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Korea’s Park more of a ‘Rapunzel’ than an ‘Iron Lady’

Park Geun-hye, who was elected as the South Korea’s first female president in December 2012 and proudly became the first female head of state in Northeast Asia, where Confucian legacies are still strong, is now engulfed in a political scandal over influence-peddling. At the center of this scandal is Choi Soon-sil, who has a decades-long […]