President of the United States http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/40625/all en national security office-launch http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/yonhap-news-agency/130319/national-security-office-launch <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Yonhap News Agency </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>SEOUL, March 20 (Yonhap) -- A new presidential office for national security is expected to launch Friday once President Park Geun-hye's government restructuring plans win parliamentary approval, the presidential spokesman said.</p> <p>The new office, which Park designed to act as a "control tower" for national security issues in the face of growing threats from North Korea, has been unable to get off the ground due to a long, drawn-out parliamentary deadlock over the president's government reorganization bill.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/yonhap-news-agency/130319/national-security-office-launch" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Politics President of the United States Yonhap YTN Group Yonhap News Agency Wed, 20 Mar 2013 03:15:51 +0000 5788356 at http://www.globalpost.com (Yonhap Editorial) http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/yonhap-news-agency/130326/yonhap-editorial <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Yonhap News Agency </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>SEOUL, March 26 (Yonhap) -- The ruling Saenuri Party has criticized the Park Geun-hye government for its flip-flops over appointments for top-tier posts. The fact that Saenuri has begun to speak out on state affairs suggests it is moving in the right direction toward becoming a responsible ruling party.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/yonhap-news-agency/130326/yonhap-editorial" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Politics President of the United States Presidents of South Korea Yonhap News Agency Tue, 26 Mar 2013 09:15:47 +0000 5794015 at http://www.globalpost.com ruling party-gov't-presidential office http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/yonhap-news-agency/130328/ruling-party-govt-presidential-office <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Yonhap News Agency </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>SEOUL, March 29 (Yonhap) -- The ruling party, government and presidential office will meet Saturday in an effort to boost their cooperation over the new administration's policies and projects, the presidential spokesman said.</p> <p>A total of 72 senior officials from the Saenuri Party, government offices and the presidential office Cheong Wa Dae will hold a workshop at a training center for civil servants in Gwacheon, just south of Seoul, spokesman Yoon Chang-jung said in a press briefing.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://english.yonhapnews.co.kr" class="button wire yonhap"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Yonhap News Agency, 2013.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/yonhap-news-agency/130328/ruling-party-govt-presidential-office" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Politics President of the United States Yonhap YTN Group Yonhap News Agency Fri, 29 Mar 2013 03:15:45 +0000 5796790 at http://www.globalpost.com Weakening of faith creates opportunity for foreign powers to influence the nation- President http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/asianet/130412/weakening-faith-creates-opportunity-foreign-powers-influence-the-nation <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Asianet </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p></p><P> President Dr Mohamed Waheed has noted that foreign powers would always try to influence us every time there is conflict and instability within the society, and in turn worsen the country’s social harmony.mj</p><P>The President made this remark in his visit to Alifushi Island, as part of his current tour of some islands in the North Maalhosmadulu Atoll.</p><P>Meeting the people of the island Thursday morning, the President spoke of our weakening faith and how it creates the opportunity for foreign powers to influence the nation’s affairs.</p><P>Underlining the political differences within t</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/asianet/130412/weakening-faith-creates-opportunity-foreign-powers-influence-the-nation" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Alifushi Mohamed Waheed President President of the United States Technology Asianet Fri, 12 Apr 2013 21:03:07 +0000 Asianet 5814373 at http://www.globalpost.com