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The process of impeachment in Philippines and Indonesia

The process of impeachment in Philippines and Indonesia

The Constitutional Court upheld the impeachment of President Park Geun-hye last Friday, removing her from office after a 92-day leadership crisis, triggering a presidential election in the weeks to come. However, another case of impeachment has occurred: President Rodrigo Duterte in the Philippines. The first impeachment complaint against President Rodrigo Duterte was filed on Thursday, […]

History of the scandal: How the impeachment drama has unfolded

History of the scandal: How the impeachment drama has unfolded

Eom Da-sol, Park Si-soo / The Korea Times The Constitutional Court’s landmark ruling has stripped Park Geun-hye of her presidency as well as legal shields that have blocked her prosecution and other legal action. The decision makes Park the nation’s first democratically elected leader to be ousted in a widespread corruption and influence-peddling scandal that […]

Constitutional Court of South Korea ruled to formally oust President Park Geun-hye

Constitutional Court of South Korea ruled to formally oust President Park Geun-hye

As expected and wished by millions of Korean citizens, the Constitutional Court of South Korea ruled to formally oust President Park Geun-hye from office on charges of corruption and abuse of power. After the voting of the Constitutional Court, Park become the first South Korean president to lose office through parliamentary impeachment. The situation my not […]

S. Korean Constitutional Court ruled to oust President Park Geun-hye

S. Korean Constitutional Court ruled to oust President Park Geun-hye

The Constitutional Court of South Korea ruled on Friday on the impeachment of President Park Geun-hye that she should leave her office over the corruption scandal. The Constitutional Court of South Korea ruled on President Park Geun-hye to leave her post on the charges of corruption and abuse of power. Park became the first South […]

A victory for the democracy in South Korea

A victory for the democracy in South Korea

South Korean lawmakers voted in December to remove Park from office over a corruption scandal. However, under the South Korean system, the Constitutional Court must confirm the decision before it can take effect. Park was accused of letting her close friend Choi Soon-sil meddle in state affairs, colluding with her to extort donations from local […]

Ruling of President Park Impeachment Trial Today

Ruling of President Park Impeachment Trial Today

Protest in Seoul, South Korea South Korea’s highest court has announced that the ruling on the impeachment of President Park Geun-Hye will be tomorrow on Friday. The Constitutional Court announced on Wednesday that the ruling will be televised live. Now the back story on this scandal is that the South Korean lawmakers voted in December […]

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