Samsung, pension fund raided as South Korean probe widens

Nov 23, 2016

Samsung, pension fund raided as South Korean probe widens

South Korean prosecutors investigating a corruption scandal surrounding the country’s president and her friend raided on Wednesday a unit of the country’s largest business group, Samsung, and the national pension fund, as public outrage grows over Samsung’s alleged link with the scandal. Officials at ...

South Korean president's office explains Viagra purchase

Nov 23, 2016

South Korean president's office explains Viagra purchase

The increasingly strange political scandal surrounding South Korean President Park Geun-hye has now left her office defending the purchase of erectile dysfunction pills. Park’s office on Wednesday confirmed revelations by an opposition lawmaker that it purchased about 360 Viagra pills and the generic version ...

South Korean opposition parties move toward Park impeachment

Nov 21, 2016

South Korean opposition parties move toward Park impeachment

South Korea’s opposition People’s Party will start collecting signatures for an impeachment motion against President Park Geun-hye, while the main opposition Minjoo Party will review the conditions for impeachment, a party spokesmen said Monday. South Korean prosecutors said a day earlier that they believe ...