The clock is ticking for South Korean President Park Geun-hye

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By Christopher Cummins  with Agencies
The clock is ticking for South Korean President Park Geun-hye

<p>Tens of thousands of protesters have gathered in Seoul for the sixth week in a row to call for the <a href="https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2016_South_Korean_political_scandal">resignation</a> of President Park Geun-hye.</p> <blockquote class="twitter-tweet"tw-align-center data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">South Koreans to march for 6th weekend calling for removal of President Park Geun-hye <a href="https://t.co/PWRfhh4bVG">https://t.co/PWRfhh4bVG</a> <a href="https://t.co/o7HCHbCPqu">pic.twitter.com/o7HCHbCPqu</a></p>— <span class="caps">ABC</span> News (@ABC) <a href="https://twitter.com/ABC/status/805000503340003328">December 3, 2016</a></blockquote> <script async src="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script> <p>This latest demonstration of public fury comes hours after opposition parties filed an impeachment motion that will be put to a vote in parliament.</p> <blockquote class="twitter-tweet"tw-align-center data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">South Korean opposition files impeachment motion against President Park Geun-Hye <a href="https://t.co/XOhKdRpI8g">https://t.co/XOhKdRpI8g</a> <a href="https://t.co/QwtKUvIoH8">pic.twitter.com/QwtKUvIoH8</a></p>— <span class="caps">AFP</span> news agency (@AFP) <a href="https://twitter.com/AFP/status/804810650685997056">December 2, 2016</a></blockquote> <script async src="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script> <p>The 64-year-old is alleged to have assisted a close confidante, <a href="https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Choi_Soon-sil">Choi Soon-sil</a>, extort corporate and manipulate state affairs.</p> <p>Choi Soon-sil is facing trial for fraud.</p>