ROK parliament gears up impeachment vote against President Park
  The South Korean parliament has overwhelmingly voted for the impeachment of President Park Geun-hye by 234 to 56 votes,ending weeks of political protests.
  After the impeachment motion,Park will be stripped of all powers after receiving official resolution document from the National Assembly.
  South Korean Prime Minister Hwang Kyo-ahn will serve as the acting president.Park's impeachment motion was tabled amid the weeks of deadlock after reports surfaced that her confidant Choi Soon-sil might have been influenced some of key government decisions.The three opposition parties in the motion laid out a wide range of alleged constitutional and criminal violations committed by Park as grounds for impeachment. … 1209.shtml