Ahn Cheol-Soo - updates

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South Korea's Moon Jae-In sworn in, says willing to go to North

May 10, 2017 - 9:57 AM

UPDATED Moon Jae In promises unity after final results from the National Election Commission NEC showed he took 41 1 of the vote – some 13 4 million ballots

MR. PRESIDENT. South Korean presidential candidate Moon Jae-In stands on a stage to greet supporters after exit polls suggested a landslide victory, in the central Gwanghwamun district of Seoul on May 10, 2017. Ed Jones/AFP

Landslide win for Moon Jae-In in South Korea election

May 09, 2017 - 7:23 PM

UPDATED Moon of the Democratic Party has 41 4 support according to the joint survey by 3 television stations

ELECTION DAY. South Korean presidential candidate Moon Jae-In (L) of the Democratic Party and his wife Kim Jeong-Sook (R) pose after casting their ballots at a polling station in Seoul on May 9, 2017. Photo by Jung Yeon-je/AFP

South Koreans vote in historic election

May 09, 2017 - 6:53 AM

UPDATED South Koreans head to the polls to choose a new president to replace impeached Park Geun Hye

MAKING HIS CHOICE. A South Korean man casts his vote in the presidential election at a polling station in Seoul on May 9, 2017. Jung Yeon-Je/AFP

South Korea candidates in final push as North assails conservatives

May 08, 2017 - 4:06 PM

The campaign has focused largely on jobs and the economy with North Korea less prominent despite high diplomatic tensions between Washington and Pyongyang over its nuclear and missile ambitions

TOP BETS. A file photo taken on April 28, 2017 shows (L-R) South Korean presidential candidates Moon Jae-In (Democratic Party of Korea), Sim Sang-Jung (Justice Party), Yoo Seung-Min (Bareun Party), Ahn Cheol-Soo (People's Party), and Hong Joon-Pyo (Liberty Korea Party) pose for a photo before a televised debate in Seoul. Jung Yeon-Je/AFP

'South Korea's Bill Gates' seeks to break political mold

May 05, 2017 - 3:36 PM

With a fortune of his own Ahn Cheol Soo presents himself as above the graft that has mired South Korean politics for decades

BILL GATES? Ahn Cheol-Soo has been compared in South Korea to Bill Gates for his technological entrepreneurship and philanthropy. Ahn Cheol-Soo file photo from Voice of America/Wikipedia

South Korean presidential hopeful resigns amid scandal

Jun 29, 2016 - 3:00 PM

Ahn Cheol Soo steps down as co leader of the People s Party amid allegations that its members received tens of thousand of dollars in kickbacks from two local companies before legislative elections

This file photo taken on November 19, 2012 shows South Korea's independent presidential candidate Ahn Cheol-Soo speaking during a press conference at the Seoul Foreign Correspondents Club in Seoul on November 19, 2012. Jung Yeon-je/AFP