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South Korea Scandal Shocks Many

South Korean President Park Guen-hye delivers a speech during a ceremony of the 60th anniversary of the armistice agreement and UN forces' participation in the Korean War, at the War Memorial of Korea in Seoul Saturday, July 27, 2013. In South Korea, the anniversary was marked with a speech by President Park, an exhibit on the war's history and a planned anti-North Korea rally. Park vowed in prepared remarks not to tolerate provocations from North Korea, but she also said Seoul would work on building trust with the North. (AP Photo/ Jung Yeon-je, Pool)

Irene Ciocirlan, Reporter

October 7, 2016

One personal relationship could take down a president. On November 1, 2016, a political scandal erupted in South Korea. The scandal involved an advisor, nicknamed the “Spiritual Puppetmaster”, helping the South Korean president with issues ranging from wardrobe to major economic policies. This adv...

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