There is not enough time to start a legal process to pardon jailed former Presidents Lee Kyung-bak and Park Geun-hye, Justice Minister Park Beom-kye said Wednesday.
Samsung’s jailed leader Lee Jae-yong has been included on a list of possible parolees, fueling speculation that he will be sprung next month.
Former President Park Geun-hye, who is imprisoned in the Seoul Detention Center, visits Seoul St. Mary’s Hospital in Seocho District, southern Seoul, in a wheelchair on Tuesday to get medical treatment.
Prime Minister Chung Sye-kyun apologized for causing “deep disappointment and a sense of betrayal” over the “shocking” allegations about Korea Land and Housing Corp. (LH) employees involved in real estate speculation in...
Former President Park Geun-hye is discharged from Seoul St. Mary’s Hospital in Seocho District, southern Seoul, in a wheelchair on Tuesday. Park was sent back to the Seoul Detention Center to serve her jail time.
State prosecutors on Tuesday wrapped up a yearlong investigation into the Sewol Ferry disaster in 2014, shooting down most allegations of a government cover-up.
Samsung's leader Lee Jae-yong was sent to prison Monday after an appeals court convicted him of giving bribes to former President Park Geun-hye and a friend and sentenced him to two and a half years in prison.
Samsung's leader Lee Jae-yong was sent to prison on Monday after an appeals court convicted him of giving bribes to former President Park Geun-hye and her friend and sentenced him two and a half years in prison.
President Moon Jae-in said Monday that it is premature to grant pardons to his two predecessors.
The judicial process has come to a close for former President Park Geun-hye, who has been behind bars for 45 months while on trial for abuse of power and corruption. The Supreme Court on Thursday upheld a lower court’s ruling...