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.
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Kim Dae Jung

(kɪm daɪ yʌŋ)
n.
born 1925, president of South Korea since 1998: Nobel peace prize 2000.
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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.
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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.
President Kim Dae Jung replaced nearly half his Cabinet yesterday in an effort to allay public discontent with the South Korean government's handling of the economy and other domestic issues.
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.