South Korea’s president-elect Yoon Suk-yeol celebrates his victory in Seoul on Wednesday. Photo: Bloomberg
South Korea’s president-elect Yoon Suk-yeol celebrates his victory in Seoul on Wednesday. Photo: Bloomberg
South Korea

South Korea election: Yoon Suk-yeol wins mandate to tackle inequality, US-China relations and Kim Jong-un’s nuclear ambitions

  • Broadcaster KBS declared victory for Yoon who, with 95 per cent of the ballots counted, had garnered 48.6 per cent of the votes compared to Lee’s 47.8 per cent
  • The conservative People Power Party politician is expected to take a harder line on North Korea and ‘reset’ ties with China

South Korea’s president-elect Yoon Suk-yeol celebrates his victory in Seoul on Wednesday. Photo: Bloomberg
South Korea’s president-elect Yoon Suk-yeol celebrates his victory in Seoul on Wednesday. Photo: Bloomberg
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