Honeymoon may be over for South Korean leader Yoon Suk-yeol after two months

The latest poll by research firm Rnsearch placed South Korean President Yoon Suk-yeol's approval rating at 32.5 per cent on July 13. PHOTO: EPA-EFE
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SEOUL - Just two months into the top job, South Korean President Yoon Suk-yeol's approval rating has plunged to around 30 per cent, signalling growing discontent over his presidency and a possible early end to his honeymoon period.

Observers attributed this to Mr Yoon's frequent gaffes, questionable Cabinet appointments, and controversies surrounding the high-profile First Lady.

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