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S. Korea protesters push for president's ouster - The Nation;

S. Korea protesters push for president's ouster - The Nation

The NationS. Korea protesters push for president's ousterThe NationSEOUL, Dec 24, 2016 - Tens of thousands of people, many in Santa Claus outfits, marched through the streets of Seoul Saturday calling for the immediate ouster of impeached President Park Geun-Hye. Parliament voted to impeach Park earlier this month ...and more »

S. Koreans continue anti-Park rally on Christmas Eve - Yonhap News;

S. Koreans continue anti-Park rally on Christmas Eve - Yonhap News

Yonhap NewsS. Koreans continue anti-Park rally on Christmas EveYonhap NewsSEOUL, Dec. 24 (Yonhap) -- Hundreds of thousands of South Koreans continued their anti-President Park Geun-hye rallies for the ninth straight weekend Saturday, calling on the Constitutional Court to make a speedier decision on impeaching the president.and more »

South Korea protesters pushing for Park ouster - Nigeria Today;

South Korea protesters pushing for Park ouster - Nigeria Today

Nigeria TodaySouth Korea protesters pushing for Park ousterNigeria TodayProtesters attend a rally calling for the immediate removal of South Korea's impeached President Park Geun-Hye in downtown Seoul on December 24, 2016. Tens of thousands of people were expected to gather in Seoul on December 24 for a ninth straight ...and more »

South Korean investigators summon Park Geun-hye's jailed friend - The Indian Express;

South Korean investigators summon Park Geun-hye's jailed friend - The Indian Express

The Indian ExpressSouth Korean investigators summon Park Geun-hye's jailed friendThe Indian ExpressIn handcuffs, white prison clothes and a surgical mask, Choi Soon-sil was escorted into a southern Seoul office where investigators have been widening their inquiry into the scandal. By: AP | Seoul | Updated: December 24, 2016 4:27 pm. South Korea ...and more »

S Korean President's Shadow Adviser Appears Before Prosecutors for Questioning - Sputnik International;

S Korean President's Shadow Adviser Appears Before Prosecutors for Questioning - Sputnik International

Sputnik InternationalS Korean President's Shadow Adviser Appears Before Prosecutors for QuestioningSputnik InternationalChoi Soon-sil, a long-standing friend and a "shadow adviser" of South Korea's President Park Geun-hye, appeared before special prosecutors to face interrogation over her alleged involvement in the corruption scandal, local media reported Saturday.and more »

South Koreans to march against president on Christmas Eve - Asahi Shimbun

South Koreans to march against president on Christmas EveAsahi ShimbunSEOUL--Large crowds of South Koreans were expected to march in the streets on Saturday, calling for the permanent removal of impeached President Park Geun-hye and extending the historically biggest protest movement in the country to Christmas Eve.and more »

Protestors sing Christmas carols, demand Park's removal - The Korea Herald;

Protestors sing Christmas carols, demand Park's removal - The Korea Herald

The Korea HeraldProtestors sing Christmas carols, demand Park's removalThe Korea HeraldBraving biting cold, large crowds of South Koreans gathered in central Seoul on Christmas Eve, protesting against impeached President Park Geun-hye and demanding the Constitutional Court promptly carry out her impeachment trial. Saturday's rally, the ...and more »

South Koreans protest for ninth straight weekend for Park to step down - swissinfo.ch;

South Koreans protest for ninth straight weekend for Park to step down - swissinfo.ch

swissinfo.chSouth Koreans protest for ninth straight weekend for Park to step downswissinfo.chPeople dressed in Santa's costumes attend a protest demanding South Korean President Park Geun-hye's resignation in Seoul, South Korea, December 24, 2016. The banner reads "Resign immediately, Arrest investigation". REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji.and more »

Choi Soon-sil faces special probe - The Korea Herald;

Choi Soon-sil faces special probe - The Korea Herald

The Korea HeraldChoi Soon-sil faces special probeThe Korea HeraldChoi Soon-sil, President Park Geun-hye's longtime friend who stands at the center of a massive influence-peddling and corruption scandal, appeared before special investigators Saturday to face questioning. Choi's prime charge is that she exerted ...and more »

Justice ministry submits views on impeachment to court - Yonhap News

Justice ministry submits views on impeachment to courtYonhap NewsSEOUL, Dec. 24 (Yonhap) -- South Korea's justice ministry said Saturday that it has submitted its views and legal opinions on the recent parliamentary vote to impeach President Park Geun-hye to the Constitutional Court. On Dec. 9, the National Assembly ...and more »

(EDITORIAL from Korea JoongAng Daily on Dec. 24) - Yonhap News

(EDITORIAL from Korea JoongAng Daily on Dec. 24)Yonhap NewsFormer senior presidential secretary for civil affairs Woo Byung-woo holds the key to opening the doors to the secrets behind the power abuse scandal involving President Park Geun-hye and her friend, Choi Soon-sil, whose influence stretched from state ...and more »

What Effect will Park's Impeachment have on Policies? - Mexico Star - Mexico Star;

What Effect will Park's Impeachment have on Policies? - Mexico Star - Mexico Star

Mexico StarWhat Effect will Park's Impeachment have on Policies? - Mexico StarMexico StarSouth Korean President Park Geun-hye awaits an uncertain political fate as her impeachment is adjudicated by the country's Constitutional Court. While an overwhelming number of South Koreans want her removed from office, it's unclear how these events ...and more »

Independent counsel forms specialist team to investigate Choi Soon-sil's finances - The World On Arirang;

Independent counsel forms specialist team to investigate Choi Soon-sil's finances - The World On Arirang

The World On ArirangIndependent counsel forms specialist team to investigate Choi Soon-sil's financesThe World On ArirangTwo specialists have been added to the independent counsel team investigating Choi Soon-sil and her alleged corruption and meddling in state affairs. Although there has been a great deal of speculation about Choi's financial assets, there has so far ...and more »

Hark! The anti-Park masses will sing Saturday - Korea JoongAng Daily;

Hark! The anti-Park masses will sing Saturday - Korea JoongAng Daily

Korea JoongAng DailyHark! The anti-Park masses will sing SaturdayKorea JoongAng DailyChristmas Eve in downtown Seoul will be a political one as organizers of the Saturday anti-Park Geun-hye rallies announced they would hold yet another demonstration calling for the president to step down. But there will be Christmas carols ...and more »

Independent Counsel Team to Set up Task Force to Probe Choi Soon-sil's Wealth - KBS WORLD Radio News

Independent Counsel Team to Set up Task Force to Probe Choi Soon-sil's WealthKBS WORLD Radio NewsThe independent counsel team probing the Choi Soon-sil scandal will set up a separate task force that will look into how Choi accumulated her wealth. The probe team, led by independent counsel Park Young-soo, announced on Friday that it decided to ...and more »

Independent counsel creates special team to check Choi's wealth - Korea Times

Independent counsel creates special team to check Choi's wealthKorea TimesThe independent counsel team investigating the alleged corruption scandal centered on President Park Geun-hye said Friday that it has created a special team that will delve into the suspicious accumulation of wealth by her long-time friend Choi Soon-sil.and more »

S.Korea's new conservative party to be launched mid-January - Daijiworld.com

S.Korea's new conservative party to be launched mid-JanuaryDaijiworld.comSeoul, Dec 23 (IANS): A new conservative party in South Korea, which will be composed of defectors from the ruling Saenuri Party, will be launched mid-January, officials said on Friday. Representative Hwang Young-cheol of the Saenuri Party, who is one ...and more »

Saenuri dissenters discuss creation of new party - The Korea Herald;

Saenuri dissenters discuss creation of new party - The Korea Herald

The Korea HeraldSaenuri dissenters discuss creation of new partyThe Korea HeraldA group of lawmakers who earlier vowed to leave the ruling Saenuri Party to set up a new camp held their first preparatory meeting Friday, setting details on follow-up measures. Around 35 lawmakers disgruntled with loyalists of President Park Geun-hye ...and more »

Ex-Presidential Secretary Denies Role in Corruption - The Chosun Ilbo;

Ex-Presidential Secretary Denies Role in Corruption - The Chosun Ilbo

The Chosun IlboEx-Presidential Secretary Denies Role in CorruptionThe Chosun IlboFormer presidential secretary Woo Byung-woo attends a National Assembly hearing in Seoul on Thursday. /Yonhap. Former presidential secretary Woo Byung-woo on Thursday came out of hiding to deny any involvement in the massive influence-peddling ...and more »

Park probed over SK ferry sinking - Global Times

Park probed over SK ferry sinkingGlobal TimesSouth Korea's scandal-hit president was asked to clarify the mystery surrounding her whereabouts at the time of a disastrous 2014 ferry sinking Thursday, as the Constitutional Court opened her impeachment hearing. Parliament voted to impeach Park ...and more »