In recent months, Park Won-soon led an active campaign against the coronavirus as it spread in the city, shutting down thousands of nightspots and issuing an administrative order banning rallies in major downtown streets. Photo: AFP In recent months, Park Won-soon led an active campaign against the coronavirus as it spread in the city, shutting down thousands of nightspots and issuing an administrative order banning rallies in major downtown streets. Photo: AFP
In recent months, Park Won-soon led an active campaign against the coronavirus as it spread in the city, shutting down thousands of nightspots and issuing an administrative order banning rallies in major downtown streets. Photo: AFP
South Korea

Late Seoul mayor Park Won-soon was friend of China, critic of Japan

  • Park’s body was found in a remote area on Friday morning, after a more than seven-hour search involving hundreds of police officers
  • In February, Park announced plans to ship medical aid to China to fight coronavirus, recalling Beijing’s support for Seoul during the Mers outbreak

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In recent months, Park Won-soon led an active campaign against the coronavirus as it spread in the city, shutting down thousands of nightspots and issuing an administrative order banning rallies in major downtown streets. Photo: AFP In recent months, Park Won-soon led an active campaign against the coronavirus as it spread in the city, shutting down thousands of nightspots and issuing an administrative order banning rallies in major downtown streets. Photo: AFP
In recent months, Park Won-soon led an active campaign against the coronavirus as it spread in the city, shutting down thousands of nightspots and issuing an administrative order banning rallies in major downtown streets. Photo: AFP
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