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South Korea's New President Promises Era of 'Trustpolitik'

Tom Nagorski | Posted 04.29.2013 | World
Tom Nagorski

Vowing to usher in a fresh economic "miracle" and "an era of harmonious unification" on the Korean Peninsula, Park Geun-hye took the oath of office yesterday, becoming South Korea's 11th president and the first woman to hold the office.

South Korea's New President May Be Female, But She's No Women's Rights Crusader

Vishakha N. Desai | Posted 02.19.2013 | World
Vishakha N. Desai

In her campaign, Park Geun-hye used three words: Ready, Female, President.