Tuesday Mar 4
South Korea's wildly plausible growth plan
Clearly, marketing isn't Park Geun-hye's thing. That's become painfully apparent as the South Korean president pitches a "474 vision" to revitalize the nation's economy - a task her predecessor failed at, despite deploying an eerily similar slogan.
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Mon Mar 03, 2014
Obama's "Deep Concern" Over Ukraine Sounds . . . Familiar
U.S. President Barack Obama spoke with Russian President Vladimir Putin for 90 minutes on Saturday and expressed "deep concern over Russia's clear violation of Ukrainian sovereignty and territorial integrity , which is a breach of international law," the White House said.
Former deputy chief named to head BOK
President Park Geun-hye appointed a former deputy governor of the Bank of Korea as the central bank's new governor Monday.
Wed Feb 26, 2014
[Editorial] Preparing for unification
Amid growing signs of improving cross-border relations, President Park Geun-hye has put forth a plan to launch a presidential committee to prepare for the reunification of Korea.
Mon Feb 24, 2014
Korea's Creative Approach to Economic Competitiveness
President of South Korea Park Geun-hye advocated her "creative economy" vision during a session at the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum in Davos on January 22, 2014 .
Sun Feb 23, 2014
Another divisive figure takes MBC helm
The largest group of shareholders of local broadcaster MBC elected Ahn Gwang-han, a close associate of its former chief Kim Jae-chul, as the new president of the country's second-largest TV station, the channel said Sunday.
Sat Feb 22, 2014
Takeshima Day ceremony held in Matsue -NHK World English
A senior government official attended a ceremony in Matsue on Saturday marking Japan's incorporation of the Takeshima Islands.
Thu Feb 20, 2014
The Japan Times
Seoul is central to New Delhi's 'look east' policy
South Korean President Park Geun-hye was in India on a three-day state visit last month, providing a valuable opportunity for New Delhi and Seoul to impart new dynamism to bilateral relations and underscoring the success of India's "look east" policy.
Wed Feb 19, 2014
Democratic Voice of Burma: Burma's VP meets N Korean envoy in Naypyidaw
Vice-President Sai Mauk Kham met the North Korean ambassador to Burma Kim Sok Chol at the Presidential Palace in Naypyidaw on Wednesday.
Tue Feb 18, 2014
The Japan Times
Reunions at last, for Koreans
February has been a good month for diplomacy in Northeast Asia. After the governments of China and Taiwan met officially for the first time since 1949, in Nanjing, the governments of South and North Korea last week held their highest-level discussions in seven years.
Sun Feb 16, 2014
S. Korea says no immediate plan for food, fertilizer aid to North
South Korea has no immediate plan to provide food and fertilizer aid to North Korea in connection with their upcoming reunions of families separated by the 1950-53 Korean War, an official said Monday.
Wed Feb 12, 2014
Inter-Korean high-level talks take the only first step
Inter-Korean high-level talks take the only first step . FEBRUARY 13, 2014 03:03.
Wall St. Cheat Sheet
State Dinner for Francois Hollande a Lavish Success
The dinner at the White House hosted for French President Francois Hollande served as a re-establishment of the friendship between both historic allies, as well as a reminder that the U.S. can still throw a good party.
Tue Feb 11, 2014
CBS: Hey, how much does a State Dinner cost?
Mark Knoller reports after getting a response to a Freedom of Information Act request 13 months after he placed it.
Sun Feb 09, 2014
[Editorial] Good green regulations
The government has taken the right course by deciding recently to adhere to the original goal of reducing the country's greenhouse gas emissions by 30 percent from business-as-usual levels in 2020.
Fri Feb 07, 2014
Korea tensions over claims that warship was sunk by torpedo
A South Korean navy ship was sunk yesterday in what was feared to have been a torpedo attack by a North Korean submarine.