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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...
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...
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...
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,...
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...
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...
Clinic head faces probes regarding Lee's alleged propofol abuse The police booked the chief of a cosmetic clinic in southern Seoul, who is suspected of having administered an addictive drug to Hotel Shilla CEO Lee Boo-jin for non-medical purposes. The Seoul...
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...
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...
Samsung heir did not appear in court due to funeral Samsung Electronics Vice Chairman Lee Jae-yong saw his trial on bribery charges restart on Oct. 26, just a day after his ailing father of Samsung Chairman Lee Kun-hee died. The Seoul...

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