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  1. North Korea Flexes Its Nukes After S.Korea Holds Out The Olive BranchRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 30, 2014 | Forbes.com

    ... rule out just about any kind of news, good or bad. Nonetheless, no one should forget that Park's predecessor, Lee Myung-bak, soon after becoming president in 2008 promised a windfall of aid for the North if only they'd give up their nukes. North ...

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  2. U.S., Arch Criminal Disturbing North-South Dialogue and Peace: MemorandumRead the original story

    Mar 28, 2014 | Korean News

    The National Reunification Institute released a memorandum on Thursday to lay bare the colors of the U.S. as arch criminal disturbing north-south dialogue and peace.

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  3. Korean economy near growth potential: BOK headRead the original story

    Mar 26, 2014 | Korea Herald

    ... put to the test under the leadership of outgoing Governor Kim, who was a key economic aide to former President Lee Myung-bak. He had said that the central bank is part of the government when he took office four years ago. The governor has also made ...

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  4. S.Korea, Japan, U.S. Vow to Stand Firm Against N.KoreaRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 25, 2014 | Chosun Ilbo

    ... It was the first time in 22 months that the leaders of the two countries sat face to face. Former President Lee Myung-bak met then-Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihiko Noda in May 2012. Park, Obama and Abe also discussed the possible resumption of ...

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  5. Korea's jailed bosses keep power pointsRead the original story

    Mar 25, 2014 | Asia Times

    ... had learned his lesson and that SK's governance was much improved. Formally pardoned in 2008 by then-president Lee Myung-bak, himself a chaebol man (as a former Hyundai CEO), in 2010 Chey Tae-won was picked to host a global business leaders' meeting ...

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  6. Time not ripe for military intelligence pact with Japan: S. KoreaRead the original story

    Mar 24, 2014 | Xinhuanet

    ... 2012, but South Korea put the pact on hold at the last minute amid public uproar at home. At that time, the Lee Myung-bak administration pushed the pact through without enough public debate for fear of possible opposition from the public. Amid ...

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  7. Prosecutors detain CNK head for stock ma...Read the original story

    Mar 23, 2014 | Korea Herald

    ... ormer vice minister of the now-defunct Ministry of Knowledge Economy and a close associate of former President Lee Myung-bak, while Cho served as the chief of the Prime Minister's Office. By Suk Gee-hyun ( monicasuk@heraldcorp.com )

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  8. Red-handedRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 20, 2014 | The Economist

    ... gangster regime , almost doubled between 2008 and 2011-from 46 to 90 cases-while former conservative president Lee Myung-bak was in office. In his term, 31 North Korean spies were arrested (compared to 14 under the late liberal president Roh ...

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  9. S. Korea, U.S., Japan likely to hold three-way summit next weekRead the original story

    Mar 20, 2014 | English Dong-A

    ... summit. Three-way summits among the three allies were held during each of the Kim Dae-jung, Roh Moo-hyun and Lee Myung-bak administrations in South Korea on the sidelines of Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation summits to discuss the North Korean ...

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  10. Former president Lee wins apartment laws...Read the original story

    Mar 20, 2014 | Korea Herald

    A Seoul district court ruled Thursday in favor of former President Lee Myung-bak in a lawsuit filed by a former tenant of a Seoul building that Lee owned.

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  11. South Korea's central bank chief nominee sees "communication problem" in hikeRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 18, 2014 | The Straits Times

    ... last May to cut interest rates. Outgoing Governor Kim Choong-soo, who was a close aide of former President Lee Myung-bak and had no previous work experience at the central bank, has been criticised for giving in too easily to pressure from the ...

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  12. Saenuri heavyweights launch campaigns for Seoul mayoral raceRead the original story

    Mar 17, 2014 | Arirang TV

    ... Park 34.3 percent to 47 percent. Sixty-six-year-old Kim, who served as prime minister under former President Lee Myung-bak, has vowed to make Seoul a vibrant city. He snapped at the recent merger of the main opposition Democratic Party and ...

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  13. These Five Governors Don't---and Never Will---GovernRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 17, 2014 | Wall Street Journal

    ... "Governor Park, what are you doing here? You should be in Pyongyang, not here in Seoul!" then-President Lee Myung-bak joked. "I spoke right back to the president with a laugh: 'Yes sir, I am preparing now to go to Pyongyang.' " Mr. Park, 71 years ...

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  14. 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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  15. 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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  16. 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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  17. 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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  18. 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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  19. [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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  20. 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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