All posts tagged "Park Geun-hye"

  • A notice giving details of a shutdown is posted on the door of a hospital in Seoul, Sunday, a day before doctors are scheduled to participate in a one-day strike. /  Korea Times photo by Kim Joo-sung
    Doctors go on one-day strike in Korea

    In protest of government policy  (Yonhap) — Thousands of doctors staged a one-day strike Monday in protest of the government’s plan to introduce a new medical system, partly causing inconveniences to patients across the country. The massive...

    • Posted March 10, 2014
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  • President Park Geun-hye was one of the 20 million victims of identity theft in South Korea. (Courtesy of Cheong Wa Dae)
    [HOT LINKS] Meet South Korea’s first female president

    CNN interviews President Park Geun-hye for their Leading Women series What kind of politician is slashed in the face with a knife, and upon waking up in hospital the first thing they ask about is the...

    • Posted March 4, 2014
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  • To mark the 30-day countdown, President Park Geun-hye visited the National Training Center on Wednesday to encourage the athletes. (Yonhap)
    Less than 30 days to Sochi!

    S. Korea poised for another top-10 finish  (Yonhap) — The countdown to the 2014 Winter Olympic Games in Sochi reached 30 days on Wednesday, as South Korean athletes set their sights on another top-10 finish in the...

    • Posted January 8, 2014
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  • An aerial view of the design concept for the second terminal of Incheon International Airport. The airport operator plans to finish the construction of the new terminal by 2017.
    Incheon Airport aims to fly higher with 2nd terminal

    By Kim Jae-won Incheon International Airport Corp. (IIAC) seeks to fly higher with its second terminal, which it says will provide smart, green and eco-friendly services for an estimated 18 million passengers per year. The new terminal,...

    • Posted November 26, 2013
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  • Rep. Jasmine Lee
    Immigrant lawmaker calls for more aid for Filipinos

    By Nam Hyun-woo Rep. Jasmine Lee of the ruling Saenuri Party said Friday that she was proud of Korea for actively joining the global aid for the Philippines, devastated by Typhoon Haiyan, and called for the government...

    • Posted November 15, 2013
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  • Korean President Park Geun-hye speaks at the opening ceremony of the London Korean Film Festival 2013 last week. / Yonhap
    London Korean film fest gets presidential boost

    By Yun Suh-young A festival in the United Kingdom showcasing Korean films got a major boost last week when President Park Geun-hye attended a gala event to show her support. Due to the presence of Park, who...

    • Posted November 12, 2013
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  • Britain's Queen Elizabeth II, left, pose for a photograph with Korean President Park Geun-hye prior to attending a State Banquet at Buckingham Palace, London, Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2013. (Yonhap)
    President Park receives royal welcome at Buckingham Palace

      By Chang Jae-soon LONDON (Yonhap) – South Korean President Park Geun-hye received an elaborate royal welcome at Buckingham Palace on Tuesday as she officially began a state visit aimed mainly at enhancing economic and financial cooperation...

    • Posted November 7, 2013
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