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S Korea's Park completes one year in office

President who talked of national integration, faces political landscape that is more fractured than ever.

Last updated: 25 Feb 2014 03:50
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Tuesday marks South Korean President Park Geun-hye's first year in office. She is expected to launch a three-year plan aimed at boosting the country's economy by cutting red tape for business.

Al Jazeera's Harry Fawcett looks back on her first year in office and the challenges she has faced.

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