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  1. Liberal heavyweight leaves NPAD to create new partyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 11, 2015 | Korea Herald

    ... ndidate in the 2007 presidential election. Chung's campaign, however, ended unsuccessfully to former President Lee Myung-bak by the widest margin since direct elections began in 1987. By Yoon Min-sik ( minsikyoon@heraldcorp.com )

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  2. BAI sues former KNOC headRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 2, 2015 | Korea Herald

    ... is expected to fuel the opposition political parties' call for a parliamentary probe into former President Lee Myung-bak over his so-called energy diplomacy policy. Opposition parties and civic groups have claimed that massive amounts of state funds ...

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  3. Complaint filed against ex-state oil firm chief over takeover dealRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 2, 2015 | Korea Herald

    ... is expected to fuel the opposition political parties' call for a parliamentary probe into former President Lee Myung-bak over his so-called energy diplomacy policy. Opposition parties and civic groups have claimed that massive amounts of state funds ...

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  4. Jailed tycoons hope for pardonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 1, 2015 | Korea Herald

    ... Jae-won, who were both convicted of embezzlement. Chey, who already received a pardon from former President Lee Myung-bak in 2008 for a separate conviction, is serving the 23rd month of a 48-month sentence. His brother Choi has served 19 months out ...

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  5. Christmas tree-shaped tower Aegibong with the light offRead the original story

    Dec 28, 2014 | English Dong-A

    ... and fire shots against it. That evening at the presidential mansion, a banquet presided over by then-President Lee Myung-bak was held. Immediately before the event, Lee and Defense Minister Kim Kwan-jin were discussing this issue. They called Prime ...

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  6. Government to address faults in four-river projectRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 28, 2014 | Korea Herald

    ... The controversial 22 trillion won ($20 billion) project - one of flagship initiatives of former President Lee Myung-bak - has been suspected by local environmental groups of causing environmental damage. This included last year's algal bloom, which ...

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  7. South Korea's public sector to hire 17,187 new employees in 2015: gov'tRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 25, 2014 | Korea Herald

    ... hiring high school graduates has been tallied at 134. This is backtracking from targets set by the previous Lee Myung-bak administration, which aimed to set a 20 percent quota that would be pushed up to 40 percent by 2016. Related to the lower ...

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  8. Rival parties clash over outcome of gov'...Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 24, 2014 | Korea Herald

    ... the use of pooled water for drought-hit areas. The 22 trillion won ($19 billion) project of former President Lee Myung-bak has long been at the center of controversy over allegations of shoddy construction, irreversible environmental damage and ...

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  9. Why did pro-Park faction veto the appointment of think tank head?Read the original story

    Dec 23, 2014 | English Dong-A

    ... of a lot of concerns.' Seo also expressed dissatisfaction over the nomination of the members of the pro-Lee Myung-bak faction who are close to Kim, such as former lawmaker Kwon Oh-eul for the chairman of the party's human resource recruitment ...

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  10. Panel reveals faults in four-river proje...Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 23, 2014 | Korea Herald

    A government investigative commission said Tuesday it found leaks and cracks in six of the 16 dams built on the country's four major rivers as part of former President Lee Myung-bak's signature project to refurbish the rivers. The investigative panel, under the Prime Minister's Office, said the defects were side effects of flawed construction work.

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  11. Parliamentary probe into overseas resources projects to last 100 daysRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 23, 2014 | Korea Herald

    Rival parties agreed Tuesday to conduct a 100-day parliamentary investigation into alleged irregularities in overseas resources development projects carried out under the administration of former President Lee Myung-bak. Earlier this month, the ruling Saenuri Party and the No.

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  12. Conservative Abe's secrecy law doesn't hold a candle to Seoul's press suppressionRead the original story

    Dec 22, 2014 | The Japan Times

    ... In these no-holds-barred podcasts, the hosts mercilessly lampooned the conservative regime of then-President Lee Myung-bak. But it is also fair to say that if one part of the public was eating it up, then the targets of the satire - the ...

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  13. Almanac for Friday, Dec. 19, 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 19, 2014 | UPI

    Those born on this date are under the sign of Sagittarius. They include women's suffrage leader Mary Livermore in 1820; novelist Eleanor Porter in 1868; baseball Hall of Fame member Ford Frick in 1894; British actor Ralph Richardson in 1902; Soviet President Leonid Brezhnev in 1906; French dramatist Jean Genet, a pioneer in the theater of the absurd, in 1910; French singer Edith Piaf in 1915; country singer Little Jimmy Dickens in 1920 ; actor Cicely Tyson in 1933 ; baseball Hall of Fame member Al Kaline in 1934 ; folk singer Phil Ochs in 1940; former South Korean President Lee Myung-bak in 1941 ; British rock musician Alvin Lee in 1944; bluegrass musician John McEuen in 1945 ; actors Tim Reid in 1944 , Robert Urich in 1946, Jennifer Beals in 1963 , Robert MacNaughton in 1966 , Alyssa Milano in 1972 and Jake Gyllenhaal in 1980 .

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  14. Parliament set to kick off special sessionRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 13, 2014 | Korea Herald

    ... surrounding overseas resource development projects carried out under the administration of former President Lee Myung-bak. The parties will form a fact-finding committee within the year to look into allegations the Lee administration, which was in ...

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  15. SEOUL: Former S.Korean president Lee Myung-bak's resource diplomacy faces scrutinyRead the original story

    Dec 12, 2014 | Asia News Network

    South Korea's legislature will begin probes into former President Lee Myung-bak's "resource diplomacy" initiative sometime early next year after the country's two main parties on Wednesday agreed to set up an investigative committee. But the probes are expected to be highly politicised, with the main opposition party saying the ex-president must be held accountable for allegedly wasting billions of won, and Lee supporters saying the investigation is a witch hunt based on a political deal between the main parties.

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  16. Schedule spat threatens Assembly dealRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 12, 2014 | Korea Herald

    ... opposition New Politics Alliance for Democracy agreed Wednesday to create three panels. One will probe the Lee Myung-bak administration's investments in energy projects abroad and two will continue talks on reforms to civil servants' pensions. But ...

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  17. SEOUL: Former S.Korean president Lee Myung-bak s resource diplomacy faces scrutinyRead the original story

    Dec 11, 2014 | Asia News Network

    South KoreaA a a s legislature will begin probes into former President Lee Myung-bakA a a s A a A"resource diplomacyA a A initiative sometime early next year after the countryA a a s two main parties on Wednesday agreed to set up an investigative committee. But the probes are expected to be highly politicised, with the main opposition party saying the ex-president must be held accountable for allegedly wasting billions of won, and Lee supporters saying the investigation is a witch hunt based on a political deal between the main parties.

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  18. [Newsmaker] Lee's resource diplomacy faces Assembly scrutinyRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 11, 2014 | Korea Herald

    South Korea's legislature will begin probes into former President Lee Myung-bak's "resource diplomacy" initiative sometime early next year after the country's two main parties on Wednesday agreed to set up an investigative committee. But the probes are expected to be highly politicized, with the main opposition party saying the ex-president must be held accountable for allegedly wasting billions of won, and Lee supporters saying the investigation is a witch hunt based on a political deal between the main parties.

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  19. Ruling party chief mulls meeting with ex-President LeeRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 10, 2014 | Korea Herald

    The chief of the ruling Saenuri Party could pay a visit to former President Lee Myung-bak early next year, a party official said Thursday, following a bipartisan agreement to investigate alleged irregularities in the former administration's overseas resource development projects. The visit could come as early as New Year's Day as Saenuri Chairman Kim Moo-sung plans to offer his New Year's greetings to the former president affiliated with the ruling party, the official told Yonhap News Agency by phone.

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  20. SEOUL: Things we want President Park to doRead the original story

    Dec 10, 2014 | Asia News Network

    ... mysticism grew about her personal life as she allowed very little to be shown to the public. After a loss to Lee Myung-bak in the 2007 nomination race, she finally won in 2012 to enter the Blue House she left in 1979. Having the first female ...

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