Park Geun-hye bags 25 years in prison for bribery and abuse of presidential power

  A court in South Korea has sentenced the impeached-and-ousted president, Park Geun-hye, to 25 years behind bars. Image: Park Geun-hye Geun-hye’s ruling was announced by an appeal court on Friday. The former president of South Korea was convicted of collecting bribes to bend the law for Samsung, the Asian country’s largest multinational corporation. According to … Continue reading Park Geun-hye bags 25 years in prison for bribery and abuse of presidential power

Park Geun-hye: South Koreans call for the president’s resignation

A large number of angry protesters took to the streets in South Korea this weekend, calling for an immediate resignation from Park Geun-hye, who took office as the country's first female president after holding office as acting prime minister since 25 February 2013. The 64-year-old was accused of letting her close friend, Choi Soon-sil play … Continue reading Park Geun-hye: South Koreans call for the president’s resignation