Park Won-soon

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Name: Park Won-soon
First reported 2 hours ago - Updated 2 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 - 2 hours ago]
First reported 17 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 2 reports

Seoul: Government says mayor’s ‘hope’ for equal marriage was a mistranslation

The Seoul Metropolitan Government has released a statement on mayor Park Won-soon’s apparent endorsement of same-sex marriage last week, saying it was “not an expression of his own volition.”In an interview with the San Francisco Examiner on Sunday last ... [Published Pink News - 17 hours ago]
First reported 12 hours ago - Updated 12 hours ago - 1 reports

Marriage Equality Round-Up 10/20/14

Here's our daily quick round-up of the marriage equality and LGBT rights stories that don't warrant a full posting on the blog, or that we just didn't have time to add. We're able to get more news and analysis to you this way every day - enjoy!India: ... [Published Gayapolis - 12 hours ago]
First reported 18 hours ago - Updated 18 hours ago - 1 reports

Seoul mayor under siege

By Jung Min-ho Seoul Mayor Park Won-soon Seoul Mayor Park Won-soon found himself caught in a political crossfire during a National Assembly audit Monday as conservative lawmakers questioned him on issues ranging from his alleged abuse of power to walking ... [Published Korea Times - 18 hours ago]
First reported Oct 16 2014 - Updated Oct 16 2014 - 1 reports

Gay marriage proves pivotal test for mayor

By Jung Min-ho Seoul Mayor Park Won-soon Seoul Mayor Park Won-soon has put himself at the center of controversy after he expressed his support for same-sex marriage during his recent trip to the United States.Talking to the San Francisco Examiner, Park ... [Published Korea Times - Oct 16 2014]
First reported Oct 15 2014 - Updated Oct 16 2014 - 2 reports

Floating Sevit Island on Han River Reopens

Sevit Dungdung Island, the world's largest man-made island on the Han River in Seoul, reopened with a new name on Wednesday.Renamed Sevit Island, which means three shining islands, each floating island houses a convention center, a restaurant and facilities ... [Published Korea Broadcasting System - Oct 16 2014]
First reported Oct 14 2014 - Updated Oct 15 2014 - 1 reports

Seoul mayor champions gay marriage

Seoul Mayor Park Won-soon told the San Francisco Examiner daily that he hoped South Korea would become the first country in Asia to legalize same-sex marriage.“I personally agree with the rights of homosexuals,” Park said. “Once [activists] persuade the ... [Published Fridae - Oct 14 2014]
Entities: Gay, South Korea, Seoul
First reported Oct 15 2014 - Updated Oct 15 2014 - 1 reports

Mayor slammed over professor hirings

By Jung Min-ho Seoul Mayor Park Won-soon Seoul Mayor Park Won-soon faces mounting criticism following reports that some of his aides were hired as visiting professors by the University of Seoul, which is funded by the Seoul Metropolitan Government (S ... [Published Korea Times - Oct 15 2014]
First reported Oct 14 2014 - Updated Oct 14 2014 - 1 reports

Korea, China to make joint efforts against corruption

Kim Moo-sung, left, chairman of the ruling Saenuri Party, walks with Wang Jiarui, right, head of the Communist Party of China's international department, for a meeting at the Wanshou Hotel in Beijing, Tuesday. / YonhapBy Kang Seung-wooThe ruling parties ... [Published Korea Times - Oct 14 2014]
First reported Oct 13 2014 - Updated Oct 13 2014 - 4 reports

Seoul mayor hopes ‘Korea will be the first’ Asian nation to allow equal marriage

In a first for mainstream politics in South Korea, Seoul mayor Park Won-soon has spoken publicly to endorse same-sex marriage.In an interview with the San Francisco Examiner on Sunday, Mr Won-soon said that he hoped South Korea would become the first ... [Published Pink News - Oct 13 2014]
First reported Oct 12 2014 - Updated Oct 13 2014 - 3 reports

Seoul mayor Park Won-soon endorses same-sex marriage in first for south Korean politics

Seoul mayor Park Won-soon has become the first mainstream politician in South Korea to openly endorse same-sex marriage. ... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Oct 13 2014]
First reported Sep 25 2014 - Updated Sep 25 2014 - 2 reports

Seoul's Liberal Mayor Eyes Revival Of Sunshine Policy Toward N. Korea

Seoul Mayor Park Won-soon seems to be positioning himself to run for president of South Korea in December 2017 on a platform that would definitely reverse the hard-line policies of President Park Geun-hye and upset conservatives in both Washington and ... [Published Atlanta Journal And Constitution - Sep 25 2014]

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Ban Ki-moon Tops Poll on Presidential Hopefuls [Published Digital Chosun - 2 hours ago]
Marriage Equality Round-Up 10/20/14 [Published Gayapolis - 12 hours ago]
Three islands brighten up Hangang River [Published Office of the President, Republic of Korea - 14 hours ago]
Is ventilation grates safe? [Published Korea Times - 16 hours ago]
Seoul: Government says mayor’s ‘hope’ for equal... [Published Pink News - 17 hours ago]
Seoul mayor backtracks on gay marriage [Published Gay Star News - 17 hours ago]
Seoul mayor under siege [Published Korea Times - 18 hours ago]
WeAJa market strong in 10th year [Published Korea Joongang Daily - Oct 19 2014]
Gay marriage proves pivotal test for mayor [Published Korea Times - Oct 16 2014]
Floating Sevit Island on Han River Reopens [Published Korea Broadcasting System - Oct 16 2014]
Floating islands hold grand opening [Published Korea Joongang Daily - Oct 15 2014]
Mayor slammed over professor hirings [Published Korea Times - Oct 15 2014]
Seoul mayor champions gay marriage [Published Fridae - Oct 14 2014]
Korea, China to make joint efforts against corr... [Published Korea Times - Oct 14 2014]
10th WeAJa flea market sees highest participati... [Published Korea Joongang Daily - Oct 13 2014]
Marriage Equality Round-Up 10/13/14 [Published Gayapolis - Oct 13 2014]
Seoul mayor hopes ‘Korea will be the first’ Asi... [Published Pink News - Oct 13 2014]
Audi says no turning back on depot dispute [Published Korea Times - Oct 13 2014]
Seoul mayor Park Won-soon endorses same-sex mar... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Oct 13 2014]
Seoul mayor professes love for 'Jang Bo-ri' [Published Korea Times - Oct 13 2014]
Seoul mayor supports gay marriage [Published Korea Times - Oct 13 2014]
Seoul mayor endorses same-sex marriage [Published Asia News Network - Oct 13 2014]
Seoul mayor: I hope Korea is first in Asia to a... [Published Gay Star News - Oct 13 2014]
Seoul Mayor Backs Same-Sex Marriage [Published WSJ.com: Korea Real Time - Oct 13 2014]
Seoul Mayor Park Won-soon wants same-sex marria... [Published San Francisco Examiner - Oct 12 2014]
Busy Fall Event Calendar Welcomes the World to ... [Published MICE Middle East - Oct 09 2014]
Mayors Unite To Fight Climate Change [Published ETurboNews - Oct 07 2014]
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Seoul Mayor Backs Same-Sex Marriage [Published WSJ.com: Korea Real Time - Oct 13 2014]
Seoul Mayor Park Won-soon has become the first mainstream South Korean politician to endorse same-sex marriage, a stance likely to attract opposition from the country’s many social conservatives. ...
Seoul mayor looks to Los Angeles for emergency ... [Published Greenspace - Sep 29 2014]
Park Won-soon first visited Los Angeles many years ago as a young civic activist, visiting thrift stores and the L.A. Mission for ideas to take home to South Korea on bettering lives of the poor. ...
South Korea’s Next President Named Park? [Published WSJ.com: Korea Real Time - Jun 05 2014]
Neither of South Korea’s main political parties had much to crow about after Wednesday’s local elections, but there was one big winner: Seoul mayor Park Won-soon. ...
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