Scandal in Seoul: South Korean President Park offers to resign (part 1)

Scandal in Seoul: South Korean President Park offers to resign (part 1)

The blurring of lines between business and politics can grab headlines in Zuma’s South Africa or Trump’s America, but look to South Korea for a corruption scandal with a religious sect at the heart of it all. After weeks of mass protests, President Park Geun-hye has offered parliament the chance to let her resign over […]

Embattled South Korean president offers to step down

Embattled South Korean president offers to step down

South Korean President Park Geun-hye on Tuesday asked parliament to find a way for her to give up power and decide when she should step down amid an influence-peddling scandal, but the opposition said she was just trying to avoid impeachment. Park, 64, had apologised twice previously but until now resisted mounting public calls to […]