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South Korea's Moon shuffles cabinet pack after heavy poll defeats

President picks Kim Boo-kyum as new prime minister; 5 other changes

South Korean President Moon Jae-in has less than a year left to boost his party's fortunes before next March's general elections.   © Reuters

SEOUL -- A week after his ruling party lost mayoral elections in South Korea's two biggest cities, President Moon Jae-in shuffled his cabinet in a bid to lift his approval ratings from a record low.

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