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President Park suffers from lowest approval rating in history + more protests in Korea

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Korean president, Park Geun Hye, has the lowest approval ratings in Korean presidential history.


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Her approval rating fell to 4% and this is an all-time low in history for any President in South Korea according to Gallup Korea. Additionally, the President's disapproval rating rose to 93%, which is also near an all-time high.


Shortly after being elected, President Park's approval rating reached a high of 63% in September of 2013. Her approval rating has fluctuated since then but it dropped tremendously after the Choi Soon-Sil scandal was made public.


Earlier today, an estimated 1.9 million across the country gathered in their respective cities from Seoul to Busan to protest against President Park. In Seoul alone, an estimated 1.3 million gathered to protest for the President's resignation despite the cold weather.



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    whatever101 Sunday, November 27, 2016

    she should seriously just leave, there is no point in staying since her reputation is ruined and personally ive found huge distaste for after the Sewol Ferry incident

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    VitaminWell Sunday, November 27, 2016

    Lol is she deaf? Can't she hear her people's cry? Can't she see that she messed up big time? Can't she realize how much she wronged her own country? What type of person is this? She doesn't even have common sense. If protests are not heard she must be a wall. SK's are talking and following a wall all this time.

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    Gaming_Haku VitaminWell Monday, November 28, 2016

    can you tell me all u know about all this havoc?

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    VitaminWell Sunday, November 27, 2016

    She deserve a big slap on her face.

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    clarissaxd Sunday, November 27, 2016

    Man if only this was (and should be) happening to trump :/

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    ilovecake99 clarissaxd Sunday, November 27, 2016

    americans really don't care about this kind of thing though...unfortunately

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    NinjaPandaChu clarissaxd Sunday, November 27, 2016

    1) Because someone who isn't even in office yet is clearly as dangerous to a country as someone who's been letting a shamanistic outsider influence her decisions (and therefore influencing decisions for a country) for well on 40 years... and that's just the tip of the iceberg of all the scandal. 2) Because clearly the current protesters in the US are doing such a good job at being peaceful and getting their point across in a sane, safe manner. Koreans protesting their president and Americans protesting their president-elect, I can hardly tell the difference.

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    ihavemyownkey NinjaPandaChu Sunday, November 27, 2016

    THANK YOU! Americans care a great deal, and do NOT want a Cheeto running our country. We are protesting and fighting. Just not going crazy and assaulting people like the Cheeto's supporters are.

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    bangeryun94 clarissaxd Sunday, November 27, 2016

    There's recounts going on right now. You never know what will happen before January 17th. Taxpayers just paid almost 8 million for him to enjoy Thanksgiving and his wife and son are not going to be living in the White House. 5 blocks of Manhatten will be closed from now on. Hell hath no fury like a wealthy New Yorker inconvenienced

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    NinjaPandaChu ihavemyownkey Sunday, November 27, 2016

    As far as I know, multiple accounts of Trump supporters physically assaulting people have been proven false, whereas Trump protesters have been noted as destroying shops and cars and screaming at police and vandalizing public property during protests. Yes, there are asshole Trump supporters who will go out of their way to make people uncomfortable (God only knows why, they must have eaten lead paint as children) and go on rants and whatnot, but for the most part, I'm sure most Trump voters are minding their own business. People have been saying that before the election that Trump voters just need to buck up and accept the results of the election, well, now tables have turned. Trump protestors need to buck up and accept the results of the election and stop throwing thousands-strong adult temper tantrums. Or just leave, like they've been saying they were going to. And they definitely have no room to complain if they were legally able to vote and did not.

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    clarissaxd bangeryun94 Monday, November 28, 2016

    wait, why did taxpayers pay that much for trumps thanksgiving?

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    ihavemyownkey NinjaPandaChu Monday, November 28, 2016

    Never thought I'd meet one of you here! Some Trump voters are minding their own business, most are not. Most are terrorizing other people. And as someone who has been to several prostests here in NYC, there have been NO violent acts. A least not at the ones I've been to! I think its funny that we're being told to 'buck up and accept racism, bigotry and a man who stands for that and more! You seriously live in a bubble if you think nothing is happening to people because of election results. Anyway... Have a good night. I plan to keep fighting so that this man won't spend one day as my President.

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    clarissaxd NinjaPandaChu Monday, November 28, 2016

    Your acting like the people voted for trump... THEY DID NOT Hilary won the popular vote , you know the peoples vote the vote where people physically went and voted she won the election by 2 MILLION so no they have a right to protest because the people voted for their president but didnt get it. BESIDES even if those other smaller percentage that didnt vote.. voted it wouldnt of made a difference because we already made a 2m difference and if THAT couldnt make a push then why would that percentage would? ALSO how come everyone is saying to "accept him as a president and stop nagging" but when Obama won both electoral and popular vote conservative went on their own protest but apparently when they do it they should stop(fyi a lot of their banners said racist shit about him)? Trump won the electoral college u know the fuckers that they apparently represent the states. Fyi there were a variety of assaults videos and photos to prove harassment from his supporters and the other party as well so if your going to go there u better not undermine that. Having PERSONAL experience of harassment in my workforce and school being one of the very few colored people out of my colleges and my friend got touched by one at a store parking lot so i don't believe that much of not many being that way. Especially since they even hurt their own party soley for not supporting trump by yelling "gun"(ironic bc they love guns) and jumping on him and punching and pushing colored people or other republicans that dont support him. Im not saying that the other party isn't violent because they can be but for you to say all now come on. Also hes now pushing back on all his promises like everyone is surprised... bigger shocker hes not republican he just represented them there a difference. His policies are benefiting the rich *already is* and his wife would rather live in a pent house then do her job as first lady and live in the white house. Im hoping he keeps pushing back in his ideas...

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    clarissaxd ihavemyownkey Monday, November 28, 2016

    thats what i was thinking like i live in chicago and a lot of the so called "violence" was an exaggeration by false media. Steven colbare evens saw and said they were leading the way, many cops were riling up more then they needed to. But wvr apparently me seeing it is invalid. I wastn apart of it but i can testify that media exaggerated the violence there was some but not something the other party hasnt dont if not in less lengths

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    clarissaxd Monday, November 28, 2016

    the prostests in chicago im referring to

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    GunsNRoses Sunday, November 27, 2016

    thanks a lot, very interesting how this story was unfold

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    GunsNRoses Sunday, November 27, 2016

    For the Korean alkpop readers i have a question, who was the news agency the first broke the story, i study political science and in class we are reviewing power abuse cases like watergate

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    ilovecake99 GunsNRoses Sunday, November 27, 2016

    jtbc and cho-sun ilbo. very trusted by koreans.

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    GunsNRoses ilovecake99 Sunday, November 27, 2016

    thanks a lot, do you know how they cam across it was there a whistle blower??

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    ephiasus07 GunsNRoses Sunday, November 27, 2016

    i read that a computer was found by jtbc in choi soon shils garage.. and it contains the governments classified documents

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    GunsNRoses ephiasus07 Sunday, November 27, 2016

    thanks a lot, very interesting how this story was unfold

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    ephiasus07 GunsNRoses Sunday, November 27, 2016

    ikr! it was like straight out from a kdrama.. im imagining Ji chang wook and lee min ho partnering behind the scenes to unfold the truth.. hahaha im sorry i know its a serious thing but i cant help it with my kdrama imagination.. >.<

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    ilovecake99 ephiasus07 Sunday, November 27, 2016

    tbh i can see it coming. some crazy president drama. its coming

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    GunsNRoses ephiasus07 Sunday, November 27, 2016

    all the president's men korean style

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    Humanoids Saturday, November 26, 2016

    BBC news have some articles about it

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    michinpabo Saturday, November 26, 2016

    Everything is all rigged in politics. It's not like you actually have a real choice who you want to put in office. They serve you candidates who are equally corrupt and make you choose what kind flavor of corruption you want.

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    Wecnbedvine Saturday, November 26, 2016

    Wait, what did she exactly do?

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    Humanoids Wecnbedvine Saturday, November 26, 2016

    hey dude, google it

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    hohliu Wecnbedvine Saturday, November 26, 2016

    Too much too many....

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    Wang_Sejung Saturday, November 26, 2016

    There is no reason for demonstrating against Pr Park Geun Hye, thus there is no reason for her to resign and about her approval rating I don't give a fuck about her approval rating ! It's all a lie !! Just 2 weeks before US presidential election all the poll giving Hillary Clinton winner, but she lost the election !!! It means all the press and TV channels were against Trump and giving false results to the public !!! who is looking for our president rating here in Korea ? How we can make sure that is not fake like USA ?!!! No ! people love Pr Park Geun Hye and I am one of them !

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    styx  Wang_Sejung Saturday, November 26, 2016

    You are right in the US election part.

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    Wang_Sejung styx Saturday, November 26, 2016

    Since I live in Korea, among Koreans, I know that I am right here too oppa.

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    Crazy_Dog  Wang_Sejung Saturday, November 26, 2016

    oh fuck off u weeaboo

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    BritishSone  Wang_Sejung Saturday, November 26, 2016

    I guess that the millions of people who turn up in protests against Park Geun Hye are all just imaginary...

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    Wang_Sejung BritishSone Saturday, November 26, 2016

    Stupid moron, they are manipulated by the enemies of our country !!! Why is so difficult for you to understand. what big crime our president did ? she sold our defense secret to North Korea ? She sold our technologies to foreign countries ? She is committed in corruptions and becomes rich ? Nothing, absolutely nothing !!! I told you that last time I went to one of the demonstration in streets of Seoul why they are demonstrating, no one was able to give me an answer. They are demonstrating for the pleasure of demonstrating !!! I am really sorry for our beloved Pr Park Geun Hye .

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    BitHun  Wang_Sejung Saturday, November 26, 2016

    this guy is troll, so everybody shouldn ignore his/her presence

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    BitHun Saturday, November 26, 2016

    should have ignore

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    styx BitHun Saturday, November 26, 2016

    We know...and we so need an edit button ;_;

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    BritishSone  Wang_Sejung Saturday, November 26, 2016

    You really do need to seek help....

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    ilovecake99  Wang_Sejung Sunday, November 27, 2016

    lolololol how will you survive when she leaves office?? will you support ban ki moon?

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    Wang_Sejung ilovecake99 Sunday, November 27, 2016

    what you mean leaving office ? After the end of her presidential terms? if that is the case it will be sad but it's written in our constitution, and she needs to give her " seat" to another great person. Mr Ban Ki moon as you know is still for one month Secretary General of United Nation. Maybe you don't know but Mr Ban graduated from the same university than i am going the prestigious Seoul National university, and of course not less prestigious Harvard university. He was our foreign minister Affairs and Trade. Of course he is a great candidate to lead our country. But I will be more happy if there was a lady who was moving the Blue Palace after our beloved Park Geun Hye. Anyway I just need to say Pr Park Geun Hye fighting, Manse Korea !

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    krell  Wang_Sejung Sunday, November 27, 2016

    @Wang_Sejung <-- Your SHAMAN is 'ringing' your 'dumb' phone! ... SACRE BLEU !!! ... ;-)

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    ilovecake99  Wang_Sejung Sunday, November 27, 2016

    "not less prestigious Harvard university" get a grip.

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