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S Korea: Choi Soon-sil jailed 20 years for corruption

The woman at the centre of the scandal that brought down former South Korean President Park Geun-Hye has been jailed for 20 years for corruption.

Choi Soon-sil: friend and downfall of a president

The daughter of a shadowy religious figure, Choi Soon-sil has been at the side of now-ousted South Korean president Park Geun-hye for decades, bound to the politician by her father. Now Choi, 61, may spend the rest of her life in prison...Show More Summary

Secret confidante of S.Korea's Park jailed for 20 years over scandal

The secret confidante of ousted South Korean president Park Geun-hye was convicted Tuesday and jailed for 20 years over the scandal that brought down the former head of state. Choi Soon-sil was found guilty of abuse of power, bribery...Show More Summary

S Korea: Choi Soon-sil jailed 20 years for corruption

Former South Korean president Park Geun-hye's confidante was sentenced to 20 years in prison over corruption.

New charge laid against former S. Korea leader Park

South Korean prosecutors on Thursday added a fresh charge of illegal election activity to the indictment against ousted former president Park Geun-Hye, taking the number of accusations she faces to 21. Park is being held in custody as her corruption trial -- which began last May -- proceeds. Show More Summary

S. Korea's Park 'took money from spy agency': reports

Ousted South Korean president Park Geun-Hye was charged Thursday with accepting millions of dollars worth of bribes from the state spy agency, news reports said. Park allegedly received between 50 and 200 million won (now $47,000 toShow More Summary

S. Korea's ousted Park expelled from own party

Ousted South Korean president Park Geun-Hye's own political party expelled her Friday as it seeks to distance itself from the sprawling corruption scandal that led to her impeachment. The decision had been taken "for the future of our...Show More Summary

Ex-SKorea leader Park complains about extension of detention

Lawyers for jailed former South Korean President Park Geun-hye have resigned in an apparent protest against a court decision to extend her detention. The Seoul Central District Court said Park's … Click to Continue »

Defence lawyers for S.Korea's Park quit over alleged bias

Former South Korean president Park Geun-Hye's defence lawyers resigned en masse Monday in protest at what they called a biased corruption trial, as the ex-leader described the proceedings as "political revenge". Park faces multiple charges...Show More Summary

South Korean court extends detention of ex-President Park

A South Korean court on Friday extended the detention of former President Park Geun-hye, who is on trial over broad corruption allegations that led to her removal from office and … Click to Continue »

Thousands march in support of ousted South Korean leader

Thousands of supporters of ousted South Korean President Park Geun-hye have marched in Seoul to protest a court ruling that appeared to support key corruption charges against her. The march … Click to Continue »

Samsung heir guilty of bribery, sentenced to five years jail

6 months agoNews : The Newsroom

The heir to the Samsung empire was convicted of bribery and other offences Friday and jailed for five years in connection with the scandal that brought down South Korean president Park Geun-Hye. Lee Jae-Yong's penalty could leave the...Show More Summary

Samsung Heir Sentenced to 5 Years In Prison

A South Korean court has sentenced the billionaire Samsung heir to five years in prison for bribery and other crimes that fed public anger leading to the ouster of Park Geun-hye as South Korea's president. The Seoul Central District Court said Friday that Lee Jae-yong, 49, was guilty of offering...

South Korean court sentences Samsung heir to 5 years prison

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — A South Korean court has sentenced the billionaire Samsung heir to five years in prison for bribery and other crimes that fed public anger leading to the ouster of Park Geun-hye as South Korea's president. The...Show More Summary

Samsung heir faces corruption verdict

The heir to the Samsung business empire, including the world's biggest smartphone maker, awaited the verdict Friday in his corruption trial over the scandal that brought down South Korean president Park Geun-Hye. Prosecutors demanded...Show More Summary

South Korean Spy Agency Admits to Meddling in 2012 Election

The presidency may never have been meant for Park Geun-hye after all.

Samsung scion Lee says he did not wield great power at chaebol

SEOUL (Reuters) - Samsung Group heir Jay Y. Lee denied bribery charges involving ousted South Korean president Park Geun-hye and said he had no knowledge of any pressure from her to pay bribes, as he wrapped up two days of testimony in his corruption trial on Thursday.

North Korea Calls for Execution of South Korean Ex-President and Aide

8 months agoNews : NYTimes: News

The North Koreans said former President Park Geun-hye of South Korea and her intelligence chief would face a “miserable dog’s death.”

N.Korea Issues Standing Order To Execute Former S.Korea President

Two days ago, Japan’s Asahi Shimbun newspaper reported that former South Korean President Park Geun-hye had made plans to assassinate North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, adding that Ex-president Park, who was impeached in a corruption scandal earlier this year, signed a document approving a “leadership change” in North Korea back in 2015. Show More Summary

North Korea calls for execution of former South Korea leader over 'assassination' plot

8 months agoLifestyle / Fashion : AOL: Style

SEOUL, June 28 (Reuters) - North Korea said on Wednesday it has issued a standing order for the execution of former South Korean President Park Geun-hye and her spy chief for a plot to assassinate its leader. Read more| Email this | Linking Blogs | Comments

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