Weakened South Korean president takes another hit

South Korea's President Park Geun-Hye bows prior to delivering an address to the nation, at the presidential Blue House in Seoul, on November 4, 2016South Korean President Park Geun-Hye on Tuesday agreed to cede some control of state affairs as the result of a damaging corruption scandal that has engulfed her administration. The prime minister is normally a largely symbolic post in South Korea, where power is firmly concentrated in the executive. The charges relate to allegations that Choi leveraged her personal relationship with Park to coerce donations from large companies like Samsung to non-profit foundations she set up and used for personal gain.

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