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[Breaking] Park appears for questioning over corruption scandal

Former President Park Geun-hye appeared before the prosecution’s office Tuesday to be grilled as a criminal suspect over the corruption scandal that led to her impeachment. Escorted by security gua...

Updated : 2017.03.21 09:35

Former President Park to be grilled in corruption scandal

Former President Park Geun-hye is set to be questioned by prosecutors Tuesday over a string of corruption allegations that removed her from office earlier this month. Park is scheduled to arrive at ...

Updated : 2017.03.21 09:08

Park faces multiple criminal allegations in prosecution questioning

Former President Park Geun-hye faces allegations of bribery, abuse of power, coercion and leak of government secrets in 13 different cases involving her close friend and former aides. Park, Korea's ...

Updated : 2017.03.21 08:58

First high court hearing on stolen Buddhist statue upcoming

The second round of a legal battle over the ownership of an ancient Korean-made Buddhist statue which was stolen by South Korean thieves from a Japanese temple a few years ago will begin later this w...

Updated : 2017.03.20 18:09

A glimpse into Park’s day at prosecutors’ office

A day before the questioning of former President Park Geun-hye, the public prosecutors’ office was in full swing Monday to prepare for the high-profile event. Security has been tightened around the...

Updated : 2017.03.20 17:58

[Graphic News] Former President Park Geun-hye‘s grilling by the prosecution

Updated : 2017.03.20 17:54

Families pray to see bodies after long delay in raising Sewol ferry

JINDO, South Jeolla Province -- The closest port to the site of the Sewol disaster is Paengmok Port, about 25 kilometers from where the ferry sank in waters off Jindo on April 16, 2014. On the day o...

Updated : 2017.03.20 17:27

Hwang visits fire-ravaged fish market in Incheon

Acting President and Prime Minister Hwang Kyo-ahn on Monday visited a fire-ravaged traditional fish market in the western port city of Incheon to console victims and pledge government support for the...

Updated : 2017.03.20 16:08

Poll finds 4 in 10 unmarried people reluctant to have child

About four in 10 unmarried South Korean adults think they can lead a life without children, according to a survey released on Monday. The poll of 1,073 single men and women aged between 20 and 39 by...

Updated : 2017.03.20 15:25

Park to deliver message Tuesday ahead of questioning: lawyer

Former President Park Geun-hye will deliver a message before being questioned by the prosecution this week over a string of corruption allegations, her lawyer said Monday. "Park Geun-hye has prepare...

Updated : 2017.03.20 14:54

Korea's fertility rate is among lowest in world

South Korea's fertility rate is one of the lowest in the world, data showed Monday, a sign that underscores a chronic problem facing Asia's fourth largest economy. South Korea's total fertility rate...

Updated : 2017.03.20 10:30

Korean students more addicted to Internet than Japanese peers: study

South Korea's young students are roughly five times more likely to be addicted to the Internet, compared to Japanese youths, a study showed Monday, prompting calls for stronger countermeasures agains...

Updated : 2017.03.20 09:53

SK chief Chey reportedly denies involvement in impeached president's scandal

The chairman of South Korea's third largest conglomerate SK Group reportedly denied allegations of his involvement in a corruption scandal that led to the ouster of former President Park Geun-hye, ac...

Updated : 2017.03.19 20:52

[FROM THE SCENE] Final preparations underway to lift sunken Sewol ferry

JINDO, South Jeolla Province -- After nearly three years lying on the sea bed, the Sewol ferry is finally ready to come out of the water. And the day when the ill-fated passenger ship is brought on ...

Updated : 2017.03.19 18:24

[Newsmaker] Nobel Prize for candle-holding citizens?

Following the monthslong street rallies that peacefully removed President Park Geun-hye from office, some politicians in South Korea say that the protesters should be nominated for the Nobel Peace Pr...

Updated : 2017.03.19 18:22