Extortion is a serious issue in South Korea. It impedes economic growth, weakens the rule of law and undermines the legitimacy of institutions. According to 2016 statics Corruption Perception Index of Transparency International, South Korea ranked 52nd place out of 176 countries First topic up for briefing discusses some major scandals committed by official official’s during the 20th century. Next, we’ll talk about Korea’s most recent scandals involving former president Park. Given the high-level of corruption that occurred in Korea’s political office parliament still managed to minimize chaos and maintain economic stability, we will discuss how that was feasible. Lastly, we discuss some ramification s for Korean democracy due to Park’s removal and how president Moon’s plans to preserve the peace.
There's no denying that in a little more than half a century; South Korea amazingly managed to produce the most remarkable economic turnaround; transforming itself from one of the poorest developing countries, into a technical industry. That said, South Korea remains no stranger to local corruption with the vast majority of elected officials forced out of office as a result of impeachment or resigning for criminal actions. It is believed that the altering of the constitution in 1987 limiting presidential terms to a single five-year term is linked to the numerous scandals which took place. First up is president Kim Dae-Jung the first president elected during the 20th century who