Politics | South Korean 'new broom' mired in own clump of corruption

South Korean ‘new broom’ mired in own clump of corruption

Park Geun-hye is under pressure from all sides as allegations of graft have snowballed into a major crisis that has paralyzed her government

Seoul, October 28, 2016 4:12 PM (UTC+8)
Protesters wearing cut-outs of South Korean President Park Geun-hye (right) and her close friend Choi Soon-sil attend a protest denouncing influence-peddling. Photo: Reuters
Protesters wearing cut-outs of South Korean President Park Geun-hye (right) and her close friend Choi Soon-sil attend a protest denouncing influence-peddling. Photo: Reuters