Park Geun-hye scandal

Samsung Electronics Vice Chairman Lee Jae-yong, center, is the de facto leader of the family-run conglomerate. © Reuters

Chaebol play both villain and hero in South Korea's tale

Samsung's woes reveal complex public attitude toward family-run empires

  • Moon rises above rivals in South Korea election

    Former chief of opposition party wins decisive lead in first primary

  • South Korean prosecutors seek Park's arrest

    Seoul court to decide Thursday amid public pressure

  • Revolt from the middle led to Park's demise

    Centrist voters are increasingly playing a key role in South Korean politics

  • Park maintains innocence in 14-hour grilling

    Prosecutors could still move to arrest ousted South Korean leader

  • South Korea's Park says she's 'sorry to the people'

    Former president apologizes before questioning begins

  • Seoul prosecutors set to grill Park in corruption probe

    Stripped of presidential immunity, ex-leader can't avoid the hot seat anymore

  • Head of South Korea's SK Group questioned by prosecutors in graft probe

  • South Korea's right lacks clear leader ahead of May 9 vote

    Leftists dominating snap presidential race after Park's impeachment

  • South Korean Presidential hopefuls split on working with Park supporters

    Democratic Party candidates leading in race slated for early May

  • After Park's impeachment, focus turns to chaebol reform

    Economic problems will hinder successor's efforts to untangle cozy political ties

  • Ousted South Korea leader arrives back home

    The ex-president is out, but still defiant

  • South Korea set for foreign policy shift following Park's exit

    A liberal president could ease stance on North Korea, China

  • Park failed to spark South Korean economy, revamp industry

    Impeached president's 'Second Miracle on the Han River' never materialized

  • Park faces criminal probe over bribery allegations

    Ex-president accused of conspiring to take funds from Samsung

  • Populist rage moves the court in Park's ouster

    Lopsided economic growth fueled public anger at corruption

  • David S. Lee

    Park's removal does not end South Korea's leadership void

    Policy direction uncertain amid North Korean, Chinese challenges

  • Moon leads ahead of South Korea presidential vote

    Two die in protests against court ruling upholding Park Geun-hye impeachment

  • Prosecutors can now interrogate Park

    First investigative team could not question the now former president

  • South Korean court boots Park from office with unanimous ruling

    Impeached president loses executive immunity as nation swings into election mode