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South Korea's Moon cornered by economic woes and rockets

President's early approval rating of more than 80% has fallen by almost half

Moon Jae-in is at risk of becoming a lame duck for the final three years of his presidency.   © Reuters

SEOUL -- North Korea's resumption of missile launches last week was an unwelcome gift to South Korean President Moon Jae-in ahead of the second anniversary of his inauguration on Friday.

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