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Vietnamese interpreter-activist awarded for supporting migrant workers

Korea Times 31 Oct 2021
Nguyen Thi Ngoc, also known as Bak Jeong-yeon here, receives this year's Hope Award for Migrant Workers at the Busan Foreign Residents' Center, Oct ... Through countless visits to a Busan prison, Bak provided a thorough and detailed translation to human rights lawyers in Seoul which proved their innocence.

Cheong Wa Dae faces growing doubts on vetting ranking officials

Korea Times 02 Jul 2021
President Moon Jae-in hits a gavel during a Cabinet meeting at Cheong Wa Dae, June 22. Courtesy of Cheong Wa Dae. Presidential office under fire for overlooking public sentiment on real estate, fairness. By Nam Hyun-woo ... 27 ... Yonhap ... Rep ... Kim, a former lawyer, worked with Moon when the latter was a human rights lawyer in Busan in the 1990s ... Gen ... .

Gov't's Abuse of Power Grows More Blatant Every Day

Chosun Ilbo 25 Mar 2021
The sexual harassment trial of former Busan Mayor Oh Keo-don ...

Top judge embroiled in suspicions of political bias

Korea Times 04 Feb 2021
/ Yonhap ... On Thursday morning, a lawyer for Lim Seong-geun, a senior judge of the Busan High Court, revealed a transcript of a recorded conversation between Kim and Lim during their meeting in May last year ... At the time of the meeting with Kim, Lim submitted his resignation, citing health problems after undergoing surgery, according to his lawyer ... .

Court rejects arrest warrant for ex-Busan mayor on sexual harassment allegations

Korea Times 19 Dec 2020
Former Busan Mayor Oh Keo-don arrives at the Busan District Court to attend his arrest warrant hearing on Dec ... A South Korean court on Friday rejected the prosecution's request for an arrest warrant for former Busan Mayor Oh Keo-don on sexual harassment allegations, citing no risks of him destroying evidence or fleeing.

Indonesian crew go without pay as Chinese fishing vessel case drags on

The Philadelphia Inquirer 13 Aug 2020
On Friday (Aug 9), lawyers for six of 14 surviving crew members repatriated from Busan said they rejected an offer from their recruiting ...

Woman convicted for fighting off 'rapist' seeks retrial after 56 years

Korea Times 04 May 2020
Gettyimagesbank. By Jung Min-ho ... According to Busan Women's Hot Line, a nonprofit women's rights group, Monday, Choi Mal-ja, 74, and her lawyers will file an application for retrial with Busan District Court Wednesday ... She was devastated ... Her lawyers will hold a press conference in front of Busan District Court Wednesday. .

Profile of G-20 leaders

Kyodo 28 Jun 2019
The following are profiles of leaders of the countries making up the Group of 20 major economies ... ---------- ...   ... ---------- ... Fuji ... Before entering politics, Moon served as a human rights lawyer, running a law office in Busan with Roh Moo Hyun who also later became president ... Juncker earned a master's in law in 1979, but never practiced as a lawyer ... .

Official election campaigns will start Thursday

Korea Times 10 Jun 2018
DPK Chairwoman Choo Mi-ae showed her determination to clinch posts in the Gyeongsang Provinces, Busan and Ulsan in a press conference Wednesday ... This time, the DPK is trying to turn the tables, boosted by the popularity of President Moon, a former Busan-based human rights lawyer.

Drafted worker statue plan thwarted outside Japan consulate

Asahi News 02 May 2018
Moon administration’s handling of the Busan incident came as a disappointment for protesters, given his track record as a liberal lawyer who often sided with activists on issues of shared history between Japan and South Korea ... Tokyo welcomed Seoul’s action to block the protesters in Busan.

South Korea's Moon no stranger to inter-Korean diplomacy

Kyodo 27 Apr 2018
Due to his activist past, Moon was unsuccessful in his bid to become a judge, leading him to return to Busan where he decided to start his career as a lawyer. At this time, he met Roh, who was also a human rights lawyer, and the two handled nearly all of the labor and human rights cases in Busan.

Lawmaker exposes original MRT-3 equipment stolen, replaced with fakes

The Daily Tribune 27 Oct 2017
Puwersa ng Bayaning Atleta Partylist Rep ... At a hearing conducted by the House committee on good government headed by Surigao del Sur Rep. Johnny Pimentel, Busan Universal Rail Inc.(BURI) spokesman lawyer Charles Mercado denied reports that they replaced MRT-3 VLUs with unauthorized units ... “So it turns out BURI’s lawyer and spokesman Atty ... .

Abaya faces graft raps over MRT deal

Manila Standard Today 23 Oct 2017
... was Busan Universal Rails Inc ... The notice of award was issued to Busan JV on Dec ... Department of Transportation , Graft case , Office of the Ombudsman , Joseph Emilio Abaya , Metro Railway Transit 3 , DOTr Assistant Secretary for Legal Affairs lawyer Reiner Yebra , Busan JV.

First ladies to do their part to strengthen Seoul-Washington ties

Korea Times 25 Jun 2017
Kim Jung-sook. By Rachel Lee. One interesting aspect of the upcoming summit between President Moon Jae-in and U.S ... Kim, who worked at Seoul Metropolitan Chorus after studying vocal music at Kyung Hee University, went to Busan to support her husband President Moon Jae-in when he began his career as a lawyer. Melania Trump ... first lady ... The U.S ... .

PROFILE: New S. Korean President Moon a former human rights lawyer

Kyodo 10 May 2017
After passing the bar exam and eventually being released, Moon returned to Busan after not being appointed as a judge, and decided to become a lawyer. At this time, he met Roh Moo Hyun, who was also a human rights lawyer, and the two handled nearly all of the cases related to labor and human rights in Busan.

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