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Park Geun-Hye

South Korea’s political princess jailed for 24 years

SEOUL: South Korea's presidential palace was Park Geun-hye's home for more than two decades -- once when her father was president and later when she herself led the country. Now, humiliated and vilified, she faces spending the next 24…

Liberal Moon Jae-in wins South Korean election

SEOUL: Liberal politician Moon Jae-in won South Korea's presidential election on Tuesday, exit polls showed, an expected victory that would end nearly a decade of conservative rule and bring a more conciliatory approach toward North Korea.…

Arrested Samsung heir appears handcuffed for questioning

SEOUL: Handcuffed and bound with ropes, the heir of electronics giant Samsung appeared for questioning on Saturday over his alleged involvement in the corruption scandal currently engulfing South Korean President Park Geun-Hye. Among other…

Samsung heir to be quizzed again over corruption scandal

SEOUL: South Korean prosecutors said on Sunday they would question the Samsung heir again as part of a probe into a  corruption and influence-peddling scandal that caused President Park Geun-Hye to be impeached.  Lee Jae-Yong, Samsung…

South Korea parliament impeaches scandal hit president

SEOUL: South Korean lawmakers on Friday passed an impeachment motion against President Park Geun-Hye, stripping away her sweeping executive powers over a corruption scandal that paralysed her administration and triggered massive street…