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Officials remain silent about whether to book Samsung heiress The police strive to finish the probes over Hotel Shilla CEO Lee Boo-jin, who was questioned this month for her alleged use of an addictive drug called propofol. An official at the...
Samsung heiress investigated for suspected drug use It took a full year for the police to summon Hotel Shilla CEO Lee Boo-jin to look into the suspicions that she took an addictive drug for non-medical purposes a few years ago. The...
The South Korean prosecution seeks to change judges for the criminal retrial of Samsung Electronics Vice Chairman Lee Jae-yong, claiming unfair procedures are underway. The special prosecution team presented a written request Monday to ask other judges to try Lee’s...
Samsung heir faces drug abuse probe On early January 19, 2017, Samsung Electronics Vice Chairman Lee Jae-yong was waiting for the court decision all night at a detention center near Seoul. Back then, he was ensnared in a bribery scandal involving...
Investigation for Hotel Shilla CEO's drug use continues almost a year If ordinary people are suspected of having taken an addictive drug for non-medical purposes in South Korea, they would be instantly summoned to the police. That might not be...
Wrapping up a five-year divorce suit, South Korea’s top court ordered Monday Hotel Shilla CEO Lee Boo-jin to pay $12 million to her ex-husband. The Supreme Court upheld a lower court’s verdict that the oldest daughter of Samsung Group Chairman...
Customs agency raids HDC Shilla Hotel Shilla CEO Lee Boo-jin suffers another setback as the Korea Customs Service raided HDC Shilla Duty Free, a joint venture between the hotel operator and Hyundai Development Company (HDC). The billionaire businesswoman, also the eldest...
Chaebol owners worry about chief prosecutor nominee Earlier this week, South Korean President Moon Jae-in tapped Yoon Seok-youl to lead the country’s prosecution, thus causing mixed response from rival parties. Opposition parties seem to be unhappy with the reformist prosecutor, who...
Vice Chairman Lee warns of crisis Samsung Vice Chairman Lee Jae-yong, the de facto chief of Korea’s leading conglomerate, sounds like his bed-ridden father, Chairman Lee Kun-hee, in requesting a “sense of crisis.” Samsung Electronics said June 16 that Vice Chairman...
Police expand propofol investigation The police are focusing on investigations over a surgeon and two nurses of a cosmetic clinic in Seoul as they are suspected of having administered an addictive drug to Hotel Shilla CEO Lee Boo-jin. The Seoul Metropolitan...

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