Kim replaces tainted ministers

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SEOUL (Reuter) - President Kim Young Sam of South Korea, his cabinet crumbling under the pressure of his anti-corruption crusade, replaced three newly appointed ministers tainted by shady deals and favouritism.

The Justice Minister, Park Hee Tae, was replaced by Kim Doo Hee; the Health Minister, Park Yang Sil, was replaced by Song Jeong Sook, and the Construction Minister, Huh Jai Young, was ousted in favour of Koh Byung Woo, president of the Korean Stock Exchange.