All posts tagged "chung hong-won"

  • Families of the missing watch a news conference of Prime Minister Chung Hong-won at their temporary shelter in Jindo County, South Jeolla Province, Sunday. Chung offered to resign to take responsibility for the government’s incompetence in coping with the sinking of the ferry Sewol. President Park Geun-hye said she will accept Chung’s resignation after all situations involving the accident are resolved.
/ Korea Times photo by Sohn Yong-seok
    Prime Minister Chung Hong-won offers to resign over ferry disaster

    South Korean Prime Minister Chung Hong-won offered his resignation Sunday, holding himself responsible for the government’s poor response to the deadly sinking of a ferry that has left nearly 300 people dead or missing. “The right thing...

    • Posted April 28, 2014
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  • South Korean Air Force officials send off two C-130 military cargo aircraft at Seoul Air Base on Nov. 14, 2013, which will carry relief aid to the Philippines. (Yonhap)
    Korean PM orders more support for Philippines

    (Yonhap) South Korean Prime Minister Chung Hong-won instructed the government Thursday to extend more support for the typhoon-ravaged Philippines, his office said. Typhoon Haiyan pounded the central Philippines with strong winds and heavy rain last week, killing...

    • Posted November 14, 2013
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