South Korea's ex-president Park Geun-hye left the hospital on Thursday, three months after she was released from prison following a pardon for her role in one of the country's biggest corruption cases.
South Korea's ex-president Park Geun-hye received a pardon on Friday, cutting short a jail term of more than 20 years for corruption with her successor saying he granted it in the interest of national unity.
23 Mar 2021
South Korean prosecutors have seized the house of former president Park Geun-hye and will auction it off after she failed to pay a $19 million penalty for corruption, they said Tuesday.
14 Jan 2021
South Korea's top court upheld a 20-year prison sentence for disgraced former president Park Geun-hye on Thursday, in the final ruling over the corruption scandal that brought her down.
9 Jun 2020
A South Korean court on Tuesday declined to issue an arrest warrant for the heir to the country's Samsung empire over a controversial merger of two business units seen as a key step to his succession.
6 May 2020
The heir to the Samsung empire bowed in apology Wednesday for company misconduct including a controversial plan for him to ascend to the leadership of the world's largest smartphone maker.
29 Aug 2019
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.
20 Jul 2018
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.
16 Apr 2018
South Korea's disgraced former president Park Geun-hye will not appeal her 24-year prison sentence for corruption, reports said Monday.
6 Apr 2018
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.
13 Feb 2018
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.