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  1. U.S. considers Seoul `winner of Korea-U.S. FTA'Read the original story

    Mar 17, 2014 | English Dong-A

    ... this time. The KOR-US FTA, which the late former President Roh Moo-hyun initiated in 2008 and former President Lee Myung-bak concluded in 2011, was aimed at increasing national interests through free trade, and two-year track-records have ...

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  2. Former Prime Minister Announces Bid for Seoul MayorRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 16, 2014 | Chosun Ilbo

    ... Seoul's next mayor by announcing on Sunday that he is running for the post. Kim served under former President Lee Myung-bak. If he wants to make it on the final ballot under the ruling Saenuri Party banner, he will first have to beat out a ...

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  3. Ex-P.M. declares Seoul candidacyRead the original story

    Mar 16, 2014 | Korea Herald

    ... eople, not a city where people get killed," Kim said. Kim, who served as prime minister under former President Lee Myung-bak, will be competing against two others seeking Saenuri's nomination as the Seoul mayor candidate. (Yonhap)

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  4. Former P.M. Kim joins Seoul mayoral raceRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 14, 2014 | Korea Herald

    ... set to take on major roles in his campaign. In addition, he is reported to have the support of the pro-Lee Myung-bak faction. Pro-Lee figures linked to Kim's campaign include Park Sun-kyoo, who served as a Cheong Wa Dae spokesman in the Lee ...

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  5. Meister Of Korean School Reform: A Conversation With Lee Ju-HoRead the original story

    Mar 14, 2014 | Forbes.com

    ... and transparency. In our conversation, Lee spoke proudly of six accomplishments from his time in President Lee Myung-Bak's administration in moving education reform forward. Under his leadership, Korea began digitalizing its textbooks. Although ...

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  6. [Newsmaker] President's metaphors gild the lilyRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 13, 2014 | Korea Herald

    ... was the current administration's four-river restoration project. The four-river restoration project was the Lee Myung-bak administration's core project, which has since come under fire from both conservatives and progressives. By Choi He-suk ...

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  7. BOK chief downplays risks of household debtRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 13, 2014 | Korea Herald

    ... Kim's four-year term expires later this month. He has been regarded as a close confidante to former President Lee Myung-bak, sparking rumors that he had overstayed his welcome. Meanwhile, the rate-setting committee said in a statement that "In ...

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  8. On The Horizon - Renewable Energy in Asia: KoreaRead the original story

    Mar 12, 2014 | JD Supra

    On 15 August 2008, President Lee Myung-Bak declared "Low-Carbon, Green Growth" as the new 60-year national vision for Korea, announcing that implementing green growth would be a top priority national policy.

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  9. Old school ties - * boon or bane?Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 12, 2014 | Korea Herald

    ... consider church as a place to make new connections, a strategy that seems to have paid off for some during the Lee Myung-bak administration. Among the diverse connections, those formed by attending the same school, a relationship called hakyeon, ...

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  10. Peninsula Symphony to Present BRAHMS' FOURTH with Irving M....Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 6, 2014 | BroadwayWorld.com

    Orchestra and Music Director Mitchell Sardou Klein close their successful 2013-2014 season May 16 and 17 by continuing one of the Orchestra's cherished hallmarks: presenting an extremely gifted young soloist and winner of the Irving M. Klein International String Competition.

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  11. Korea to beef up anticorruption measuresRead the original story

    Mar 5, 2014 | Korea Herald

    ... 46th in the world. Lee, however, said the low CPI was because of the corruption scandals during the previous Lee Myung-bak administration and the pardons of political criminals. "Because the index was made public in late 2013, people think the new ...

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  12. Five-term ruling party lawmaker to run for Gyeonggi governorRead the original story

    Mar 4, 2014 | Korea Herald

    ... world governing body FIFA, and former Prime Minister Kim Hwang-sik, who served under former President Lee Myung-bak. Current Seoul Mayor Park Won-soon of the main opposition DP is running for a second term. On Tuesday, the home affairs minister, Yoo ...

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  13. South Korea's wildly plausible growth planRead the original story

    Mar 4, 2014 | Korea Herald

    ... income of $40,000. You'd think Park would've steered very clear of any catchprase that reminded the world of Lee Myung-bak's "747 plan" flameout. Lee's platform of 7 percent growth, $40,000 of income and South Korea becoming the world's ...

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  14. Obama's "Deep Concern" Over Ukraine Sounds . . . FamiliarRead the original story

    Mar 3, 2014 | Patterico

    ... of Tehran for a second day Tuesday, President Barack Obama used a press conference with South Korean President Lee Myung-bak to again express his "deep concerns about the elections." "I have said before that I have deep concerns about the elections, ...

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  15. Former deputy chief named to head BOKRead the original story

    Mar 3, 2014 | Korea Herald

    ... four-year term expires at the end of March. Kim has been regarded as a close confidant of former President Lee Myung-bak. Nominee Lee is "more versed than anybody else in BOK business" and has a good sense of judgment as well as knowledge and acumen ...

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  16. Court upholds life sentence for high-pro...Read the original story

    Feb 26, 2014 | Korea Herald

    ... from prison on parole. The high-profile case sent shock waves across the country, prompting then-President Lee Myung-bak to offer a public apology, and raise alarm bells over other women and children who were victims of sexual assaults. As part of ...

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  17. [Editorial] Preparing for unificationRead the original story

    Feb 26, 2014 | Korea Herald

    ... unified Korea. There is no disputing the need for South Korea to prepare for unification. As former President Lee Myung-bak said, unification can come totally unexpectedly "like a thief in the night." That is exactly the way Germany was reunified. ...

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  18. New president of major broadcaster MBC sworn inRead the original story

    Feb 24, 2014 | Korea Herald

    ... as vice president under former president Kim Jae-chul whose alleged political bias in favor of then-President Lee Myung-bak sparked a six-month-long strike by unionized MBC employees in 2012. Ahn will serve his three-year term as MBC president until ...

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  19. Korea's Creative Approach to Economic CompetitivenessRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2014 | CFR.org

    ... commentary has focused on the feasibility of the "474" slogan- drawing some parallels with former President Lee Myung-bak's overly ambitious "747" growth plan, more significant is the underlying objective of fostering the innovation that will ...

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  20. Seoul protests Tokyo's honouring of 'incorporation' of disputed isletsRead the original story

    Feb 23, 2014 | South China Morning Post

    ... peninsula. Tensions were further strained in 2012 following a surprise visit by then South Korean president Lee Myung-bak to the island chain. Tokyo is embroiled in separate territorial spats with China and Russia. Japan's premier has yet to hold a ...

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