All posts tagged "prime minister"

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    Park nominates ruling party floor leader as new prime minister

    SEOUL (Yonhap) — President Park Geun-hye nominated the ruling party’s floor leader as her new prime minister and named a group of special advisers, an official said Friday, in an apparent move to win back public trust....

    • Posted January 23, 2015
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    Chung ㅡ 1st recycled PM

    By Kang Seung-woo President Park Geun-hye has decided to reinstate Chung Hong-won as prime minister. “The President has declined Chung’s resignation and asked him to stay in the job,” said senior presidential public relations secretary Yoon Doo-hyun...

    • Posted June 26, 2014
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    Controversial PM nominee finally withdraws

    SEOUL (Yonhap) — South Korea’s prime minister nominee withdrew his name Tuesday (KST) amid mounting criticism of his alleged pro-Japanese views, in what is seen as a fresh blow to President Park Geun-hye’s efforts to contain the...

    • Posted June 24, 2014
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  • The face of troubled Prime Minister nominee Moon Chang-keuk is seen between closing elevator doors. He finally withdrew his name Tuesday.
    Park’s confidant suggests PM nominee withdraws his nomination

    By Kang Seung-woo President Park Geun-hye is in a quandary over her “surprise” nomination for prime minister, Moon Chang-keuk, because of his record of making controversial statements in churches and public lectures that critics say belittle national...

    • Posted June 17, 2014
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    Park’s nominee in hot water… again

    By Kang Seung-woo The latest prime minister nominee Moon Chang-keuk is at the risk of losing his status over videos of his church sermons, which could be read as an act of belittling Korea and sympathizing with...

    • Posted June 12, 2014
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    Park taps ex-journalist as prime minister

    President Park Geun-hye nominated former journalist Moon Chang-keuk as her new prime minister, Tuesday. Lee Byung-kee, ambassador to Japan, was named to head the National Intelligence Service (NIS). “I am humbly taking this proposal from President Park...

    • Posted June 10, 2014
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  • Ahn Dai-hee bows after announcing the withdrawal of his nomination for the post of prime minister.  (Yonhap)
    Prime Minister nominee Ahn resigns

    By Chung Min-uck Prime Minister nominee Ahn Dae-hee withdrew his nomination Wednesday over a mushrooming controversy concerning a large sum of money he received in lawyer’s fees after he retired. Ahn’s withdrawal is expected to deal a...

    • Posted May 28, 2014
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