Lee Wan 이완

Lee Wan


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Kim Hyung Soo 김형수
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January 03, 1984
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South Korea
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Sports, Computer, PS2

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Lee Wan is the younger brother of Korean actress Kim Tae Hee and debuted playing the young Han Tae Hwa in Korean drama hit "Stairway to Heaven". Lee Wan's intense looks and acting quickly gained him recognition and won him SBS's New Star Of The Year Award in 2004.

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Swallow the Sun 2009 as Jang Tae Hyuk (Korean Dramas)

In-Soon is Pretty 2007 (Korean Dramas)

Trees in Heaven 2006 as Yoon Suh (Korean Dramas)

Let's Go to the Beach 2005 (Korean Dramas)

Snow White 2004 (Korean Dramas)

Stairway to Heaven 2003 (Korean Dramas)

Lee Wan News:

Opposition leader threatens to impeach PM Lee Wan-koo
The Korea Observer - Apr 16, 2015

SEOUL — The main opposition party Thursday threatened to impeach Prime Minister Lee Wan-koo unless he resigns amid growing suspicions of his involvement in a bribery scandal. “If he continues to hold onto his seat, our party will consider presenting a ...

Friday Asia Update: Top Five Stories for the Week of March 17, 2015
Council on Foreign Relations (blog) - Apr 17, 2015

Sung Wan-jong, chairman of a construction firm that allegedly was a graft recipient, claimed he paid bribes to leading Park administration officials, including Prime Minister Lee Wan-koo. Following his admission, Sung committed suicide, adding further ...

S. Korean Businessman's Suicide Note Claims He Bribed the Prime Minister
Sputnik International - Apr 14, 2015

Just one month after declaring an “all out war” on political corruption, South Korean Prime Minister Lee-Wan-koo wagered his career on Tuesday stating that he will resign from his position if he is found to be at the center of a corruption scandal ...

South Korea's Park swept up in political storm
CNBC - Apr 17, 2015

Sung Wan-jong, the former head of construction firm Keangnam Enterprises, killed himself last Thursday and left a note implicating several politicians within the President's ruling Saenuri Party of corruption, including Prime Minister Lee Wan-koo and ...

Officials close to South Korean president accused of bribery
SunHerald.com - Apr 15, 2015

A prosecution official, speaking on condition of anonymity because of office rules, said a team has been formed to look into accusations that Prime Minister Lee Wan Koo, presidential Chief of Staff Lee Byung Kee and other political figures received ...

Prime Minister slams Japan for historical amnesia
Korea Times - Apr 9, 2015

Prime Minister Lee Wan-koo denounced the Japanese government Thursday for its continued distortion of history in a meeting with reporters. In a rare impromptu gathering, Lee criticized the Japanese administration for claiming that it ruled parts of the ...

Taiwan insists on labeling rules for Japan's food imports
China Post - Apr 18, 2015

Taiwan allows genetically modified soybeans and corn but does not allow imports of genetically modified wheat, said Lee Wan-chen, a section chief at the FDA. During a recent check on packaged food products, the FDA did not find any genetically modified ...

Year After Sinking Of Korean Ferry, Parents Of Victims Stage Protests, Block ...
Forbes - Apr 16, 2015

While hundreds of mourners trooped inside, signing condolence books and placing white chrysanthemums before the photos, Prime Prime Minister Lee Wan-Koo was blocked three times from entering the hall before he and his aides returned to their ...

S. Korean snubbed at memorial
Northwest Arkansas News - Apr 17, 2015

When Prime Minister Lee Wan-koo, the No. 2 official in Park's government, visited the memorial center in Ansan to pay tribute Thursday, the victims' relatives blocked him from entering. A large memorial ceremony scheduled to be held in the city was ...

Tentative two-step
The Economist - Apr 16, 2015

South Korea's prime minister, Lee Wan-koo, said Japan would face “grim judgment” if it failed to admit the “realities of history”. Yet on April 14th the two countries met in Seoul, the South Korean capital, for their first high-level security talks ...

Social conflict provoked by those who utilize bereaved families grief
동아일보 - Apr 17, 2015

Having been blocked by family members of the victims, Prime Minister Lee Wan-koo and ruling Saenuri Party Chairman Kim Moo-seong and floor leader Yoo Seung-min had to turn back. It is pitiful to see that the very first memorial of the ferry Sewol is ...

Vita 500: unlikely winner in Sung graft scandal
Korea Times - Apr 17, 2015

A vitamin drink has become a best-selling item after a deceased businessman confessed to allegedly delivering cash in the drink's packing box to Prime Minister Lee Wan-koo. Since the revelation made national headlines on Wednesday, the sale of Vita 500 ...

Tears mark 1st anniversary of South Korean ferry disaster
WHDH-TV - Apr 16, 2015

The city was expecting thousands of visitors at an afternoon memorial service at its mourning site, where Prime Minister Lee Wan Koo visited in the morning, only to be turned back by angry relatives protesting the government's handling of the sinking.

U.N. chief expresses embarrassment over allegations by late S. Korean tycoon
Yonhap News - Apr 16, 2015

The point of his claim was that Prime Minister Lee Wan-koo engineered the investigation against him because of his closeness to the U.N. chief in a suspected attempt to prevent Ban from running for president in the 2017 presidential election. On ...

President absent
Korea Times - Apr 17, 2015

She also left undecided the issue of Prime Minister Lee Wan-koo, who is accused of being on the take by a businessman who subsequently killed himself, in a spiraling corruption scandal threatening to undo her administration. Lee is resisting calls for ...

City of Ansan remembers Sewol-ho tragedy
Arirang News - Apr 16, 2015

But Prime Minister Lee Wan-koo was turned away by angry families who objected to his presence. Their dissatisfaction didn't stop there. Victims' family members and a civilian task force cancelled a memorial mass scheduled for the afternoon, in protest ...

[Editorial] Has our society actually learned anything from the Sewol tragedy?
The Hankyoreh - Apr 17, 2015

Prime Minister Lee Wan-koo also attempted to visit the government memorial altar in Ansan, Gyeonggi Province, that morning, but was blocked by families of the victims. The Prime Minister acts on behalf of the Cabinet; his schedule is not something to ...

Unemployment, low birth rate top agenda on parliamentary session's third day
Arirang News - Apr 15, 2015

Meanwhile, lawmakers from the main opposition New Politics Alliance for Democracy party continued to demand that Prime Minister Lee Wan-koo resign amid a snowballing corruption scandal involving a recently deceased businessman who claimed to have ...

Crowd calls out government at Sewol memorial
Korea JoongAng Daily - Apr 17, 2015

Coupled with graft scandals involving Park's key aides, including Prime Minister Lee Wan-koo, the administration's passive attitude toward the management of the Sewol ferry accident has brought down the president's approval rating this week to 34 ...

Korea's Immigration Policy Backlash
Council on Foreign Relations (blog) - Apr 15, 2015

“Until now, Korean society has only paid attention to immigrants' functions,” Asia Immigration Cultural Solidarity Representative Lee Wan told the Kyunghyang Shinmun. He encouraged the government and the media to lead the way to social inclusion by ...

UN chief dragged into Sung scandal
Korea Times - Apr 16, 2015

Media reports underlined Thursday the close Ban-Sung ties in the bribery scandal that centers on Prime Minister Lee Wan-koo, also a Chungcheong native. According to a Kyunghyang Shinmun interview conducted right before Sung's death and published ...

Grieving parents leave South Korea ferry victims' rooms intact
Peterborough Examiner - Apr 13, 2015

The government is likely to decide to salvage the vessel, Lee Wan-koo, the prime minister, told parliament on Monday. Dong-hyuk's last message was filmed on a friend's cellphone, capturing the confusion of the moments before his death. The ship, which ...

South Korean President Park names Lee Wan-koo prime minister
South China Morning Post (subscription) - Jan 23, 2015

South Korean President Park Geun-hye yesterday appointed a new prime minister in an apparent bid to bolster her sagging approval ratings, hit by a scandal involving her aides. Park named Lee Wan-koo, parliamentary floor leader of the ruling Saenuri ...

Opposition leaders to seek PM's removal
Korea Times - Apr 16, 2015

Prime Minister Lee Wan-koo has been accused of accepting bribes of 30 million won ($27,000) in cash from deceased businessman Sung Woan-jong when he ran for the by-election in 2013. Lee has repeatedly denied this allegation, saying that he will end ...

Park willing to back special investigation
Korea Times - Apr 16, 2015

President Park Geun-hye said Thursday that she would decide the future of besieged Prime Minister Lee Wan-koo after returning from her overseas trip to South America. According to Cheong Wa Dae, Park had an unscheduled private meeting with Saenuri ...

(3rd LD) Politicians to cooperate with bribery scandal probe
Yonhap News - Apr 13, 2015

SEOUL, April 13 (Yonhap) -- Prime Minister Lee Wan-koo and the politicians involved in an alleged bribery vowed Monday to cooperate with the prosecution investigation into the scandal. The move came amid a political firestorm over a brief memo found in ...

Listed eight play truth game with ghost
Korea Times - Apr 16, 2015

Prime Minister Lee-Wan-koo. South Gyeongsang Province Governor Hong Joon-pyo. Saenuri Party lawmaker Hong Moon-jong. former presidential chief of staff Kim Ki-choon. former presidential chief of staff Heo Tae-yeol. Incheon Mayor Yoo Jeong-bok.

Bribery list, Sewol dominate final interpellation session
Korea Times - Apr 16, 2015

The main opposition New Politics Alliance for Democracy (NPAD) continued to grill Prime Minister Lee Wan-koo over his inclusion on Sung Woan-jong's "bribery list" during the final interpellation session of the National Assembly, Thursday. The ruling ...

Sewol relatives boycott president
Korea JoongAng Daily - Apr 16, 2015

In another ugly display, Prime Minister Lee Wan-koo was turned away by relatives Thursday morning at a memorial altar in Ansan, Gyeonggi, where the students lived, as he tried to lay a wreath before portraits of the students. Chun Myenog-sun, president ...

Korea's National Assembly grills gov't officials on diplomatic, security issues
Arirang News - Apr 14, 2015

Korea's foreign, unification, and defense ministers, as well as Prime Minister Lee Wan-koo, all attended the second day of interpellation sessions, on diplomatic and security issues. However, a large portion of the session has been directed at grilling ...

(LEAD) Opposition party to consider impeaching embattled PM
Yonhap News - Apr 15, 2015

SEOUL, April 15 (Yonhap) -- A senior main opposition party lawmaker said Wednesday he will seek to impeach Prime Minister Lee Wan-koo if the second-highest official refuses to resign from the post despite growing bribery allegations. "If Prime Minister ...



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