Kim Dae Jung


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Kim Dae Jung

 (kĭm′ dī′ jo͞ong′) 1925-2009.
Korean politician and president of South Korea (1998-2003). He won the 2000 Nobel Peace Prize for his policy of rapprochement towards North Korea.

Kim Dae Jung

(kɪm daɪ yʌŋ)
n.
born 1925, president of South Korea since 1998: Nobel peace prize 2000.
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An unofficial condolence delegation from South Korea, including Lee Hee Ho widow of former South Korean President Kim Dae Jung , returned to the South on Tuesday after making a two-day visit to Pyongyang to pay respects to North Korean leader Kim Jong Il who died Dec.
Instead, Yu said, the government will allow the families of former South Korean President Kim Dae Jung and former Hyundai Group Chairman Chung Mong Hun to travel to North Korea to attend Kim's funeral.
In early March, barely a month into Bush's term, Kim Dae Jung, South Korea's president, made a state visit to Washington.
Then Bush gave the cold shoulder to South Korean President Kim Dae Jung and his "Sunshine Policy.
President Kim Dae Jung named former Supreme Court Justice Kim Suk Soo as prime minister-designate on Tuesday, following the opposition-controlled parliament's rejection of his previous two choices for the nation's No.
The 1973 abduction of Kim Dae Jung, now South Korean president, from a Tokyo hotel to Seoul will be made into a movie in Japan, employing cast and staff from both countries, the filmmakers said Wednesday.
BLESSED ARE THE PEACEMAKERS LIKE SOUTH Korea's Catholic president Kim Dae Jung because they share their blessings with a world that is less scary and dangerous because of their efforts.
Koreans were not the only ones appalled by the cold shoulder President Bush gave South Korea's president and democracy hero, Kim Dae Jung, who worries that Washington might sink his "sunshine policy" of peaceful reconciliation with the North.
With respect to the President's meeting with Kim Dae Jung yesterday, I think it was a very good meeting.
South Korean President Kim Dae Jung will receive the Nobel Peace Prize December 10 for his efforts to promote democracy and human rights.
To get a passer-by to take off his coat, so the fable goes, sunshine is more effective than a strong wind,'' said Kim Dae Jung.
The elections produced a new generation of political leaders while setting the stage for one final clash of the titans of the old guard, the "three Kims"--Kim Young Sam, Kim Dae Jung and Kim Jong Pil.