All posts tagged "Park Geun-hye"

  • APTOPIX Obama Nuclear Security Summit
    US joins with South Korea, Japan in bid to deter North Korea

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States pledged Thursday to deepen cooperation with allies South Korea and Japan on deterring the North Korean nuclear threat, working to ramp up pressure following worrying provocations. Leaders of the three countries...

    • Posted March 31, 2016
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    Park to visit Mexico with largest ever business delegation

    SEOUL (Yonhap) — More than 100 business executives plan to travel to Mexico this week along with President Park Geun-hye, officials said Monday, in an apparent effort to try to forge new business opportunities with the large...

    • Posted March 28, 2016
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  • Park Geun-hye
    Park orders military to brace for possible N. Korean provocation

    SEOUL (Yonhap) — President Park Geun-hye ordered the military to strengthen security across South Korea, a government official said Thursday, as North Korea has ratcheted up its threats against its southern neighbor. Park “instructed the military to...

    • Posted March 23, 2016
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  • North Koreans watch a news broadcast on a video screen outside Pyongyang Railway Station in Pyongyang, North Korea, Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2016. Pyongyang has long claimed it has the right to develop nuclear weapons to defend itself against the U.S., an established nuclear power with whom it has been in a state of war for more than 65 years. But to build a credible nuclear threat, the North must explode new nuclear devices — including miniaturized ones — so its scientists can improve their designs and technology. (AP Photo/Kim Kwang Hyon)
    N. Korea warns of retaliation against Park

    SEOUL (Yonhap) — North Korea threatened Wednesday to wage a retaliatory war against President Park Geun-hye in the latest show of defiance against tougher sanctions and joint military drills between Seoul and Washington. “From this moment, the...

    • Posted March 22, 2016
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  • President Park Geun-hye gets out of the plane and walks down the stairs. (Yonhap)
    Park to attend Nuclear Security Summit in US

    SEOUL (Yonhap) — President Park Geun-hye plans to attend the Nuclear Security Summit in Washington later this month, Cheong Wa Dae said Wednesday, amid growing tension with North Korea over its nuclear and missile programs. Park and...

    • Posted March 15, 2016
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  • People watch a live television program airing South Korean President Park Geun-hye's New Year's press conference at the Seoul Railway Station in Seoul, Monday, an. 12, 2015. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)
    Park enters 4th year in office

    By Kang Seung-woo President Park Geun-hye has done well in dealing with diplomatic and security affairs during her three years in office, but has shown a disappointing performance in unifying the nation on contentious issues, analysts said...

    • Posted February 24, 2016
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  • South Korean protesters hold a banner showing the pictures of South Korean President Park Geun-hye and flag, top and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and flag, bottom, during a rally to support the President Park Geun-hye's policy about Kaesong industrial park in Seoul, South Korea, Tuesday, Feb. 16, 2016. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)
    AP Analysis: South Korea, its rival and the power of words

    SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Don’t believe in the power that words hold on the edgy Korean Peninsula? Consider, then, how many verbal red lines South Korea’s president stomped across Tuesday when she let fly against North...

    • Posted February 16, 2016
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