Park scandal forcing rethink of cozy public-private ties - Nikkei Asian Review

SEOUL -- The conglomerates known as chaebol are taking a second look at their historically close relationship with the South Korean government as prosecutors home in on arrested ex-President Park Geun-hye's ties to the Samsung group. Park wore a stiff ...and more »

Former South Korea president arrested - JURIST

[JURIST] The recently-impeached South Korea President Guen-Hye Park [BBC profile] was arrested Friday on charges of bribery, coercion, abuse of power, and leaking government secrets. Park may be facing an additional nine other charges and can be ...and more »

Park Geun Hye just latest president to fall from grace - New Zealand Herald

Park Geun Hye (centre) is driven to a detention centre in Uiwang after her arrest yesterday. Photo / AP. South Korean presidencies have a history of ending badly - the latest is that of Park Geun Hye, arrested yesterday in a corruption case that could ...and more »

Ousted South Korean leader arrested, jailed - Philippine Star

Ousted South Korean president Park Geun-hye leaves the prosecutors' office by car as she is transferred to a detention house in Seoul yesterday. Inset shows people watching a TV screen showing an image of a solitary cell at the Seoul Detention Center ...and more »

Lights out at 9pm for ousted South Korean president - Taipei Times

Former South Korean president Park Geun-hye, center, leaves the Seoul Central Prosecutors' Office in Seoul, South Korea, yesterday. Photo: Bloomberg. Ousted South Korean president Park Geun-hye was yesterday behind bars in the Seoul Detention ...and more »

Ousted South Korean leader behind bars -

Ousted South Korean leader Park Geun-hye was behind bars in the Seoul Detention Centre on Friday after her arrest, on charges including bribery, in a corruption scandal that has brought low some of the country's business and political elite. In a ...and more »

Cheap Meals and a Mattress on the Floor: Life in Jail for Park Geun-hye - New York Times

South Korea's ousted leader, Park Geun-hye, center, leaving Seoul Central District Court on Thursday. Ms. Park, who was jailed on Friday, now lives in a cell that is a far cry from her life at the presidential palace. Credit Pool photo by Ahn Young ...and more »

S Korea's former president Park behind bars after arrest ordered - The Australian

South Korea's ousted president Park Geun-hye spent her first day in custody yesterday after a court ordered her arrest, with her opponents crowing and her supporters crying. The former head of state stared straight ahead, apparently trying to maintain ...and more »

AP Explains: Park's fate and what happens next in S. Korea - 680 News

SEOUL, South Korea – South Korea's embattled former President Park Geun-hye was jailed Friday in a scandal that has set off a political firestorm and led to the arrests and indictments of dozens of high-profile figures. More drama is expected in the ...and more »

Deposed S. Korean president arrested - Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea's disgraced former President Park Geun-hye was arrested and jailed Friday over the corruption allegations that already ended her tumultuous four-year rule and prompted an election to find a successor. A convoy of ...and more »