World News: 05:20 GMT Saturday 12th October 2019. [Yahoo Business News Feed via SPi World News]
A growing corruption scandal over a new justice minister is bringing South Koreans from across the political spectrum out into the streets in numbers rarely seen since candlelight protests helped bring down former leader Park Geun-hye in 2017. Critics of liberal President Moon Jae-in routinely stage demonstrations in downtown Seoul but corruption allegations against justice minister Cho Kuk's family have galvanized conservative groups after the political disaster of Park's impeachment over a bribery scandal.
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