Park Geun-hye To Be Next S. Korean President

Park announced a "sure winner" by South Korean broadcaster KBS
December 19th, 2012

Update: 09:50 AM EST The writing now almost certainly looks on the wall regarding confirmation of Park’s victory, with incumbent Lee Myung-bak congratulating her on a”certain victory”. In his congratulatory call to Park, Lee also added, “The weather has been very cold, so please take care of your health”.

Update: 08:39AM EST Ruling party candidate

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Chad O'Carroll has written on North Korea since 2010 and writes between London and Seoul.

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