Young people have been leading a lethargic existence removed from politics. But no more. The Park Geun-hye scandal woke us to our potential.
Samsung Electronics vice-chairman and de facto Samsung Group head Lee Jae-yong walked free from jail on Monday after almost a year behind bars. His original five-year jail sentence has now been halved and suspended.
"Samsung Republic" is not an exaggeration. Look at the Choi Soon-sil/Park Geun-hye corruption scandal. And now, these texts obtained by SisaIN magazine.
Following the Park Geun-hye scandal, South Korea's conservatives are in major trouble. They are divided. They will most likely lose the presidential race.
When reality becomes stranger than fiction, only a biopic can do it cinematic justice. Sure enough, Hollywood powerhouse 21st Century Fox has picked up on the extraordinary saga of Park Geun-hye and Choi Soon-sil. Enter Scarlett Johansson, Meryl Streep... and a fresh dose of controversy.
Park Geun-hye's ouster had its hilarious moments. Check out our compilation of memes, tweets and more. Including, of course, hair rollers and chicken.