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  Goh Kun - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Goh Kun (born January 2, 1938) is a South Korean politician.
He served as Prime Minister of South Korea from 1997 to 1998 and from 2003 to 2004.
Goh resigned from the office of Prime Minister on May 24, 2004 after refusing to comply with the President's request to replace cabinet members.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Goh_Kun   (161 words)

 South Korean premier resigns ... - May 25, 2004   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
SEOUL -- South Korean Prime Minister Goh Kun tendered his resignation on Monday ahead of an expected cabinet reshuffle by President Roh Moo-Hyun, officials said.
Goh's had announced he would resign following President Roh's return to office on May 14 after a two-month suspension following a parliamentary vote to impeach him.
Goh served as interim president until the Constitutional Court reinstated Roh, who took office in February in 2003.
www.inq7.net /wnw/2004/may/25/text/wnw_4-1-p.htm   (315 words)

 Digital Chosunilbo (English Edition) : Daily News in English About Korea   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Goh's initial evaluation in political circles was that he lacks the assertiveness for politics.
Supposing Park was the GNP candidate, she and Goh would be neck and neck, with Goh mustering support from 29.8 percent of respondents and Park from 27.4 percent.
Asked why they thought Goh Kun was qualified to become the next president, 41.6 percent of respondents in another survey of 700 people by the Korea Society Opinion Institute in July cited "ability¡±, 23.3 percent "steadiness¡±, 19.6 percent "freshness¡±, and 15.5 percent lack of a better alternative.
feeds.southkoreanews.net /?rid=2e448a793f753ce4&...   (394 words)

 Flying Yangban: Goh Kun: A Korean Cincinnatus?
Goh Kun is a former prime minister, governor of South Cholla Province, two-time mayor of Seoul, three-time cabinet member (transportation, agriculture and government administration) and of course, acting president during President Roh's impeachment (as if we could forget).
Such a draft Goh campaign needs to be run by someone intelligent with a lot of ambition; someone who is has some pull in the GNP but who currently lacks the gravitas to rally sufficient support for himself; someone who wants the top job but who is young enough to wait his turn until 2012.
Goh's ability, built from his long experience, shone particularly during the 64 days he was acting president after President Roh was impeached and suspended from office in April pending the Constitutional Court ruling that allowed him to take oevr again at Cheong Wa Dae.
gopkorea.blogs.com /flyingyangban/2004/12/goh_kun_a_korea.html   (2648 words)

 Goh Kun - Wikipedia
Mai 2004 lief gegen den Präsidenten Roh Moo-hyun ein Amtenthebungsverfahren, in dieser Zeit amtierte Goh außerdem als Interimspräsident.
Stabilität, dieser rührt von Gohs Begabung politische Änderungen zu überleben.
Goh gilt als aussichtsreicher Kandidat für die nächsten Präsidentschaftswahlen im Jahr 2008.
de.wikipedia.org /wiki/Goh_Kun   (130 words)

 Boston.com / News / World / Asia / S.Korea's Roh Accepts Prime Minister's Resignation
Goh, who served as acting president for two months during Roh's impeachment trial, resigned on Monday as he declined the last of repeated requests from the presidential Blue House to nominate three new cabinet ministers.
Roh is expected to nominate Goh's successor at the end of the week, another Blue House official said.
"Demanding Goh nominate the new cabinet ministers is a blatant attempt to borrow his name, not conduct that respects the prime minister's constitutional power," the Chosun said in an editorial.
www.boston.com /news/world/asia/articles/2004/05/25/skoreas_roh_accepts_prime_ministers_resignation   (457 words)

 BBC NEWS | World | Asia-Pacific | South Korea's 'steady' leader
Goh Kun, the man chosen as South Korea's interim leader is known as a safe pair of hands.
Mr Goh is a stark contrast to the suspended president.
Years later, during a vetting for the role of prime minister, Mr Goh was asked why he had failed to intervene and curb the violence.
news.bbc.co.uk /1/hi/world/asia-pacific/3507002.stm   (569 words)

 FORUM: HIS EXCELLENCY GOH KUN   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Goh Kun served as the 35th Prime Minister of the Republic of Korea (South Korea) between February 27, 2003 and May 24, 2004.
Goh served as the Acting President when the current President, Roh Moo Hyun, was indicted for impeachment by the National Assembly on March 12, 2004, and his powers, including those of Commander-in-Chief, were transferred to Prime Minister Goh until Roh was acquitted by the Constitutional Court in May of that year.
Goh is known as the “master administrator” in South Korea.
ksgnotes1.harvard.edu /ksginfo/enews.nsf/details/38344960D6A4D45885256FBF0077706B   (327 words)

 "Goh Kun Yang
Maybe in a few years time you would have the name Goh Kun Yang rolling out from your lips, unless his studies get the better of him.
I had the pleasure of playing with Kun Yang and his father, Dave Goh, two months ago and I was really impressed.
Kun Yang: At first, I started golf because of my asthma.But soon, I started taking up golf as I heard that I had a good swing.
www.golf-asia.com /archive/articleothers/gohkunyang.html   (846 words)

A decade ago, Goh Kun was forced out as mayor of Seoul because he had the temerity to resist pressure from a powerful developer who wanted a lucrative contract to build apartment buildings.
So Goh, 63, is setting up a system in which all city contract bids and permits for everything from karaoke bars to new buildings will be handled online.
Goh's campaign seems to be having a dramatic impact.
keepmedia.com /pubs/BusinessWeek/2001/06/25/23212?extID=10037&oliID=229   (227 words)

 Will a new party ride Goh Kun to the Blue House? at The Marmot’s Hole
Former Prime Minister Goh Kun, considered a hidden dragon in Korean politics, heightened his profile yesterday when he appeared at a political gathering for the first time since his resignation from the cabinet last year.
Goh attended a symposium for the foundation of the People First Academy, a think-tank for the establishment of a new party rooted in the Chungcheong provinces.
Goh could be the connection between the two parties, leading to a new political structure,” said a figure involved in the new political party.
blog.marmot.cc /archives/2005/09/13/will-a-new-party-ride-goh-kun-to-the-blue-house   (563 words)

 Korea Update   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
The media is closely watching every move Goh makes, because the current situation is creating history in Korea, which has its first-ever interim leader as a result of the parliamentary impeachment of the president.
Goh has served as prime minister and as Seoul mayor twice, as a minister three times and as chief presidential secretary once under a total of seven presidents, earning the nicknames "Man of fortune in government service" and "Mr.
Goh, who assumed presidential duties and rights on March 12, has so far received good grades for his performance as acting president because his swift measures have been credited for preventing the nation from spiraling into confusion.
www.koreaemb.org /archive/2004/4_1/foreign/foreign5.asp   (298 words)

 Prime time - The Daily Orange - News
Goh Kun, the former prime minister of South Korea, was named a voting member to the board this November after many discussions of the value of his international perspective and reputation, said Chair Emeritus Joe Lampe.
When Goh completed his two terms as prime minister, however, he contacted Tom Harblin of institutional advancement in the Women's Building and indicated that he still had an interest in becoming a member.
Goh has received awards and recognitions from groups representing causes from feminism to civil rights to effective leadership.
www.dailyorange.com /news/2004/12/03/News/Prime.Time-820818.shtml   (1134 words)

 NameTraq | Last Name: Kun
Prime Minister Goh Kun held a meeting for policy coordination to tackle measures for foreign migrant workers as the government plans to deport by mid-January...
Kun hindi nyo ako tulungan dito baka mamatay ako pls," Jorgia said in one of her letters to the Philippine Embassy in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.
Prime Minister Goh Kun said the government decided to revive the project, after it received approval from the Buddhist community who initially opposed the plan...
nametraq.com /genealogy_jan04/K/Kun.shtml   (2600 words)

 Roh Moo-hyun - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
On March 12, 2004 he was impeached by the National Assembly, and Prime Minister Goh Kun replaced him as acting president.
The impeachment was overturned by the country's Constitutional Court on May 14, 2004 and Roh's powers were immediately restored.
Prime Minister Goh Kun ran the country until the Constitutional Court overturned the impeachment decision on May 14, 2004.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Roh_Moo-hyun   (1310 words)

 NameTraq | Last Name: Goh
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Goh Kong Aik, head of group public affairs for HSBC Singapore, said a series of TV commercials and print ads featuring the new HSBC Private Bank brand is...
nametraq.com /genealogy_jan04/G/Goh.shtml   (2873 words)

 Goh Kun   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Goh Kun (llevado de enero el 2 de 1938) es político coreano del sur.
Goh dimitió de la oficina del primer ministro de mayo el 24 de 2004 después de rechazar conformarse con la petición del presidente de substituir a miembros del Consejo.
Uno de los apodos de Goh Kun es "Sr.
www.yotor.net /wiki/es/go/Goh%20Kun.htm   (129 words)

 ROK Prime Minister Goh Kun Sends a Telegram to Premier Wen Jiabao on SARS (01/05/2003)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
On April 30, 2003, ROK Prime Minister Goh Kun sent a telegram to Premier Wen Jia bao, extending deep consolation to the recent breakout of severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) in China.
Goh Kun said that under the leadership of the Chinese government, the Chinese people have been combating the SARS epidemic with great efforts and unity.
Goh said that he is glad to learn that the SARS situation in some parts of China has been alleviated.
www.chinaembassy.org.zw /eng/xwdt/t149353.htm   (143 words)

 BBC NEWS | Asia-Pacific | New PM for South Korea
Mr Goh, who earned the nickname of Mr Clean for his campaign to wipe out corruption, was nominated by President Roh Moo-hyun, who took office on Tuesday.
That vote paved the way for an independent counsel to probe allegations that North Korea was secretly given hundreds of millions of dollars in the run-up to an historic inter-Korean summit in 2000.
The National Assembly, which is dominated by the opposition, eventually approved the 56-year-old Mr Goh's appointment by 163-81 votes.
news.bbc.co.uk /2/low/asia-pacific/2800257.stm   (378 words)

 Goh Kun -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Goh Kun (born January 2, 1938) is a (A republic in the southern half of the Korean Peninsula; established in 1948) South Korean politician.
He served as (Click link for more info and facts about Prime Minister of South Korea) Prime Minister of South Korea from 1997 to 1998 and from 2003 to 2004.
He was a minister during the (The decade from 1980 to 1989) 1980s, and then Mayor of (The capital and largest city of South Korea; located in northwestern South Korea) Seoul from 1988 to 1990(appointed) and in 1999(elected).
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/g/go/goh_kun.htm   (272 words)

 BW Online | June 25, 2001 | Seoul's Web of Anti-Corruption
The younger Goh was then a civil servant, and his bosses refused to promote him beyond trainee for nearly four years.
Goh honed a reputation for honesty in the 1980s as Transportation Minister and Interior Minister, and as Prime Minister in 1997-98.
Goh let watchdog groups appoint five ombudsmen to monitor how well promises are kept.
www.businessweek.com /magazine/content/01_26/b3738146.htm   (728 words)

 Goh Kun Approved as New Premier by S.Korean Parliament   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
The vote on Goh's appointment was delayed one day for the row between the opposition Grand National Party (GNP) and the ruling Millennium Democratic Party (MDP) over the independent council motion.
The GNP, who holds 151 seats among the total 273 seats in the parliament, insisted that the vote of the prime minister's nomination should be carried out after the independent counsel motion passed.
Although the MDP members left the assembly hall to boycott the vote, the opposition GNP's lawmakers passed the motion proposed itself unilaterally, using its majority predominance.
english1.peopledaily.com.cn /200302/27/print20030227_112381.html   (303 words)

 Digital Chosunilbo (English Edition) : Daily News in English About Korea
Goh Kun Begins First Day as PM Prime Minister Goh Kun received his letter of appointment from President Roh Moo-hyun on Thursday morning and began his first official day at the nation's second highest administrative post.
In his message to the nation prior to holding an official press conference, the prime minister promised to do his utmost in promoting harmony between reform and stability as the new government pushes for reform in carrying out overall state affairs.
On Wednesday the 272-member National Assembly approved Goh's appointment with 163 votes in favor and 81 votes against.
english.chosun.com /w21data/html/news/200302/200302270011.html   (106 words)

 S Korea will stick to alliance with US: Goh Kun - Deccan Herald   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Acting President Goh Kun urged calm on Saturday following an unprecedented impeachment of South Korea’s president, saying the government will stick to its alliance with Washington and its policy in the international standoff over North Korea’s nuclear weapons programmes.
In his first full day as interim head of state, Goh read a nationally televised statement that also urged the Constitutional Court to rule quickly on whether the National Assembly’s on Friday impeachment of President Roh Moo-hyun was constitutional.
Goh said the government “will conduct all its national projects and policies tasks without changes”.
www.deccanherald.com /deccanherald/mar142004/f3.asp   (445 words)

 KoreaTimes : Goh Kun's Executive Power Under Challenge   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Acting President Goh Kun on Tuesday faced a challenge by Chong Wa Dae and the Justice Ministry regarding the scope of his executive power.
``Prime Minister Goh is not authorized to fire or appoint a minister,'' a senior Chong Wa Dae official said on condition of anonymity.
Some government sources said that Goh issued instructions for the ministers to refrain from political remarks at the Cabinet meeting on Tuesday, which targeted the justice minister.
times.hankooki.com /lpage/nation/200403/kt2004031622381611950.htm   (420 words)

 SignOnSanDiego.com > News > World -- Acting president: South Korea's first priority is alliance with Washington
SEOUL, South Korea –; Acting President Goh Kun said Thursday that strengthening the alliance with the United States is South Korea's top priority.
On Thursday, he instructed the Foreign Ministry to engage in "omnidirectional diplomacy" to boost relations with Washington in government, social and cultural exchanges, Goh's office said in a news release.
Goh has assumed all executive powers while the Constitutional Court is deliberating whether to oust the suspended president, or override the parliamentary impeachment.
www.signonsandiego.com /news/world/20040401-0802-skorea-us.html   (352 words)

 BCSIA - Events - US-ROK Alliance and the North Korean Problem   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
The Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs is proud to host a Director’s Lunch on “US-ROK Alliance and the North Korean Problem” given by Goh Kun, Former Prime Minister of South Korea.
Goh Kun, former Prime Minister of South Korea (2003-2004), will discuss the future of the US-ROK alliance in light of
Goh is known as the "master administrator" in
bcsia.ksg.harvard.edu /events.cfm?item_id=2287&pv=yes   (362 words)

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