South Korean demonstrators shoot off firecrackers to celebrate the impeachment of Park Geun-hye during a candlelight rally last Saturday. Photo: AFP

With Park Geun-hye’s exit, jockeying begins for power over the fate of Korean peninsula

Donald Kirk says in South Korea, the liberals and conservatives are gearing up for a showdown in the upcoming presidential election, even as the US and China weigh in to try and break the impasse over THAAD and, ultimately, how to deal with a belligerent North Korea

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South Korean demonstrators shoot off firecrackers to celebrate the impeachment of Park Geun-hye during a candlelight rally last Saturday. Photo: AFP
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