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Seoul eyes 'mutually beneficial'
Seoul eyes 'mutually beneficial' reunification: ministerGlobalPostHe was apparently criticizing what is commonly called the Sunshine Policy of peacefully engaging the North by the administrations of Kim Dae-jung and Roh Moo-hyun in the 2000s. What is important is endeavoring to change North Korea's bad behavior and ...and more »
Posted on 23 July 2014 | 5:30 am
North walks out of talks on Incheon - Korea
Korea JoongAng DailyNorth walks out of talks on IncheonKorea JoongAng DailyFor three international sporting events in the early to mid-2000s, the Kim Dae-jung and Roh Moo-hyun administrations covered all expenses incurred by cheerleading teams sent from Pyongyang. For the 2002 Busan Asian Games, for instance, Seoul forked ...and more »
Posted on 17 July 2014 | 8:15 am
Gwangju struggling with cultural isolation -
Korea TimesGwangju struggling with cultural isolationKorea TimesTo lift Gwangju out of its cultural isolation, the Roh Moo-hyun administration launched the Asian Culture Complex (ACC) plan in 2004. It started as a campaign pledge of the late former President Roh Moo-hyun during the 2002 presidential election. It ...and more »
Posted on 16 July 2014 | 4:24 am
LTV ratio will be raised to save property
LTV ratio will be raised to save property marketKorea JoongAng DailyThe LTV ratio, introduced in 2006 by the Roh Moo-hyun government to cool down an overheated property market, is a gauge used by banks to determine the amount of a home-backed loan based on the market value of the house. The rate varies by city, but ...and more »
Posted on 15 July 2014 | 2:14 pm
Park names new education chief - Korea
Park names new education chiefKorea JoongAng DailyPresident Park Geun-hye appointed Hwang Woo-yea, a high-profile Saenuri Party lawmaker, to fill the dual role of education minister and deputy prime minister for social affairs, abandoning her previous nomination of a high-profile professor accused of ...and more »
Posted on 15 July 2014 | 8:01 am
President Ban Ki-moon?What's unique is that Ban is perceived as a candidate in the ruling camp even as he served as foreign minister under the late President Roh Moo-hyun, who also played a decisive role in elevating him to the U.N. chief. He is currently enjoying high ...
Posted on 24 July 2014 | 5:37 pm
Summertime blues for ParkPast presidents including Lee Myung-bak and Roh Moo-hyun often spent their vacation with their families at military resort facilities. The most popular destination before was Cheongnamdae, built by former President Chun Doo-hwan in Cheongwon, North ...
Posted on 23 July 2014 | 10:26 pm
Roh Moo-hyun BiographyRoh Moo-hyun was a lawyer and human rights activist who was the president of South Korea from 2003-'08. Born on August 6, 1946, in Gimhae, South Korea, Roh Moo-hyun educated himself to pass the bar and served as a human rights lawyer. He worked under Kim ...
Posted on 16 July 2014 | 10:00 am
Roh Moo-hyunTHE tiny village of Bongha, in south-eastern Korea, is surrounded by rice-paddies and steep woods. After 2008, however, its biggest attraction was Roh Moo-hyun, the former president. It is not every day a son of Bongha peasants ends up in the Blue House in ...
Posted on 27 May 2009 | 10:00 am
Roh Moo-HyunWhen Roh took possession of the Cheongwadae (Blue House), the president's official residence, it was with a mandate to end corruption and for continuing détente with North Korea. If he was seen as politically inexperienced, he was someone fresh – one of ...
Posted on 25 May 2009 | 4:02 am
Divided Political Parties and NationalHighlighting how the past Kim Young-sam and Roh Moo-hyun administrations were crippled by clashes with their respective parties, Suh Chung-won advanced his pro-Park credentials as securing the party's and ...
Posted on 24 July 2014 | 12:25 pm
Ban Ki-moon Net Worth | Celebrity Net WorthThe President at the time was Roh Moo-hyun, and the Prime Ministers included Goh Kun, Lee Hae-chan, Han Duck-soo, and Han Myeong-sook. He was preceded by Yoon Young-kwan and succeeded by Song Min-soon. In the beginning of ...
Posted on 19 July 2014 | 11:36 am
Accountability, honour and dignity |With the above purported suicide note to his people, the ninth President of the Republic of Korea Roh Moo-hyun, aged 62, apparently jumped to his death from a 150-feet cliff near his home village of Bongha on the morning of ...
Posted on 18 July 2014 | 5:00 pm
Robert Gates New Book Call Former KoreanFormer U.S. Defense Secretary Robert Gates's description of the late President Roh Moo-hyun as “anti-American and probably a little crazy,” as written in his new memoir, is creating controversy in Korea. In the memoir titled ...
Posted on 16 January 2014 | 6:49 am
Gates: Roh Moo Hyun wasReading a new memoir by former U.S. Defense Secretary Robert Gates, South Koreans may be quite surprised by his characterization of the country's late President Roh Moo-hyun as “a little crazy.” I estimate that ...
Posted on 14 January 2014 | 5:44 pm