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Topic - Lee Myung-Bak
The overlapping power transitions in East Asia's three main economies promise to mark a defining moment in the region's tense geopolitics and compound America's diplomatic challenges.
Park Geun-hye promises to reach out to North Korea with more humanitarian aid and deeper engagement after she moves into South Korea's presidential residence on Feb. 25.
Park Geun-hye, daughter of a divisive military strongman from South Korea's authoritarian era, was elected the country's first female president Wednesday, a landmark win that could mean a new drive to start talks with rival North Korea.
The liberal son of North Korean refugees faces the conservative daughter of a late dictator in South Korea's presidential election Wednesday. For all their differences, they've made remarkably similar campaign promises.
Moon Tae-Hwa stares at his computer, dizzy and nauseous from the hours of porn he's viewed online while his wife and children slept. He feels no shame _ only a righteous sense of mission.
Hong Kong's anti-corruption watchdog has charged a former government secretary with fraud over a housing scandal that erupted days after he was appointed by the city's new leader.
As a bookish entrepreneur who made his fortune in software before turning to philanthropy, Ahn Cheol-soo has been called South Korea's Bill Gates. Now he's looking for a new title: Mr. President.
The eldest daughter of former authoritarian President Park Chung-hee has been chosen as South Korea's conservative ruling party's presidential candidate.
Japan's territorial disputes with its neighbors flared anew Sunday as a group of nationalist activists swam ashore and raised flags on an island also claimed by China.
As North Koreans cheered and waved white "unified Korea" flags, a South Korean activist was arrested as soon as he set foot on home soil Thursday, resisting police in a stunt of defiance after an unapproved, three-month stay in the North.
The elder brother of President Lee Myung-bak is the latest high-profile person to be questioned about alleged bribery in South Korea's banking industry.
Google is not just a search engine for 26-year-old South Korean Ma Han-joo. Nor is Twitter merely a fun way to share pics of K-pop stars. For Ma and thousands of other young conservative activists _ many of them teenagers _ they are crucial weapons in their campaign to scrub the Internet of North Korea sympathizers.
A new report of the South Korean Human Rights Commission reveals the suffering of many innocent victims of communism in a network of labor camps across North Korea.
Myanmar tightened security for a visit by South Korean President Lee Myung-bak on Monday, the first by a South Korean leader since an assassination attempt by North Korean commandos nearly 30 years ago.
In his departure speech Tuesday, South Korean President Lee Myung-bak, who leaves office next week, said the North's increasing isolation and escalating sanctions were drawing it closer to "a dead end."
"Obscene materials and harmful information that can be easily accessed on the Internet are singled out as one cause inciting sex crimes," President Lee Myung-bak said in a radio address in September.