South Korea's Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Year

  • Trio of political, economic, corporate woes rock nation
  • Tumultuous year for Korea’s chaebols fuels calls for reform

Seoul Vigil Marks Impeachment Worry

It began with a nuclear explosion and ended with a street party where some 800,000 people sang and smiled in the freezing Seoul sunshine to celebrate the impeachment of their president. Even for a country with a modern history as tumultuous as South Korea, 2016 has been an eventful year.

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