Park Won-soon

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First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 1 reports

Eager market business owner takes Seoul mayor in for personal vis-a-vis

By Ko Dong-hwan Seoul mayor Park Won-soon is being taken by one of the traditional market business owners inside a shop./ Courtesy of Facebook  Seoul Mayor Park Won-soon had an unscheduled off-the-record meeting with a business owner during his visit ... [Published Korea Times - 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

Few public office chiefs fulfill noblesse oblige

Of the 171 South Korean public office chiefs, only 18 were found to have fulfilled their “noblesse oblige,” a survey showed.Wirye citizens’ alliance, a civic group operating in Seoul’s Gangdong and Songpa area, recently requested public organizations ... [Published Maekyung - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 13 2014 - Updated Apr 13 2014 - 1 reports

Parties filling election rosters

Seoul Mayor Park Won-soon and the ruling Saenuri Party’s three candidate hopefuls for the Seoul mayoral election — from right, Kim Hwang-sik, Lee Hye-hoon and Chung Mong-joon — attend a ceremony at the Kim Koo Museum and Library in Seoul, Sunday, to commemorate ... [Published Korea Times - Apr 13 2014]
First reported Apr 13 2014 - Updated Apr 13 2014 - 1 reports

As Regional Elections Near, Parties Confirm Candidates

With local elections less than two months away, ruling and opposition parties have been swiftly confirming their candidates to run for office.The ruling Saenuri Party selected Won Hee-ryong as their gubernatorial candidate for Jeju Island earlier. The ... [Published Korea Broadcasting System - Apr 13 2014]
First reported Apr 07 2014 - Updated Apr 07 2014 - 1 reports

Social equity through sharing: Interview with Seoul Mayor Park Won-Soon

Elected in October 2011, Park Won-Soon is the 35th Mayor of Seoul, the capital city of South Korea. In this interview with Urban Solutions on 1 December, the winner of the 2006 Ramon Magsaysay Award for Public Service explains how Seoul has pioneered ... [Published Eco-Business - Apr 07 2014]
First reported Apr 03 2014 - Updated Apr 04 2014 - 6 reports

Beijing, Seoul fight air pollution together

Contributed by NAMPA / Xinhua.BEIJING, April 3 (Xinhua) -- Beijing and Seoul signed a cooperation agreement here on Thursday to jointly tackle air pollution.The agreement was reached after a meeting between Beijing mayor Wang Anshun and visiting mayor ... [Published Namibia Press Agency - Apr 03 2014]
First reported Mar 31 2014 - Updated Apr 01 2014 - 4 reports

Seoul, Beijing to Sign Agreement on Air Pollution

The cities of Seoul and Beijing will sign an agreement this week to jointly tackle air pollution in Northeast Asia.The Seoul Metropolitan Government said Monday that Mayor Park Won-soon will head to China to ink the deal when he meets with Beijing mayor ... [Published Digital Chosun - Apr 01 2014]
First reported Mar 21 2014 - Updated Mar 21 2014 - 1 reports

Close encounters

The curious walk around Dongdaemun Design Plaza yesterday as the futuristic building opened to the public. About 900 VIPs, including Seoul Mayor Park Won-soon and Saenuri lawmaker Chung Mong-joon, attended the opening ceremony for multi-purpose complex ... [Published Korea Joongang Daily - Mar 21 2014]
First reported Mar 20 2014 - Updated Mar 20 2014 - 2 reports

Seoul mayor takes legal action against men behind smear attacks

Seoul Mayor Park Won-soon took legal action against two men for allegedly spreading false information about his son's military service record, officials said Wednesday. Park filed the ... ... [Published Big News Network - Mar 20 2014]
First reported Mar 20 2014 - Updated Mar 20 2014 - 1 reports

Chung accuses Mayor Park of early electioneering

Park Won-soon Chung Moon-joonBy Jun Ji-hyeSeoul Mayor Park Won-soon and Chung Moon-joon, a Saenuri Party lawmaker, clashed Thursday after the former announced a plan to build 80,000 housing units for people with low incomes.The seven-term lawmaker is ... [Published Korea Times - Mar 20 2014]
First reported Mar 19 2014 - Updated Mar 20 2014 - 3 reports

Saenuri Heavyweights Launch Campaigns for Seoul Mayoral Race

The Saenuri Party has three competitive candidates vying to become the party's Seoul mayoral candidate: Tycoon-turned-politician Chung Mong-joon, former Prime Minister Kim Hwang-sik, and two-term lawmaker Lee Hye-hoon.Chung and Kim are seen as the frontrunners ... [Published Digital Chosun - Mar 20 2014]

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Hyundai Heavy stake obstacle to Chung's bid [Published Korea Times - Apr 16 2014]
Ahn Cheol-soo: Man or mouse? [Published Korea Times - Apr 14 2014]
Eager market business owner takes Seoul mayor i... [Published Korea Times - Apr 14 2014]
President's high popularity may affect local el... [Published Korea Times - Apr 14 2014]
Few public office chiefs fulfill noblesse oblige [Published Maekyung - Apr 14 2014]
Parties filling election rosters [Published Korea Times - Apr 13 2014]
As Regional Elections Near, Parties Confirm Can... [Published Korea Broadcasting System - Apr 13 2014]
Flea markets booming [Published Korea Times - Apr 10 2014]
Saenuri mayoral candidates vie in TV debate [Published Korea Joongang Daily - Apr 09 2014]
Seoul’s new development plan laid out [Published Korea Joongang Daily - Apr 09 2014]
Tayo and friends to feature on more Seoul buses [Published Korea Joongang Daily - Apr 08 2014]
Animated character buses smash hit with kids [Published Korea Herald - Apr 08 2014]
Social equity through sharing: Interview with S... [Published Eco-Business - Apr 07 2014]
Center outlines campaign pledges by the numbers [Published Korea Joongang Daily - Apr 04 2014]
Beijing, Seoul fight air pollution together [Published Namibia Press Agency - Apr 03 2014]
Seoul, Beijing sign agreement to tackle air pol... [Published Global Times - Apr 03 2014]
Seoul and Beijing agree to combat air pollution [Published Korea Joongang Daily - Apr 03 2014]
Chung’s series of slipups has many questioning ... [Published Korea Joongang Daily - Apr 03 2014]
Beijing, Seoul fight air pollution together [Published Individual.com - Apr 03 2014]
Local election candidates woo Christians [Published Korea Times - Apr 03 2014]
Seoul, Beijing to Join Efforts to Improve Air Q... [Published Korea Broadcasting System - Apr 03 2014]
Seoul, Beijing join hands to tackle fine dust [Published Yonhap News Agency - Apr 03 2014]
Hospital relocation ignites protest [Published Korea Times - Apr 02 2014]
Seoul Subway Forces Senior Expats to Subsidize ... [Published Seoul Times - Apr 02 2014]
Seoul gov’t announces plan for new development [Published Korea Joongang Daily - Apr 01 2014]
COEX-Jamsil areas to become multi-purpose complex [Published Korea Times - Apr 01 2014]
Seoul, Beijing to Sign Agreement on Air Pollution [Published Digital Chosun - Apr 01 2014]
Saenuri primary candidates cool off [Published Korea Joongang Daily - Mar 31 2014]
Seoul and Beijing to sign agreement to tackle a... [Published Arirang - Mar 31 2014]
Seoul, Beijing to Sign Agreement to Jointly Fig... [Published Korea Broadcasting System - Mar 31 2014]
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Curvy Edifice in Seoul Begs $450 Million Question [Published TIME.com - Mar 21 2014]
(SEOUL, South Korea) — A curvy futuristic $450 million building meant to remake Seoul into a global design capital opened to the South Korean public Friday after years of debate about its impact on a historic city precinct. And not everyone is happy ...
Curvy Edifice in Seoul Begs $450 Million Question [Published The China Blog - Mar 21 2014]
(SEOUL, South Korea) — A curvy futuristic $450 million building meant to remake Seoul into a global design capital opened to the South Korean public Friday after years of debate about its impact on a historic city precinct. And not everyone is happy ...
Curvy Edifice in Seoul Begs $450 Million Question [Published The Middle East Blog - TIME.com - Mar 21 2014]
(SEOUL, South Korea) — A curvy futuristic $450 million building meant to remake Seoul into a global design capital opened to the South Korean public Friday after years of debate about its impact on a historic city precinct. And not everyone is happy ...
Seoul Mayor: Politicians Should Eliminate Thems... [Published WSJ.com: Korea Real Time - Feb 23 2014]
Seoul’s maverick mayor says he isn’t thinking about a bid for the nation’s top job yet, but he does have some advice for those in central government: lose power.Speaking in a recent interview with The Wall Street Journal, Park Won-soon said the goal of ...
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