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 »
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
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...
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
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
The presidency may never have been meant for Park Geun-hye after all.
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.
The North Koreans said former President Park Geun-hye of South Korea and her intelligence chief would face a “miserable dog’s death.”
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
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
A South Korean court on Friday sentenced a longtime friend of ousted President Park Geun-hye to three years in prison for using her presidential ties to unlawfully get her daughter into a prestigious Seoul university. The Seoul Central District Court said Choi Soon-sil "committed so many illegal...
SEOUL (Reuters) - A Seoul court on Thursday sentenced a former South Korean health minister to two and a half years jail for his role in a corruption scandal that led to the impeachment and arrest of former president Park Geun-hye, Yonhap reported.
By Heekyong Yang SEOUL (Reuters) - The disgraced daughter of a key figure in a corruption scandal that led to the downfall of former South Korean President Park Geun-hye returned home from Denmark on Wednesday, saying she wanted to clear up misunderstandings. Show More Summary
SEOUL (Reuters) - The daughter of a key figure in a corruption scandal that led to the ouster of ex-South Korean president Park Geun-hye is expected to arrive in South Korea on Wednesday from Denmark where she had been fighting extradition on criminal charges
SEOUL (Reuters) - A high-flying prosecutor, who was demoted under impeached former president Park Geun-hye, is overseeing the case against her as Park made her first appearance in court on Tuesday to face criminal charges over the corruption scandal that ousted her.
Park Geun-hye denies all 18 charges against her in first court appearance since impeachment over power abuse scandal.
TOKYO — During months of demonstrations against Park Geun-hye, South Koreans imagined their then-president in handcuffs. Blacklisted artists made effigies of Park in fake jail cells, and people lined up to take selfies in front of the “imprisoned president.” Signs at the demonstrations beseeched “Arrest Park Geun-hye” and “Go to prison.” Entrepreneurial types sold “prison […]
The Latest on the bribery trial of former South Korean President Park Geun-hye (all times local): 8:30 a.m. Former South Korean President Park Geun-hye has entered the Seoul court for … Click to Continue »
South Korea's ousted president Park Geun-Hye was due in court Tuesday to face trial over the massive corruption scandal that led to her stunning downfall. The fallen head of state will be taken from the detention centre where she is being held to Seoul Central District Court, for the opening of the final act in the drama that has engulfed her. Show More Summary
SEOUL (Reuters) - A South Korean cosmetic surgeon received a suspended 18-month jail term on Thursday for fabricating records of his treatment of Park Geun-hye when she was president, the first conviction related to a scandal that brought her down.