Kim Dae-jung

Type: Person
Name: Kim Dae-jung
Title: Former President
Organization: Republic of Korea
Date of Birth: 03/12/1925
Place of Birth: Haui-do, a poor island in Muan Country in south-western Korea
Fact Sheet: Biography for Kim Dae-jung
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 1 reports

Park slows down ‘unification bonanza’ initiative

President Park Geun-hye has started to adjust the speed at which to push for the so-called “reunification bonanza initiative.” The move comes as she feels the need to slow down the bid, as North Korea expressed strong objection to Park’s "Dresden reunification ... [Published Donga.com - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 1 reports

President's high popularity may affect local elections

By Kim Tae-gyuWill President Park Geun-hye’s popularity help the governing Saenuri Party win the upcoming June 4 local elections for representatives of municipal governments and legislatures?A majority of experts are positive about the question but they ... [Published Korea Times - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 1 reports

Political bickering keeps bills up in the air

A number of crucial bills are still pending at the National Assembly.With less than two months to go before local elections, the ruling Saenuri Party was quick to pin the blame on the main opposition party."The main opposition New Politics Alliance for ... [Published Arirang - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 13 2014 - Updated Apr 13 2014 - 1 reports

Park’s one-way politics can’t last

In Korean society, the president has the ultimate decision-making power for major national policies. In other words, the president may not be responsible for all the major problems during his or her term, but he or she must assume accountability for the ... [Published Korea Joongang Daily - Apr 13 2014]
First reported Apr 13 2014 - Updated Apr 13 2014 - 1 reports

[Editorial] Profiting from repression

Tear gas has not been used by police to disperse protesters in Korea since 1999. The decision to ban its use was made by the government of late liberal President Kim Dae-jung, who had devoted his political life to the country’s pro-democracy movement ... [Published Korea Herald - Apr 13 2014]
First reported Apr 08 2014 - Updated Apr 08 2014 - 1 reports

Our own wall of injustice

Are we really ready for unification? The extreme polarization underscored by two polar opposite pieces of news - a former corporate chairman who, thanks to his connections, didn’t have to pay his multibillion won fine in exchange for a day’s prison labor ... [Published Korea Joongang Daily - Apr 08 2014]
First reported Apr 07 2014 - Updated Apr 07 2014 - 1 reports

Human rights body's fall

Seoul must take swift steps to avoid further disgraceKorea’s human rights organization, once the object of envoy among new democracies, has become a disgrace to the nation.The National Human Rights Commission of Korea (NHRC), which barely limped along ... [Published Korea Times - Apr 07 2014]
First reported Mar 27 2014 - Updated Mar 27 2014 - 1 reports

The new political party’s challenges

The liberal opposition camp formally launched the New Politics Alliance for Democracy, a new coalition party with 130 seats in the National Assembly that is emerging as a formidable rival to the ruling Saenuri Party ahead of the June local elections. ... [Published Korea Joongang Daily - Mar 27 2014]
First reported Mar 19 2014 - Updated Mar 20 2014 - 6 reports

Ahn criticized by Roh supporters

Political figures who served under the Roh Moo-hyun administration have begun questioning the political principles of first-term lawmaker Ahn Cheol-soo, who is currently in the process of creating a new opposition party after merging with the Democrats, ... [Published Korea Joongang Daily - Mar 20 2014]
First reported Mar 18 2014 - Updated Mar 18 2014 - 1 reports

Ahn, DP at odds over North Korea policy for party

The merger between the opposition Democratic Party and followers of first-term lawmaker Ahn Cheol-soo progressed to the point of agreeing on a name for a new party Sunday, which can be roughly translated as the New Political Democratic United Party.But ... [Published Korea Joongang Daily - Mar 18 2014]
First reported Mar 17 2014 - Updated Mar 18 2014 - 1 reports

Medical reforms should be followed after dramatic agreement

The Korean Medical Association and the Health and Welfare Ministry agreed on key items including telemedicine on Monday, which helped a strike planned on next Monday cancelled. The two parties agreed to launch a test project for six months and postponed ... [Published Donga.com - Mar 17 2014]
First reported Mar 17 2014 - Updated Mar 17 2014 - 1 reports

The promise of the new

The New Political Democratic United Party, the provisional English name for the merger of the Democratic Party and supporters of independent lawmaker Ahn Cheol-soo, pursues a line that puts more weight on the traditional values of industrialization and ... [Published Korea Joongang Daily - Mar 17 2014]

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Park’s unification drive dwarfs ministry [Published Korea Herald - 7 hours ago]
President's high popularity may affect local el... [Published Korea Times - Apr 14 2014]
Political bickering keeps bills up in the air [Published Arirang - Apr 14 2014]
Park slows down ‘unification bonanza’ initiative [Published Donga.com - Apr 14 2014]
Park’s one-way politics can’t last [Published Korea Joongang Daily - Apr 13 2014]
[Editorial] Profiting from repression [Published Korea Herald - Apr 13 2014]
From Pork Chop Hill to the Front Line: Peace As... [Published Huffington Post - Apr 10 2014]
Our own wall of injustice [Published Korea Joongang Daily - Apr 08 2014]
Windows XP users will have to switch systems [Published Hani.co.kr - Apr 08 2014]
More on Dresden [Published Peterson Institute for International Economics - Apr 07 2014]
Human rights body's fall [Published Korea Times - Apr 07 2014]
South Korea: Satirist Podcast is Litmus Test fo... [Published Global Voices Online - Apr 07 2014]
South Korea: Satirist Podcast is Litmus Test fo... [Published Global Voices in English - Apr 07 2014]
“Wir Sind ein Volk!” The Dresden Speech [Published Peterson Institute for International Economics - Apr 02 2014]
Very few rulers were released on compassionate ... [Published The News International - Apr 01 2014]
[Analysis] Does Park’s ‘jackpot’ mean unificati... [Published Hani.co.kr - Mar 31 2014]
Consultants shape new rules for election battles [Published Korea Joongang Daily - Mar 30 2014]
Park offers broader exchanges with N. Korea [Published Korea Herald - Mar 28 2014]
President makes history in Dresden [Published Korea Joongang Daily - Mar 28 2014]
Movers & shakers: March 27, 2014 [Published TheDeal.com - Mar 27 2014]
New party lays out 3 welfare bills [Published Korea Joongang Daily - Mar 27 2014]
The new political party’s challenges [Published Korea Joongang Daily - Mar 27 2014]
Unified opposition party launched [Published Korea Joongang Daily - Mar 26 2014]
Park meets with German president for talks on s... [Published GlobalPost - Mar 26 2014]
A sea change in power generation [Published Korea Joongang Daily - Mar 25 2014]
Deregulation history lessons [Published Korea Joongang Daily - Mar 23 2014]
Korea looks to Germany for insight [Published Korea Joongang Daily - Mar 23 2014]
Pres. Park to discuss unification while in Germany [Published Hani.co.kr - Mar 22 2014]
S. Korea, U.S., Japan likely to hold three-way ... [Published Donga.com - Mar 20 2014]
Ahn criticized by Roh supporters [Published Korea Joongang Daily - Mar 20 2014]
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South Korea: Satirist Podcast is Litmus Test fo... [Published Global Voices Online - Apr 07 2014]
Promotion Image of New Podcast ‘KFC', Fair Use Image Kim Ou-joon is a satirist and prominent critic of the administration of ex-president Lee Myung-bak and was the driving force behind the groundbreaking podcast “ Naneun Ggomsud “. Last month, ...
South Korea: Satirist Podcast is Litmus Test fo... [Published Global Voices in English - Apr 07 2014]
Promotion Image of New Podcast ‘KFC', Fair Use Image Kim Ou-joon is a satirist and prominent critic of the administration of ex-president Lee Myung-bak and was the driving force behind the groundbreaking podcast “ Naneun Ggomsud “. Last month, ...
Korea: Surprising Excitement about Unification ... [Published Brookings Up Front - Jan 24 2014]
I just returned from South Korea, where Brookings and the  Korea Research Institute for Strategy co-sponsored a conference on cooperation between the United States and the Republic of Korea in preparing for the unification of the Korean Peninsula. ...
North Korea’s Unusual Candor [Published The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan - Dec 17 2013]
BR Myers analyzes the recent purge in North Korea of Kim Jong Un’s uncle Jang Song-thaek, noting an unprecedented level of disclosure in the post-purge propaganda: North Korea had prided itself on complete unity ever since the establishment of a ...
Secondary Sources Asia: Slowing Emerging Market... [Published WSJ.com: Real Time Economics - Nov 27 2013]
A roundup of Asian economic news from around the Web. Slowing Emerging Markets : Emerging-market growth was unusually high from 2000 to 2012 but is likely to slow going forward,  Anders Aslund  writes. Much of the catch-up potential has already been used ...
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