If found guilty of taking bribes from business leaders, Park faces more than ten years in jail.
President Moon won an election campaign on a more moderate approach to the North and after becoming the president tried initiating dialogue with North.
The six-party talks involving North and South Korea, China, the US, Japan and Russia collapsed in 2008 following a rocket launch by North Korea.
The chairperson of the Democratic Party said that if elected, they would approach China to resolve the crisis arising from the US anti-missile radar system.
South Korea’s trade minister said on Sunday the government’s responses against discriminating action by China towards South Korean companies will be strengthened and he feels “deep concern” over recent measures taken by Beijing.
This is the highest-level shake-up yet since President Park Geun-hye’s administration was rocked by a scandal involving a friend accused of meddling in state affairs.
The regulation aims to promote an unsupervised sector the government sees as economic growth opportunity, and to crack down on animal abuse and neglect.