Double whammy for South Korean President Moon Jae-in as he marks end of second year in office

South Korean President Moon Jae-in enters the third year of his five-year term with an approval rating of 45 per cent - down from last year's high of 83 per cent.
South Korean President Moon Jae-in enters the third year of his five-year term with an approval rating of 45 per cent - down from last year's high of 83 per cent.PHOTO: EPA-EFE

SEOUL - Call it a double whammy.

As South Korean President Moon Jae-in marks the second anniversary of his inauguration on Friday (May 10), he is faced with the uncomfortable truth that two of his signature policies have stalled despite his best efforts.

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