Op-ed: Can a constitutional revision fix South Korea’s presidential woes?

By Jongbeom Choi, 15 November 2016
On October 24, South Korean President Park Geun-hye proposed a constitutional amendment to replace the current five-year, single-term presidency. Although 80 percent of the current Parliament Members agree on the need for reform, many opposition leaders accused Park of attempting to divert attention from a developing power corruption scandal involving an old-time acquaintance, Choi Soon-sil, a “Ra[...] Read more here: Asia Foundation


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