. That approach culminated in 2012 when then-South Korean President Lee Myung-bak became the first South Korean leader to make an official visit to the islands - an episode that infuriated Tokyo. Matters have ...

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  15. Park names special inspectorRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 6, 2015 | Korea Herald

    ... service as a prosecutor as well as his experience as a deputy special counsel who probed into former President Lee Myung-bak's family over his retirement home in Naegok-dong, southern Seoul. They were accused of violating real estate laws and ...

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  16. U.S. says 'comfort women' issue was behind Lee's 2012 isle visitRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 4, 2015 | The Japan Times

    The U.S. government believed the "comfort women" issue was behind South Korean President Lee Myung-bak's August 2012 visit to islets at the heart of a territorial dispute between Japan and South Korea, a U.S. document revealed on Tuesday. The visit by Lee to the islets, called Takeshima in Japan, Dokdo in South Korea and Liancourt Rocks by others, was initially viewed by some as an attempt to shore up his domestic popularity ahead of the February 2013 end of his tenure.

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  17. [Kim Myong-sik] Retired president may start worthy second careerRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 4, 2015 | Korea Herald

    Last week, former President Lee Myung-bak's memoir, "The President's Time," was No. 10 on Kyobo Bookstore's overall bestseller list and No.

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  18. Korea Inks Nuclear Power Plant Deal with Saudi ArabiaRead the original story

    Mar 3, 2015 | Chosun Ilbo

    ... export. The MOU marks the second export contract for SMART reactors. The first was signed by former President Lee Myung-bak with the United Arab Emirates in 2009. A Cheong Wa Dae official said, "Saudi Arabia plans to build 12 to 18 nuclear power ...

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  19. TOKYO: How long will South Korea continue its one-sided stance against Japan?Read the original story

    Mar 3, 2015 | Asia News Network

    South Korean President Park Geun-hye continues to press ahead with her one-sided stance of seeking concessions from Japan over historical issues. It is regrettable that no path leading to an improvement in bilateral relations between Japan and South Korea appears in sight.

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  20. Is using a fake address the norm for high-ranking officials?Read the original story

    Mar 3, 2015 | English Dong-A

    ... to use a fake address for one's child's education? The criteria must have been made from former President Lee Myung-bak. President Lee apologized for using fake addresses five times for his three children's education when he was running for ...

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