Ahn Cheol-soo

Type: Person
Name: Ahn Cheol-soo
Title: Chief executive officer and president
Organization: AhnLab
Date of Birth: 26/02/1962
Place of Birth: Busan, South Korea
Fact Sheet: Biography for Ahn Cheol-soo
First reported 3 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 1 reports

Ban Ki-moon Tops Poll on Presidential Hopefuls

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon ranks first in a speculative opinion poll on who could be the next president, cruising ahead of Seoul Mayor Park Won-soon.In the poll by Hangil Research on Monday, Ban scored 39.7 percent followed by Park with 13.5 percent. ... [Published Digital Chosun - 3 hours ago]
First reported Oct 15 2014 - Updated Oct 15 2014 - 1 reports

Ahn denies speculations over his future

By Lee Min-hyung Rep. Ahn Cheol-soo Rep. Ahn Cheol-soo, former co-chairman of the main opposition New Politics Alliance for Democracy (NPAD), said on Wednesday that he still wants to stay out of the party's decision-making processes.Ahn has maintained ... [Published Korea Times - Oct 15 2014]
First reported Oct 09 2014 - Updated Oct 10 2014 - 1 reports

Moderate picked as NPAD whip

Three-term lawmaker Rep. Woo Yoon-keun was elected as the main opposition New Politics Alliance for Democracy’s new floor leader on Thursday as the party seeks to normalize operations.Woo, who is considered to be loosely associated with the hard-line ... [Published Korea Herald - Oct 09 2014]
First reported Oct 02 2014 - Updated Oct 02 2014 - 1 reports

Park Young-sun quits, decrying NPAD ‘baggage’

Park Young-sun, the floor leader of the main opposition New Politics Alliance for Democracy (NPAD), stepped down yesterday, two days after rival parties reached a compromise on the disputed bill to investigate the truth behind the sinking of the ferry ... [Published Korea Joongang Daily - Oct 02 2014]
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated Sep 29 2014 - 1 reports

Three-way talks seek a breakthrough on Sewol

Floor leaders of both the ruling Saenuri Party and the main opposition New Politics Alliance for Democracy (NPAD) met with the head of the committee representing the relatives of victims of the Sewol ferry sinking at the National Assembly to enter negotiations ... [Published Korea Joongang Daily - Sep 29 2014]
First reported Sep 23 2014 - Updated Sep 24 2014 - 1 reports

Factional disputes within opposition still persist

Rep. Moon Hee-sang, left, interim leader of the main opposition New Politics Alliance for Democracy (NPAD), shakes hands with Lee Hee-ho, the widow of the late President Kim Dae-jung, during a visit to Kim's grave at the National Cemetery in Dongjak-dong, ... [Published Korea Times - Sep 23 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

Opposition party selects Moon Hee-sang to head party's emergency committee

The main opposition party New Politics Alliance for Democracy has picked five-term lawmaker Moon Hee-sang to head the party's emergency committee, starting Friday.As the newly-elected head, Moon will bear the responsibility of putting an end to in-house ... [Published Arirang - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 2 reports

Former aide to President Roh picked as NPAD interim chief

A former chief of staff to the late President Roh Moo-hyun was picked to serve as the main opposition party New Politics Alliance for Democracy’s next interim chief on Thursday, as the party tries to resuscitate itself from the ashes of its worst-ever ... [Published Korea Herald - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 3 reports

Apologetic NPAD chief returns

Main opposition party chief Rep. Park Young-sun said on Wednesday she would not leave the party, but would step down as interim chief.Park will also stay on as the New Politics Alliance for Democracy’s floor leader to renew negotiations with the governing ... [Published Korea Herald - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 2 reports

Embattled chief of NPAD mulls leaving party

Rep. Park Young-sun, the interim leader of South Korea’s main opposition party, may leave the party, sources said Monday, as inner conflict threatened to paralyze the party’s decision-making in the face of falling ratings.Infighting has dogged the main ... [Published Korea Herald - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 14 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 2 reports

NPAD likely to pick moderate leader

An opposition politician not aligned with any faction appears likely to become the next interim chief of the New Politics Alliance for Democracy, experts and reports predicted on Sunday, as the main opposition party sets to address a three-way crisis ... [Published Korea Herald - Sep 14 2014]
First reported Sep 12 2014 - Updated Sep 13 2014 - 2 reports

Opposition party in chaos after failed appointments

Park Young-sun, chair of the Public Consensus Reform Committee (emergency committee) for the New Politics Alliance for Democracy (second from the right) contemplates during a committee meeting at the National Assembly, Sept. 12. (by Kim Kyung-ho, staff ... [Published Hani.co.kr - Sep 13 2014]

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Ban Ki-moon Tops Poll on Presidential Hopefuls [Published Digital Chosun - 3 hours ago]
Ahn denies speculations over his future [Published Korea Times - Oct 15 2014]
Moderate picked as NPAD whip [Published Korea Herald - Oct 09 2014]
Park Young-sun quits, decrying NPAD ‘baggage’ [Published Korea Joongang Daily - Oct 02 2014]
NPAD floor leader quits amid controversy [Published Korea Times - Oct 02 2014]
Three-way talks seek a breakthrough on Sewol [Published Korea Joongang Daily - Sep 29 2014]
Factional disputes within opposition still persist [Published Korea Times - Sep 23 2014]
Former aide to President Roh picked as NPAD int... [Published Korea Herald - Sep 18 2014]
Opposition party selects Moon Hee-sang to head ... [Published Arirang - Sep 18 2014]
Factional strife at NPAD likely to flare up [Published Korea Times - Sep 18 2014]
Apologetic NPAD chief returns [Published Korea Herald - Sep 17 2014]
Opposition leader drops plan to leave party [Published Korea Times - Sep 17 2014]
NPAD still frets about its leader walking out [Published Korea Joongang Daily - Sep 16 2014]
Embattled chief of NPAD mulls leaving party [Published Korea Herald - Sep 15 2014]
Internal discord deepens further in NPAD [Published Korea Times - Sep 15 2014]
NPAD likely to pick moderate leader [Published Korea Herald - Sep 14 2014]
NPAD in chaos amid leadership vacuum [Published Korea Times - Sep 14 2014]
Opposition party in chaos after failed appointm... [Published Hani.co.kr - Sep 13 2014]
NIS director found guilty of interfering in pol... [Published Hani.co.kr - Sep 12 2014]
NPAD to have two leaders for emergency committee [Published Korea Times - Sep 12 2014]
Opposition party invites outsider to lead commi... [Published Korea Times - Sep 11 2014]
SKorea PM to remain until ferry disaster under ... [Published Turkish Press - Apr 28 2014]
Ferry Disaster: Pressure Mounts on South Korean... [Published TIME.com - Apr 28 2014]
Ferry Disaster: Pressure Mounts on South Korean... [Published The China Blog - Apr 28 2014]
Ferry Disaster: Pressure Mounts on South Korean... [Published The Middle East Blog - TIME.com - Apr 28 2014]
South Korean PM offers to resign over ferry dis... [Published Telegraph - Apr 27 2014]
Biography for Ahn Cheol-soo [Published Able2Act - Oct 03 2007]
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Ferry Disaster: Pressure Mounts on South Korean... [Published TIME.com - Apr 28 2014]
South Korean authorities remain under sustained pressure for their handling of the Sewol ferry disaster, even though Prime Minister Chung Hong-won apologized and resigned over the matter on Sunday. The government has come under fierce attack for ...
Ferry Disaster: Pressure Mounts on South Korean... [Published The China Blog - Apr 28 2014]
South Korean authorities remain under sustained pressure for their handling of the Sewol ferry disaster, even though Prime Minister Chung Hong-won apologized and resigned over the matter on Sunday. The government has come under fierce attack for ...
Ferry Disaster: Pressure Mounts on South Korean... [Published The Middle East Blog - TIME.com - Apr 28 2014]
South Korean authorities remain under sustained pressure for their handling of the Sewol ferry disaster, even though Prime Minister Chung Hong-won apologized and resigned over the matter on Sunday. The government has come under fierce attack for ...
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