South Korea will go ahead with its parliamentary election next week as scheduled, even as political calendars around the world are seeing disruptions over the coronavirus pandemic. On April 15, South Korean voters clad in face masks and gloves will elect 300 members of the National Assembly. Analysts predict the results could give a boost to President Moon Jae-in and his governing Democratic Party over their progress in handling the health crisis. Support for Moon and the Democratic Party, which has the most legislative seats, has gradually grown over the past couple of months. Their approval ratings rose from 41% and 34% respectively in the last week of January to 56% and 41% in the first of April. Nearly 60% of respondents who approved of...
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South Koreans Will Vote In Election In Masks And Gloves, Have Temperature Checked