'I won't return to the party'
After PPP innovation committee chair Ihn Yo-han proposed pardoning former party leader Lee Jun-seok and Daegu Mayor Hong Joon-pyo, both refused to go back to the governing party.
Politicians, businessmen receive Liberation Day pardons
A former Seoul district chief, an ex-finance minister and scores of business tycoons were granted amnesty after the Cabinet on Monday approved the third round of presidential pardons issued by President Yoon Suk Yeol since he took office.
Biz circle welcomes Liberation Day pardons for business figures
Korea’s business circle on Monday welcomed President Yoon Suk Yeol’s grant of special pardons to prominent business figures.
KFA board resigns a week after announcing controversial pardons
The entire board of directors and vice presidents of the Korea Football Association resigned Tuesday, a week after attempting to pardon 100 people banned from Korean football.
KFA calls board meeting to review controversial pardons
The Korea Football Association (KFA) on Thursday called an unscheduled meeting of its board to review a highly controversial decision to pardon 100 people banned or suspended from Korean football for a number of infractions including match-fixing.
Former President Lee Myung-bak seen for first time since pardon
Lee, who was greeted by former colleagues and supporters in front of his house in Nonhyeon-dong, Gangnam, apologized to the public for causing worries.
Former President Lee Myung-bak recommended for pardon
Former President Lee Myung-bak has been recommended for a presidential pardon by a review committee. In addition to the pardon, he will have his full rights restored and the privileges of an ex-president restored.
Jailed ex-governor Kim Kyoung-soo says he's not sorry, won't take parole
Former South Gyeongsang Gov. Kim Kyoung-soo said he'd refuse a parole if offered one by correctional authorities.
Samsung Electronics Vice Chairman Lee Jae-yong takes photos with employees at the Samsung SDS Jamsil Campus in eastern Seoul on Tuesday. Lee was given a special presidential pardon on Aug. 15.
Samsung Vice Chairman facing key tests following pardon
After being granted a special presidential pardon, Samsung Electronics Vice Chairman Lee Jae-yong now faces critical tests of weathering unfavorable market conditions and spearheading anticipated deal-making...