South Korean President Moon Jae-in, centre, with US Vice-President Mike Pence, right, and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe. Photo: AFP

Moon struck gold at Pyeongchang Olympics, but can he medal on the economy?

A U-turn over a free-trade agreement he once championed has critics of the South Korean president questioning both his loyalty to the US and his ability to deliver a more equitable economy

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South Korean President Moon Jae-in, centre, with US Vice-President Mike Pence, right, and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe. Photo: AFP
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