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South Korean ‘new broom’ mired in own clump of corruption

In South Korea’s short history, no president — except for the incumbent Park Geun-hye’s own father, the assassinated dictator Park Chung-hee — has managed to escaped the snares of corruption or embezzlement. Two were pardoned from long prison sentences, the sons and a brother of three others landed behind bars and one committed suicide during […]