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South Korea"s ousted president Park Geun-hye says "sorry" as she undergoes questioning

REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji/File PhotoSEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea's just-ousted president said Tuesday she was "sorry" to the people as she underwent questioning by prosecutors over a corruption scandal th.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMar 21st, 2017

South Korea"s Park Accused of Taking $3 Million in Bribes From Spy Chiefs

In new charges, former President Park Geun-hye, who was ousted from office last year, is accused of having received the official funds for personal purposes......»»

Category: topSource: wsjJan 4th, 2018

South Korea: Polls begin to choose new president, record turnout expected

Former president Park Geun-Hye was ousted, detained and indicted for corruption.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardMay 8th, 2017

South Korea charges Park, Lotte chief with bribery

Prosecutors accused ousted president Park Geun-hye of colluding with her friend Choi Soon-sil to receive 7 billion won from Lotte for favours......»»

Category: topSource: thehindubusinesslineApr 17th, 2017

The Wall Street Journal: South Korea prosecutors to seek arrest warrant for ousted president

South Korean prosecutors said they would seek an arrest warrant for former President Park Geun-hye, just 17 days after she was removed from office as part of a wide-ranging political scandal that triggered her impeachment.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMar 27th, 2017

South Korea Prosecutors Question Former President Park Geun-hye

South Korea’s former president arrived for questioning at the pr.....»»

Category: asiaSource: wsjMar 21st, 2017

The Wall Street Journal: South Korea’s ousted president questioned by prosecutors

South Korea’s former President Park Geun-hye arrived for questioning at the pr.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMar 21st, 2017

South Korea"s system of government is showing some dangerous cracks — here"s how they can fix it

Pool Photo via APWhen South Korea’s Constitutional Court finally upheld the impeachment of President Park Geun-hye, ousted for cronyism and corruption, the massed proteste.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMar 17th, 2017

South Koreans are angry ousted President Park Geun-hye left her 9 dogs behind in the presidential palace

via APSEOUL, South Korea (AP) — It was hard to imagine that ousted Presid.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMar 15th, 2017

S Korea to hold presidential election on May 9

South Korea says it will hold an election on May 9 to choose a successor for ousted President Park Geun-hye. The Constitutional Court ruled Friday to formally end Park’s presidency over a huge poli........»»

Category: topSource: thehindubusinesslineMar 15th, 2017

South Korea"s Ousted Leader Defiant as She Returns Home

Ousted South Korean President Park Geun-hye expressed defiance toward the corruption allegations against her as she vacated the presidential palace and returned to her home two days after the Constitutional Court removed her from office......»»

Category: topSource: wsjMar 12th, 2017

South Korea"s Ousted Leader Is Defiant as She Returns Home

Ousted South Korean President Park Geun-hye expressed defiance toward the corruption allegations against her as she vacated the presidential palace and returned to her home two days after the Constitutional Court removed her from office......»»

Category: topSource: wsjMar 12th, 2017

South Korea prosecutors summon another Samsung executive

SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea's special prosecutor's office said on Friday it summoned a Samsung Electronics Co Ltd executive for questioning as it investigates a widening influence-peddling scandal that has embroiled President Park Geun-hye......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJan 20th, 2017

Samsung leader quizzed for over 22 hours in South Korea corruption scandal

SEOUL (Reuters) - Samsung Group leader Jay Y. Lee left the South Korean special prosecutor's office early on Friday after more than 22 hours of questioning on bribery suspicions in an influence-peddling scandal that could topple President Park Geun-hye......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJan 13th, 2017

No escape for Park as S. Korea scandal intensifies

South Koreans are furious with President Park Geun-hye, ahead of her questioning by prosecutors over a political scandal engulfing her leadership. As Ryan Brooks reports protesters, and even many people within the president's own party, are considering i.....»»

Category: videoSource: reutersNov 15th, 2016

South Korea President Pledges to Cooperate With Influence Probe

South Korean President Park Geun-hye said she was willing to become the first national leader to face questioning by prosecutors, as a scandal over the power and influence of a close personal friend of hers engulfs the government......»»

Category: topSource: wsjNov 4th, 2016

South Korea President Pledges to Cooperate With Prosecutors" Probe

South Korean President Park Geun-hye said she was willing to become the first national leader to face questioning by prosecutors, as a scandal over the power and influence of a close personal friend of hers engulfs the government......»»

Category: asiaSource: wsjNov 4th, 2016

South Korea jails friend of scandalized former president and Lotte Group chairman

SEOUL (Reuters) - The friend of former South Korean leader Park Geun-hye who was at the center of an influence-peddling scandal that .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderFeb 13th, 2018

Friend of South Korea Ex-Leader Faces Possible 25-Year Prison Term

Choi Soon-sil, a longtime confidante of former President Park Geun-hye, is accused of using her presidential connections to solicit bribes from the country’s biggest business empires......»»

Category: topSource: wsjDec 14th, 2017

Ousted South Korean president"s corruption trial put on hold

Ousted South Korean president Park Geun-Hye’s corruption trial was put on hold today after her lawyers resigned to protest what they called biased proceedings. The defence team had quit en masse on........»»

Category: topSource: thehindubusinesslineOct 19th, 2017

South Korean court sentences Samsung heir to 5 years prison

A court will rule Friday in a bribery case against the billionaire heir to the Samsung empire that fed public anger leading to the ouster of Park Geun-hye as South Korea's president......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsAug 25th, 2017