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 Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 1 reports

Polls to determine fate of big names

Sohn Hak-kyu Rep. Kim Moo-sung Rep. Ahn Cheol-sooBy Jun Ji-hyeToday's by-elections will determine the fate of some big-name candidates and party stalwarts.If elected, Na Kyung-won of the ruling Saenuri Party, standing in Seoul's Dongjak-B district, will ... [Published Korea Times - Jul 29 2014]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 1 reports

Voters to cast ballots in largest-ever by-elections

Voters will take to polling stations in 15 constituencies across the country Wednesday for the largest-ever parliamentary by-elections, viewed by the parties as a pivotal opportunity to gain the upper hand.In its final appeal to voters on Tuesday, the ... [Published Korea Herald - Jul 29 2014]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 1 reports

Keeping Combined Forces Command in Seoul Makes Sense

During the Roh Moo-hyun administration in 2004, Seoul and Washington agreed to move most of the U.S. military installations in central Seoul further south of the border to Pyeongtaek, Gyeonggi Province. Under the agreement, all facilities from the main ... [Published Digital Chosun - Jul 29 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 1 reports

A new ROK-US combined army division to stay in the north of Han River

South Korea has decided to turn the U.S. Army’s Second Infantry Division, a core component of the U.S. Forces Korea, into a South Korea-U.S. combined division that would stay in the north of the Han River. The purpose is to better respond to a contingency ... [Published Donga.com - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 27 2014 - Updated Jul 27 2014 - 1 reports

High turnout at advance polls fuels speculation about Wednesday's elections

By Yi Whan-wooRival parties are cautious in predicting the results of the parliamentary by-elections on July 30 following a larger turnout than expected in advance polls.A total of 7.98 percent of eligible voters, or 229,986, cast their ballots Friday ... [Published Korea Times - Jul 27 2014]
First reported Jul 27 2014 - Updated Jul 27 2014 - 1 reports

Court orders disclosure of 2007 inter-Korean summit transcript

SEOUL, July 27 (Yonhap) -- A Seoul court has ordered the nation's spy agency to release the transcript of a 2007 summit between late President Roh Moo-hyun and then North Korean leader Kim Jong-il, saying the agency's refusal to disclose it is "unfair," ... [Published Yonhap News Agency - Jul 27 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

SEWOL DISASTER: Prosecutor quits over failed manhunt for ferry owner

The Korea HeraldPublication Date : 25-07-2014A senior prosecutor who led a massive investigation into the alleged corruption involving businessman Yoo Byung-eun offered to resign Thursday, taking responsibility for the failed manhunt for the de facto ... [Published Asia News Network - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

Don’t jeopardize fiscal integrity

Yi Jung-jaePresident Park Geun-hye chaired the cabinet meeting after her first major reshuffle since she took office last year. Grand words and promises were made. Her new government took off after much delay and many controversies and failures following ... [Published Korea Joongang Daily - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 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 ... [Published Taiwan News Online - Jul 23 2014]
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 ... [Published Korea Joongang Daily - Jul 22 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 ... [Published 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 ... [Published Digital Chosun - Jul 14 2014]

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Opposition party on alert over Lee's win in its... [Published Korea Times - 4 hours ago]
Tourism agency changes slogan again [Published Korea Times - 4 hours ago]
Lee dents political plague - regionalism [Published Korea Times - 8 hours ago]
11:4 Saenuri wins by landslide [Published Korea Times - Jul 30 2014]
Polls to determine fate of big names [Published Korea Times - Jul 29 2014]
Today's elections too close to call [Published Korea Times - Jul 29 2014]
Voters to cast ballots in largest-ever by-elect... [Published Korea Herald - Jul 29 2014]
Keeping Combined Forces Command in Seoul Makes ... [Published Digital Chosun - Jul 29 2014]
A new ROK-US combined army division to stay in ... [Published Donga.com - Jul 28 2014]
Park's former aide ahead in opposition heartland [Published Korea Times - Jul 28 2014]
High turnout at advance polls fuels speculation... [Published Korea Times - Jul 27 2014]
Court orders disclosure of 2007 inter-Korean su... [Published Yonhap News Agency - Jul 27 2014]
SEWOL DISASTER: Prosecutor quits over failed ma... [Published Asia News Network - Jul 25 2014]
Don’t jeopardize fiscal integrity [Published Korea Joongang Daily - Jul 24 2014]
Choi announces plan with punch [Published Korea Joongang Daily - Jul 24 2014]
Chen Shui-bian interview: “I think I’d be bette... [Published Taiwan News Online - Jul 23 2014]
An awkward situation for Korea [Published Korea Joongang Daily - Jul 22 2014]
Five theories of unification [Published Korea Joongang Daily - Jul 21 2014]
North walks out of talks on Incheon [Published Korea Joongang Daily - Jul 17 2014]
Remember Korea’s July 4 [Published Korea Joongang Daily - Jul 16 2014]
Park names new education chief [Published Korea Joongang Daily - Jul 15 2014]
Unification committee launched [Published Korea Joongang Daily - Jul 15 2014]
LTV ratio will be raised to save property market [Published Korea Joongang Daily - Jul 15 2014]
U.S. Wants to Keep Combined Forces Command in S... [Published Digital Chosun - Jul 14 2014]
Keep the NIS out of politics [Published Korea Joongang Daily - Jul 08 2014]
Cambodia, S. Korea Affirms Good Ties and Cooper... [Published Agence Kampuchea Presse - Jul 07 2014]
Man-ja, or Kim Young-myung, trying to save MJ [Published Donga.com - Jul 05 2014]
Rep. Kim sings praises of free trade [Published Korea Times - Jul 04 2014]
Opposition lawmaker shares advice with Park [Published Korea Joongang Daily - Jun 29 2014]
Who are leading contenders in 2017 South Korean... [Published Nikkei Asian Review - Jun 28 2014]
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The President that China Never Had [Published 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 [Published 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... [Published 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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