S.Korea Park approval rating slightly up to 5 pct

December 9, 2016 03:24

SEOUL - South Korean President Park Geun-hye's approval rating rose to 5 percent, according to a public opinion poll released on Friday, up from a record low of 4 pct last week as she faces an impeachment vote over a corruption scandal.

The poll also showed 81 percent of the respondents supported the impeachment of Park, which would make her the first democratically elected leader to be removed from office in disgrace.Gallup Korea, based in Seoul, is not affiliated with US-based Gallup, Inc.

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