Wednesday, December 19, 2012

President Park Geun-hye: South Korea 'Votes In First Woman Leader'

South Korea has elected its first female president, according to 'safe' predictions by the country's main television networks.

The KBS, SBS and MBC national broadcasters all declared centre-right candidate Park Geun-hye "certain" to secure victory over her liberal rival Moon Jae-in with nearly half of the nationwide votes counted.

It is understood that more than 70% of the eligible population braved temperatures of well below zero to vote.