K-POP DI­REC­TOR CHARGED

The Sun (Malaysia) - - NEWS WITHOUT BORDERS -

SEOUL: A prom­i­nent K-pop mu­sic video di­rec­tor was charged yes­ter­day as part of a cor­rup­tion scan­dal en­gulf­ing Pres­i­dent Park Geun-Hye. Cha Eun-Taek, who has worked with Gang­nam Style star Psy, used his ties to Park’s friend Choi Soon-Sil, to win lu­cra­tive projects from state agen­cies and pri­vate firms. Pros­e­cu­tors say Park her­self had or­dered her former eco­nomic ad­viser to help Cha pres­sure of­fi­cials and pri­vate firms for con­tracts. – AFP

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