Articles about South Korea Politics
24 Aug 2018
South Korea's corruption-tainted former President Park Guen-hye's sentence extended
A South Korean appeal court today extended ex-President Park Geun-hye's prison sentence for corruption and abuse of power by one year.
09 Jul 2018
Impressed with 'Dangal', South Korea's First Lady to meet Phogat-family
South Korean First Lady Kim Jung-sook has invited the Phogat family for tea in New Delhi during her visit to India.
29 Apr 2018
Kim to shut down nuclear test site in May
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has vowed to shut down the country's nuclear test site in May and open the process to experts and journalists from South Korea and the United States, Seoul's Presidential office said today.
10 May 2017
Moon Jae-in to be sworn in as South Korea's President
South Korea's newly elected President, Moon Jae-in is ready to be sworn in after a decisive election victory.
17 Apr 2017
South Korea: Former President Park Geun-hye indicted in corruption scandal
Former South Korean President Park Geun-hye, on trial for alleged corruption, has been indicted on several charges including bribery.
31 Mar 2017
SKorean President Park Geun-hye arrested on bribery charges
Ousted South Korean President was arrested on bribery charges after the Seoul Central District Court approved an arrest warrant against her.
10 Mar 2017
South Korean court impeaches President Park Guen-hye
In a first for the South Korean democracy, judges have decided to impeach President Park Guen-hye from her office.
17 Feb 2017
Samsung Group chief arrested over corruption scandal
Samsung Group chief Jay Y. Lee was arrested from the Seoul Detention Center on charges of bribery and corruption, that led to the impeachment of President Park Geun-hye.
05 Jan 2017
S. Korean President refuses to testify in impeachment trial
South Korean President Park Geun-Hye refused to testify in her impeachment trial, delaying oral arguments by one day.
02 Jan 2017
Daughter of Choi Soon-sil arrested in South Korea's political scandal
Danish police arrested the daughter of South Korean President Park Geun-hye's friend Choi Soon-sil.
09 Dec 2016
President Park Geun-hye impeached
South Korea's Parliament passed a motion to impeach President Park Geun-hye over her involvement in a corruption scandal; the motion was adopted by 234 votes to 56.