Park Geun-hye

South Korea

Park Geun-hye, the impeached former South Korean president, has been jailed

“The defendant abused her presidential power entrusted by the people, and as a result, brought massive chaos to the order of state affairs."
Tim Hume
4.6.18
South Korea

Samsung heir's 5-year corruption sentence is a big deal for South Korea

David Gilbert
8.25.17
The VICE Morning Bulletin

The VICE Morning Bulletin

South Korea's leader formally removed from power, several more states challenge new Trump travel ban, Marine nude photo investigation expands across US military, and more.
VICE Staff
3.10.17
South Korea

South Korea's president didn't show up for her impeachment trial — again

Milena Mikael-Debass
1.5.17
News

The VICE Morning Bulletin

Hillary Clinton says fake news is a dangerous "epidemic," court docs tease Mark Zuckerberg's political ambitions, South Korean parliament votes to impeach President Park Geun-hye, and more.
VICE Staff
12.9.16
News

Making Sense of the Corruption Scandal Bringing Down South Korea's President

A soap opera–esque scandal centered around the alleged antics of a "shadow president" has revealed deeper problems in South Korean society.
Shahirah Majumdar
11.29.16
News

The VICE Morning Bulletin

Putin apparently wants Microsoft out of Russia, a US gas price hike is expected after a deadly pipeline explosion in Alabama, Assad plans to rule Syria until at least 2021, and more.
VICE Staff
11.2.16
News

The VICE Morning Bulletin

FBI considers inquiry into former Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort, John Kasich writes in a vote for John McCain, study finds that black passengers face ride-sharing discrimination, and more.
VICE Staff
11.1.16
asia & pacific

North Korea is figuring out how to launch ballistic missiles

A missile launched toward Japan by the reclusive nation soared to new heights, achieving a technological advance after a series of failures.
Reuters News Agency
6.22.16
asia & pacific

North Korea Just Launched a Ballistic Missile From a Submarine

News of the test launch comes ahead of the ruling Workers' Party congress, where Kim Jong-Un Is expected to flaunt his leadership and North Korean military might.
VICE News
4.23.16
asia & pacific

South Korea's Ruling Conservatives Suffer Shock Election Loss

South Korea's ruling conservatives have lost their legislative majority at a time of growing tensions with North Korea, in a move that could jeopardize ongoing attempts at economic reforms.
Charles Parkinson
4.13.16
asia & pacific

South Korea Is Claiming the Most Senior Military Defection from the North Yet

An unnamed official told Yonhap news agency that the North Korean army colonel specialized in anti-South espionage operations and this was the highest-level military figure ever to have defected.
Reuters and VICE News
4.11.16
0103