All posts tagged "Park Geun-hye"

  • South Korean President Park Geun-hye, right, and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe pose for photos before their meeting at the presidential Blue House in Seoul, South Korea, Monday, Nov. 2, 2015. (Lee Jung-hun/Yonhap)
    Park, Abe agree to speed up talks to resolve issue of former sex slaves

    SEOUL (Yonhap) — President Park Geun-hye and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe agreed Monday to speed up negotiations to quickly resolve the issue of former South Korean sex slaves for Japan’s World War II soldiers, Cheong Wa...

    • Posted November 2, 2015
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    President Park to hold talks with Abe next week

    SEOUL (Yonhap) — President Park Geun-hye will meet with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe next week, Cheong Wa Dae said Wednesday, in the first bilateral summit between leaders of the two neighbors in more than three years....

    • Posted October 28, 2015
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  • South Korean President Park Geun-hye speaks during a joint news conference with President Barack Obama in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Friday, Oct. 16, 2015. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
    President Park’s approval rating edges down amid history textbook row

    SEOUL (Yonhap) — President Park Geun-hye’s job approval rating edged down amid controversy over the government’s decision to reintroduce state history textbooks for secondary school students. A poll released by Gallup Korea showed 42 percent approved of...

    • Posted October 23, 2015
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  • South Korean President Park Geun-hye. (AP Photo/Jung Yeon-je)
    Park renews calls for new history textbooks

    SEOUL (Yonhap) — President Park Geun-hye renewed her calls Thursday for “correct” history textbooks, condemning the current ones as mostly being authored by left-wing historians. “Some of the textbooks children are learning from these days state that...

    • Posted October 22, 2015
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  • South Korean President Park Geun-hye (R) and U.S. President Barack Obama shake hands before holding summit talks at the presidential office of Cheong Wa Dae in Seoul on April 25, 2014. (Yonhap)
    N. Korea tops agenda as Obama meets with Park Geun-hye

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is welcoming the leader of South Korea to the White House in a show of unity between close allies looking to deter nuclear-armed North Korea while leaving the door open to...

    • Posted October 16, 2015
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  • South Korean President Park Geun-hye at a friendship dinner Wednesday night during her latest U.S. visit (Yonhap)
    Park ends first day at Korea-US friendship dinner

    After visits to a Korean War veterans memorial and a NASA space center, South Korean President Park Geun-hye ended her first day in her latest U.S. visit at a friendship dinner for Korea-U.S. relations. The dinner was...

    • Posted October 15, 2015
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  • South Korean President Park Geun-hye walks past a NASA logo during a tour of projects and programs that are underway at the agency's Goddard Space Flight Center, Wednesday, Oct. 14, 2015, in Greenbelt, Md. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
    Park visits NASA space flight center

    By Kim Kwang-tae WASHINGTON (Yonhap) — President Park Geun-hye on Wednesday visited the NASA Goddard Space Flight Center in Maryland, a move that underscored South Korea’s efforts to strengthen cooperation with the U.S. on space initiatives. She...

    • Posted October 14, 2015
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