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Address by President Park Geun-hye on the 94th March Fi...
Mar 04, 2013
President Park Geun-hye addresses at the ceremony commemorating the 94th March First Independence Movement Day (photo: Jeon Han). Fellow Koreans, seven million compatriots overseas and our brethren in the North, decorated patriots who fought for the nation’s independence and distinguished guests, Today, we celebrate th...

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Remarks by President Park Geun-hye at the joint commiss...
Mar 04, 2013
Our proud newly commissioned military officers, families and distinguished guests, I wholeheartedly congratulate the 5,783 new officers on their commissioning. After long and rigorous training, you are reborn today as officers of the Republic of Korea Armed Forces. You have persevered through grueling drills and harsh ...

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The Full text of the 18th Presidential Inauguration Spe...
Feb 25, 2013
"Opening a New Era of Hope" My fellow Koreans and seven million fellow compatriots overseas, As I take office as President of the Republic of Korea to serve in the 18th term, I stand before you today with a determination to open a new era of hope. I am profoundly grateful to the Korean people for entrusting this histor...

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Radio and Internet address to the nation by President L...
Feb 19, 2013
I have been the happiest worker in the Republic of KoreaGood morning, fellow Koreans,This is my last radio and Internet address to the nation today. I have visited with you every other Monday morning for the past four years and five months.My first radio address was aired in the fall of 2008 when the country was hit by...

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Radio and Internet address to the nation by President L...
Feb 11, 2013
The future of Korea is bright because of our inspiring young people Good morning, fellow Koreans,Last week, we opened a space age by launching the Naro into the vast universe. The Naro that blasted off the launch pad with an earth-trembling roar is the symbol of our vision of becoming a space powerhouse and of the chal...

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Radio and Internet address to the nation by President L...
Jan 21, 2013
The nation brand value soaring: from Korea Discount to Korea Premium Good morning, fellow Koreans, The year 2013 has dawned. On the first day of the New Year, big auspicious fluffy flakes of snow fell. Traditionally, the first snow of the year has been regarded as portending a rich harvest and propitious year. I hope t...

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Radio and Internet address to the nation by President L...
Jan 15, 2013
Good morning, fellow Koreans, The year 2013 has dawned. On the first day of the New Year, big auspicious fluffy flakes of snow fell. Traditionally, the first snow of the year has been regarded as portending a rich harvest and propitious year. I hope the New Year will bring great joy to the nation and all your families....

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New year's message to the nation speech
Jan 02, 2013
January 1, 2013President Lee Myung-bak delivered the following New Year’s Message to the Nation this morning.My fellow Koreans, New Year 2013, the Year of the Snake, has dawned. I hope the New Year will bring much comfort to the people and more prosperity to the nation.I also send New Year's greetings to all our compat...

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Radio and Internet address to the nation by President L...
Dec 28, 2012
Good morning, fellow Koreans, We had a lot of snow last week, and it is already nearing the end of the year to harvest its fruits. Again this year, we have been able to pull off many achievements while weathering the rough waves of the global economic crisis. Some time ago, Korea won its bid to host the Green Climate F...

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Radio and Internet address to the nation by President L...
Dec 10, 2012
Good morning, fellow Koreans, The weather has become quite cold. From today, I am wearing long underwear and a turtleneck instead of a dress shirt and a necktie. This makes it possible to further lower the room temperature. All civil servants have also been instructed to wear casual attire to save electricity during th...