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S Korea’s Moon Jae-In vows ‘new history’ after Park’s impeachment

A presidential election is to be held within 60 days of the ruling, with local media suggesting May 9 as the most likely date.

13 Mar 2017 10:31 AM

South Korean anti-Park protestors demand ex-president’s arrest

Thousands of riot police were deployed as some 50,000 anti-Park protesters took to the streets to celebrate the verdict.

11 Mar 2017 5:11 PM

People watch presidential Blue House, Park’s reaction to impeachment awaited

The court's verdict on her impeachment stripped her of all powers and privileges, except for her security.

11 Mar 2017 11:20 AM

South Korean court removes Park from office over graft scandal

The ruling sparked protests from hundreds of Park's supporters, two of whom were killed in clashes with police outside the court.

11 Mar 2017 9:46 AM

South Korea's long-time 'princess' dethroned in disgrace

She leaves them in disgrace, crippled by a corruption scandal that made her the country's first head of state to be removed by impeachment.

10 Mar 2017 11:06 AM


South Korea's president Park Geun-hye formally ousted by court

Park's "acts of violating the constitution and law are a betrayal of the public trust," acting Chief Justice Lee Jung-mi said.

10 Mar 2017 10:38 AM

S Korea prosecutors push again to search Park's compound

Park's aides turned the prosecutors away last week, citing a law that can block searches of sites with state secrets.

10 Feb 2017 12:52 PM

Nude painting of South Korea president sparks violence

Park's features are transposed onto a nude Asian woman who clasps a missile from Terminal High Altitude Area Defence system to her bosom.

24 Jan 2017 5:32 PM

No handcuffs for Samsung chief

Unconvinced by Jay Y. Lee’s defence, special prosecutor’s office will continue investigation.

20 Jan 2017 1:46 AM

Samsung chief faces long day as South Korean court weighs arrest warrant

The prosecutor's office has accused Lee, 48, of paying bribes totalling 43 billion won to organisations linked to Choi Soon-sil.

17 Jan 2017 5:17 PM


S Korean dies after self-immolation over Japan deal

The monk, 64, set himself ablaze Saturday during rallies against impeached President Park and was declared dead after organ failure.

10 Jan 2017 3:23 PM

Japan PM urges Seoul to end statue stalemate

South Korea is expected to have a new administration following the impeachment of Park but Mr Abe demanded the accord be honoured.

09 Jan 2017 1:34 AM

Park Geun-hye’s lawyers say no evidence

The Constitutional Court’s initial hearing on Tuesday was curtailed after Ms Geun-Hye failed to attend.

06 Jan 2017 12:32 AM

Impeached South Korean leader rejects accusations against her

Park's meeting with a selected group of reporters was the first time she spoke to the media since lawmakers impeached her in December.

01 Jan 2017 3:12 PM

S Koreans demand leader's removal in New Year's Eve protest

Protest organizers estimate that nearly 9 million people took part in anti-Park rallies nationwide in the previous nine Saturdays.

31 Dec 2016 6:50 PM


Friend of South Korea's impeached Park 'says sorry' for scandal

Park has immunity from prosecution as long as she is in office even though her powers are suspended.

26 Dec 2016 7:34 PM

Moon rising? S Korea presidential hopeful quietly takes stage

Opposition leader Moon Jae-in led opinion polls, although a survey showed he had fallen just behind UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon.

23 Dec 2016 1:13 PM

Ferry tragedy probed as Park’s impeachment hearing opens

The case is now being considered by the Constitutional Court, which has 180 days to rule on the validity of the impeachment.

23 Dec 2016 2:25 AM

United Nations chief slams Park’s governance

Ban on Friday said South Korea had never experienced such political turmoil except during the 1950-53 Korean War.

20 Dec 2016 2:51 AM

Ban Ki-moon may run for South Korea President

I can understand and share the anxiety of people about the future of their country, says Ban Ki-moon.

18 Dec 2016 7:01 AM