EghtesadOnline: Later this week, if live TV cameras are allowed into court, South Koreans will get a front-row seat to the verdict of the Samsung conglomerate’s billionaire heir Jay Y. Lee on corruption charges.
EghtesadOnline: If ousted South Korean president Park Geun-hye is arrested this week, she will be sent to a solitary cell where she will be expected to rise at 6:30 a.m. and go to bed by 9 p.m.
EghtesadOnline: Disgraced South Korean leader Park Geun-hye left the presidential Blue House on Sunday, two days after a court dismissed her over a corruption scandal, facing life as a private citizen and the possibility of jail.
EghtesadOnline: The South Korean politician likely to emerge as the next president promised justice and common sense on Sunday as workers renovated the home of ousted leader Park Geun-hye to prepare for her departure from the presidential Blue House.
EghtesadOnline: South Korea's vice finance minister on Saturday said the government will take measures to stabilize markets as needed against any volatility that could arise from the Constitutional Court's ruling to remove President Park Geun-hye from office.
EghtesadOnline: Opponents of South Korea's ousted leader, Park Geun-hye rallied in the capital, Seoul, on Saturday to demand that she be arrested, a day after she was thrown out of office over a corruption scandal involving the country's conglomerates.
EghtesadOnline: The head of South Korea's Samsung Group, Jay Y. Lee, denies all charges against him, his lawyer said on Thursday, at the start of what the special prosecutor said could be the "trial of the century" amid a political scandal that has rocked the country.
EghtesadOnline: The trial of Samsung Electronics Co. vice chairman Jay Y. Lee began Thursday, as prosecutors try to prove the billionaire conspired to funnel millions of dollars to a confidante of President Park Geun-hye to help secure control of the world’s largest smartphone maker.
EghtesadOnline: South Korea’s special prosecutor accused Jay Y. Lee and other Samsung Group executives of conspiring to create fake documents to mask millions of dollars in bribes funneled to a confidante of the nation’s president.
EghtesadOnline: South Korea’s special prosecutor indicted Jay Y. Lee, the de facto head of Samsung Group, on bribery charges in the latest blow to the country’s largest conglomerate amid a generational handover.