'Boy-band governor' surges in wide-open South Korea presidential race
Mon, Feb 13, 2017 - 5:50 AM
Mr An's Instagram postings include a soap opera parody photo and a New Year video message featuring his cat. Supporters have nicknamed him the "EXO of South Chungcheong", after a K-pop band.
A PROVINCIAL governor nicknamed after a leading boy-band is surging in South Korean presidential polls following former United Nations chief Ban Ki-moon's announcement that he would not run in an election that could come within months.