Foreign Relations of South Korea

South Korean newspapers show the offending handshake. Photo: AFP

Bill Gates criticised after handshake with South Korean president

Microsoft founder Bill Gates' casual style was criticised by the South Korean media yesterday after he shook hands with President Park Geun-Hye with his other hand in his pocket. The picture of the meeting between Gates and Park on Monday was splashed on the front page of every national daily, some of which cropped out the offending pocketed hand while most chose to highlight it.

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