President Park Geun-Hye will ease monetary policy to weaken the won - and boost exports. She's also set on breaking the power of the country's mega-conglomerates, the chaibol.
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.
A South Korean judge has found the former President Park Geun-hye guilty of abuse of power, as well as the crime of coercion. She has been sentenced to 24 years in prison.
Millions of South Koreans protested for Park Geun-hye's removal from office in response to corruption allegations in late 2016. The country's highest court removed her in March 2017.
Supporters of disgraced former President Park Geun-hye have rallied outside a Seoul court as her corruption trial got underway. Park, who was impeached in December, is also charged with extortion and abuse of power.
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