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South Korea's disgraced former president Park Geun-hye will not appeal her 24-year prison sentence for corruption, reports said Monday.
Former South Korean president Park Geun-hye has been jailed for 24 years over corruption.
A South Korean court has found former President Park Geun-hye guilty of several corruption charges, abuse of power and coercion in a verdict issued on Friday.
South Korean President Moon Jae-in on Monday proposed weakening the powers of his office and lowering the voting age in a package of constitutional reforms, while allowing the head of state to be re-elected.
Former South Korean president Lee Myung-bak has admitted receiving $100,000 from the state spy agency while still in office, reports said Thursday, after he faced a marathon interrogation by prosecutors over corruption allegations.
South Korean prosecutors on Tuesday demanded a 30-year-jail sentence for former president Park Geun-hye for corruption and abuse of power.
Choi Soon-sil, the friend of former South Korean President Park Geun-hye, has been sentenced to 20 years in prison over corruption.
Ousted South Korean president Park Geun-Hye was charged Thursday with accepting millions of dollars worth of bribes from the state spy agency, news reports said.
Hundreds of South Koreans gathered outside the Japanese embassy, in Seoul, on Wednesday, to stage the protest against Japan’s wartime sex slavery after a secret deal between the two countries was revealed on December 27.
The powerful secret confidante at the centre of the sprawling corruption scandal that brought down South Korean president Park Geun-Hye should spend the next quarter of a century in prison, prosecutors demanded Thursday.
Ousted South Korean president Park Geun-Hye's own political party expelled her Friday as it seeks to distance itself from the sprawling corruption scandal that led to her impeachment.
Hundreds of demonstrators on Saturday called for the immediate release of South Korea's ousted president Park Geun-Hye whose corruption trial has been put on hold following mass resignations by her lawyers.
South Korean police raided the construction unit of the giant Samsung Group Wednesday to investigate allegations that company money was diverted to remodel the conglomerate chairman’s house, officials said.
A South Korean court issued an additional warrant on Friday to extend the detention of former President Park Geun-hye, who is on trial for charges including bribery, abuse of state power and leaking state secrets.
The chief executive of Samsung Electronics has resigned, with a warning that the South Korean technology giant is in the throes of an "unprecedented crisis".
A South Korean software developer was fined Friday for editing then leading presidential candidate Moon Jae-In's Wikipedia entry to say that he was North Korean.
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Nigerian forward, Fanendo Adi, was on target as his Major League Soccer outfit Portland Timbers beat Minnesota United 3-2 at the Providence Park on Sunday morning (Nigerian time) to record their first win of the season.
A retired Chief Superintendent of Police, David Agholor, has reportedly shot himself dead.