Markets Rise Prime Minister Hwang Kyo-ahn was appointed acting president and will remain in that post until the election."Given Park's spectacular demise and disarray among conservatives, the presidential contest in May is the liberals' to lose," said Yonsei University professor John Delury.
Relations with China and the United States could dominate the coming presidential campaign, after South Korea this month deployed the U. THAAD missile defense system in response to North Korea's stepped up missile and nuclear tests.
Park will not leave the presidential Blue House residence on Friday, her spokesman said following the verdict."For now, Park is not leaving the Blue House today," Blue House spokesman Kim Dong Jo told Reuters.
Park was stripped of her powers after parliament voted to impeach her but has remained in the president's official compound, the Blue House.
“There is not going to be any Houdini-like escape from what we found. We will ship them to Wikileaks or I will personally hold my own press conference if it comes to that.” The NYPD Chief said once Comey saw the alarming contents of the emails he was forced to reopen a criminal probe against Clinton. Meanwhile, FBI sources said Abedin and Weiner were cooperating with federal agents, who have taken over the non-sexting portions the case from NYPD.