All posts tagged "President Park Geun-hye"

  • President Park Geun-hye shakes hands with Chinese President Xi Jinping after a summit at The Hague. (Yonhap)
    “NK could be next Chernobyl”

    Park proposes Pyongyang as pilot case to make nuclear-free world By Kim Tae-gyu THE HAGUE ― President Park Geun-hye proposed denuclearizing North Korea, Monday, as a pilot program to make a world free of nuclear weapons. “If...

    • Posted March 24, 2014
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  • Jeon Myeong-gyu, who resigned at the vice chairman of the national skating body on Monday, had been long suspected of unfairly favoring athletes from the Korea National Sports University to represent the country in international events. (Yonhap)
    Skating body vice head resigns in Sochi fallout

    By Kim Tong-hyung Jeon Myeong-gyu resigned from his post as the vice chairman of the Korea Skating Union (KSU), Monday, amid controversy over the way the skating body picks athletes for the Olympics. Although he technically reported...

    • Posted March 17, 2014
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  • A picture of Korean patriot Ahn Jung-geun hangs in a Memorial Hall, which opened Sunday to commemorate the late independence hero at the Harbin Railway Station in China.
    Ahn Jung-geun hall worsens Seoul-Tokyo ties

    By Chung Min-uck A memorial hall built in China to honor Ahn Jung-geun, a Korean independence hero, is further worsening ties between Korea and Japan. Infuriated by the construction, Japan’s chief cabinet secretary Yoshihide Suga labeled Ahn...

    • Posted January 21, 2014
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  • A military parade is under way at the plaza of the Kumsusan Palace of the Sun in Pyongyang on Dec. 16, 2013 to commemorate the second anniversary of the death of late North Korean leader Kim Jong-il. The North Korean soldiers said they are ready to die to defend leader Kim Jong-un. (KCNA-Yonhap)
    N. Korean provocations cannot be ruled out: Park

    By Kim Tae-gyu President Park Geun-hye said Monday the government should be ready for any possibilities in the wake of last week’s execution of North Korea’s No. 2 man, Jang Song-thaek, the uncle of leader Kim Jong-un,...

    • Posted December 16, 2013
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    A dangerous path

    Does the government want to control games or the Internet? By Kim Tong-hyung President Park Geun-hye’s party has been speechifying about tighter controls on video gaming habits. Prod a little more into its draft laws, however, and...

    • Posted November 25, 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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