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WHYS 30: What does a new president mean for South Korea?

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25 minutes
First broadcast:
Thursday 20 December 2012

South Korea has a new president - and she has immediately warned that the country is facing a "grave" challenge from the North. Park Guen-hye, representing the ruling Saenuri party, said there needed to be a "new era" of dialogue with North Korea - which last week launched a rocket into space - after her election. But Pyongyang has said her Party are "maniacs". Do you think Ms Park's election will change anything?

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