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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...
After spending seven months behind bars, Vice Chairman Lee will be back South Korea’s Ministry of Justice said on Aug. 9 that it will grant parole to imprisoned Samsung Electronics Vice Chairman Lee Jae-yong, who will be released later this...
Can Lee Jae-yong head Samsung right away? Released no parole early Aug. 13 after seven months behind bars, Samsung Electronics Vice Chairman Lee Jae-yong moved to the head office of the world’s largest maker of semiconductors and smartphones. This causes controversies...
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...
Good relationship between Samsung and gov't may affect court ruling: observers The Supreme Court is expected to make a decision on Samsung Vice Chairman Lee Jae-yong, the de-facto chief of Korea’s biggest business conglomerate this month. After wrapping up hearings on...
Raid continues longer than 8 hours The police raided a cosmetic clinic on March 23 following the news report that Hotel Shilla chief Lee Boo-jin, also Samsung Group heiress, abused an addictive drug of propofol in 2016 Police officers raided 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...
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...
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,...
Supreme court to rule on Lee in May at earliest The Supreme Court is unlikely to come up with a verdict on an appeal by Samsung Vice Chairman Lee Jae-yong, the de-facto head of Korea’s biggest business conglomerate, this month. Initially,...

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