South Korea (Tasnim) – In the latest chapter of an ongoing corruption scandal that’s gripped the Republic of Korea for several months, ousted President Park Geun-Hye was arrested Friday on charges of extortion and abuse of power. Park faces up to 20…
After over a month of protests, South Korean President Park Geun-hye has announced she is “willing to resign.”
As protests in Seoul entered their fifth week and Park’s approval rating hit an all time low around four percent she has finally been forced to consider resigning from office.
The protests started due to a scandal exposed in a 2007 diplomatic cable released by Wikileaks that raised concerns that Park was being almost completely influenced by her wealthy religious confidant Choi Soon-sil who is being referred to by many as the “Korean Rasputin.” Park has denied these rumors, but South Korean media claims they have uncovered further evidence that proves illegal activity.