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Lee Myung-bak is the President of South Korea. Lee Myung-bak and Barack Obama met on June 16, 2009 at Washington to show a united front against North Korea after the later launched rockets and performed Nuclear test and subsequent developments.

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Venu Srinivasan, Chairman of TVS Motor Company made Honorary Citizen of Busan
Mayor of Busan Metropolitan City, Suh Byung-soo today conferred on Venu Srinivasan, Chairman, TVS Motor Company and Honorary Consul General of the Republic of Korea in Chennai, the title of honorary citizen. Busan is the second largest city in Korea, after Seoul and this singular award is one of the highest of its kind to be awarded to a foreign national

Purdue University, USA Honours Mr. Venu Srinivasan, Chairman of TVS Motor Company
Mr. Venu Srinivasan, Chairman of TVS Motor Company, conferred an Honorary Doctorate of Management degree by Purdue University, USA. The honour was conferred on him during spring commencement ceremonies at Purdue’s West Lafayette campus in recognition of his contributions in the field of management. Mr. Venu Srinivasan is an engineer with a master's degree in management from Purdue

S. Korean president's brother faces questioning over bribery allegations
South Korean President Lee Myung-bak' s elder brother Lee Sang-deuk faced questioning by prosecutors Tuesday morning over bribery allegations.

S. Korean president's Myanmar visit opens new chapter in bilateral ties
South Korean President Lee Myung-bak 's two-day goodwill visit to Myanmar, which ended here Tuesday, has opened up a new chapter of friendly ties between the two countries, observers here said.

S. Korean president ends Myanmar visit
South Korean President Lee Myung-bak wrapped up his two-day milestone goodwill visit to Myanmar Tuesday afternoon, the first in 30 years.

Japanese PM leaves Beijing for home after trilateral summit
Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihiko Noda left Beijing on Monday after attending the fifth meeting of leaders from China, Japan and the Republic of Korea (ROK).

China, Japan, ROK to launch FTA talks this year
Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao said Sunday that China, Japan and the Republic of Korea (ROK) agreed to launch the talks for a free trade area (FTA) within this year.

ROK president arrives in Beijing for trilateral leaders' meeting
Lee Myung-bak, president of the Republic of Korea (ROK), arrived in Beijing Saturday evening for the fifth meeting of leaders from China, Japan and the ROK.

DPRK leader guides combined military exercise
Top leader of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) Kim Jong Un recently observed a combined military exercise marking the 80th anniversary of the Korean People's Army (KPA), the official news agency KCNA said Saturday.

North Korea marks army's 80th founding anniversary
The Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) held a national meeting on Wednesday to mark the 80th anniversary of the founding of the Korean People's Army (KPA).

Sri Lankan president leaves for South Korea
Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa left for South Korea on Monday for a four-day official visit that will focus on increasing trade ties between the two countries.

DPRK threatens to launch 'special operations' against S. Korea
The Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) threatened to launch "special operations" against South Korea's conservative president, the official KCNA news agency said Monday.

South Korea's ruling party wins parliamentary polls
South Korea's ruling Saenuri party has won a majority of seats in the parliamentary elections.

China, South Korea to augment ties
Seoul, March 26 China and South Korea have agreed to utilize the China-South Korea Friendly Exchange Year as an opportunity to augment their bilateral ties.

Obama warns North Korea would achieve 'nothing' by making threats
U.S. President Barack Obama warned North Korea that it would deepen its isolation if it carried out a planned rocket launch, and would achieve 'nothing' by making threats.

Singh-Gilani likely to meet on sidelines of Nuclear Security Summit in Seoul
Indian Prime Ministers Manmohan Singh and his Pakistani counterpart Yousuf Raza Gilani may reportedly meet in Seoul on the sidelines of the second Nuclear Security Summit that begins here on Monday.

N. Korea's atomic plans to be discussed on sidelines of Nuclear safety summit in Seoul
US President Barack Obama and dozens of other world leaders will begin a summit Monday on curbing the threat of nuclear terrorism, but North Korea's atomic plans will be in focus on the sidelines.

India, Pak PMs may meet on Seoul nuke security summit sidelines
The Prime Ministers' of India and Pakistan could meet on the sidelines of the nuclear security summit being held here from Monday, though sources are saying that there is still no finality on the event taking place.

Manmohan Singh arrives in Seoul to attend nuclear safety summit
Indian Prime Minister Dr.Manmohan Singh has reached Seoul to attend the Nuclear Safety Summit. He landed at a Seoul airbase and was recieved by South Korea's Vice-Minister for Foreign Affairs, Kim Sing Han.

India, South Korea discuss POSCO issue
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh discussed the POSCO issue with South Korean President Lee Myung-bak during a meeting held here ahead of Monday's nuclear security summit.

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh leaves for South Korea on a three-day official visit
The Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh, left on Saturday morning on a three-day visit of the Republic of Korea.

Prime Minister to leave for South Korea on official visit
Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh will be leaving for the Republic of Korea on an official visit to the nation on Saturday.

South Korea declares emergency alert after Kim Jong Il's death
South Korea has placed all military units on emergency alert following the news of North Korean leader Kim Jong-il's death.

'Seoul won't flinch from tough approach towards North Korea': South Korean President
South Korean President Lee Myung-bak has said he would not back off from his tough approach on North Korea for the sake of political gain, as he heads into his final year his single five-year term in 2012.

NYC designer excited as Michelle Obama wore her gown to state dinner
A Korean-American fashion designer, who is based in New York, was on top of the world after US First Lady Michelle Obama wore one of her creations to the White House state dinner for South Korean President Lee Myung-bak and his wife Kim Yoon-ok last week.

President Patil pays floral tribute at Tagore statue in Seoul
President Pratibha Devisingh Patil paid floral tribute at the statue of Nobel laureate Rabindranath Tagore here on Monday in remembrance of his 150th birth anniversary.

India, South Korea ink civil nuclear deal
India on Monday signed a civil nuclear cooperation deal with South Korea during the visit of President Pratibha Devisingh Patil here, enabling the Korean companies to participate in atomic power plant projects in the country.

Japan, China, South Korea agree pact over nuclear emergencies
The leaders of Japan, China and South Korea have agreed to set up an early warning system to alert each other of emergencies at nuclear facilities.

Unease in China over Oz enhancing defense ties with Japan, S. Korea
Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard's move to strengthen defence ties with Japan and South Korea is reportedly adding to China's unease about new US-anchored security alliance emerging on its borders.

Patil to reinforce bilateral ties during her Mongolia, S.Korea visit
The government considers President Pratibha Devisingh Patil's ensuing state visit to the Republic of Korea and Mongolia would promote the peace, development, and stability in Asia

President Patil to visit Korea, Mongolia
President Pratibha Devisingh Patil will undertake a state visit to the Republic of Korea from July 24 to 27 at the invitation of President Lee Myung-bak.

Gillard visits tsunami-ravaged Japanese town
Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard has arrived in Japan"s tsunami-ravaged Sendai to view the devastation.

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