South Korea

Disgraced former South Korean president convicted

Mixed reactions greet 24-year prison term and $16m fine for Park Geun-hye for bribery, extortion and influence-peddling.

South Korea

Former S Korean president sentenced to 24 years in jail

Park Geun-hye was found guilty of bribery and abuse of power in a verdict issued on Friday.

South Korea

S Korea prosecutors seek 30 years for ex-president Park

Ousted President Park stands trial on charges of bribery, abuse of power in case that rocked S Korea's political elite.

South Korea: Ex-president Park Geun-hye faces 30-year sentence

South Korea

S Korean ex-president's friend sentenced to 20 years

Former South Korean President Park Geun-hye's confidante found guilty of using her ties for personal gain.

S Korea: Choi Soon-sil jailed 20 years for corruption


South Korea finds Samsung heir guilty of corruption

Lee Jae-yong sentenced to five years in jail following trial that led to dismissal of former President Park Geun-hye.

Asia Pacific

South Korea seeks 12-year jail term for Samsung heir

Lee Jae-yong faces charges of allegedly bribing impeached President Park to help cement control of the business empire.

South Korea seeks 12-year jail term for Samsung's Lee

Asia Pacific

South Korea: Choi Soon-sil handed three-year jail term

Seoul court finds longtime friend of ousted President Park guilty of bribing daughter's professors.

South Korea: Choi Soon-sil handed three-year jail term

Asia Pacific

S Korea ousted leader Park charged in corruption probe

Former President Park Geun-hye charged with bribery, among others, over corruption scandal that led to her impeachment.

S Korea ousted leader Park charged in corruption probe

Park Geun-hye

South Korea court approves warrant for Park's arrest

Ousted president can be held in a cell for up to 20 days while she is probed on multiple charges, including bribery.

Court approves warrant for ex-leader Park's arrest


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.

Prosecutors 'to summon' ousted Park Geun-hye

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'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.

J Berkshire Miller

by J Berkshire Miller

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.

Seoul braces for protests amid calls for Park's arrest

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.

Park Geun-hye fired as court upholds impeachment