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  1. (Profile) Labor minister nominee, veteran administrative official on labor affairsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2014 | Korea Herald

    ... 30 years at the labor ministry before becoming a secretary on employment and labor affairs to former President Lee Myung-bak in 2000. He later returned to the labor ministry as a vice minister the following year and served for two years in the ...

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  2. (Profile) Seoul National University prof...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2014 | Korea Herald

    ... the Korean Institute of Information Scientists and Engineers. In 2010, Choi participated in former President Lee Myung-bak's government as a member of the research and development team of the so-called "knowledge economy." Last year, Choi was named ...

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  3. (Profile) Ruling party lawmaker nominate...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2014 | Korea Herald

    ... in the conservative provincial city. Although she was one of the major figures behind former President Lee Myung-bak's win in the 2007 presidential election, she lost to a candidate from a conservative party consisting of supporters of Park ...

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  4. (Profile) Finance minister nominee taske...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2014 | Korea Herald

    ... papers in the country. He also served as knowledge economic minister in 2009-2011 under the previous President Lee Myung-bak administration. (Yonhap)

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  5. Prime minister-nominee receives mixed reacti...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 11, 2014 | Korea Herald

    ... phenomenon," Moon lashed out at her for insisting on keeping the election pledges abandoned by her predecessor Lee Myung-bak. "It is braver to give them up than to uphold bad pledges just to keep the faith." Moon also criticized Park's closed ...

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  6. Intelligence chief nominee, one of key mentors of President ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 10, 2014 | Korea Herald

    ... vice chief of the election strategy committee for her botched presidential bid in 2007. Park was defeated by Lee Myung-bak in the then main opposition Grand National Party's race to win the party ticket for the presidential election. Lee later ...

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  7. North Korea's Peace Commission Is Very Bad At Its JobRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 9, 2014 | ThinkProgress

    With a name like the "Committee for the Peaceful Reunification of Korea," one would assume that the statements issued under its name would be full of diplomatic language, urging an end to the war that officially is still ongoing between North and South Korea.

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  8. Former safety minister Yoo survives Sewo...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 5, 2014 | Korea Herald

    ... Park Geun-hye, he also served as the Minister of Food, Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries during President Lee Myung-bak's term in office. He served as President Park's top secretary from 2008 to 2010, after Lee Myung-bak defeated her in the Grand ...

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  9. Location, location, some frustrationRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 5, 2014 | The Economist

    ... for the opposite camp (its disarray has been one of Ms Park's chief political assets). Ms Park's predecessor, Lee Myung-bak, was dealt a severe blow in the last local elections, in 2010, when the opposition won a sweeping victory after his own ...

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  10. Local elections bury, uncover potential presidential hopefulsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 5, 2014 | Korea Herald

    ... their resumes in preparation for their presidential bids. Although the strategy paid off for former President Lee Myung-bak, who used his time as the Seoul mayor as a springboard towards the presidency, attempting a similar step has brought mixed ...

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  11. Park seals second term with clear election w...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 5, 2014 | Korea Herald

    ... in 2011, analysts had said the defeat's political backlash combined with scandals involving then-President Lee Myung-bak would dismantle the Saenuri Party in the 2012 parliamentary and presidential elections. But the Saenuri Party was able to retain ...

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  12. South Korea offers aid and security if the North abandons its nuclear ambitionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 22, 2009 | Examiner.com

    South Korean President Lee Myung-Bak speaks at the Council on Foreign Relations on September 21, 2009.

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  13. South Korea ruling party avoids ferry backlash in local pollsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 4, 2014 | Channelnewsasia.com

    ... told celebrating supporters. The office of Seoul mayor has taken on extra importance since former president Lee Myung-Bak used it as a springboard for his successful run to the Blue House. Although Park has insisted he will see through his full ...

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  14. S Korea vote shows tight race after ferry tragedyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 4, 2014 | Channelnewsasia.com

    ... the incumbent Park Won-soon of the NPAD over his Saenuri rival Chung Mong-joon. President Park's predecessor, Lee Myung-bak, was a former Seoul mayor and there has been widespread speculation that Park Won-soon may consider a presidential run in ...

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  15. North, South Korea hold official talksRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 8, 2011 | The Washington Post

    ... a professor at the Seoul-based University of North Korean Studies. One week ago, South Korea President Lee Myung-bak suggested that he could envision holding a summit with Kim Jong Il - provided the North pledges a change in attitude. Such a remark ...

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  16. Polls let S. Koreans deliver verdict on ferry tragedyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 4, 2014 | The Star Online

    ... rival Chung Mong-Joon widen into double figures following the Sewol disaster. President Park's predecessor, Lee Myung-Bak, was a former Seoul mayor and there is speculation that whoever wins Wednesday's vote in the capital will use the position to ...

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  17. His MajestyA s state visit to Korea and the future of bilateral relationsRead the original story

    Jun 13, 2012 | Stockholm News

    ... for that. The year 2009 marked the 50th anniversary of diplomatic ties and the incumbent Korean President Lee Myung-bak visited the Kingdom to commemorate the diplomatic milestone between the two countries. In return, King Carl XVI Gustaf and Queen ...

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  18. Successful bid for 2018 Winter Olympics mark a 'Grand Slam' for South KoreaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 3, 2014 | The Honolulu Advertiser

    ... Olympic Committee announced that the 2018 Winter Olympic Games will be held there. South Korean President Lee Myung-bak, figure skater Kim Yu-na and Samsung Chairman Lee Kun-hee worked together on Pyeongchang's bid for the Winter Olympics. Tonight, ...

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  19. South Korean elections become referendum on response to deadly ferry disasterRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 3, 2014 | The Raw Story

    ... rival Chung Mong-Joon widen into double figures following the Sewol disaster. President Park's predecessor, Lee Myung-Bak, was a former Seoul mayor and there is speculation that whoever wins Wednesday's vote in the capital will use the position to ...

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  20. Polls let S. Koreans deliver verdict on...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 3, 2014 | Suria

    ... rival Chung Mong-Joon widen into double figures following the Sewol disaster. President Park's predecessor, Lee Myung-Bak, was a former Seoul mayor and there is speculation that whoever wins Wednesday's vote in the capital will use the position to ...

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