All posts tagged "NPAD"

  • Former party leader Ahn Cheol-soo announces his defection from the main opposition New Politics Alliance for Democracy on Dec. 13, 2015. (Yonhap)
    Ahn Cheol-soo leaves NPAD

    SEOUL (Yonhap) — Former leader Ahn Cheol-soo of the major opposition party announced his defection from the party Sunday amid a deepening power struggle with the incumbent leadership just months ahead of the general elections in April....

    • Posted December 14, 2015
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  • U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon arrives for a speech to a session of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe, OSCE, at the Hofburg palace  in Vienna, Austria,  Tuesday, Nov. 4, 2014. (AP Photo/Ronald Zak)
    Ban Ki-moon – South Korea’s next president?

    U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki-moon is avoiding a discussion about a potential presidential candidacy for the 2017 South Korean election despite his rising popularity among the citizens. The 70-year-old career diplomat finds himself at the center of...

    • Posted November 4, 2014
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    Ruling party, rival split S. Korean vote

      By Kang Seung-woo The June 4 local elections hit a partisan equilibrium. Neither the ruling Saenuri Party nor the main opposition New Politics Alliance for Democracy (NPAD) emerged as a clear winner. The Saenuri Party won...

    • Posted June 5, 2014
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