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Quotations of the day

Posted August. 08, 2000 19:11,   


¡°Invest in the future by saving a few places on the ballot for the younger generation." Chung Dong-Young, Kim Min-Suk, Choo Mi-Ae and other young leaders of the Millenium Democratic Party (MDP) campaigning in the intra-party election for the top ruling party council posts.

¡°Hyundai Group is buying time while the government makes empty threats.¡± Chang Kwang-Keun, vice-spokesman of the Grand National Party (GNP), Tuesday, criticizing the relaxed attitude of the government and the Hyundai Group toward the company`s self-restructuring effort.

¡°I wish our former presidents would learn something from this.¡± Lee Hoi-Chang, GNP chairman, visiting a construction site in Daap-myun, Gwangyang City, South Cholla province, Tuesday, where houses are being built for the homeless as part of a movement led by former U.S. President Jimmy Carter.

¡°North Korean negotiators put more emphasis on who their counterparts are than the problems that bring them to the table.¡± Chang Myung-Soon, research member of the Korea Institute for Defense Analysis, in her thesis stating that South Korean officials should remember that North Koreans place a high value on human relations.