Yoon later admitted he should have erased the inscription before appearing on television. Photo: YouTube screenshot
Yoon later admitted he should have erased the inscription before appearing on television. Photo: YouTube screenshot
South Korea

In South Korea, Chinese character on presidential hopeful’s palm creates stir over superstitions as race heats up

  • Yoon Suk-yeol of the People Power Party raised eyebrows after appearing on TV with the Chinese character for “king” on his left palm
  • Fortune-telling and believing in superstitions remain part of South Korean culture though an analyst says voters don’t want to see this in politics

Yoon later admitted he should have erased the inscription before appearing on television. Photo: YouTube screenshot
Yoon later admitted he should have erased the inscription before appearing on television. Photo: YouTube screenshot
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