South Koreans seek reform in presidential election

Polls were opened a week early in South Korea ahead of Tuesday's presidential election to encourage people to vote before going on holidays.

    Polls were opened a week early in South Korea ahead of Tuesday's presidential election to encourage people to vote before going on holidays.

    The vote was called after the impeachment of Park Guen-hye, the former president.

    Local polls show South Korean voters see the economy as the primary issue, with jobs a close second.

    Al Jazeera's Craig Leeson reports from Seoul.


    YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE

    Visualising every Saudi coalition air raid on Yemen

    Visualising every Saudi coalition air raid on Yemen

    Since March 2015, Saudi Arabia and a coalition of Arab states have launched more than 19,278 air raids across Yemen.

    Lost childhoods: Nigeria's fear of 'witchcraft' ruins young lives

    Lost childhoods: Nigeria's fear of 'witchcraft' ruins young lives

    Many Pentecostal churches in the Niger Delta offer to deliver people from witchcraft and possession - albeit for a fee.

    Why did Bush go to war in Iraq?

    Why did Bush go to war in Iraq?

    No, it wasn't because of WMDs, democracy or Iraqi oil. The real reason is much more sinister than that.