All posts tagged "Cheong Wa Dae"

  • President Park Geun-hye presides over a meeting of economy-related ministers and economic policy advisers at the presidential office Cheong Wa Dae in Seoul on Dec. 22, 2014.  (Yonhap)
    Korean government plans to overhaul visa system to tap foreign talent

    By Yoon Ja-young The government plans to open the doors wider for skilled foreigners by overhauling the current visa system, while selected service industries will be given help in their efforts to advance overseas. Reform of the...

    • Posted December 23, 2014
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    Online posts against President Park stacking up

    By Joel Lee Cheong Wa Dae’s official website has been swarmed with posts critical of President Park Geun-hye over the sunken ferry Sewol. A post entitled, “The reason you mustn’t be the president,” written by the 35-year-old...

    • Posted May 1, 2014
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  • One of the photographs taken by an unmanned aerial vehicle that crashed in Paju on March 24 shows the Gyeongbok Palace area near Cheong Wa Dae. (Courtesy of Ministry of National Defense)
    Korean military under fire for lax handling of N. Korean drone

    By Kang Seung-woo The military is under fire for its lax handling of North Korea’s unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) spying on key installations. The small sky-blue drone that was discovered in Paju, Gyeonggi Province after it crashed...

    • Posted April 3, 2014
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  • President Park Geun-hye speaks during her first New Year press conference at Cheong Wa Dae, Monday. (Yonhap)
    `I am willing to meet Abe, Kim’

    President lays out 3-year-plan for $30,000 era, 70% employment By Kim Tae-gyu President Park Geun-hye said Monday that she is prepared to meet with North Korean ruler Kim Jong-un and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe. However, she...

    • Posted January 6, 2014
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    Government on alert

    By Jun Ji-hye The government was in close consultation with allies and neighboring countries, Friday, regarding any possible provocative action by North Korea, according to the Ministry of Unification spokesman. The move followed the surprise announcement that...

    • Posted December 13, 2013
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  • DreamWorks Animation CEO Visits Blue House

    (Yonhap) Jeffrey Katzenberg, CEO of DreamWorks Animation, takes a close look at a piece of traditional embroidery depicting a traditional Korean dance troupe, while he waited for President Park Geun-hye at Cheong Wa Dae, Friday. Katzenberg visited the...

    • Posted October 18, 2013
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