Retrials ordered for ex-South Korean leader Park, Samsung heir
South Korea's top court ordered new trials Thursday for former President Park Geun-Hye and Samsung heir Lee Jae-Yong over the corruption scandal that brought her down, in a blow to the world's biggest smartphone and memory chip maker.
South Korea's ex-president Park given eight more years in prison
Disgraced former South Korean president Park Geun-hye was convicted of charges including illegally receiving funds from the country's spy agency on Friday and given eight more years in prison, on top of her current term.
South Korea's Park jailed for 24 years for corruption
South Korea's disgraced former president Park Geun-hye was jailed for 24 years Friday for corruption, closing out a dramatic fall from grace for the country's first woman leader who became a figure of public fury and ridicule.
Secret confidante of South Korea's Park jailed for 20 years over scandal
The secret confidante of ousted South Korean president Park Geun-hye was convicted Tuesday and jailed for 20 years for her key role in the scandal that brought down the head of state.
South Korea prosecutors seek 25 years for ex-president's friend
The powerful secret confidante at the centre of the sprawling corruption scandal that brought down South Korean president Park Geun-Hye should spend the next quarter of a century in prison, prosecutors demanded Thursday.
South Korea's ousted Park expelled from own party
Ousted South Korean president Park Geun-Hye's own political party expelled her Friday as it seeks to distance itself from the sprawling corruption scandal that led to her impeachment.
South Korean court extends detention of ousted former president
Ousted South Korean president Park Geun-Hye will be kept in detention for a further six months, a Seoul court ruled Friday, as she stands trial in a corruption case that toppled her from power.
South Korea lifts court TV ban ahead of Park sentencing
South Korea's Supreme Court on Tuesday lifted a ban on the filming of trials, opening the possibility of live TV coverage of the sentencing of disgraced president Park Geun-Hye and Samsung heir Lee Jae-Yong.