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S Korean tycoon to run for president

THREE-WAY RACE:Observers say Ahn Cheol-soo’s declaration could split the liberal vote and effectively hand the election to conservative candidate Park Geun-hye

AFP, SEOUL

Ahn stood down as CEO of his AhnLan software firm in 2005 — though he remains board chairman — to pursue an academic career.

He is currently dean at the School of Convergence Science and Technology in Seoul National University.

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