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South Korean court formally removes impeached Park

/ Mar 10, 2017

South Korean court formally removes impeached Park

In a historic and unanimous ruling Friday, South Korea’s Constitutional Court formally removed impeached President Park Geun-hye from office over a corruption scandal that has plunged the country into political turmoil. It capped a stunning fall for Park, the country’s first female leader, who ...

South Korean court to rule on Park's fate Friday

/ Mar 8, 2017

South Korean court to rule on Park's fate Friday

South Korea’s highest court said Wednesday it will rule this week on whether impeached President Park Geun-hye should permanently step down over a corruption scandal or be reinstated, a decision that could radically reshape the country’s political landscape. If the Constitutional Court formally unseats ...

/ Mar 8, 2017

Philippine's top diplomat loses job over U.S. passport

Philippine lawmakers rejected the appointment of Perfecto Yasay Jr. as the country’s top diplomat on Wednesday after his flip-flopping statements first denying then admitting he was once a U.S. citizen. When he first appeared before the congressional Commission on Appointments’ Foreign Affairs Committee last ...