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'Nut rage' heiress, brother and mother take family feud public

Cho Hyun-ah risks proxy fight for Hanjin KAL -- and involvement of activist fund

The founding family continues to have troubles over Korean Air. (Photo by Takaki Kashiwabara)

SEOUL -- The South Korean conglomerate best known for Korean Air Lines is experiencing more turbulence.

In the Hanjin Group's latest family saga, a feud has broken out between Cho Won-tae, the eldest son of the late former chairman Cho Yang-ho, and his elder sister, Cho Hyun-ah. The brother, 44, became the group's head following his father's death in April. The sister, 45, is widely known as the "nut rage" heiress.

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