New con­ser­va­tive party set for launch

China Daily (Hong Kong) - - WORLD -

A new con­ser­va­tive party in South Korea, which will be com­posed of de­fec­tors from the rul­ing Saenuri Party, will be launched around mid-Jan­uary, the new party’s spokesman said on Fri­day. Rep­re­sen­ta­tive Hwang Young-cheol of the Saenuri Party, who is one of 35 leg­is­la­tors hav­ing de­cided to bolt from the party, said the group de­fec­tion will be made on Tues­day and the new party will be launched around Jan 20. Hwang has served as the anti-Park fac­tion’s spokesman.

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