Posts Tagged ‘Lee Myung-bak’

South Korea’s prime minister, has been replaced, along with seven ministers, in the biggest cabinet reshuffle since president Lee Myung-bak took office in 2008.

Kim Tae-ho (left in the picture, from bbcimg.co.uk), his nominee to be prime minister, was once a provincial governor. (more…)

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In a major policy shift, Lee Myung-bak (photo, from dailylife.com), South Korea’s president, has proposed reviving direct talks with North Korea. He told the parliament that he was willing to carry out previous bilateral summit accords and provide the impoverished North with food aid. (more…)

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