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Park disqualified for presidential pension

Former President Park Geun-hye became unable to receive a presidential pension as the Constitutional Court decided to remove her from the office at its impeachment ruling on Friday. Instead, she wil...

Updated : 2017.03.13 12:56

Speculation grows over Hwang's possible presidential bid

Acting President Hwang Kyo-ahn engaged in no public activities over the past three days, fanning speculation that he may be seriously considering running in the presidential election just two months ...

Updated : 2017.03.13 12:02

Outgoing justice calls for unity after Park's ouster

The outgoing acting chief of the Constitutional Court on Monday called for national unity in the wake of President Park Geun-hye's ouster, saying the unrest surrounding the impeachment will help the ...

Updated : 2017.03.13 11:41

Prosecutors mull over investigation into ousted Park

Prosecutors are preparing to open an investigation into former President Park Geun-hye, as she lost her presidential immunity last week with the Constitutional Court's approval of her impeachment, so...

Updated : 2017.03.13 11:35

Former aides, loyalists to assist ousted president

Former aides and loyalists to ex-President Park Geun-hye are coming to her assistance as the court's dismissal last week deprived her of state support and privileges normally granted to a former lead...

Updated : 2017.03.13 10:43

Moon takes dominant lead among Democratic Party supporters: poll

Moon Jae-in, former head of the Democratic Party, stood as the most favored presidential hopeful among the supporters of the liberal party, a poll showed Monday. According to the survey conducted by...

Updated : 2017.03.13 09:46

South Gyeongsang governor to run for president: aide

South Gyeongsang Gov. Hong Joon-pyo of the Liberty Korea Party, long mentioned as a conservative bloc presidential hopeful, is set to announce his presidential ambitions later this week, his aides sa...

Updated : 2017.03.13 09:45

Moon dominates most regions in poll

Moon Jae-in, former head of the Democratic Party, emerged as the most favored presidential contender in most South Korean regions, including the traditionally conservative North Gyeongsang Province, ...

Updated : 2017.03.13 09:33

Moon stands as most favored candidate, followed by An, Hwang: poll

Moon Jae-in, former head of the Democratic Party, stood as the most favored presidential hopeful by South Koreans, a poll showed Sunday, as the country is widely expected to hold an early presidentia...

Updated : 2017.03.12 21:22

Park bids second farewell to Blue House

Sunday evening marked the second time that Park Geun-hye has bid farewell to Cheong Wa Dae, her home and office for the past four years. As with the first time, it was not by her own will, but a for...

Updated : 2017.03.12 20:12

Park supporters welcome Park at her home

Loyalists to former President Park Geun-hye flocked nearby her private residence in southern Seoul late Sunday, seeking to bid farewell to the state chief who faced an earlier-than-expected end of he...

Updated : 2017.03.12 20:07

[Election 2017] The big picture: South Korean presidential race

With President Park Geun-hye expelled from office, South Korea’s political parties are jockeying for the next presidential election, just two months away. The latest polls project a clearly left-le...

Updated : 2017.03.12 19:46

Truth will reveal itself: Park

Former President Park Geun-hye left the presidential office, Cheong Wa Dae, to return to her private home Sunday, two days after the top court expelled her over a corruption scandal. “I am sorry th...

Updated : 2017.03.12 19:05

Parties accelerate preparation for primaries

South Korean parties on Sunday accelerated preparations to pick their candidates for an early presidential election triggered by the Constitutional Court’s dismissal two days prior of President Park...

Updated : 2017.03.12 18:01

[Graphic News] Park Geun-hye loses perks of former presidents

Park Geun-hye became South Korea’s first president removed by impeachment in a historic Constitutional Court ruling Friday. The conservative leader has not only lost her title as president, the imp...

Updated : 2017.03.12 17:57