South Koreans cast their votes for a new president
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South Koreans vote for new president

Millions of South Koreans are going to the polls to vote in a tightly contested presidential election.

Park Geun-hye of the governing Saenuri party is looking to make history as South Korea's first female president.

But she faces a tough challenge from Moon Jae-in of the Democratic United Party who has been steadily eroding her lead in the polls.

Lucy Williamson reports from Seoul.

  • 19 Dec 2012
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