South Korean President Moon Jae-in. Photo: EPA South Korean President Moon Jae-in. Photo: EPA
South Korean President Moon Jae-in. Photo: EPA
South Korea

South Korean President Moon Jae-in shuffles cabinet following local election defeats

  • The overhaul includes six new ministers as well as Kim Boo-kyum being named to succeed Chung Sye-kyun as prime minister
  • Moon’s Democratic Party suffered crushing losses in special elections for key mayoral posts and has been plagued by political scandals and economic policy blunders

Topic |   South Korea
South Korean President Moon Jae-in. Photo: EPA South Korean President Moon Jae-in. Photo: EPA
South Korean President Moon Jae-in. Photo: EPA
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