Weekly News Roundup – Week of November 28, 2016

Weekly News Roundup – Week of November 28, 2016

SOUTH KOREA NEWS Park Outmaneuvers Opposition At the start of this week, Park Geun-hye faced imminent impeachment. But she blindsided opposition parties on Tuesday with what appeared to be an offer of resignation. And with this game-changing move, she has effectively...
Weekly News Roundup – Week of October 31, 2016

Weekly News Roundup – Week of October 31, 2016

SOUTH KOREA NEWS Park Geun-hye “Will Cooperate with Investigations” but Refuses to Step Down On November 4, President Park Geun-hye made her second apology since the public learned that she and members of her cabinet had allowed Choi Soon-sil, an individual not...
Weekly News Roundup – Week of October 24, 2016

Weekly News Roundup – Week of October 24, 2016

SOUTH KOREA NEWS Park Geun-hye’s Days as President May be Numbered South Korean President Park Geun-hye faces widespread calls for impeachment after reports surfaced revealing her involvement in a bizarre corruption scandal. Park is specifically under criticism for...
Weekly News Roundup – Week of October 17, 2016

Weekly News Roundup – Week of October 17, 2016

US-ROK ALLIANCE US and South Korea Discuss Deploying Strategic Bombers in Korea South Korea and the U.S. held its annual Security Consultative Meeting (SCM) on Thursday October 20. South Korean Defense Minister Han Min-goo met with U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter to...