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Presidential scandal distracts Korea from economic woes

Thursday, November 3, 2016 - 05:50

Protesters hanging a caricature showing South Korean President Park Geun-hye (left) and her confidante Choi Soon-sil on a board during a rally denouncing a scandal over President Park's aide in Seoul.


THE bizarre scandal engulfing South Korea's President Park Geun-hye could hardly have come at a worse time for the country's economy.

The nation's biggest company is trying to control the damage from cancelling its flagship product, its largest container shipping line went

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