South Korea pension fund head detained in Park probe
South Korea's state-run pension fund chief was detained Wednesday in a widening probe to determine whether President Park Geun-Hye forced companies including Samsung to offer bribes, a spokesman said.
South Korea ruling party splits over president's impeachment
South Korea's ruling conservative party officially split Tuesday over the impeachment of scandal-hit President Park Geun-Hye, threatening to complicate presidential elections that could be held as soon as March.
Ferry tragedy probed as South Korea impeachment hearing opens
South Korea's scandal-hit president was asked to clarify the mystery surrounding her whereabouts at the time of a disastrous 2014 ferry sinking Thursday as the Constitutional Court opened her impeachment hearing.
Trial opens of 'Rasputin' at heart of South Korea crisis
Choi Soon-Sil, the woman at the centre of a corruption scandal that triggered the biggest political crisis for a generation in South Korea, denied all charges as her fraud trial opened on Monday.
Scandal hearings put South Korea tycoons in hot seat
South Korea lawmakers on Monday kicked off an unprecedented series of hearings that will grill the country's business elite over a corruption scandal engulfing impeachment-threatened President Park Geun-Hye.
South Korea president impeachment vote in December
A vote to impeach South Korea's scandal-hit president could take place as early as next week, lawmakers said Thursday.