South Korean Presidential Candidate to Resume Aid to Pyongyang if Elected

Conservative Presidential candidate Park Geun-hye has promised not to follow in Lee Myung-bak's footsteps after announcing she would resume humanitarian aid to the North, if elected.
November 8th, 2012
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SEOUL – As US election fever dies down, it’s time for the intrepid gang of Pyongyangologists to start turning their attention to an equally important political event: this December’s South Korean presidential elections. With an Obama victory safely on the table, all eyes will be on South Korea’s presidential candidates over next few months, as

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Jennifer Chang

Jennifer Chang is a freelance broadcast and print journalist. She is now a Seoul-based correspondent with Global Radio News in London, and makes appearances as a reporter on English-language TV networks around the world. She also contributes articles to various publications such as the Christian Science Monitor's Global News Blog and Asia-Pacific Business and Technology Report, a magazine with subscribers in over 30 Asia-Pacific nations. Prior to working for GRN, she covered North and South Korea for the U.S. network, CBS Radio News.

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  • Caro

    Nice analysis, but a few spelling mistakes/ missing words, make some sentences less appreciable :)

  • http://www.facebook.com/judy7493 Kyung-Joon Song

    As south Korean voter, that photo you made makes me scared.