Tag - park-geun-hye



Japan Times
May 8, 2013
U.S., South Korea show united front on North Korea
U.S. President Barack Obama and South Korea's new leader warn North Korea against further nuclear provocations, with Obama declaring that the days when Pyongyang could 'create a crisis and elicit concessions' were over.
Apr 8, 2013
Return to South Korea thwarted by nationalism
A Korean-born U.S. citizen gets a rude awakening on nationalism when he returns to South Korea to launch a ministry at the president's invitation.
Japan Times
JAPAN / History
Mar 2, 2013
Park urges Japan to reflect on past aggression
South Korean President Park Geun Hye on Friday urged Japan to squarely face up to past historical issues, alluding to its brutal colonial rule of the Korean Peninsula.
Japan Times
Feb 28, 2013
Possible human rights probe of North puts Seoul in bind
The U.N. human rights chief declared recently that it was time for a "long overdue" investigation into what she called unparalleled rights abuses in North Korea. The probe, unprecedented in scope, could help establish whether Pyongyang's leaders are committing crimes against humanity.
Feb 28, 2013
Challenges for President Park
Park Geun Hye, South Korea's first female president, has taken the reins of a country beset by stubborn internal as well as international problems.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Politics
Feb 26, 2013
Park to usher in new era of friendship, or side with China?
Park Geun Hye was inaugurated Monday as South Korea's first female president, ushering in what many in Japan hope will be a new era in improved bilateral relations, which were strained by her predecessor, Lee Myung Bak.
Feb 18, 2013
Hit North Korea through its financing network
Washington and Seoul should target the global network of banks and front companies that sustain North Korea's palace economy as well as its gulags.


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