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  1. Ruling-party lawmaker acquitted of graft in retrialRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 20, 2014 | Korea Herald

    ... Chung to retain his parliamentary seat for the time being. Chung, who was a close aide to former President Lee Myung-bak, was charged with violating the Public Official Election Act. Under the act, a confirmed prison term or a fine of more than 1 ...

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  2. Assembly budget war intensifiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 20, 2014 | Korea Herald

    ... welfare pledges. NPAD lawmakers have been also demanding parliamentary investigations into former President Lee Myung-bak for allegedly leading reckless public spending sprees that have left public coffers empty. The governing party, however, has ...

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  3. Lee to release memoir next yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 20, 2014 | Korea Herald

    Former President Lee Myung-bak plans to release a memoir on his presidency early next year, his aides said Thursday. The memoir will come to 900 pages, the aides said.

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  4. S Korea struggles to meet climate pledgesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 19, 2014 | Financial Times

    ... to green policies is fraying as it battles to meet ambitious promises on growth. Under Ms Park's predecessor Lee Myung-bak, South Korea 's government built a reputation as one of the world's most energetic in combating global warming. "Green growth" ...

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  5. State sports lobby execs probed for embe...Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 19, 2014 | Korea Herald

    ... that the practice had been commonplace in the industry. Jung was a close confidante of former President Lee Myung-bak and served as the leader of conservative advocates the New Right Alliance. The National Police Agency is considering widening the ...

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  6. N.Korea Favors S.Korea-Russia Gas PipelineRead the original story

    Aug 12, 2011 | Chosun Ilbo

    ... to meet again to discuss the details, Russian officials told their South Korean counterparts. During President Lee Myung-bak's first visit to Russia in September 2008, South Korea and Russia signed a memorandum of understanding whereby Seoul will ...

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  7. Samsung owner family hits jackpot from Samsung SDS listingRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 11, 2014 | Korea Herald

    ... SDS, saying it caused financial damage to group subsidiaries. He was later pardoned by former president Lee Myung-bak in 2009. Although the cash coming from the two IPOs -- SDS and Cheil -- is expected to help cover the inheritance taxes, experts ...

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  8. Park under pressure to talk to AbeRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 11, 2014 | Financial Times

    ... Park Geun-hye and Shinzo Abe. Both sides don't want to lose Kim Tae-hyo, a former adviser to then-president Lee Myung-bak, says warmer Sino-Japanese ties could spark feelings of "isolation" in Seoul. But he warned that the chance of a meeting ...

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  9. Korea-China-Japan talks could take place after ministers` meetingRead the original story

    Nov 11, 2014 | English Dong-A

    ... an opinion that constituted regression even from the so-called 'Sasae plan' that Tokyo had proposed during the Lee Myung-bak administration, and resisted pressure, saying, 'We no longer have a solution to the comfort woman issue.' Noh Gwang-il, ...

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  10. SEOUL: Veteran singer's criticism of South Korean president goes viralRead the original story

    Nov 10, 2014 | Asia News Network

    ... Lee also gave his opinion on the control of local broadcasters and the public outcry against former presidents Lee Myung-bak and Chun Doo-hwan. The post apparently came from Lee's grief over the death of his friend and rocker Shin Hae-cheol. "I am ...

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  11. Veteran singer's criticism of President...Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2014 | Korea Herald

    ... Lee also gave his opinion on the control of local broadcasters and the public outcry against former presidents Lee Myung-bak and Chun Doo-hwan. The post apparently came from Lee's grief over the death of his friend and rocker Shin Hae-cheol. "I am ...

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  12. Seoul education chief urges child care p...Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2014 | Korea Herald

    ... has been determined so by the people," Cho said. The free child care program was initiated by former President Lee Myung-bak's administration. Providing and expanding government support for the program was a major part of President Park Geun-hye's ...

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  13. NPAD repeats call for probe of Lee admin...Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 9, 2014 | Korea Herald

    Opposition lawmakers on Sunday intensified their demand for parliamentary investigations into past government projects accused of unnecessarily depleting public coffers. Lawmakers from the main opposition New Politics Alliance for Democracy have been demanding probes into alleged corruption in the defense industry, the four-river restoration project and former President Lee Myung-bak's "resource diplomacy."

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  14. [Reporter's Column] Dokdo decision ruined by buck-passingRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2014 | Korea Herald

    ... Tribunal for the Law of the Sea. The two countries' relations, which plunged following former President Lee Myung-bak's controversial visit to Dokdo in August 2012, would indeed hit another low. As tourists continue to swarm, concerns are also ...

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  15. Opposition leader vows to uncover truth behind alleged corruption in gov't projectsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 5, 2014 | Korea Herald

    The main opposition party's interim leader vowed Thursday to uncover the truth behind corruption allegations involving environmental and defense-related projects carried out under the administrations of former President Lee Myung-bak and incumbent President Park Geun-hye. Moon Hee-sang, the interim chief of the New Politics Alliance for Democracy, called for a parliamentary investigation into the allegations, saying corrupt practices should be rooted out by demanding accountability from those involved in the scandals.

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  16. Most S. Koreans doubt success of ex-president's river project: pollRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 4, 2014 | Korea Herald

    The vast majority of South Koreans believe that the project to refurbish the nation's four major rivers under former President Lee Myung-bak has caused more problems than it has solved, a poll showed Wednesday. The survey on 1,000 South Koreans nationwide showed that more than 75 percent thought the project has failed to prevent floods and supply water at times of drought.

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  17. Parties deny claims of vote tradingRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 3, 2014 | Korea Herald

    Political parties denied Monday agreeing to a vote-trading scheme over two contentious draft bills, likely foreshadowing a war of words over related legislation. Senior lawmakers were rumored to have discussed on Friday an interparty vote-exchange over revisions to the Public Officials Pension Act and a bill authorizing a parliamentary probe into allegations that the Lee Myung-bak administration had recklessly increased the national debt.

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  18. Ban Ki-moon may vie for S Korea presidencyRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 3, 2014 | NEWS.com.au

    ... a highly progressive leader who was in office from 2003 to 2008. Both the presidents who succeeded Roh (Lee Myung-bak and current president Park) are conservative politicians of the Saenuri Party which has enjoyed support in a society increasingly ...

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  19. SEOUL: Korean politicians agree on Sewol bill and Coast Guard reformsRead the original story

    Oct 31, 2014 | Asia News Network

    ... issues. Opposition lawmakers proposed setting up a parliamentary investigation into former President Lee Myung-bak. Lee is alleged to have unnecessarily increased the national debt under his "resource diplomacy" policy and the four river restoration ...

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  20. Parties agree on Sewol bill, Coast Guard reformsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 31, 2014 | Korea Herald

    ... issues. Opposition lawmakers proposed setting up a parliamentary investigation into former President Lee Myung-bak. Lee is alleged to have unnecessarily increased the national debt under his "resource diplomacy" policy and the four river restoration ...

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