Asia: Moon Jae-in was elected as South Korea’s president

After a inpeachment of Park Geun-Hye. South Korea held a presidential eleciton to choose a new leader. The liberal candidate Moon Jae-in was elected by 41.9% of the votes.

Son of North Korean refugees and former student leader. He was jailed for protest against dictator Park Chung-Hee. Later, Moon served in South Korean special forces.

Moon will sworn in as president on Wednesday. He vows to reshape familiar conglomerates knowns chaebols.

 

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