You are here

Software tycoon Ahn channels France's Macron in bid for Korean presidency

He is trying to beat former presidential chief of staff Moon Jae-in ahead of the May 9 election

BT_20170503_NSAHN3H354_2868479.jpg
Mr Ahn rose to fame in the 1990s when he coded and distributed an anti-virus computer vaccine for free.

Seoul

SOUTH Korean software tycoon Ahn Cheol-soo, who once led opinion polls in the presidential race, is finding his centrist approach and platform of championing markets drowned out by public demands for a clampdown on the country's scandal-hit elite.

The 55-year-old former

sentifi.com

Market voices on:

Powered by GET.comGetCom