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Korea's richest man leaves great legacy The following is an announcement from Samsung Electronics about the passing of Samsung Group Chairman Lee Kun-hee. He died on Oct. 25 after being hospitalized for six years. During his leadership over the past 30 years,...
Desk column: Time-honored chaebol system draws wide attention Instead of his bed-ridden father, Samsung Electronics Vice Chairman Lee Jae-yong is practically leading the country’s largest conglomerate, Samsung Group. And people would have believed that his 20-year-old only son would eventually take...
Lack of evidence prompts police to wrap up investigation Police said last week that they had wrapped up a probe into allegations that Hotel Shilla CEO Lee Boo-jin illegally took an addictive drug called propofol, due to lack of evidence. The...
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...
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...
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...

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