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 Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

Piketty and Korea

“What Korean economists do today is more mathematics than economics,” criticized Kyungpook National University professor Lee Joung-woo, who served as a Blue House policy advisor in the Roh Moo-hyun administration. I majored in economics in college, and ... [Published Korea Joongang Daily - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

New interim chief seeks to mend divisions within opposition

Moon Hee-sang says he will do everything within his powers to save his faltering party from the grips of turmoil.The five-term lawmaker will be in charge of Korea's main opposition party until it holds a party convention next year to elect a new party ... [Published Arirang - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

Pres. Park doesn’t remember 10 years ago

Posted on : Sep.17,2014 18:37 KSTThen leader of the Grand National Party, President Park Geun-hye laughs as she watches a theater performance with residents of Gokseong, South Jeolla Province by GNP lawmakers satirizing then-President Roh Moo-hyun, Aug. ... [Published Hani.co.kr - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 1 reports

S. Korea, US Likely to Not Set Specific Timetable for OPCON Transfer

South Korea and the United States will discuss conditions for the transfer of wartime operational control at the sixth Korea-U.S. Integrated Defense Dialogue (KIDD) in Seoul on Tuesday.The meeting comes as South Korea and the United States are said to ... [Published Korea Broadcasting System - Sep 16 2014]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 1 reports

Opposition party's crisis

Progressives should make clear their identity and restartIt's hard to be a progressive politician in South Korea. You may be free to have progressive thoughts, but turning them into actions is another story. Nearly seven decades of confrontation with ... [Published Korea Times - Sep 16 2014]
First reported Sep 14 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 2 reports

Opposition in chaos

NPAD must get closer to people, not controlled by hard-linersThe New Politics Alliance for Democracy (NPAD) appears to be plunging deeper into a crisis amid protracted partisan wrangling over the special Sewol bill. Park Young-sun, the party's interim ... [Published Korea Times - Sep 14 2014]
First reported Sep 12 2014 - Updated Sep 13 2014 - 1 reports

NPAD hits rock bottom

The main opposition New Politics Alliance for Democracy is drifting further and further into chaos. The wheelhouse has lost control over the ship and there are factional power struggles among the crew whose eyes are fixed on the helm rather than the ultimate ... [Published Korea Joongang Daily - Sep 12 2014]
First reported Sep 12 2014 - Updated Sep 12 2014 - 1 reports

Seoul voices support for Obama’s plans to strike Islamic State

Posted on : Sep.12,2014 17:27 KST.S. President Barack Obama delivers a live televised address to the nation on his plans for military action against the Islamic State, from the Cross Hall of the White House in Washington Sep. 10. (Reuters/Yonhap news ... [Published Hani.co.kr - Sep 12 2014]
First reported Sep 12 2014 - Updated Sep 12 2014 - 1 reports

The price of a puff

In 2004, the Roh Moo-hyun administration attempted to raise the price of cigarettes by 500 won a pack. Then opposition leader Park Geun-hye opposed the government's move, saying it was intended not to protect public health but to bring in tax revenue ... [Published Korea Times - Sep 12 2014]
Entities: Taxes, Tobacco, Smoking
First reported Sep 05 2014 - Updated Sep 05 2014 - 1 reports

Creative economy is the future

Lately, I have felt conflicted every time I passed by Gwanghwamun Square in downtown Seoul. The hunger strike urging a special law to investigate the sinking of the Sewol ferry continues in front of the statue of Adm. Yi Sun-sin. Rallies supporting or ... [Published Korea Joongang Daily - Sep 05 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

Wanted: liberal centrists

Since the April 16 Sewol ferry disaster that killed over 300 passengers - mostly students - South Korea’s society pledged to reform itself to become a safer, caring, reliable and less corrupt society. The entire country joined in a collective mourning ... [Published Korea Joongang Daily - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 24 2014 - Updated Aug 24 2014 - 1 reports

A time for boldness

Kim Young-hieAs this year’s Liberation Day fell during the visit to Seoul by Pope Francis, who preached messages of forgiveness, reconciliation and peace wherever he went, expectations were high for President Park Geun-hye’s address to commemorate the ... [Published Korea Joongang Daily - Aug 24 2014]

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Terms of wartime OPCON discussed [Published Korea Joongang Daily - Sep 19 2014]
New interim chief seeks to mend divisions withi... [Published Arirang - Sep 19 2014]
Piketty and Korea [Published Korea Joongang Daily - Sep 18 2014]
Former aide to President Roh picked as NPAD int... [Published Korea Herald - Sep 18 2014]
The Tao of North Korea [Published Foreign Policy In Focus - Sep 17 2014]
Pres. Park doesn’t remember 10 years ago [Published Hani.co.kr - Sep 17 2014]
Opposition party's crisis [Published Korea Times - Sep 16 2014]
S. Korea, US Likely to Not Set Specific Timetab... [Published Korea Broadcasting System - Sep 16 2014]
Opposition in chaos [Published Korea Times - Sep 14 2014]
NPAD in chaos amid leadership vacuum [Published Korea Times - Sep 14 2014]
Nurturing the art of compromise [Published Asiaone - Sep 13 2014]
Political sins of the fathers still trouble Kor... [Published Korea Joongang Daily - Sep 12 2014]
NPAD hits rock bottom [Published Korea Joongang Daily - Sep 12 2014]
The price of a puff [Published Korea Times - Sep 12 2014]
Seoul voices support for Obama’s plans to strik... [Published Hani.co.kr - Sep 12 2014]
Creative economy is the future [Published Korea Joongang Daily - Sep 05 2014]
On the Korean border (article also in NATAS Hol... [Published SG Travellers - Sep 03 2014]
KBS president-nominee under attack by unionists... [Published Donga.com - Sep 03 2014]
Big ideas, small steps [Published Korea Joongang Daily - Sep 01 2014]
Wanted: liberal centrists [Published Korea Joongang Daily - Aug 29 2014]
Banks see surge in new mortgages [Published Korea Joongang Daily - Aug 28 2014]
Father stops fasting, NPAD urged to end boycott [Published Korea Joongang Daily - Aug 28 2014]
A Sewol solution [Published Korea Joongang Daily - Aug 26 2014]
A time for boldness [Published Korea Joongang Daily - Aug 24 2014]
Military mulls reforming judicial system [Published Korea Times - Aug 22 2014]
Housing prices demand stability [Published Taipei Times Online - Aug 18 2014]
Ceremony honors Kim Dae-jung [Published Korea Joongang Daily - Aug 18 2014]
collective memories of the trauma of Japanese c... [Published The Interpreter - Aug 18 2014]
Differentiation strategies of Park Geun-hye and... [Published Donga.com - Aug 17 2014]
Historical records of Korea, Vatican ties go on... [Published Office of the President, Republic of Korea - Aug 14 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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