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Park asks to be called 'President Park,' not by initials
SEOUL, March 18 (Yonhap) -- President Park Geun-hye has asked to be called "President Park" in the media instead of by her initials, officials said Monday.

In South Korea, the media have often referred to presidents and high-profile politicians by their English initials. Former Presidents Kim Young-sam, Kim Dae-jung and Lee Myung-bak were all respectively known as "YS," "DJ," and "MB."

   Park has also been called "GH" or "PP," for President Park.