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South Korean ruling party urges Park Geun-Hye to quit in April

South Korean ruling party urges Park Geun-Hye to quit in April

South Korea`s ruling party on Thursday urged scandal-hit President Park Geun-Hye to step down in April next year, giving her a week to accept their ultimatum or risk impeachment.

South Korea President says willing to leave office early

South Korea President says willing to leave office early

South Korea`s scandal-hit President Park Geun-Hye said Tuesday she was willing to stand down early and would let Parliament decide on her fate.

South Korea President Park Geun-Hye says willing to leave office early

South Korea`s scandal-hit President Park Geun-Hye said Tuesday she was willing to stand down early and would let parliament decide on her fate.

South Korea police deployed ahead of anti-Park rallies

South Korea police deployed ahead of anti-Park rallies

South Korea President Park Geun-Hye has apologised over the influence-peddling scandal involving her long-time confidante Choi Soon-Sil, who has been arrested for fraud.

8 out of 10 South Koreans support President Park Geun-hye's impeachment

At least eight out of 10 South Koreans support the move for impeachment of President Park Geun-hye after prosecutors identified her as an accomplice to Choi Soon-sil, her longtime confidante indicted for abuse of power and extortion, a survey said on Thursday.

South Korea President's office admits to buying 360 Viagra pills

South Korea President's office admits to buying 360 Viagra pills

Viagra-style drugs are sometimes prescribed by South Korean doctors to climbers as they are supposed to be effective in preventing altitude sickness.

South Korea, Japan agree intelligence-sharing on North Korea threat

South Korea and Japan signed a military intelligence pact on Wednesday to share sensitive information on the threat posed by North Korea`s missile and nuclear activities, the South`s Defence Ministry said.

South Korea's Opposition to begin President's impeachment process

South Korea`s main opposition, the Democratic Party announced on Monday that it will initiate impeachment proceedings against President Park Geun-hye, if she does not step down after having been declared an accomplice in a corruption case.

South Korea prosecutors say President Park was accomplice in corruption scandal

South Korean prosecutors said on Sunday that they believed President Park Geun-hye was an accomplice in a corruption scandal that has rocked her administration, in a heavy blow to her fight for political survival.

Probe against South Korean President delayed

The prosecutors probing scandal-hit South Korean President Park Geun-hye on Wednesday have delayed their investigation indefinitely as the President`s counsel has requested it to minimise the number of people being probed.

South Korea prosecutors quiz former vice sports minister Choi Soon-Sil

South Korean prosecutors questioned a former vice sports minister on Wednesday as their probe into the corruption scandal engulfing President Park Geun-Hye spreads to preparations for the 2018 Winter Olympics. 

Two former aides to South Korea`s President Park quizzed over scandal

Two former aides to South Korea`s President Park quizzed over scandal

South Korean prosecutors on Monday questioned two former key presidential aides over allegations they helped a shadowy confidant of President Park Geun-Hye meddle in state affairs and secretly visit her office. 

Hundreds of thousands rally in Seoul to demand Park's ouster

Hundreds of thousands rally in Seoul to demand Park's ouster

Police said about 260,000 people turned out for the latest mass rally against Park.

North Korea urges shift from US, Seoul says it has Donald Trump's support

North Korea on Thursday warned the incoming Donald Trump administration will have to acknowledge it as a nuclear state, as the South said the maverick billionaire had pledged to protect it.

South Korean president may be investigated, says PM nominee

The prime minister-designate of South Korea on Thursday said that President Park Geun-Hye may be investigated for an alleged corruption and influence peddling scandal involving a close ally of the head of state.

South Korean president risks probe, new PM nominee warns

A snowballing political scandal moved closer to embattled South Korean President Park Geun-Hye on Thursday, with her newly nominated prime minister warning she could face a probe, hours after prosecutors detained a former presidential aide.

South Korea names new PM, finance minister amid scandal, angering opposition

South Korea`s presidential office on Wednesday named a new prime minister and finance minister, the highest-level shake-up yet since President Park Geun-hye`s administration was rocked by a scandal involving a friend accused of meddling in state affairs.

Scandal-rocked South Korean president Park Geun-Hye replaces PM, aims at setting up cross-party ‘neutral’ cabinet

The new premier was named as Kim Byong-Joon, a former top aide to the late liberal president Roh Moo-Hyun.

Prosecutors detain woman at core of South Korea political crisis

The woman at the centre of the snowballing political scandal engulfing President Park Geun-Hye has been put under emergency detention after prosecutors said she was "unstable" and a flight risk.

South Korea begins probing corruption scandal involving president

South Korea`s prosecutors announced Wednesday they have begun investigating a corruption scandal and leaking of documents involving President Park Geun-hye.