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South Korea's Park Retains Lawyer Before Questioning By Prosecutors - malaysiandigest.com

South Korea's Park Retains Lawyer Before Questioning By Prosecutorsmalaysiandigest.comPic: ReutersSouth Korean President Park Geun-hye has retained a lawyer ahead of being questioned by prosecutors investigating a political scandal engulfing her presidency, her office said on Tuesday. She will be the first sitting president to be ...and more »

S. Korean opposition parties to appoint independent prosecutor - CCTV

S. Korean opposition parties to appoint independent prosecutorCCTVSouth Korean lawmakers have agreed to the appointment of an independent prosecutor to investigate the scandal involving President Park Geun-hye. Parliament has signed off on the bill that will have the opposition Minjoo and People's parties propose ...and more »

South Korea's Park retains lawyer ahead of prosecutors questioning - THE BUSINESS TIMES;

South Korea's Park retains lawyer ahead of prosecutors questioning - THE BUSINESS TIMES

THE BUSINESS TIMESSouth Korea's Park retains lawyer ahead of prosecutors questioningTHE BUSINESS TIMESSouth Korean President Park Geun Hye has retained a lawyer ahead of being questioned by prosecutors investigating a political scandal engulfing her presidency, Yonhap News Agency reported on Tuesday. PHOTO: REUTERS. Comments. Share. Nov 15 ...and more »

Video: South Korea protests may indicate that 'U.S. Asia pivot in shambles' - Liberation;

Video: South Korea protests may indicate that 'U.S. Asia pivot in shambles' - Liberation

LiberationVideo: South Korea protests may indicate that 'U.S. Asia pivot in shambles'LiberationMass anti-government protests in South Korea, along with a change of rhetoric by some other US allies in the region, including the Philippines, have upset the apple cart for the US and its Asia pivot, says Brian Backer of the Answer Coalition. Hundreds ...and more »

South Korea's Park Geun-hye under pressure amid hopes political crisis can be contained quickly - ABC Online;

South Korea's Park Geun-hye under pressure amid hopes political crisis can be contained quickly - ABC Online

ABC OnlineSouth Korea's Park Geun-hye under pressure amid hopes political crisis can be contained quicklyABC OnlineThe fury with President Park Geun-hye is growing, as millions in South Korea feel betrayed by an endemically corrupt political system. Out on the front lines at the weekend among hundreds of thousands of protesters, Kim Jong-cheol led a chant: "Park ...and more »

World gazes at 'supermoon' - Fiji Broadcasting Corporation;

World gazes at 'supermoon' - Fiji Broadcasting Corporation

Fiji Broadcasting CorporationWorld gazes at 'supermoon'Fiji Broadcasting CorporationThe moon has come closer to Earth than at any other time since 1948. Sky gazers around the world are congregating near landmarks, on beaches and atop tall buildings to take a look. The 'supermoon' reached its brightest in Asia on Monday evening.and more »

For S. Koreans, presidential scandal tests faith in their young democracy - Christian Science Monitor;

For S. Koreans, presidential scandal tests faith in their young democracy - Christian Science Monitor

Christian Science MonitorFor S. Koreans, presidential scandal tests faith in their young democracyChristian Science MonitorAmid massive protests, South Koreans are calling for the ouster of President Park, caricaturing her as a puppet of an associate who held sway over everything from public speeches to national security issues.and more »

S. Korean prosecutors to question Park over scandal - Kasmir Monitor;

S. Korean prosecutors to question Park over scandal - Kasmir Monitor

Kasmir MonitorS. Korean prosecutors to question Park over scandalKasmir MonitorSEOUL: South Korean prosecutors said they would question President Park Geun-Hye this week over a snowballing corruption scandal involving a close friend that has triggered massive protests calling for her resignation. The scandal centres on Park's ...and more »

South Korea: Up to 1 Million Call for President Park's Resignation - Democracy Now!

South Korea: Up to 1 Million Call for President Park's ResignationDemocracy Now!In South Korea, as many as 1 million people took to the streets of Seoul Saturday to demand the resignation of President Park Geun-hye, who is embroiled in a corruption scandal. It was the largest protest in South Korea in over a decade. Park faces ...and more »

Prosecutors to question South Korean president over political scandal - Japan Today

Prosecutors to question South Korean president over political scandalJapan TodaySouth Korean prosecutors will question President Park Geun-hye over a political corruption scandal engulfing her presidency, an official said on Sunday, the first time a sitting president will be questioned by prosecutors over a criminal case. Hundreds ...and more »

South Korea scandal Hundreds of thousands take to the streets to demand that President Park resigns - VICE News

South Korea scandal Hundreds of thousands take to the streets to demand that President Park resignsVICE NewsResponding to public outcry, South Korean prosecutors will question President Park Geun-hye this week about alleged political corruption. The move comes after hundreds of thousands of protesters filled the streets of Seoul for a third weekend in a row.and more »

Two former aides to S Korea's Park quizzed over scandal - Hurriyet Daily News;

Two former aides to S Korea's Park quizzed over scandal - Hurriyet Daily News

Hurriyet Daily NewsTwo former aides to S Korea's Park quizzed over scandalHurriyet Daily NewsSouth Korean prosecutors on Nov. 14 questioned two former key presidential aides over allegations they helped a shadowy confidant of President Park Geun-Hye meddle in state affairs and secretly visit her office. Park has been engulfed by a scandal that ...and more »

South Korean prosecutors to question president - MyWabashValley;

South Korean prosecutors to question president - MyWabashValley

MyWabashValleySouth Korean prosecutors to question presidentMyWabashValleyCopyright 2016 Cable News Network/Turner Broadcasting System, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed. (CNN). Seoul prosecutors are set to question South Korean President Park Geun-hye early ...and more »

State prosecutors under deadline as it hopes to charge Choi before its arrest warrant expires Updated: 2016-11-14 22 ... - The World On Arirang;

State prosecutors under deadline as it hopes to charge Choi before its arrest warrant expires Updated: 2016-11-14 22 ... - The World On Arirang

The World On ArirangState prosecutors under deadline as it hopes to charge Choi before its arrest warrant expires Updated: 2016-11-14 22 ...The World On ArirangState prosecutors are stepping up the process of gathering evidence and testimonies from suspects as they dig deeper into the political scandal that's shaking the nation. On Monday, prosecutors searched the house of former senior presidential secretary ...and more »

At Least 500000 Seoul Protesters Demand Korean President Resign - WGCU News;

At Least 500000 Seoul Protesters Demand Korean President Resign - WGCU News

WGCU NewsAt Least 500000 Seoul Protesters Demand Korean President ResignWGCU NewsAnti-government protesters hold placards calling for the resignation of South Korean President Park Geun-Hye as they march towards the Gwanghwamun area of central Seoul on Saturday. Ed Jones / AFP/Getty Images. At least 500,000 protesters, according ...and more »

Korea's Park to meet opposition chief after agreement on probe - Stars and Stripes;

Korea's Park to meet opposition chief after agreement on probe - Stars and Stripes

Stars and StripesKorea's Park to meet opposition chief after agreement on probeStars and StripesPresident Park Geun-hye will meet with South Korea's main opposition leader Tuesday after legislative leaders agreed to appoint a special prosecutor to investigate an influence-peddling scandal threatening her grip on power. The deal Monday between ...and more »

Seoul plans to clear the air - Korea Exposé;

Seoul plans to clear the air - Korea Exposé

Korea ExposéSeoul plans to clear the airKorea ExposéSeoul's poor air quality has become a big talking point in recent months. TV weather reports now often include levels for particulate matter. Before last year, most South Koreans blamed the quality on the yellow dust from China, but Greenpeace has ...and more »

President Park to be questioned over Choi-gate in next few days - Korea JoongAng Daily;

President Park to be questioned over Choi-gate in next few days - Korea JoongAng Daily

Korea JoongAng DailyPresident Park to be questioned over Choi-gate in next few daysKorea JoongAng DailyProsecutors will question President Park Geun-hye sometime this week as a witness in a criminal investigation of abuse of power by her longtime friend, Choi Soon-sil, which has put her government on the brink of collapse. But prosecutors will inform ...and more »

South Korean prosecutors to question president this week over political scandal: Yonhap - Business Insider;

South Korean prosecutors to question president this week over political scandal: Yonhap - Business Insider

Business InsiderSouth Korean prosecutors to question president this week over political scandal: YonhapBusiness InsiderSEOUL (Reuters) - South Korean prosecutors are seeking to question President Park Geun-hye this week over a political scandal which has engulfed her presidency, Yonhap reported on Sunday. Prosecutors are investigating whether Park exerted improper ...and more »

Key Reason Why South Korean President is Set to Remain in Power - Sputnik International;

Key Reason Why South Korean President is Set to Remain in Power - Sputnik International

Sputnik InternationalKey Reason Why South Korean President is Set to Remain in PowerSputnik InternationalHundreds of thousands rallied in Seoul over the weekend demanding President Park Geun-hye's resignation, but the country's leader is likely to remain in power despite a widening scandal and the lowest approval rating in South Korean history. President ...and more »