30.08.2012 [Bloomberg] - In Seoul, President Lee MyungBak has been embarrassed by corruption charges against his family. Fanning popular anger about South Korea's status in Asia has shifted the national dialog. The same strategy prevails in China. Unwelcome headlines focus
27.08.2012 [Yonhap News] - SEOUL, Aug. 27 (Yonhap) -- President Lee Myung-bak called for thorough measures Monday to minimize damage from a powerful typhoon approaching South Korea as concerns grew it will likely be the most devastating storm to hit the country in a decade.
25.08.2012 [China Daily] - SEOUL - South Korean President Lee Myung-bak and Chinese President Hu Jintao exchanged messages Friday in celebration of the 20th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic ties between the two countries. South Korea and China achieved
25.08.2012 [AsiaOne] - The prolonged conflict between Tokyo and Seoul triggered by South Korean President Lee MyungBak's recent visit to the Takeshima islands has strained bilateral relations, and there is no resolution in sight as the two countries continue to criticise
01.07.2009 by kobe_bear Thanks to the vision and political will of then Seoul Mayor and now President Lee MyungBak. Cheonggyecheon has been lauded as a major success in urban renewal and revitalization. But this was not the always the case for this culturally ...
31.08.2012 [The Hankyoreh] - Civic groups have charged President Lee Myung-bak of saddling Seoul residents with losses by signing an unfair contract with Macquarie Korea Infrastructure Fund (MKIF) to build Seoul Metro Line 9 while he was mayor of Seoul. The Citizens' Coalition for
15.08.2012 [Korea Times] - Cyclists often cite the creation of the nationwide bike road network as one of President Lee Myung-bak's few achievements. Thanks to the construction of bicycle routes along the Han and Nakdong Rivers, bike enthusiasts are able to ride from Seoul to
16.08.2012 [Korea Times] - President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono of the Republic of Indonesia and President Lee Myung-bak of the Republic of Korea have targeted the trade relations between the two countries of $50 billion in 2015 and $100 billion in 2020. This target is also
10.08.2012 [英文中國郵報] - SEOUL -- South Korean President Lee Myung-bak is scheduled to visit a set of remote islands on Friday, angering neighbor Japan which also lays claims to territory believed to contain frozen natural gas deposits that could be worth billions of dollars.
13.08.2012 [英文中國郵報] - ... says Japan gov't must settle colonial-era grievances. SEOUL -- South Korean President Lee Myung-bak said Monday his unprecedented visit to islands claimed by Japan was intended to press Tokyo to settle grievances left over from its colonial rule.