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#Lee Myung-Bak

# lee-myung-bak - Tuesday 12 February, 2013

UN Security Council vows action after North Korea nuclear test

Even North Korea’s sole international ally, China, was stern in its condemnation of the nuclear test and threats to the United States.

# lee-myung-bak - Wednesday 19 December, 2012

South Korea elects its first female president

Park Geun-Hye, daughter of the country’s former military ruler, faces many challenges including an ageing population, rising welfare costs and North Korea.

# lee-myung-bak - Thursday 26 July, 2012

Leaflet bombs: North Korea drops propaganda pamphlets on the South

South Korean soldiers were reported to have collected thousands of leaflets floated by the North across the frontier as relations worsen between the two countries still technically at war.

# lee-myung-bak - Monday 26 March, 2012

In pictures: Obama enjoys himself in South Korea Barack Obama This post contains images

In pictures: Obama enjoys himself in South Korea

It’s not all dull being the leader of the free world, you know…

# lee-myung-bak - Monday 2 January, 2012

South Korea says 'new era' is possible for relations with North

President Lee Myung-bak says the transition of power in North Korea may offer the chance for peace on the peninsula.

# lee-myung-bak - Friday 30 December, 2011

As 'Great Leader' anointed North Korea says stance will not soften

North Korea’s powerful National Defense Commission said that the country would never deal with South Korean President Lee Myung-bak.

# lee-myung-bak - Tuesday 29 November, 2011

From The Daily Edge South Korean president wears thermal underwear to save power Toasty This post contains videos

South Korean president wears thermal underwear to save power

Lee Myung-bak is not the first president to call on citizens to reduce energy consumption in the national interest. Just ask Jimmy Carter…

# lee-myung-bak - Wednesday 29 December, 2010

South Korea asks for talks on North's nuclear programme

Seoul softens its aggressive stance and says it wants to re-open six-way talks on North Korea’s nuclear arms programme.

# lee-myung-bak - Friday 12 November, 2010

G20 leaders agree to avoid global 'currency war'

Good news for the EU, as world leaders pledge not to aggressively devalue currencies – but there’s no concrete action.