Opposition lawmaker appears at court hearing over graft

An opposition lawmaker accused of taking bribes appeared before a Seoul court Thursday to attend a hearing to review the legality of his arrest.Rep. Kim Jae-yun of the main opposition New Politics Alliance for Democracy (NPAD) sho...

Prosecution seeks 15-yr prison term for Tong Yang chief

Prosecutors on Thursday sought a 15-year prison term for the head of financially troubled Tong Yang Group charged with fraudulently issuing and selling financial products, inflicting losses on nearly 40,000 individual investors.Ch...

Prosecution to forcibly detain 5 lawmakers over graft

Prosecutors said Thursday they will forcibly detain five sitting lawmakers, who are suspected of taking bribes, for further questioning. The move comes as the five -- Reps. Cho Hyun-ryong, Park Sang-eun of the ruling Saenuri Party...

Victims' families vote against bill on ferry disaster

The bereaved families of the victims of April's deadly ferry sinking voted late Wednesday to reject a bipartisan deal that allows the ruling party to have a say in the choice of a special counsel to be tasked with uncovering the t...