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  1. UPDATE 1-S.Korea, Japan to let $10-bln currency swap pact expireRead the original story

    Feb 16, 2015 | Reuters

    ... and its size, which peaked at $70 billion in 2011, decreased from 2012, when then-South Korean president Lee Myung-bak visited disputed islets, known as Dokdo in Korean and Takeshima in Japanese. Tension persists between the two countries, and South ...

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  2. S. Korea, Japan to end currency swap deal amid sour tiesRead the original story

    Feb 16, 2015 | Xinhuanet

    ... in October 2012. Since then, the scale of the deal continued to decline after former South Korean President Lee Myung-bak visited the Dokdo islets in August 2012, which are claimed by both countries. Since her inauguration in February 2013, ...

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  3. Japan trying to end SK currency swap pact: reportsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 14, 2015 | The China Post

    ... rule over the Korean peninsula. The bilateral ties plunged again in 2012 after then-South Korean President Lee Myung-bak traveled to disputed islands in the Sea of Japan (East Sea). "A clash of the egos between Japan and South Korea resulted in the ...

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  4. Japan moving to end S.Korea currency swap pactRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 14, 2015 | The Peninsula

    ... rule over the Korean peninsula. The bilateral ties plunged again in 2012 after then-South Korean President Lee Myung-bak travelled to disputed islands in the Sea of Japan (East Sea). "A clash of the egos between Japan and South Korea resulted in the ...

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  5. Japan moving to end South Korea currency swap pactRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 14, 2015 | West Australian

    ... rule over the Korean peninsula. The bilateral ties plunged again in 2012 after then-South Korean President Lee Myung-bak travelled to disputed islands in the Sea of Japan (East Sea). "A clash of the egos between Japan and South Korea resulted in the ...

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  6. Fairies, fishy aromas mark North Korea's latest rallying criesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2015 | Stars and Stripes

    ... Jong-il, at the cost of $500 million in aid, it was later learned. In January, former South Korean President Lee Myung-bak told Reuters that he refused talks with North Korea after Pyongyang asked for 500,000 tons of food and $10 billion in ...

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  7. How two small rocks stop Japan and South Korea from getting alongRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2015 | Stuff.co.nz

    A view of the the Liancourt Rock's East Islet, taken from atop the West Islet. The rocks are known as Dokdo or Tokto in Korean and Takeshima in Japan.

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  8. [Newsmaker] Assembly begins 'resource diplomacy' probeRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2015 | Korea Herald

    Lawmakers from the ruling and main opposition parties began hearing from state-run energy companies Thursday, as part of their probe into former President Lee Myung-bak's "resource diplomacy" initiative. The project spearheaded by Lee, President Park Geun-hye's predecessor, aimed to reduce South Korea's dependence on Middle Eastern oil by investing state money in foreign energy projects.

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  9. How Two Small Rocks Stop Japan and South Korea Getting AlongRead the original story

    Feb 11, 2015 | Bloomberg

    Kazuhisa Matsuda, mayor of Okinoshima town, sits in his office in front of a poster reading "Come home Takeshima, island and seas." Matsuda wants the national government to take a bolder stance.

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  10. Moon urges Park to apologize over ex-NIS chief's election interventionRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 11, 2015 | English Dong-A

    ... confirmed that the NIS strategically intervened in the presidential election. Although it happened under the Lee Myung-bak administration, President Park should rightly apologize for this,' Moon said in the party's senior members' meeting on ...

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  11. Moon intensifies attack on Park over NIS election meddlingRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 11, 2015 | Korea Herald

    ... at the party's supreme council meeting. "President Park should offer an apology, though it happened during the Lee Myung-bak administration," he said. Lee is Park's predecessor. Rep. Moon Jae-in, chairman of the main opposition New Politics Alliance ...

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  12. S.Korea raps DPRK's denunciation of prime minister nomineeRead the original story

    Feb 10, 2015 | Xinhuanet

    ... is South Korea's internal affair. Touching on the DPRK's verbal attack against former South Korean president Lee Myung-bak, Lim said that such criticism against a former head of state would never be desirable for inter- Korean relations, calling on ...

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  13. S. Korea raps N. Korea over condemnation of PM nomineeRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 10, 2015 | Korea Herald

    ... military service by his son. The South's ministry also urged the North to stop criticizing former President Lee Myung-bak by his name. Lee has come under renewed attack from the North since publicizing a memoir on his 2008-2013 presidency early this ...

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  14. Moon urges Park to apologize over ex-spy...Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 10, 2015 | Korea Herald

    ... Alliance for Democracy. "President Park should offer an apology on the issue, though it occurred during the Lee Myung-bak administration," Moon said, referring to Park's predecessor. It was not immediately clear whether Park will make any comment on ...

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  15. Saenuri Party replaces photo in PR material at last minuteRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 10, 2015 | English Dong-A

    ... diary carrying contact numbers of the party leadership did not carry a photo of the then incumbent President Lee Myung-bak, which caused controversy. Officially, the party made an excuse by calling it a 'mistake made by working-level staff,' but the ...

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  16. SEOUL: Korea's ex-spy chief jailed for election meddlingRead the original story

    Feb 10, 2015 | Asia News Network

    ... is a landmark ruling that proves that constitutionalism is still alive." Won, a confidant of former President Lee Myung-bak, headed the NIS for about four years until early 2013. The ex-spy chief served one year and two months in prison until last ...

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  17. Ex-S. Korean spy chief sent to prison over election scandalRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2015 | Sentinel & Enterprise

    ... campaigning affected the election. Moon's party issued a statement Monday urging former conservative President Lee Myung-bak to apologize and for Park to prevent government agencies from meddling in politics in the future. Park has not been accused ...

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  18. Ex-spy chief jailed for election meddlingRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2015 | Korea Herald

    ... is a landmark ruling that proves that constitutionalism is still alive." Won, a confidant of former President Lee Myung-bak, headed the NIS for about four years until early 2013. The ex-spy chief served one year and two months in prison until last ...

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  19. [Editorial] Rice, milk surplusRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 8, 2015 | Korea Herald

    When South Korea agreed to open its rice market in 1994 under the Uruguay Round multilateral trade talks, then-President Kim Young-sam had to apologize to the people for revoking his campaign promise that, if elected, he would stake his presidency on protecting the local rice market from imports. In 2008, Lee Myung-bak, still fresh from his victory in the presidential election the previous year, faced fierce protests from farmers and liberals against the government's decision to import beef from the U.S. The consequent political and social upheaval ruined his first year in office.

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  20. Civic groups urge strict probe into ex-Shinhan bank chiefRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 8, 2015 | Korea Herald

    ... who headed the banking group from 2001 to 2010, provided 300 million won ($273,000) to then President Lee Myung-bak's brother through a middleman in 2008. They believe Ra did this to purge the then CEO of the banking group, Shin Sang-hoon, in a ...

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