Park Geun-hye's role in the Choi Soon-sil scandal reverberates in Gumi, the country’s conservative heartland the birthplace of Park's revered father.
It looks like President Park Geun-hye has no friends left. But a group of die-hard fans, known as the I Love Park Geun-hye Club or "Parksamo," still continue to cheer her as her father's one true heir.
Watching the archival video of Park Geun-hye and Choi Tae-min, I was struck by how familiar the whole scene seemed. Such fervent religiosity is an integral part of the fabric of contemporary South Korea.
The Choi Soon-sil gate has shocked many South Koreans. But people are having some fun with inventive parodies mocking Park Geun-hye and her pal.
The Choi Soon-sil scandal has been more riveting than most TV dramas. And dramas will be my source of enlightenment during this trying time.
Families of the Sewol disaster victims continue to seek answers about the deaths of loved ones, going against a government that is determined to stop them.