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South Korea"s Park Apologizes, Promises Cooperation with Investigation

Park, 65, became South Korea's first democratically elected president to be removed from office when the Constitutional Court upheld her December impeachment by parliament......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekMar 20th, 2017

Prosecutors interrogate South Korea"s Park Geun-Hye on corruption case

After apologising to the public, she said, 'I will undergo the investigation sincerely'.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardMar 21st, 2017

South Korean prosecution again seeks arrest of Samsung chief

SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea's special prosecutor's office said on Tuesday it would again seek a warrant to arrest Samsung Group chief Jay Y. Lee, a suspect in a graft investigation that may topple President Park Geun-hye......»»

Category: topSource: reutersFeb 14th, 2017

Samsung chief grilled for 15 hours in South Korea graft probe

SEOUL (Reuters) - Samsung Group [SAGR.UL] chief Jay Y. Lee was questioned by South Korea's special prosecutor for more than 15 hours as part of an investigation into a graft scandal that threatens to topple President Park Geun-hye......»»

Category: topSource: reutersFeb 13th, 2017

South Korea: Park scandal promises further pain

The allegations facing the leader risk exacerbating the nation’s economic problems.....»»

Category: topSource: ftNov 27th, 2016

India, South Korea review progress in economic partnership agreement

PM Modi and President Park also discussed cooperation in areas such as counter-terrorism and maritime security.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardSep 8th, 2016

South Korea"s Park to Be Held in a Solitary Cell, If Arrested

If arrested, Park will likely stay in a single cell in a remote building for security reasons to keep her separated from other inmates, but will be subject to the same rules......»»

Category: topSource: newsweek17 hr. 58 min. ago

South Korea Prosecutors Seek Arrest of Former President Park Geun-hye

The prosecutors argue that evidence like computer hard drives might be destroyed if Park is not arrested......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekMar 27th, 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"s Park Emerges From 14-Hour Interrogation in Corruption Probe

Prosecutors questioned Park as a criminal suspect for the first time since the Constitutional Court on March 10 upheld her December impeachment by parliament......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekMar 21st, 2017

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 Prosecutors Question Former President Park Geun-hye

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

Category: asiaSource: wsjMar 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 Korea to Hold Presidential Election on May 9

South Korea will hold a snap election to replace former President Park Geun-hye on May 9, formally setting a date for a poll that is expected to usher in a government with dramatically different political priorities......»»

Category: topSource: wsjMar 15th, 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

Ousted South Korea Leader Park to Cooperate with Prosecutors

The Constitutional Court dismissed Park from office on Friday when it upheld a parliamentary impeachment vote over an influence-peddling scandal......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekMar 14th, 2017

Lessons from Samsung and South Korea in cracking down on corruption

The impeachment of Park Geun-hye follows arrest of de-facto head of Samsung Lee Jae-yong.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardMar 14th, 2017

Mark Mobius: South Korea’s Presidential Impeachment

South Korea’s constitutional court decided to uphold the parliament’s impeachment of President Park Geun-hye amid a corruption scandal that has plagued the president and her adviser, Choi Soon-sil. An elec.....»»

Category: blogSource: valuewalkMar 13th, 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 Park leaves Blue House in disgrace

Disgraced South Korean leader Park Geun-hye left the presidential Blue House on Sunday, two days after a court dismissed her over a corruption scandal, bound for her private home and facing the possi........»»

Category: topSource: thehindubusinesslineMar 12th, 2017