Demonstrations against president Park Geun-hye over the last few weeks have been calling for cleaner politics ©Press Association Images
Demonstrations against president Park Geun-hye over the last few weeks have been calling for cleaner politics ©Press Association Images

South Korea's corruption challenge

21 December 2016

North Korea leader Kim Jong Un has to take his laughs where he can find them these days. Yet South Korea’s metastasizing corruption crisis has had him chuckling in public.

The young leader was recently photographed laughing in Pyongyang as he watched a team of commandos set fire to a mock-up of the Blue House, South Korea’s presidential residence.

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