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“United States Understands Park’s Cancellation to Washington Trip,” Lippert

“United States Understands Park’s Cancellation to Washington Trip,” Lippert

“We are very understanding of the decision. President Barack Obama is looking forward to meeting Park at a “mutually convenient time.” “Obviously, we have been in close consultations back and forth with the government (of South Korea), watching the situation closely over the last several days. We are very understanding of the decision,” - Mark [...]

US Embassy’s Strengthened Security Draws Strong Opposition

US Embassy’s Strengthened Security Draws Strong Opposition

SEOUL, March 11 (Korea Bizwire) – The US Embassy drew strong opposition from Korean journalists by searching their possessions without consent before a press conference featuring Ambassador Mark Lippert, which took place prior to his discharge from Severance Hospital. On March 10, staffers from the US Embassy searched through belongings left by reporters and journalists in the [...]

Health Care Providers Argue Over Legitimate Successor of First National Hospital in Korea

Health Care Providers Argue Over Legitimate Successor of First National Hospital in Korea

SEOUL, March 10 (Korea Bizwire) – As Severance Hospital, which has earned worldwide attention recently by treating US Ambassador Mark Lippert, stresses that it is the legitimate successor of Jejungwon, Korea’s first national western-style hospital, Seoul National University Hospital, its main rival, suffers in silence. In a briefing session explaining the physical condition of Ambassador [...]