South Korea elects 1st female president
BBC: South Korea’s electoral commission says former dictator’s daughter Park Geun-hye is the winner in the country’s presidential election. Though votes are still being counted, liberal candidate Moon-Jae has conceded.
Park, the daughter of former military leader Park Chung-hee, will make history as South Korea’s 1st female president.
Photo: South Korea’s presidential candidate Park Geun-hye speaks during an election campaign rally in Seoul on Dec. 11, 2012. (Kim Hong-ji / Reuters)

South Korea elects 1st female president

BBC: South Korea’s electoral commission says former dictator’s daughter Park Geun-hye is the winner in the country’s presidential election. Though votes are still being counted, liberal candidate Moon-Jae has conceded.

Park, the daughter of former military leader Park Chung-hee, will make history as South Korea’s 1st female president.


Photo: South Korea’s presidential candidate Park Geun-hye speaks during an election campaign rally in Seoul on Dec. 11, 2012. (Kim Hong-ji / Reuters)

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