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South Korea goes to the polls: Handling of coronavirus delivers landslide win to Moon Jae-in's Democratic Party
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South Korea goes to the polls: Handling of coronavirus delivers landslide win to Moon Jae-in's Democratic Party

President Moon Jae-in’s governing party in South Korea won a landslide in parliamentary elections Wednesday, as he leveraged his surging popularity over his country’s largely successful battle against the coronavirus to increase his political sway

South Korea extends ex-president Park Geun-hye's prison sentence for corruption and abuse of power by a year
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South Korea extends ex-president Park Geun-hye's prison sentence for corruption and abuse of power by a year

South Korea has extended the prison sentence of its former president Park Geun-hye by one year. She was arrested for corruption and abuse of power

South Korea's Park Geun-hye gets another 8 years in jail for causing loss of govt funds, interfering in 2016 Parliamentary election
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South Korea's Park Geun-hye gets another 8 years in jail for causing loss of govt funds, interfering in 2016 Parliamentary election

A South Korean court sentenced former president Park Geun-hye to eight more years in prison on Friday.

South Korea's former president Park Geun-hye jailed for 24 years on corruption charges
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South Korea's former president Park Geun-hye jailed for 24 years on corruption charges

South Korea's disgraced former president Park Geun-hye was jailed for 24 years 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

South Korean prosecutors seek 30 years' jail for ousted president Park Geun-hye as supporters demand release
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South Korean prosecutors seek 30 years' jail for ousted president Park Geun-hye as supporters demand release

South Korean prosecutors on Tuesday sought a 30-year jail term for former president Park Geun-hye who was ousted last year amid an influence-peddling scandal

South Korean president Park Geun-hye's secret confidante Choi Soon-sil jailed for 20 years
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South Korean president Park Geun-hye's secret confidante Choi Soon-sil jailed for 20 years

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 12-year jail term for Samsung Vice Chairman Jay Y Lee in corruption case
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South Korea prosecutors seek 12-year jail term for Samsung Vice Chairman Jay Y Lee in corruption case

The 49-year-old billionaire heir to South Korea’s Samsung Group was convicted by the lower court of bribing the country’s former president.

Former South Korean president named as a witness by court reviewing conviction of Samsung heir Jay Y. Lee
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Former South Korean president named as a witness by court reviewing conviction of Samsung heir Jay Y. Lee

Disgraced former South Korean president Park Geun-hye was named as a witness in the billionaire heir to the Samsung Group's corruption charges.

Samsung Vice Chairman Jay Y. Lee set to begin jail term appeal after being convicted of corruption
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Samsung Vice Chairman Jay Y. Lee set to begin jail term appeal after being convicted of corruption

A lower court last month convicted Lee, heir to the Samsung Group and one of Asia’s largest technology companies, of bribing former president Park Geun-hye.

Samsung Vice Chairman Lee files appeal against five-year jail term for bribery along with other charges
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Samsung Vice Chairman Lee files appeal against five-year jail term for bribery along with other charges

Samsung Electronics Vice Chairman Jay Y. Lee filed an appeal against the five-year jail term he was given for bribery and other charges through his lawyer.

South Korea planning to measure the level of electromagnetic waves near the US THAAD system site
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South Korea planning to measure the level of electromagnetic waves near the US THAAD system site

South Korea's Defence Ministry on Friday said it planned to measure the level of electromagnetic wave near the site where the US THAAD system is deployed.

North Korea threatens to impose death penalty on South Korea's ex-president Park Geun-Hye
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North Korea threatens to impose death penalty on South Korea's ex-president Park Geun-Hye

North Korea threatened to "impose the death penalty" on the South Korea's former president Park Geun-Hye over an alleged plot to assassinate its leader Kim Jong-Un.

Park Guen-hye corruption scandal: Choi Soon-sil's daughter arrives in Seoul to face investigation
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Park Guen-hye corruption scandal: Choi Soon-sil's daughter arrives in Seoul to face investigation

A South Korean woman extradited from Denmark arrived in Seoul on Wednesday to face questions about the massive corruption scandal centred on her mother and the country's ousted president.

North Korea's state media publishes report on trial of Park Geun-Hye, calls her 'a pathetic looking b***h'
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North Korea's state media publishes report on trial of Park Geun-Hye, calls her 'a pathetic looking b***h'

Pyongyang's state media on Thursday published their first report on the trial of ousted South Korean President Park Geun-Hye two days earlier, calling her an "arch-traitor" and "b***h".

Trial of South Korean president Park Geun-hye begins, denies corruption charges
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Trial of South Korean president Park Geun-hye begins, denies corruption charges

Former President Park Geun-hye denied that she engaged in bribery and leaking government secrets at the start of a criminal trial that could send South Korea's first female leader to prison for life if convicted.

Ousted South Korean president Park Geun-hye's corruption trial to begin on Tuesday
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Ousted South Korean president Park Geun-hye's corruption trial to begin on Tuesday

Handcuffed, her inmate number 503 attached to her clothing, former South Korean President Park Geun-hye begins her corruption trial on Tuesday in the same courtroom where a brutal dictator was sentenced to death two decades ago.

New South Korean President Moon Jae-in scraps plan for state history books
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New South Korean President Moon Jae-in scraps plan for state history books

New South Korean President Moon Jae-in on Friday scrapped a controversial plan to introduce state-issued history textbooks at schools, erasing a key policy of his ousted conservative predecessor Park Geun-hye.

South Korea Presidential Election: Exit polls forecast win for liberal Moon Jae-In
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South Korea Presidential Election: Exit polls forecast win for liberal Moon Jae-In

Exit polls predict win for Left-leaning former human rights lawyer Moon Jae-In in South Korea's presidential election.

Polls open in South Korea's presidential election, turnout expected to hit record high
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Polls open in South Korea's presidential election, turnout expected to hit record high

South Koreans went to the polls on Tuesday to choose a new president, after Park Geun-Hye was ousted, detained and indicted for corruption.