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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...
Hanwha heir punished for drug use One of the most-read stories of last month was about Hotel Shilla CEO Lee Boo-jin, who is accused of having taken an addictive drug of propofol, which cannot be administered for recreational purposes. A former...
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...
Lee Jae-yong will stay home this month Samsung Group chief Lee Jae-yong opted not to visit the United States this month, according to Samsung officials. Watchers come up with various reasons why Lee did not fly to America during 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...
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...
Chief of Korea's top conglomerate hospitalized for six years Samsung Group Chairman Lee Kun-hee died on Oct. 25. Samsung is South Korea’s top conglomerate of which flagship unit is Samsung Electronics, the world’s No. 1 manufacturer of smartphones and memory...
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...
Samsung Chairman Lee tops the podium What would it be like to live in the country’s most expensive residence? You cannot ask the feeling because its owner is unable to answer your question _ he cannot even stay there because...
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...

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