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South Korean court sentences former president Park Geun-hye to 8 more years in prison

July 20, 2018 1:11 pm

The Seoul Central District Court ruled that Park colluded with her former aides to cause the loss of government funds worth about 30 billion won ($26.49 million) from the National Intelligence Service (NIS).

Former S Korean prez Park Geun-hye gets 24 yrs in prison in corruption scandal

April 06, 2018 12:41 pm

The former South Korean president maintains that she's a victim of ``political revenge'' and has been refusing to attend court sessions since October.

South Korea prosecutors seek 12-year jail term for Samsung scion Lee Jae-yong

August 07, 2017 11:41 am

Lee, the de facto leader of one of Asia's largest conglomerates, has been in detention since February, on trial for charges ranging from embezzlement to perjury, in a scandal that led to the ouster of former president Park Geun-hye.

South Korea spy agency admits attempting to rig 2012 election

August 04, 2017 1:38 pm

The 2012 presidential polls was won by his now-disgraced colleague Park Geun-Hye, who defeated liberal Moon Jae-In. Moon won South Korea's presidential vote in May this year after Park was impeached.

Woman embroiled in South Korean presidential scandal released

June 03, 2017 7:19 am

Prosecutors say Chung, despite questionable qualifications, was given admission to a prestigious university and received academic favors from the school because of her mother's presidential ties.

Former South Korean President Park Geun-hye's corruption trial begins tomorrow

May 22, 2017 12:38 pm

Park was impeached by the National Assembly on charges of corruption in December 2016.

Former UN chief Ban Ki-moon narrows gap in opinion poll for South Korean presidency

January 16, 2017 8:47 am

Ban said on Thursday that he will make a decision "soon" on his political future.

South Korea's President Park Geun-hye impeached in parliamentary vote

December 09, 2016 5:53 pm

"I solemnly accept the voice of the parliament and the people and sincerely hope this confusion is soundly resolved," Park said at a meeting with her cabinet.

Mass anti-Park protest in Seoul ahead of impeachment vote

December 03, 2016 2:39 pm

Seoul protesters rallied against President Park Geun-Hye tos step down ahead of an impeachment vote in parliament.