Cheong Wa Dae

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Name: Cheong Wa Dae
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S. Korean Leader Responds to North's Attacks on Human Rights Policy

South Korean President Park Geun-hye has responded to North Korean criticism by saying the North's human rights record is “the crux” of Seoul’s policy toward the communist country.Presiding over a Cabinet meeting held Tuesday at Cheong Wa Dae, South Korea’s ... [Published VOA News - 1 hour ago]
First reported 12 hours ago - Updated 7 hours ago - 1 reports

[Newsmaker] Korea takes aim at mobile subsidies

On Oct. 1, South Korea will enforce a revised law governing the sales and subsidies of mobile devices such as smartphones in an effort to eradicate long-standing malpractices by telecommunications operators.Consumers will no longer be discriminated against ... [Published Korea Herald - 12 hours ago]
First reported Sep 26 2014 - Updated Sep 26 2014 - 1 reports

No pardons for tycoons

Most Koreans know the Park Geun-hye administration's chaebol policy started off with a bang but ended with a whimper. Almost all regulations on family-controlled conglomerates have gone with the sole exception of President Park's "zero-tolerance" policy ... [Published Korea Times - Sep 26 2014]
First reported Sep 26 2014 - Updated Sep 26 2014 - 1 reports

President Park returns home from Canada and New York visits

President Park Geun-hye began her high-profile visits to Canada and New York seeking understanding from the international community for her policies, and the presidential office of Cheong Wa Dae says she was successful in doing that.In her debut at the ... [Published Arirang - Sep 26 2014]
First reported Sep 25 2014 - Updated Sep 25 2014 - 1 reports

Park presents vision of unified Koreas at U.N.

South Korean President Park Geun-hye returns from her seven-day trip to North America on Friday after making her debut speech at the United Nations and signing a long-awaited free trade deal with Canada.At the U.N., Park presented her vision of Korean ... [Published Korea Herald - Sep 25 2014]
First reported Sep 25 2014 - Updated Sep 25 2014 - 1 reports

President gets IV drip infusion over tough schedule

President Park Geun-hye got an intravenous (IV) infusion of dextrose and saline in the middle of her week-long overseas trip to North America, which has included a Korea-Canada summit and a speech at the U.N. General Assembly in New York, according to ... [Published Korea Times - Sep 25 2014]
First reported Sep 24 2014 - Updated Sep 25 2014 - 1 reports

President holds summits with leaders of Spain, Egypt, Uganda

President Park Geun-hye, currently visiting U.N. headquarters to attend the U.N. General Assembly, held a series of summits with world leaders during her visit to New York. President Park discussed issues of global interest with the leaders of Spain, ... [Published Korea.net - Sep 24 2014]
Entities: Uganda, Spain, Park Geun-Hye
First reported Sep 24 2014 - Updated Sep 24 2014 - 1 reports

Debate rekindled over Park’s personnel choices

Controversy is likely to deepen over Cheong Wa Dae’s personnel screening process, as the nation’s top office admitted that it had not known that a senior aide was being investigated for alleged misconduct for the last three months.The presidential office ... [Published Korea Herald - Sep 24 2014]
First reported Sep 24 2014 - Updated Sep 24 2014 - 1 reports

Climate action is an opportunity: president

President Park Geun-hye has emphasized that we should consider action taken to face climate change as an opportunity. She was speaking at the U.N. Climate Summit 2014 which took place on September 23 at U.N. headquarters in New York.President Park Geun-hye ... [Published Korea.net - Sep 24 2014]
First reported Sep 24 2014 - Updated Sep 24 2014 - 1 reports

Is Kim another Park's reward appointment?

The ruling Saenuri Party's then-presidential candidate Park Geun-hye, left, shakes hands with Kim Sung-joo, CEO of Sungjoo Group, when Park appointed Kim to be her chief strategist during her 2012 election campaign in this file photo taken on October ... [Published Korea Times - Sep 24 2014]
First reported Sep 24 2014 - Updated Sep 24 2014 - 1 reports

Lawmaker questioned over street brawl

By Kim Rahn Rep. Kim Hyun Rep. Kim Hyun of the main opposition New Politics Alliance for Democracy, a sharp-tongued lawmaker who for years has been at the center of many rows, is creating a stir yet again.According to police, Kim called a chauffeur service ... [Published Korea Times - Sep 24 2014]
Entities: Police, MS Sewol, Workers, Seoul
First reported Sep 21 2014 - Updated Sep 22 2014 - 3 reports

Secrecy at Blue House

The incumbent administration is all thumbs when it comes to personnel management decisions. Two nominees for prime minister had to withdraw even before confirmation hearings were held for them, and it's tormenting to enumerate the total number of failed ... [Published Korea Times - Sep 22 2014]

Quotes

Canadian media outlets positively valued the Korea-Canada summit and the signing of the FTA. The Telegram said that the FTA is, "the first major trade deal in the Asia Pacific,” and that it, “is also seen by many as a major stepping stone for Canada's trade ambitions in the region.” In an article titled, “South Korean trade deal a key foothold in Asia, Stephen Harper says,” on September 22, the Star also highly-valued the newly inked Korea-Canada FTA."
Justice Minister Hwang Kyo-an, commenting on paroling and pardoning chaebol owners in jail, said Wednesday, "It will not be necessary to deliberately block such possibilities if they can help economic recovery."
"President Park did her best for success in the Korea-Canada FTA and the multilateral meeting at the General Assembly before the tour" a Cheong Wa Dae official said
"She belongs to the National Assembly's Security and Public Administration Committee, which inspects the National Police Agency" the party said in a statement. "That's why she should be handled strictly."

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S. Korean Leader Responds to North's Attacks on... [Published VOA News - 1 hour ago]
[Newsmaker] Korea takes aim at mobile subsidies [Published Korea Herald - 12 hours ago]
Kim Won: “I want to build a peace memorial in H... [Published Korea Focus - 14 hours ago]
Presidential visit contributes to "int’l cooper... [Published Korea.net - Sep 29 2014]
No pardons for tycoons [Published Korea Times - Sep 26 2014]
President Park returns home from Canada and New... [Published Arirang - Sep 26 2014]
New president of Korea National Red Cross and s... [Published Donga.com - Sep 25 2014]
Park presents vision of unified Koreas at U.N. [Published Korea Herald - Sep 25 2014]
President gets IV drip infusion over tough sche... [Published Korea Times - Sep 25 2014]
Debate rekindled over Park’s personnel choices [Published Korea Herald - Sep 24 2014]
President holds summits with leaders of Spain, ... [Published Korea.net - Sep 24 2014]
Lawmaker questioned over street brawl [Published Korea Times - Sep 24 2014]
Is Kim another Park's reward appointment? [Published Korea Times - Sep 24 2014]
Climate action is an opportunity: president [Published Korea.net - Sep 24 2014]
MS CEO sets mood for reconcilation [Published Korea Herald - Sep 23 2014]
Song's bank accounts being searched [Published Korea Times - Sep 23 2014]
Park speaks on climate [Published Korea Times - Sep 23 2014]
Park arrives in New York for U.N. meetings [Published Korea Herald - Sep 23 2014]
Korea, Canada set up strategic partnership [Published Korea Times - Sep 23 2014]
The President Meets with Former Japanese Prime ... [Published Office of the President, Republic of Korea - Sep 22 2014]
Korea, Canada sign free trade deal [Published Korea Herald - Sep 22 2014]
Ex-aide probed for college misconduct [Published Korea Herald - Sep 22 2014]
President expects closer ties with Canada [Published Korea Times - Sep 22 2014]
Microsoft to ink deal on Busan data center [Published Korea Herald - Sep 22 2014]
Ex-presidential aide probed [Published Korea Times - Sep 22 2014]
Secrecy at Blue House [Published Korea Times - Sep 22 2014]
Will military change itself this time? [Published Korea Times - Sep 22 2014]
President starts Canada state visit [Published Korea.net - Sep 22 2014]
Activists Ignore N.Korean Threat Over Propagand... [Published Digital Chosun - Sep 22 2014]
Why hiding reason for replacement of senior sec... [Published Donga.com - Sep 22 2014]
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President Park Geun-hye on Tuesday launched a new presidential panel for Korean unification, seeking to build momentum for her initiatives unveiled earlier this year. The 50-member committee will be chaired by Park herself and will also have former ...
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