S Korea to summon ex-president Park in corruption case

Local media says recently impeached Park Geun-Hye will be questioned as a criminal suspect over corruption charges.

Asia Pacific

South Koreans hope for change under new president

Liberal and conservative parties in South Korea are looking ahead to elections a day after impeached President Park Guen-hye left the official residence.

Asia Pacific

South Korea: Ousted Park Geun-hye vacates official residence

South Korea's ex-president Park Geun-Hye has left the presidential residence, two days after her impeachment was upheld by the constitutional court.

South Korea

South Korea's ousted leader leaves presidential palace

Park Geun-hye leaves Blue House after Constitutional Court removes her from office after massive corruption scandal.

Park Geun-hye

South Korea's next leader will face intense challenges

Park Geun-hye's sacking may be seen as a triumph of democracy, but the pressure will soon mount on her replacement.

by J Berkshire Miller

Asia Pacific

Critics of S Korea's ousted Park call for her arrest

Opponents demand arrest of ex-president Park Geun-hye, who has yet to react after impeachment following bribery scandal.

Inside Story

The future of South Korea after Park Geun-hye

What will happen now that the country's highest court has upheld the impeachment and ouster of President Park Geun-hye?

Asia Pacific

South Korea president ousted over corruption scandal

Celebrations after court upholds President Park Geun-hye's impeachment, but two die after protests against her removal.

Asia Pacific

South Korea: The day Park Geun-hye was ousted

Thousands celebrate removal of South Korean leader, while supporters storm court leaving two protesters dead.

South Korea

Two die in protest over dismissal of South Korean president

South Korea's constitutional court has upheld the impeachment of President Park Geun-Hye over a corruption scandal involving politicians and big business. Park's dismissal has divided South Korean society across political and generational lines.

Asia Pacific

The impeachment of Park Geun-hye

Park's long-term friend Choi Soon-sil was the centre of the scandal that also implicated Samsung's Lee Jae-yong.

South Korea

South Korean President Park permanently dismissed from office

South Korea's constitutional court has ruled to uphold a parliamentary decision to impeach Park. She is accused of allowing a close friend to influence government policy and profiting from her connection to the president's office.

Asia Pacific

Profile: South Korea's Park Geun-hye

The 65-year-old politician's career has been marked by tragedy, triumph and a scandal that led to her eventual downfall.

Asia Pacific

How South Korea's president fell: A day-by-day look

Key developments in a tumultuous stretch in South Korean politics that led to the stunning downfall of President Park.

Asia Pacific

South Korean court to rule on president's impeachment

South Korea's Constitutional Court will rule on President Park Geun-Hye's impeachment on Friday. Park is accused of violating her constitutional duty by colluding with a friend to take favours. She denies any wrongdoing.