Lee Myung-bak Newswire (Page 7)

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  1. 80% of Koreans Think Favorably of AmericaRead the original story

    Jun 22, 2010 | Chosun Ilbo

    ... percent approval in Korea in 2003 and 58 percent in 2007, but it jumped to 70 percent in 2008 after President Lee Myung-bak's conservative government was inaugurated. But only some 706 Korean adults were interviewed, making for a very high margin of ...

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  2. Dongkuk Steel under probe for embezzleme...Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 29, 2015 | Korea Herald

    ... and paying off personal debts using company funds. The chairman later received a special pardon from President Lee Myung-bak. In 2011, Chang underwent a special 8-month tax investigation by the National Tax Service, which ended with the chairman ...

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  3. Late Singaporean PM Lee Kuan Yew's special relationship with KoreaRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 29, 2015 | Arirang TV

    ... President Park Chung-hee's rural development policies. And the admiration was not one-sided. Former President Lee Myung-bak said he was inspired by Lee Kuan Yew's business philosophy, even before his Cheong Wa Dae years. But Korean leaders did not ...

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  4. Ex-presidential secretary probedRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 27, 2015 | Korea Herald

    Prosecutors have launched an investigation into former Chung-Ang University president Park Bum-hoon over allegations that the official granted special privileges to the university while he worked as a senior secretary to former President Lee Myung-bak. On Friday, the Seoul Central District Prosecutors' Office raided Park's home, Chung-Ang University's administrative and foundation offices and the Ministry of Education after reportedly receiving intelligence documents about the official's suspected wrongdoings.

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  5. [Editorial] Special inspectorRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 26, 2015 | Korea Herald

    ... years before retirement. He also served as an assistant to the independent counsel who probed former President Lee Myung-bak's questionable real estate deal for his retirement home. We have witnessed many cases in which the president's relatives and ...

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  6. SEOUL: Lee Myung-bak aide probed for alleged abuse of power, briberyRead the original story

    Mar 25, 2015 | Asia News Network

    Prosecutors are investigating a senior secretary to former South Korean President Lee Myung-bak over allegations that the official exerted excessive influence on government offices, according to local reports Wednesday. The Seoul Central District Prosecutors' Office is reportedly reviewing intelligence documents to decide whether to launch a full investigation into Lee's aide.

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  7. Independent inspector should end the vicious cycleRead the original story

    Mar 25, 2015 | English Dong-A

    ... recently, prosecutors started an investigation into a former senior presidential secretary under the former Lee Myung-bak administration for corruption allegations. The appointment of an independent inspector should end the vicious cycle of the ...

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  8. Lee Myung-bak aide probed for alleged ab...Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 25, 2015 | Korea Herald

    Prosecutors are investigating a senior secretary to former President Lee Myung-bak over allegations that the official exerted excessive influence on government offices, according to local reports Wednesday. The Seoul Central District Prosecutors' Office is reportedly reviewing intelligence documents to decide whether to launch a full investigation into Lee's aide.

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  9. [Editorial] Resource diplomacy probeRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 25, 2015 | Korea Herald

    The parliamentary probe into resource diplomacy hit a stumbling block with the ruling Saenuri Party and the main opposition New Politics Alliance for Democracy unable to agree on the witnesses to be called for the parliamentary hearings scheduled to take place on March 31 and April 1, 3 and 6. The special investigation committee was launched on Dec. 31 to probe the Lee Myung-bak administration's resource diplomacy. The effort undertaken during the Lee administration to reduce dependence on Middle Eastern oil by diversifying energy sources is estimated to have cost some 35 trillion won to 46 trillion won in investment in overseas projects, none of which have yet yielded successful outcomes.

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  10. Former senior presidential official under probe: reportRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 24, 2015 | Korea Herald

    A senior secretary to former President Lee Myung-bak is under investigation for allegedly exerting undue pressure on government agencies during the Lee administration, a media report said Wednesday. The former official, whose identity has been withheld, is suspected of having coerced ministries, including the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism, into favoring certain people and organizations when planning government projects and policies, a local newspaper reported, citing an official at the Seoul Central District Prosecutors' Office.

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  11. Two more ministries to relocate to SejongRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 24, 2015 | Korea Herald

    ... of Seoul by moving the country's capital to the central provinces of Chungcheong. Former President Lee Myung-bak had opposed the plan and tried to scale down the original project in 2010. It was considered one of President Park's notable political ...

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  12. Conspiracy theory abounds over the news timing on Lee-Suzy coupleRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 24, 2015 | Korea Herald

    ... poured out, other headlines got less attention. Among such stories included news concerning former President Lee Myung-bak. On Monday, The Herald Business, a sister paper of The Korea Herald, raised concerns that the Korea Resources Corp. may have ...

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  13. DPRK calls for lifting of May 24 sanctionsRead the original story

    Mar 23, 2015 | Xinhuanet

    The Democratic People's Republic of Korea on Tuesday reiterated its call for South Korea to lift the May 24 sanctions imposed by the Lee Myung-bak administration after the sinking of South Korea's Cheonan warship in March 2010. "The warship sinking case and the 'May 24 step' taken by them in its wake were a vivid manifestation of the anti-reunification acts as they were deliberately cooked up to nullify the historic June 15 joint declaration and the October 4 declaration," the official KCNA news agency said.

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  14. N. Korea says no apology for 2010 warship sinkingRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 23, 2015 | Korea Herald

    ... that left 46 sailors dead. After its own investigation, assisted by international experts, the South's then Lee Myung-bak administration announced the communist nation was responsible for the torpedo attack against the Cheonan ship just south of ...

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  15. 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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  16. 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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  17. 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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  18. 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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  19. 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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  20. 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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