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All Posts Tagged With: "Lee Myung-bak"

South Korea’s president proposes controversial river plan

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South Korea’s president proposes controversial river plan

Worldfocus contributing blogger Jamblichus analyzes the leadership style of conservative South Korean president Lee Myung-bak. He argues that Lee, a former CEO of Hyundai Engineering, has a penchant for mammoth projects such as a controversial plan to dredge Korea's major waterways.

Posted: January 20, 2010 14:50   Comments: 1
South Korea launches first rocket into space

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South Korea launches first rocket into space

South Korea has launched its first rocket, claiming that the test was for purely scientific and peaceful purposes. The launch comes at a time of thawing relations with the country's neighbor to the north.

Posted: August 25, 2009 10:29   Comments: 1
North Korea’s neighbors hope to salvage talks

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North Korea’s neighbors hope to salvage talks

Richard Wood of the Japan Society and Donald Kirk of The Christian Science Monitor discuss relations with North Korea in the region.

Posted: October 1, 2008 19:05   Comments: 0
South Korea responds to its nuclear neighbor

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South Korea responds to its nuclear neighbor

The Christian Science Monitor's Donald Kirk and nuclear disarmament expert Leon Sigal discuss North Korea's nuclear invigoration.

Posted: September 24, 2008 16:38   Comments: 0

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