Constitutional Court to hold first hearing in impeachment case on Thursday

Korea’s Constitutional Court will hold its first preparatory hearing for the impeachment of President Park Geun-hye on Thursday. It marks the beginning… of the second impeachment trial in the country’s constitutional history. Legal teams representing President Park and parliament will sort through key issues and evidence. Kim Hyesung reports. The Constitutional Court has announced that…

Korea’s Constitutional Court holds final testimonial hearing, decides president’s appearance

Turning to Korea’s Constitutional Court now… where the final testimonial hearing in the impeachment trial against President Park Geun-hye will take place today. The last witness to testify before the justices is a former presidential secretary, An Chong-bum. But, most attention is focused on whether the legal representatives of President Park will announce the president’s…

President Park submits letter of opinion to Constitutional Court denying reasons for her impeachment

Our top story this morning… President Park Geun-hye has submitted a letter of opinion to Korea’s Constitutional Court, denying all the accusations against her in the impeachment trial. This came from President Park’s legal representative on Sunday… and marks the first time the president has presented her position to the court. The letter reportedly says…

Presidential special advisory committee on constitutional amendment to submit proposal to Moon

The South Korean government has finished drawing up its proposal for a much-awaited constitutional amendment,…and today,… that draft will be reported to President Moon Jae-in during a luncheon with the special advisory committee on constitutional revision. The presidential office says President Moon plans on submitting the draft on March 21st,– next Wednesday,… adding that the…

Veteran Explains | Impeachment

At the time of this recording, the dust is settling on only the third impeachment and Senate trial of United States president. Throughout this process, there seems to have been a lot of confusion on just a few things or a lot of things, but what is an impeachment, why is someone impeached? What does…