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Protesters attend a rally calling for the resignation of South Korean President Park Geun-hye in Seoul, South Korea, on Nov. 19, 2016. Almost one million South Koreans marched on Saturday night to demand the resignation of President Park Geun-hye over her biggest political scandal since she took office in February 2013. (Xinhua/Yao Qilin)

South Korean prosecutors to interrogate impeached president next week

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South Korean prosecutors independently probing the scandal involving President Park Geun-hye are talking with the presidential office to interrogate the impeached leader next week,...
Interview of Mr. Ban Ki-moon to People’s Daily

Political clock in South Korea changes rapidly on divided conservatives, Ban’s scheduled return

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A political clock is rapidly changing in South Korea on the first division in almost three decades of the conservative bloc and the scheduled...
Protesters attend a rally calling for the resignation of South Korean President Park Geun-hye in Seoul, South Korea, on Nov. 19, 2016. Almost one million South Koreans marched on Saturday night to demand the resignation of President Park Geun-hye over her biggest political scandal since she took office in February 2013. (Xinhua/Yao Qilin)

S.Korean opposition parties agree to vote on impeachment of president next week

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Floor leaders of the biggest opposition Minjoo Party, minor oppositions People's Party and the Justice Party met to discuss a way to let President...
Protesters attend a rally calling for the resignation of South Korean President Park Geun-hye in Seoul, South Korea, on Nov. 19, 2016. Almost one million South Koreans marched on Saturday night to demand the resignation of President Park Geun-hye over her biggest political scandal since she took office in February 2013. (Xinhua/Yao Qilin)

Ruling party members close to S.Korea’s Park demand constitutional amendment to shorten presidential term

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Saenuri Party chairman Lee Jung-hyun, one of closest aides to President Park, told reporters that the president expressed her willingness to step down without...
Protesters attend a rally calling for the resignation of South Korean President Park Geun-hye in Seoul, South Korea, on Nov. 19, 2016. Almost one million South Koreans marched on Saturday night to demand the resignation of President Park Geun-hye over her biggest political scandal since she took office in February 2013. (Xinhua/Yao Qilin)

South Korean parliament to call in conglomerate heads at hearings for presidential scandal

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Samsung Electronics Vice Chairmen Lee Jae-yong and Hyundai Motor Group Chairman Chung Mong-koo will be summoned as witnesses together with chairmen of LG, SK,...

S. Korean opposition parties launch preparations to impeach president

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Choo Mi-ae, chairwoman of the biggest opposition Minjoo Party, told a supreme council meeting that her party will form an internal committee to push...

7 out of 10 S. Koreans demand scandal-hit president resign or be impeached

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According to a Realmeter survey released on Thursday, 73.9 percent of respondents demanded Park's resignation or impeachment. Such calls kept rising from 42.3 percent...

S.Korean prosecutors to investigate president next week over confidante scandal

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South Korean prosecutors plan to investigate President Park Geun-hye early next week over Park's biggest political scandal involving her longtime confidante Choi Soon-sil suspected...

S.Korean prosecutors request investigation into president over confidante scandal

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The Seoul Central District Prosecutors' Office in charge of probe into the Choi case was quoted as saying that it had delivered to the...
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Advocates express worry over arms race and THAAD deployment concerns

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Civic group activists in South Korea on Tuesday voiced concerns about the deployment of a sophisticated U.S. missile defense system as it was expected...