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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...
Prosecutors keep raiding Samsung units Employees tend to envy CEOs who can hire and fire them. Along the same line, CEOs in Korea envy tycoons who rule family-controlled conglomerates despite small direct shareholding. Instead of shareholders, tycoons appoint and sack CEOs...
Top court will rule on Lee Jae-yong next month, at earliest Originally, many expected that the Supreme Court will make a decision on Samsung Vice Chairman Lee Jae-yong, the de-facto chief of Korea’s top conglomerate, this month. But the top court...
Hotel Shilla chief likely to be questioned in 2nd half The police are not likely to summon Hotel Shilla CEO Lee Boo-jin in the first half of this year regarding suspicions that she took an addictive drug for non-medical purposes...
Propofol investigations continue for 2 months Police raided a cosmetic clinic in southern Seoul early this week to investigate the suspicion that it administered an addictive drug of propofol in 2016 to Hotel Shilla CEO Lee Boo-jin. Seoul Metropolitan Police Agency...
Sisters compete for group stewardship In June 1998, Daesang Group heiress Lim Se-ryung married Samsung Group heir-apparent Lee Jae-yong, the only son of Samsung Chairman Lee Kun-hee. In other words, she tied the knot with the young businessman who would lead...
Chairman Lee has been hospitalized for 5 years May 10 marks five years since the hospitalization of Samsung Electronics Chairman Lee Kun-hee, who has been ensconced in Samsung Seoul Hospital. On that date, Lee collapsed following a heart attack at his...
Forensic work is underway for a full month The police are continuing their investigation into suspicions that Hotel Shilla CEO Lee Boo-jin took an addictive drug for non-medical purposes a few years ago. The Seoul Metropolitan Police Agency said May 8...
President gets close to Samsung just ahead of verdict on tycoon All eyes are on Korea’s Supreme Court, which is expected to come up with a ruling on Samsung Group’s de facto chief, Vice Chairman Lee Jae-yong, this month. The country’s...

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