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Politics Lee Myung-bak

  • SEOUL, Dec 15- Long the voice of the conglomerates that form the engine of South Korea's economy, the Federation of Korean Industries could become another casualty of the scandal that is poised to cost President Park Geun-hye her job, as key members flee. Prosecutors have charged Park's friend Choi Soon- sil with colluding with the president into pressuring...

  • South Korea's President-elect, Park Geun-hye, used her first major speech on Thursday to warn of the risks posed by a hostile North Korea and also fired a political shot across the bows of Japan's incoming Prime Minister Shinzo Abe.

  • South Korean President Lee Myung-bak

    The framework for a Free Trade Agreement (FTA) between South Korea and China may be ready in two years, said the South Korean President.

  • South Korean President Lee Myung-bak

    South Korea’s President Lee Myung-bak says Greece needs to accept the terms of a $130 billion international bailout agreed in March and there will be no disbursement of money from the International Monetary Fund (IMF), unless the country does so.