South Korea to hold election May 9, prosecutors summon ousted Park

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Báo Dân Trí English 1 week(s) ago

South Korea said on Wednesday it will hold an election on May 9 to choose a successor for former President Park Geun-hye, who was removed from office in a historic court ruling last week over a widening corruption scandal.

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Vietnam’s supreme procuracy demands charges against man accused of molesting seven kids

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 1 week(s) ago

Vietnam’s Supreme Procuracy on Wednesday requested that prosecutors in the southern province of Ba Ria-Vung Tau file charges against a man accused of conducting lewd acts on seven different children.

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South Korea's president formally ousted by court

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Báo Dân Trí English 2 week(s) ago 2 related news

In a historic, unanimous ruling Friday, South Korea's Constitutional Court formally removed impeached President Park Geun-hye from office over a corruption scandal that has plunged the country into political turmoil and worsened an already-serious national divide.

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2 women indicted on charge of murdering N. Korean leader's half brother

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SaiGon GP English 3 week(s) ago

Two Southeast Asian women arrested on suspicions of assassinating the half brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un were indicted in Kuala Lumpur on Wednesday, prosecutors said.

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President Park named as bribery suspect in corruption probe

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SaiGon GP English 3 week(s) ago

South Korea's President Park Geun-hye was named a bribery suspect on Tuesday as special prosecutors wrapped up their three-month probe into the massive influence-peddling scandal, source from the Yonhap News Agency.

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Samsung Group set to announce revamp plans, abolish key office

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SaiGon GP English 3 week(s) ago

Samsung Group, South Korea's largest business conglomerate, is set to announce plans to revamp the group's management, including a widely anticipated move to abolish its key future strategy office, according to group officials on Tuesday, from the Yonhap's source.

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Independent counsel seeks arrest warrant for presidential aide

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SaiGon GP English 3 week(s) ago

Special prosecutors on Sunday sought an arrest warrant on a presidential aide who has allegedly been involved in assisting in the inappropriate medical treatment of President Park Geun-hye.

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Special prosecutors grill Samsung's heir over bribery charges for 2nd day

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SaiGon GP English 3 week(s) ago

Special prosecutors on Sunday questioned the de facto leader of Samsung Group for the second straight day on suspicions of bribery in connection into a corruption scandal involving President Park Geun-hye and her friend, officials said, source from the Yonhap.

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Samsung arrest prompts questions about Park's fate

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SaiGon GP English 1 month(s) ago

The arrest of Samsung Group's de facto leader has prompted questions about the fate of President Park Geun-hye, who has been impeached for allegedly extorting money from conglomerates including Samsung, source from the Yonhap.

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Samsung heir arrested in corruption probe

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Báo Đầu Tư English 1 month(s) ago 1 duplicate news

SEOUL: The heir of South Korean giant Samsung was arrested on Friday (Feb 17) as part of a probe into corruption and influence-peddling that caused President Park Geun-hye to be impeached.

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Prosecutors from 15 countries to meet on Brazil scandal

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SaiGon GP English 1 month(s) ago

Prosecutors from 15 countries will meet Thursday and Friday in Brasilia to discuss a massive bribery scandal at Brazilian conglomerate Odebrecht which has spread across Latin America, source from Vietnamnews.

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South Korean prosecutors again seek arrest of Samsung heir

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Báo Đầu Tư English 1 month(s) ago

SEOUL: Prosecutors said Tuesday (Feb 14) they would make a second attempt to arrest the de facto head of South Korean giant Samsung over a corruption scandal that led to the impeachment of President Park Geun-Hye.

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South Korea president's office block prosecutors' searches

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Báo Dân Trí English 1 month(s) ago

Aides to South Korean President Park Geun-hye turned away prosecutors trying to search her official compound on Friday, a confrontation that highlights the high stakes at play as investigators look into a scandal that knocked her from power.

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S. Korean minister arrested over artist blacklist allegation

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Báo Dân Trí English 2 month(s) ago

South Korean prosecutors on Saturday arrested President Park Geun-hye's culture minister and her former top presidential adviser over allegations that they blacklisted artists critical of the government.

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U.S. asks South Korea to arrest former U.N. chief Ban's brother

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Báo Dân Trí English 2 month(s) ago

The U.S. government has asked South Korea to arrest a brother of former U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on charges that he engaged in a bribery scheme to carry out the sale of a Vietnamese building complex, a U.S. prosecutor said on Friday.

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