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PLANNING AND SETTING GOALS: LEARNING FROM SOUTH KOREA’S GENERAL PARK

Have you ever wondered about the importance of planning and setting goals? Well today post would show the importance with the example of the 5 years plan of one of the leaders of South Korea created which was abided to, in return aided development of South Korea. 427 more words

Asia

How (Not) to Kill Kim Jong Un

The history of failed attempts on the lives of Pyongyang’s leaders shows if you come for the Kims, you better not miss.

Adam Rawnsley writes: The two dozen commandos trained to kill North Korean dictator Kim Il Sung on a remote island off the coast of South Korea never made it to Pyongyang. 1,095 more words

Asia

Presidential Absence

SEOUL: President Park Chung-Hee takes leave Friday for a week vacation, the president is known for these absences to vacations, and this one is one of the longest vacation taken yet by the president. 132 more words

Korean

Demystifying the Park Chung-Hee Myth

In “Demystifying the Park Chung-Hee Myth: Land Reform in the Evolution of Korea’s Developmental State” (DOI: 10.1080/00472336.2017.1334221), Jong-Sung You of the Australian National University’s Department of Political & Social Change, seeks to unravel some of the underpinnings of claims regarding South Korea’s developmental state. 177 more words

New South Korean leader vows to be a ‘clean’ president

By Dee-Dee S.C. E.

Three days after being sworn into office, South Korea’s new president Moon Jae-in, a former opposition leader, vowed to be a different president, saying he would “set a new example and make utmost efforts in becoming a leader who would be viewed as a success by the public and by history.” 182 more words

Current Affairs

Park Chung-hee Napoleon

If it is true, as Foucault claimed, that Hegel stands waiting, motionless, at the end of every path we beat away from him, then we should not be surprised if the same is true of the greatest of Hegel’s world-historical actors—Napoleon. 1,751 more words

Conceptual Analysis

Park Geun-hye or the fall of the Iron Lady of South Korea

She entered the Blue House, the residence of the President of South Korea, as the most popular politician in her country. She has just left it as the most unpopular one, marked by one of the biggest political scandals in South Korea, impeachment and a possible trial for corruption.  586 more words

Political Representation