Stalemate looms in Seoul as polls tie president’s hands

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APR 12, 2024, 

Even before South Koreans went to their parliamentary polls on April 8, they had an unpopular president. Now, he is also a lame duck.

The elections, which occur every four years, broadly pit two right and left parties against each other. The party of the left – the Democratic Party of Korea – won a large majority, approximately 60 per cent, which is going to make life very difficult for the current conservative president, Yoon Seok-yeol.

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