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English Publication Date: Monday, May 8, 2017 Source: The Korea Times
The entrepreneur-turned-politician, however, began to lose the trust of the public after failing to leave any strong impression on a series of televised presidential debates with other candidates.
English Publication Date: Thursday, May 4, 2017 Source: Korea Joongang Daily
Since the custom began in the 1992 campaign, the debates among presidential candidates have always been important, but usually to strengthen support bases rather than chipping away at rivals’ supporters. 
English Publication Date: Friday, April 28, 2017
Televised debates among the five presidential candidates are becoming increasingly influential among voters, impacting opinion polls that reflect their performance the following day. The past three televised debates held April 13, 19 and 23,...
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English Publication Date: Friday, April 28, 2017 Source: The Korea Times
Televised debates among the five presidential candidates are becoming increasingly influential among voters, impacting opinion polls that reflect their performance the following day. The past three televised debates held April 13, 19 and 23,...
English Publication Date: Wednesday, April 26, 2017 Source: The Korea Herald
Ahn's decline was widely attributed to his performance in a series of presidential debates, which some said was unprofessional, and negative allegations involving his campaign team and his wife.
English Publication Date: Saturday, May 27, 2017 Source: The Straits Times
But his remarks over homosexuality during a televised debate on Tuesday left many of his supporters scratching their heads.
English Publication Date: Friday, April 14, 2017 Source: The Korea Herald
While the two front-runners -- Moon Jae-in of the Democratic Party of Korea and Rep. Ahn Cheol-soo of the People’s Party -- spent much of the time arguing with each other and conservative rival Hong Joon-pyo of the Liberty Korea Party, Yoo was left...
English Publication Date: Monday, April 24, 2017 Source: The Korean Times
South Korea's presidential campaign turned nasty Sunday as candidates focused on attacking rivals during their third TV debate over alleged wrongdoings, from kowtowing to North Korea to assisting in an attempted rape and fanning malicious rumors.
English Publication Date: Monday, April 24, 2017 Source: Yohap News Agency
South Korea's presidential campaign turned nasty Sunday as candidates focused on attacking rivals during their third TV debate over alleged wrongdoings from kowtowing to North Korea to assisting an attempted rape and to fanning malicious rumors.
English Publication Date: Friday, April 21, 2017 Source: Arirang
Local experts have shown mixed reactions regarding the format of the scriptless two-hour discussion session. 
Some viewed it as a breath of fresh air, saying that viewers rarely get to see how presidential candidates handle impromptu questions...