South Korea Elects First Female President

Park Geun-hye is the daughter of a former dictator

By Liam Carnahan,  Newser Staff

Posted Dec 19, 2012 10:04 AM CST

(Newser) – South Korea has elected its first female president in conservative candidate Park Geun-hye, who narrowly beating out liberal challenger Moon Jae-in with a 50.1% to 48.9% lead with 84% of votes counted, reports the BBC. More than 63% of South Koreans came out...   Read full story »


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