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N. Korea to deliver condolence message, flowers for late first lady’s funeral

N. Korea to deliver condolence message, flowers for late first lady’s funeral

The sister of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un will deliver a condolence message and flowers to South Korea at the border village of Panmunjom on Wednesday over the death of former South Korean first lady Lee Hee-ho, the unification ministry said. The North informed the South through their joint liaison office in the North’s border […]

Political parties mourn death of former first lady

Political parties mourn death of former first lady

Ruling and opposition parties on Tuesday expressed their condolences over the death of former first lady Lee Hee-ho, while honoring her lifetime devotion to the development of South Korean democracy. Lee, the widow of former President Kim Dae-jung, died the previous day at the age of 96 at a Seoul hospital, where she had fought […]

Ex-first lady Lee remembered as political buttress for husband, pioneer for women’s rights

Ex-first lady Lee remembered as political buttress for husband, pioneer for women’s rights

The late former first lady Lee Hee-ho was a lifelong political companion of her late husband Kim Dae-jung, the architect of the “sunshine policy” of engaging North Korea, and a pioneer for women’s rights. Lee died at the age of 96 on Monday after battling liver cancer, according to her aides. Lee was not like […]

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