Roh Moo-hyun

Type: Person
Name: Roh Moo-hyun
Title: Former President of South Korea (deceased on 23 May 2009)
Date of Birth: 1946-08-06
Place of Birth: Gimhae, Gyeongsang-namdo
Nationality: South Korea
Fact Sheet: Biography for Roh Moo-hyun
First reported 19 hours ago - Updated 7 hours ago - 1 reports

Chen Shui-bian interview: “I think I’d be better off dead”

Control Yuan member Huang Huang-hsiung disclosed for the first time Tuesday the contents of an interview with former President Chen Shui-bian while he was at Taipei prison in which Chen lamented the harsh world of prison life. Chen complained about the ... [Publicerad Taiwan News Online - 19 hours ago]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

An awkward situation for Korea

In mathematics, 1 + 1 = 2. However, in international politics, 1 + 1 does not have an answer. Often, 1 + 1 leads to a complicated scenario. Lately, Japan’s right of collective self-defense was a hot potato in Northeast Asia while the war in Iraq is the ... [Publicerad Korea Joongang Daily - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 17 2014 - Updated Jul 18 2014 - 1 reports

North walks out of talks on Incheon

North and South Korea failed to reach an agreement yesterday in their first round of talks on the specifics of Pyongyang’s participation in the Asian Games in Incheon in September, the first talks in six years that focused on cooperation in sporting ... [Publicerad Korea Joongang Daily - Jul 17 2014]
First reported Jul 15 2014 - Updated Jul 15 2014 - 1 reports

Unification committee launched

The Blue House yesterday released a list of specialists from the public and private sectors as it launched President Park Geun-hye’s 50-member committee to prepare for a peaceful unification of the Korean Peninsula.The Presidential Committee for Unification ... [Publicerad Korea Joongang Daily - Jul 15 2014]
First reported Jul 14 2014 - Updated Jul 14 2014 - 1 reports

U.S. Wants to Keep Combined Forces Command in Seoul

After an agreement between Seoul and Washington to push back the handover of wartime operational control from December 2015, the U.S. military has reportedly asked the government here to keep the Combined Forces Command in Seoul.The CFC is currently based ... [Publicerad Digital Chosun - Jul 14 2014]
First reported Jul 08 2014 - Updated Jul 08 2014 - 1 reports

Keep the NIS out of politics

Confirmation hearings for eight cabinet nominees in a reshuffle following the Sewol ferry crisis started this week. Lee Byung-ki, nominated to head the National Intelligence Service, was the first to come under heavy fire from lawmakers during the four-day ... [Publicerad Korea Joongang Daily - Jul 08 2014]
First reported Jul 07 2014 - Updated Jul 07 2014 - 1 reports

Cambodia, S. Korea Affirms Good Ties and Cooperation

AKP Phnom Pen, July 07, 2014 –Second Vice President of the Cambodian National Assembly H.E. Ms. Khuon Sudary received here on Friday last week visiting H.E. Choi Jae Sung, Member of Parliament of the Republic of Korea and President of Korea-Asia Friendship ... [Publicerad Agence Kampuchea Presse - Jul 07 2014]
First reported Jul 04 2014 - Updated Jul 04 2014 - 1 reports

Rep. Kim sings praises of free trade

By Spencer H. Kim Spencer Kim LOS ANGELES ― When someone explains a fundamental truth in precise terms, it rings clear. But it is frustrating when people feel it necessary to muffle it, especially if it is someone you respect. Thus it is with my progressive ... [Publicerad Korea Times - Jul 04 2014]
First reported Jun 27 2014 - Updated Jun 27 2014 - 1 reports

Fixing personnel matters

President Park needs to recruit talent far and widePresident Park Geun-hye has decided to set up a new office inside Cheong Wa Dae which will be in charge of personnel management of top government posts in the wake of repeated nomination failures.The ... [Publicerad Korea Times - Jun 27 2014]
First reported Jun 27 2014 - Updated Jun 27 2014 - 1 reports

Pres. Park to install her secretary office of human resources

Saenuri Party floor leader Lee Wan-koo said on Wednesday that personal issues in nominees should have a closed-door hearing while a public confirmation hearing is desirable for validating ability, talent, philosophy, and values. He is said to have delivered ... [Publicerad Donga.com - Jun 27 2014]
First reported Jun 26 2014 - Updated Jun 26 2014 - 1 reports

Top Office to Create Senior Secretary for Personnel Affairs

Amid mounting criticism over its repeated failure to find a new prime minister, the Presidential Office will create a new senior secretarial office in charge of personnel matters. The new office will lead efforts in finding and screening nominees for ... [Publicerad Korea Broadcasting System - Jun 26 2014]
First reported Jun 25 2014 - Updated Jun 25 2014 - 1 reports

China wants to upgrade relations

Korea and China are considering upgrading their bilateral relations from the current “strategic cooperative partnership” to a “comprehensive strategic cooperative partnership” on the occasion of Chinese President Xi Jinping’s trip to Seoul on July 3-4, ... [Publicerad Korea Joongang Daily - Jun 25 2014]
Entities: China, Upgrading, Beijing, Seoul

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Chen Shui-bian interview: “I think I’d be bette... [Publicerad Taiwan News Online - 19 hours ago]
An awkward situation for Korea [Publicerad Korea Joongang Daily - Jul 22 2014]
Five theories of unification [Publicerad Korea Joongang Daily - Jul 21 2014]
North walks out of talks on Incheon [Publicerad Korea Joongang Daily - Jul 17 2014]
Remember Korea’s July 4 [Publicerad Korea Joongang Daily - Jul 16 2014]
Park names new education chief [Publicerad Korea Joongang Daily - Jul 15 2014]
Unification committee launched [Publicerad Korea Joongang Daily - Jul 15 2014]
LTV ratio will be raised to save property market [Publicerad Korea Joongang Daily - Jul 15 2014]
U.S. Wants to Keep Combined Forces Command in S... [Publicerad Digital Chosun - Jul 14 2014]
Keep the NIS out of politics [Publicerad Korea Joongang Daily - Jul 08 2014]
Cambodia, S. Korea Affirms Good Ties and Cooper... [Publicerad Agence Kampuchea Presse - Jul 07 2014]
Man-ja, or Kim Young-myung, trying to save MJ [Publicerad Donga.com - Jul 05 2014]
Rep. Kim sings praises of free trade [Publicerad Korea Times - Jul 04 2014]
Opposition lawmaker shares advice with Park [Publicerad Korea Joongang Daily - Jun 29 2014]
Who are leading contenders in 2017 South Korean... [Publicerad Nikkei Asian Review - Jun 28 2014]
Fixing personnel matters [Publicerad Korea Times - Jun 27 2014]
Pres. Park to install her secretary office of h... [Publicerad Donga.com - Jun 27 2014]
Revisiting a volunteer military [Publicerad Korea Joongang Daily - Jun 26 2014]
After impasse, Chung stays as prime minister [Publicerad Korea Joongang Daily - Jun 26 2014]
An out-of-context society [Publicerad Korea Times - Jun 26 2014]
Top Office to Create Senior Secretary for Perso... [Publicerad Korea Broadcasting System - Jun 26 2014]
China wants to upgrade relations [Publicerad Korea Joongang Daily - Jun 25 2014]
The President that China Never Had [Publicerad CSC Center for Strategic Communication - Jun 21 2014]
The President that China Never Had [Publicerad Foreign Policy - Jun 21 2014]
SA could benefit from strengthened ties with So... [Publicerad Engineering News - Jun 20 2014]
Handmaiden of power [Publicerad Korea Times - Jun 19 2014]
Specter of Piketty is haunting Korea [Publicerad Hani.co.kr - Jun 18 2014]
Roundup: S. Korean PM nominee pressured to resi... [Publicerad China.org.cn - Jun 18 2014]
Education minister nominee embroiled in plagiar... [Publicerad Korea Herald - Jun 17 2014]
Education nominee accused of plagiarizing thesis [Publicerad Korea Joongang Daily - Jun 17 2014]
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The President that China Never Had [Publicerad CSC Center for Strategic Communication - Jun 21 2014]
Netizens are using a Korean film about late president Roh Moo-hyun as a subtle form of protest. ...
The President that China Never Had [Publicerad Foreign Policy - Jun 21 2014]
Netizens are using a Korean film about late president Roh Moo-hyun as a subtle form of protest. ...
China Detains Human Rights Lawyer After Tiananm... [Publicerad Global Voices Online - May 07 2014]
China has detained prominent rights lawyer Pu Zhiqiang on the charge of “causing a disturbance,” what is seen as an attempt to deter activists from marking the upcoming 25th anniversary of the crackdown on pro-democracy protests in Tiananmen Square ...
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