All posts tagged "President"

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    Obama brings magnolia sapling from White House to Danwon High School

    SEOUL (Yonhap) — U.S. President Barack Obama offered a U.S. national flag and a magnolia seedling to South Korea on Friday in a symbolic token of sympathy and condolences over the tragic sinking of the ferry Sewol,...

    • Posted April 25, 2014
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    Obstacles to Park-Abe summit abound

    By Kim Tae-gyu Prime Minister Shinzo Abe needs to do more to address sexual slavery of Korean women and other historical issues if he hopes to hold a summit with President Park Geun-hye, analysts said Monday. They...

    • Posted March 17, 2014
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  • FILE - In this Dec. 7, 2005, file photo, former South African President Nelson Mandela, 87, is in a jovial mood at the Mandela Foundation in Johannesburg, where he met with the winner and runner-up of the local "Idols" competition. South Africa's president says, Thursday, Dec. 5, 2013, that Mandela has died. He was 95. (AP Photo/Denis Farrell, File)
    Nelson Mandela 1918-2013

    Dead at 95     JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Nelson Mandela was born July 18, 1918, and died on Thursday, Dec. 5, 2013. He was 95. Nelson Mandela was a politician and anti-apartheid activist and served as President...

    • Posted December 6, 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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  • President Park wears Kim Young-seok’s deep red-colored topcoat at her inauguration on Feb. 25 this year. / Korea Times file
    ‘Hanbok should change’

      President’s designer says it’s time to rethink traditional attire NEW YORK ― The Korean traditional dress “hanbok” is loose fitting with no waist line as we know it. Now imagine taking 10 centimeters off the skirt...

    • Posted October 2, 2013
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