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 3 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 1 reports

S. Korea's families ask how they can go on

The grief of any parent who loses a child is unimaginable. But that pain is amplified now in South Korea, due to the uncertainty over the fate of hundreds -- many of them children on a school field trip -- on a sunken ferry and how this east Asian nation's ... [Published WDSU New Orleans - 3 hours ago]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

Koreas must re-adopt 1991 Basic Agreement

By Lee Chang-supFor the past 16 years, the Korean Peninsula has become an allegory for the Aesop fable “The North Wind and the Sun.” The North Wind and the Sun competed to decide which is the stronger of the two and to make a passing traveler remove his ... [Published Korea Times - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 1 reports

Political bickering keeps bills up in the air

A number of crucial bills are still pending at the National Assembly.With less than two months to go before local elections, the ruling Saenuri Party was quick to pin the blame on the main opposition party."The main opposition New Politics Alliance for ... [Published Arirang - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 11 2014 - Updated Apr 12 2014 - 1 reports

Holes in defense system

Thorough reform needed to resolve security concernsThe defense ministry tentatively concluded Friday that the three unmanned aerial vehicles found to have crushed here were North Korean drones. Almost three weeks after the first drone was found, however, ... [Published Korea Times - Apr 11 2014]
First reported Apr 11 2014 - Updated Apr 11 2014 - 1 reports

Parties to fight under same rules

Rival camps still face criticism over breaking campaign promisesBy Jun Ji-hyeThe two rival parties have managed to avoid competing in the June 4 local elections with two conflicting sets of nomination standards, following a decision by the opposition ... [Published Korea Times - Apr 11 2014]
First reported Apr 09 2014 - Updated Apr 09 2014 - 1 reports

Pursuing more fairness

Koo Hak-suThe annual incomes of corporate directors were disclosed for the first time. The public was stunned by the astronomical figures on some of the paychecks doled out to directors. The disclosure was not intended to spark social conflict and resentment ... [Published Korea Joongang Daily - Apr 09 2014]
First reported Apr 09 2014 - Updated Apr 09 2014 - 1 reports

Government debt tops one trillion dollars for the first time ever

Posted on : Apr.9,2014 17:04 KSTModified on : Apr.9,2014 17:04 KSTIncreasing debt and need for social welfare casts doubts on government plans to not raise taxes By Kim Kyung-rok, staff reporterSouth Korea’s 2013 fiscal deficit exceeded 20 trillion won ... [Published Hani.co.kr - Apr 09 2014]
First reported Apr 08 2014 - Updated Apr 08 2014 - 1 reports

Government proposes regular review of military capacity

Posted on : Apr.8,2014 14:54 KSTMinister of National Defense Kim Kwan-jin (center) discusses strengthening monitoring and detection of drones from North Korea, at the Joint Chiefs of Staff Headquarters, Apr. 7. Three drones believed to be from North Korea ... [Published Hani.co.kr - Apr 08 2014]
First reported Apr 07 2014 - Updated Apr 07 2014 - 1 reports

Korea Wants 2-Year Delay in Troop Control Handover

The government has asked Washington to delay by up to two more years the transfer of full operational control of Korean troops to Seoul.Korea is in talks with the U.S. over pushing back the date for the handover of wartime operational control from December ... [Published Digital Chosun - Apr 07 2014]
First reported Apr 07 2014 - Updated Apr 07 2014 - 1 reports

`Foolish Roh Moo-hyun` vs. `Canny Ahn Cheol-soo`

Late former President Roh Moo-hyun ran for mayor of Busan as the opposition Democratic Party’s candidate in 1995 but failed. Three years later, he won in the by-election of Jongno district in Seoul to become a lawmaker. Running in the 2000 general elections ... [Published Donga.com - Apr 07 2014]
First reported Mar 31 2014 - Updated Mar 31 2014 - 1 reports

Innovation mileage system must go

, it rained for three days at a record level, and 350 people died or went missing. The precipitation came down at a rate of 145 millimeters (5.7 inches) per hour - houses flooded and cars were swept away. Some civil organizations worked together to retrieve ... [Published Korea Joongang Daily - Mar 31 2014]
First reported Mar 28 2014 - Updated Mar 29 2014 - 1 reports

Remains return is positive sign

The remains of more than 400 Chinese soldiers killed during the Korean War (1950-53) will return home from the Republic of Korea on March 28 for permanent burial at a State cemetery in the Northeastern city of Shenyang, more than 60 years after the armistice ... [Published CHINAdaily - Mar 28 2014]

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S. Korea's families ask how they can go on [Published WDSU New Orleans - 3 hours ago]
60 years of Seoul-Washington alliance saw ups a... [Published Donga.com - Apr 19 2014]
President Park's level-headedness toward N. Korea [Published Korea Times - Apr 18 2014]
Koreas must re-adopt 1991 Basic Agreement [Published Korea Times - Apr 17 2014]
NPAD can seize power only when oblivious of bro... [Published Donga.com - Apr 17 2014]
Park’s unification drive dwarfs ministry [Published Korea Herald - Apr 16 2014]
NPAD tightens nominations for June elections [Published Korea Joongang Daily - Apr 14 2014]
Political bickering keeps bills up in the air [Published Arirang - Apr 14 2014]
Holes in defense system [Published Korea Times - Apr 11 2014]
Parties to fight under same rules [Published Korea Times - Apr 11 2014]
Strengthening Seoul-US relations [Published Bangkok Post - Apr 11 2014]
Pursuing more fairness [Published Korea Joongang Daily - Apr 09 2014]
Government debt tops one trillion dollars for t... [Published Hani.co.kr - Apr 09 2014]
Our own wall of injustice [Published Korea Joongang Daily - Apr 08 2014]
Government proposes regular review of military ... [Published Hani.co.kr - Apr 08 2014]
Transfer of command date remains unclear to U.S. [Published Capital Times - Apr 08 2014]
Korea Wants 2-Year Delay in Troop Control Handover [Published Digital Chosun - Apr 07 2014]
`Foolish Roh Moo-hyun` vs. `Canny Ahn Cheol-soo` [Published Donga.com - Apr 07 2014]
Mind your own business! [Published Donga.com - Apr 04 2014]
Give the President a break [Published Korea Times - Apr 02 2014]
“Wir Sind ein Volk!” The Dresden Speech [Published Peterson Institute for International Economics - Apr 02 2014]
Global history lessons in The Hague [Published Korea Joongang Daily - Mar 31 2014]
Innovation mileage system must go [Published Korea Joongang Daily - Mar 31 2014]
North Korea Nuclear Timeline Fast Facts [Published CNN - Mar 31 2014]
Ahn Cheol-soo seeking sit-down meeting with Pre... [Published Hani.co.kr - Mar 31 2014]
Consultants shape new rules for election battles [Published Korea Joongang Daily - Mar 30 2014]
Remains return is positive sign [Published CHINAdaily - Mar 28 2014]
New party lays out 3 welfare bills [Published Korea Joongang Daily - Mar 27 2014]
The new political party’s challenges [Published Korea Joongang Daily - Mar 27 2014]
Unified opposition party launched [Published Korea Joongang Daily - Mar 26 2014]
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