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South Korea to hold presidential election on May 9

Park summoned for questioning next Tuesday into the influence-peddling scandal

Prime Minister Hwang has emerged in opinion polls as a top conservative candidate though he has not said he is running.


SOUTH Korea said on Wednesday that it will hold an election on May 9 to choose a successor for former president Park Geun Hye, who was removed from office in a historic court ruling last week over a widening corruption scandal.

Prosecutors said on Wednesday that Ms Park - the...

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