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Why Park Geun-hye should resign - The Economist

MANY members of the party of South Korea's president, Park Geun-hye, want it. So does the opposition, which controls South Korea's parliament. So do most ordinary Koreans: they have been marching for it by the millions. Even Ms Park says she is ready ...and more »

South Korea's Shamanic Panic - Foreign Affairs

For over a month now, South Koreans have been asking a rather unusual question for citizens of a modern democracy: whether their president, Park Geun-hye, could have been under the influence of the supernatural while in office. This question was ...and more »

South Korean president Park Geun-Hye to face impeachment vote - The Guardian

The motion, backed by 171 lawmakers in the 300-seat legislature, will be put to a vote in the National Assembly on Friday. Agence France-Presse. Fri 2 Dec 2016 23.36 EST Last modified on Sat 13 May 2017 13.32 EDT. Share on Facebook · Share on Twitter ...and more »

Park impeachment filed as South Koreans step up protest -

More than two million South Koreans hit the streets demanding the ouster of President Park Geun-hye, the largest-ever mass gathering in the country's history. It was the sixth straight weekend that massive crowds gathered in the capital, Seoul, to ...and more »

Mass anti-Park protest in Seoul ahead of impeachment vote - Deutsche Welle

Massive crowds of people met in Seoul, South Korea, on Saturday for the sixth week in a row, calling for the ouster of embattled President Park Guen-hye. The latest anti-Park demonstration drew hundreds of thousands of people to the capital and came ...and more »

(3rd LD) Protesters take to streets for 6th weekend in a row to demand Park's resignation - Yonhap News

(ATTN: ADDS more info in 12th para). By Joo Kyung-don. SEOUL, Dec. 3 (Yonhap) -- A record number of people took to the streets in central Seoul and across the country on Saturday to call for President Park Geun-hye's resignation in the latest rally ...and more »

S. Korea crisis proves perils of cheating at school - Daily Mail

When South Korea's Park Geun-Hye looks back on the scandal-fuelled implosion of her presidency, she may reflect ruefully on what lit the first fuse -- a parent pulling strings over a child's education. Park's downfall was the result of her friendship ...and more »

South Korea: Opposition parties introduce bill to impeach President Park Geun-hye - International Business Times UK

President Park is accused of colluding with her friend, Choi Soon-sil, who has been accused of abuse of power. By Divya Kishore. December 3, 2016 05:31 GMT. Video. Related Videos. More videos. 00:58. Play. Mute. 0:00. /. 0:00. Loaded: 0%. Progress: 0%.and more »

South Korea's Opposition Parties Move to Impeach President Park Geun-hye - Wall Street Journal

SEOUL—South Korea's three opposition parties introduced a joint impeachment motion against President Park Geun-hye on Saturday, dismissing the scandal-hit leader's recent proposal to resign early if parliament can agree on a suitable transition.and more »

Koreans Have Mastered the Art of the Protest - Foreign Policy (blog)

Every weekend, the crowds on the South Korean capital's streets get larger. The wave of protest against scandal-mired President Park Geun-hye is still growing. On Nov. 26, more than 1.5 million people, in a country of just 50 million, turned out in ...and more »