August 9, 1987: Piquet wins Hungarian Grand
August 9, 1987: Piquet wins Hungarian Grand Prixgulfnews.com2002 - South Korean President Kim Dae-jung appoints Chang Dae-whan as the new prime minister. 2008 - Palestinian poet Mahmoud Darwish dies in a US hospital following heart surgery. 2012 - Jamaica's Usain Bolt becomes the first man to win both the ...
Posted on 8 August 2017 | 6:01 am
Asean offers US a rare chance to meet N
BBC NewsAsean offers US a rare chance to meet N KoreaBBC NewsNorth Korea had been admitted to the ARF just two years earlier, at the height of then-South Korean President Kim Dae-jung's Sunshine Policy of rapprochement towards the North. At that time the deal President Clinton had struck with the North Koreans ...and more »
Posted on 7 August 2017 | 3:16 am
How to keep Koreans busy - The Korea Times -
Korea TimesHow to keep Koreans busy - The Korea TimesKorea TimesGovernments all over the world since historical times devise strategies to keep people busy and divert their attention from the important issues of life. If people ...and more »
Posted on 7 August 2017 | 1:09 am
Today in Korean history - Yonhap News
Today in Korean historyYonhap News1973 -- Former President Kim Dae-jung, an opposition lawmaker at the time, is kidnapped by Korean Central Intelligence Agency operatives in a Tokyo hotel amid suppression of opposition parties by the iron-fisted Park Chung-hee government. Park had just ...and more »
Posted on 6 August 2017 | 10:08 pm
People's Party split over Ahn's leadership
Korea TimesPeople's Party split over Ahn's leadership bid - The Korea TimesKorea TimesThe People's Party leadership race is being thrown into turmoil after two candidates - Reps. Chun Jung-bae and Chung Dong-young - openly criticized former ...and more »
Posted on 6 August 2017 | 1:18 am
German Brands Lead All Imports At Seoul
There are racing models, and then there are racing models. Both genres are less visible at this week's Seoul Motor Show than in previous years.
Posted on 7 April 2015 | 9:36 am
Way More College Students Are Studying
Overall, college students aren't enrolling in foreign language classes as much as they used to. But more people are enrolling in Korean language classes.
Posted on 3 April 2015 | 1:56 pm
Iran Nuclear Deal: Bad News To Republicans,
Israel and Republicans in the U.S. Congress now share common cause with North Korea on one critical topic: they hate the nuclear deal that negotiators from the U.S. and five other countries have struck with Iran.
Posted on 2 April 2015 | 11:07 pm
Singapore's Lee Kuan Yew, Korea's
South Korea's President Park Geun-hye and Singapore's Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong have at least one thing in common: their fathers were both the dictatorial leaders of their highly prosperous countries. Thus it seems altogether appropriate that Park should have flown to Singapore for the funeral for Lee's father, Lee Kuan [...]
Posted on 28 March 2015 | 10:40 pm
Two tough Asian leaders will be rememered
Special to WorldTribune.com By Donald Kirk, East-Asia-Intel.com When it comes to judging the performance of deceased national leaders under the icy glare of historical research, strongmen go down in collective memory as tough guys who defeated their enemies and built […] The post Two tough Asian leaders will be rememered longer than nicer mediocrities appeared first on World Tribune .
Posted on 26 March 2015 | 11:38 am
Koreas to take stabilizing steps
The capstone of transition to democracy was the election of Kim Dae-jung as president in 1998. He completed his five-year term without interruption, and in 2000 received the Nobel Peace Prize. A principal symbol of opposition to Park's dictatorship ...
Posted on 28 August 2015 | 12:24 am
Arthur Cyr - Koreas agree on stabilizing
The capstone of transition to democracy was the election of Kim Dae-jung as president in 1998. He completed his five-year term without interruption, and in 2000 received the Nobel Peace Prize. A principal symbol of opposition to Park dictatorship ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 11:21 pm
North Korea’s ‘Apology’ Over Land Mine
South Korea’s “sunshine policy,” a policy of engagement and cooperation with North Korea, advocated by the late South Korean President Kim Dae-jung, has sparked a vigorous debate for many years, winning both praise and criticism. The latest deal is ...
Posted on 26 August 2015 | 2:14 pm
A day at the DMZ: The political theater at
Posters of Presidents George W. Bush and Kim Dae Jung adorned the walls, commemorating a 2002 event that saw a train cross the border for the first time in 52 years. But the crossing was closed in 2008, and the station services no trains except for those ...
Posted on 25 August 2015 | 6:00 pm
The Abe Statement: A Korean Perspective
Presidents Kim Dae-jung and Roh Moo-hyun were especially brave in setting aside the past to articulate the prospects for a normal relationship with Japan. South Korea has consistently sought bilateral military-to-military cooperation with the Japanese Self ...
Posted on 24 August 2015 | 11:40 pm