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.

Reporter's Notebook

South Korea: The day Park Geun-hye was ousted

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

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.

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 Korea's Park named a suspect in bribery scandal

A special prosecutor in South Korea has named impeached President Park Geun-hye as a suspect in an influence-peddling scandal.

Inside Story

Are political ties of S Korean businesses unravelling?

Tech giant Samsung's chief arrested as several of country's big firms implicated in political corruption scandal.


South Korea summons Samsung chief in graft case, again

Prosecutors question Lee Jae-yong for second time in part of wider corruption investigation liked to President Park.


South Korea: Minister arrested over 'artist blacklist'

Culture Minister Cho Yoon-sun accused of helping target artists critical of impeached President Park Geun-hye.

Asia Pacific

Samsung leader summoned as suspect in S Korea scandal

Prosecutor summons Samsung leader Jay Lee over donations made to firm linked to scandal involving president's friend.

Asia Pacific

South Korea's Park: I have never conspired with anyone

South Korean president denies wrongdoing in scandal that is threatening her presidency.

Park Geun-hye

South Korea investigators look into 'artist blacklist'

Former minister summoned over claims of blacklisting thousands of artists including Oldboy director Park Chan-wook.


South Korean MPs question president's confidante

Choi Soon-sil apologises to the South Korean people in appearance before members of special parliamentary committee.