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    World South Korea’s disgraced ex-president Park given eight more years in prison – Daily MonitorHome News

    Disgraced former South Korean president Park Geun-hye was convicted of charges including illegally receiving funds from the country’s spy agency on Friday and given eight more years in prison, on top of her current term. Park, the South’s first female president, was impeached last year after...
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    World Prosecutors Seek 30 Years’ Jail For Ousted South Korea President – Channels Television

    South Korean prosecutors on Tuesday demanded a 30-year-jail sentence for former president Park Geun-Hye, sacked over a wide-ranging corruption scandal which exposed shady links between big business and politics and prompted massive street protests. Read more via Channels Television –...
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    World Samsung Billionaire Heir Lee Jae-yong Sent To Prison For Corruption

    A South Korean court has sentenced Samsung's billionaire heir-apparent Lee Jae-yong to five years in prison for corruption. Mr Lee was accused of bribery in a scandal that involved former South Korean president, leading to her impeachment. Other charges included embezzlement and hiding of...
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    World Former South Korean President Park Geun-hye Arrested

    Barely three weeks after she left office, former South Korean President, Park Geun-hye, has been arrested and jailed for alleged corruption. TELEGRAPH UK reports that a court approved her arrest before dawn on Friday, on charges of bribery, abuse of authority, coercion and leaking...
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    World 12 Most Powerful Women In Politics

    Tai Ing Wen: Tai Ing Wen, 59, was elected Taiwan's first female president on January 16, 2016. The former law professor and leader of the opposition Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) will also gain control of Taiwan's legislature for the first time, following eight years of government under the...