The scandal linking South Korea's president and the daughter of a dead cult leader is an affront to national pride. An investigation into undue influence continues while President Park shakes up her government and pressure on her to resign mounts.
The South Korean government is considering banning from the roads any BMW vehicle that has not been subject to a recall safety check after more than 30 incidents in which cars caught fire. Julian Ryall reports.
Amid a thaw in relations, the two Koreas have started discussions on reopening special economic zones that allow companies from the South to operate in the North. Julian Ryall reports.
South Korea's former president was sentenced to eight more years over abusing state funds, meaning she now faces a total 32 years in prison. The latest case involved illegal payments from the country's spy agency.
In the wake of the US-North Korea summit, South Korean democrats are meeting to discuss the future of defense whereas conservatives are calling the outcome a one-sided victory for Pyongyang. Fabian Kretschmer reports.
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