Dokdo is the son of our country, and historically, geographically and legally belongs to usSouth Korean PM visits disputed islets Jul 29, 2008
Even oil-producing countries are tightening their belts to save energy in the era of the ultra-high oil pricesSouth Korea restricts energy to cut costs Jul 07, 2008
Please prepare sufficient quarantine inspection measures ahead of imports, fully reflecting the results of the additional talksStrict inspection of U.S. beef sought Jun 23, 2008
In consideration of President Lee Myung-bak's overseas schedule, I'm planning on a trip to Central Asia during May, the first destination in my resource diplomacy. Central Asia is rich in gas, petroleum, minerals and other natural resources, so I'll travel with South Korean enterprises specializing in infrastructure construction. A working-level delegation will visit the Central Asian countries ahead of my departureAnalysis: S. Korea eyes C. Asia energy Apr 04, 2008
We can turn the crisis of climate change into a new economic opportunityU.N.: Focus must be sustainable growth Nov 19, 2007
Dr. Han Seung-soo (born 28 December 1936 in Gangwon-do) is a Korean politician and diplomat. He was Prime Minister of South Korea from 29 February 2008 to 28 September 2009, and was the President of the 56th session of the General Assembly of the United Nations, in 2001 and 2002.
Han received his bachelor's degree from Yonsei University in 1960. He acquired his master's from Seoul National University in 1963 and his doctorate in economics from University of York in 1968. He went on to hold various professorial positions in the United Kingdom and South Korea.
He was first elected to the National Assembly in 1988. He was ambassador to the United States from 1993 to 1994, chief of staff to President Kim Young Sam from 1994 to 1995, and Deputy Prime Minister and Finance Minister from 1996 to 1997.