S. Korean president faces tough political test in fury over ferry sinking, corruption charges

April 21, 2015 7:58 AM

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S. Korean president faces tough political test in fury over ferry sinking, corruption charges

South Korean Prime Minister Lee Wan Koo walks on the terrace of his residence in Seoul, South Korea, Tuesday, April 21, 2015. Lee has offered to resign amid a bribery scandal just two months after he took up the country's No. 2 post, officials said Tuesday, in the latest political crisis to hit President Park Geun-hye. (Kim Bong-kyu/The Hankyoreh via AP) KOREA OUT (The Associated Press)

SEOUL – First it was the ferry sinking, a subject that a year later still haunts Park Geun-hye's presidency: Demonstrators rampaged through Seoul over the weekend, accusing Park of not addressing the alleged corruption and incompetence that cost South Korea 304 lives, mostly children.

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