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Mr Lee Kuan Yew was a friend of South Koreans: President Park
Channel NewsAsia

A question of trust

An interesting advertisement appeared on the front page of every newspaper in May 2008, during the Lee Myung-bak administration. The Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food and the Ministry of Health, Welfare and Family jointly sponsored the ... Korea Joongang Daily, 4 weeks ago
Arab News

Moon a focus in resources probe

Amid a bipartisan clash over an investigation into one of the Lee Myung-bak administration's signature initiatives, the chairman of the main opposition said that he would consider standing as a witness at a parliamentary hearing, in line with the ...
 Korea Joongang Daily1 week ago Trap of a five-year single term  Korea Joongang Daily2 months ago Alwaleed commended for Korean investments  Arab News2 months ago Saudi- Alwaleed commended for Korean investments  MENAFN2 months ago

A fortune down the draim

Even among the countless cases of maladministration by the previous Lee Myung-bak government, the enormous waste of taxpayer money stands out. And none was more egregious than up to $30 billion spent ― almost all of it wrongly ― on various ...
 Korea Times1 week ago
Korea Times

Lee's aides to meet amid anti-corruption campaign

Politicians close to former President Lee Myung-bak will gather at a restaurant in Seoul on March 19 amid a corruption scandal over Lee's flagship energy diplomacy. Some of them are incumbent lawmakers while others are former legislators. Their ...
 Korea Times2 weeks ago Former South Korean Aide Defends Controversial Memoir  VOA News1 month ago Lee's memoir proves dangerous  Korea Joongang Daily1 month ago Unification minister criticizes ex-Pres. Lee for controversial memoir  Donga.com1 month ago
Korea Times

Gov't to investigate failed energy diplomacy

The government plans to focus on allegations of corruption in the "energy diplomacy" conducted by the previous Lee Myung-bak administration. It has been suspected that tens of billions of dollars were wasted on various overseas resource development ...
 Korea Times2 weeks ago Ex-President Lee accused of alleged election meddling  Yonhap News Agency1 month ago Ex-Pres. Lee's advice for welfare spending and Sejong City  Donga.com1 month ago MB's 'energy diplomacy' comes under scrutiny  Korea Times1 month ago
Korea Times

Seoul Phil needs to look beyond Chung

In 2005, then Seoul Mayor Lee Myung-bak, who later became president, invited Chung Myung-whun to lead the Seoul Philharmonic Orchestra (SPO) with the aim of making a Korean orchestra of international renown. Seoul Mayor Park Won-soon appears as ...
 Korea Times1 month ago Copenhagen's Operaen to be the Inspiration for an Opera House in Seoul, South Korea  Opera News Online1 month ago

Lee Myung Bak Accused of Hurting DPRK

A spokesman for the Committee for the Peaceful Reunification of Korea released a statement on Thursday in this regard: What Lee described in his "memoir" is touching off astonishment and derision as he revealed his true colors as an idiot. It is ...
 Korean Central News Agency of DPRK1 month ago

Self-protecting baloney

Barely two years have passed since he left Cheong Wa Dae, but former President Lee Myung-bak is releasing his memoir. Why was he in such a hurry? A quick glance at "The President's Time," which will invade local bookshops on Monday, shows why: ...
 Korea Times2 months ago (EDITORIAL from Korea Times on Jan. 31)  Yonhap News Agency1 month ago

Summit talks broke down five times, says MB

During the five years that Lee Myung-bak was president, North Korea made at least five proposals for an inter-Korean summit between him and leader Kim Jong-il, the former president said in a memoir scheduled to be published next month, the JoongAng ...
 Korea Joongang Daily2 months ago N.K. demanded huge economic aid for inter-Korean summit: ex-President  Yonhap News Agency2 months ago
Christian Science Monitor

Former S. Korea leader: North demanded $10 billion for talks

Parts of the memoir by ex-President Lee Myung-bak, provided to reporters in advance, reveal that senior intelligence officials from the two Koreas made secret visits to each other's countries to explore summit possibilities in 2010. South Korean ...
 Christian Science Monitor2 months ago
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