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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 ...


  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.


  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 ...


  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 ...


  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 ...


  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 ...


  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 )


  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 ...


  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 ...


  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.


  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 ...


  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 ...


  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 ...


  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 ...


  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 ...


  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)


  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 ...


  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 ...


  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 ...


  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 ...