/ Sep 7, 2017

South Korean party leader quits over new graft scandal

A South Korean opposition party that split from president Park Geun-hye's grouping as she was engulfed in a corruption scandal last year saw its own leader step down Thursday over graft allegations. Dozens of members of the Bareun (Justic) party splintered from the main conservative ...

/ Aug 4, 2017

South Korean spy agency admits it tried to rig 2012 election

South Korea's spy agency has admitted that it had engaged in a far-reaching attempt to manipulate voters as it sought to help conservatives win parliamentary and presidential elections. In-house investigators from the National Intelligence Service (NIS) confirmed that the agency's cyberwarfare unit organized and operated ...