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Special prosecutors to indict Samsung's heir over scandal this week - The Korea Herald;

Special prosecutors to indict Samsung's heir over scandal this week - The Korea Herald

The Korea HeraldSpecial prosecutors to indict Samsung's heir over scandal this weekThe Korea HeraldSpecial prosecutors are expected to indict the de facto leader of Samsung Group and others this week in connection to a corruption scandal involving President Park Geun-hye and her friend, sources said Sunday. If the February deadline for the special ...and more »

CJ poised to speed up investment as head returns from pardon - The Korea Herald

CJ poised to speed up investment as head returns from pardonThe Korea HeraldSouth Korea's entertainment giant CJ Group is set to speed up investment and business projects starting in March, as its chief is set to begin full-fledged activities after being released from prison by a pardon last year, industrial watchers said Sunday.and more »

Samsung scrutinizes donations - Korea JoongAng Daily

Samsung scrutinizes donationsKorea JoongAng DailySamsung Electronics announced a slew of measures on Friday meant to improve transparency in its social contribution program, after the company was found to have donated money to a friend of President Park Geun-hye allegedly in exchange for political ...and more »

Samsung rolls out 'Samsung Pay' service - Astro Awani;

Samsung rolls out 'Samsung Pay' service - Astro Awani

Astro AwaniSamsung rolls out 'Samsung Pay' serviceAstro AwaniThe launch of this service was in line with the Malaysian government's efforts to see Malaysia's transition to a cashless society, through the implementation and acceleration of e-payments adoption. - Filepic. KUALA LUMPUR: Samsung Malaysia Electronics ...and more »

Won't be able to nominate new outside director for AGM: Samsung - Moneycontrol.com;

Won't be able to nominate new outside director for AGM: Samsung - Moneycontrol.com

Moneycontrol.comWon't be able to nominate new outside director for AGM: SamsungMoneycontrol.comSamsung had said in November it plans to nominate at least one new board member with "global C-Suite experience" for this year's shareholder meeting as part of its efforts to improve corporate governance. The company said on Friday its search for ...and more »

(2nd LD) Samsung Electronics sets new rule for donations after scandal - Yonhap News;

(2nd LD) Samsung Electronics sets new rule for donations after scandal - Yonhap News

Yonhap News(2nd LD) Samsung Electronics sets new rule for donations after scandalYonhap NewsSEOUL, Feb. 24 (Yonhap) -- The board of Samsung Electronics Co. approved a new clause on Friday that aims to make donations more transparent, after Vice Chairman Lee Jae-yong was arrested over his alleged role in the influence-peddling scandal that ...and more »

Two senior Samsung Group executives offer to resign: Report - Times of India

Two senior Samsung Group executives offer to resign: ReportTimes of IndiaSEOUL: Two senior Samsung Group executives have offered to resign to take responsibility for the conglomerate's involvement in the graft scandal involving South Korean President Park Geun-hye, Yonhap news agency said on Friday, without citing sources.and more »

Samsung increases transparency on donations amid scandal - CNET;

Samsung increases transparency on donations amid scandal - CNET

CNETSamsung increases transparency on donations amid scandalCNETSamsung headquarters in Seoul, Korea. Jung Yeon-Je/AFP/Getty Images. Samsung said Friday it will strengthen its rules on financial donations to increase transparency after its vice chairman was arrested in a corruption scandal. The South Korean company ...and more »

South Korean Prosecutors Intend to File Charges Against Samsung Heir on Monday - Sputnik International;

South Korean Prosecutors Intend to File Charges Against Samsung Heir on Monday - Sputnik International

Sputnik InternationalSouth Korean Prosecutors Intend to File Charges Against Samsung Heir on MondaySputnik InternationalSpecial prosecutors of South Korea plan to file charges against Lee Jae-yong, the vice chairman of Samsung Electronics Co., over corruption scandal on February 27, local media reported on Sunday. Samsung device. © Flickr/ opopododo · Samsung ...and more »

Samsung heir apparent Lee Jae-yong called in for questioning on Sunday - Arirang News;

Samsung heir apparent Lee Jae-yong called in for questioning on Sunday - Arirang News

Arirang NewsSamsung heir apparent Lee Jae-yong called in for questioning on SundayArirang NewsStaying with the massive corruption scandal, the independent counsel team probing the case is questioning Samsung's heir apparent Lee Jae-yong for the fifth time. On his way to the team's offices Sunday, the vice chair of Samsung Electronics remained ...and more »

CJ gears up for chairman's return - The Korea Herald;

CJ gears up for chairman's return - The Korea Herald

The Korea HeraldCJ gears up for chairman's returnThe Korea HeraldSouth Korea's food and entertainment giant CJ Group is set to expand investments and speed up its delayed plans to tap more markets around the world by carrying out a personnel reshuffle in March, the group said Sunday, hinting at chairman Lee ...and more »

(2nd LD) Special prosecutors to indict Samsung's heir over scandal this week - Yonhap News

(2nd LD) Special prosecutors to indict Samsung's heir over scandal this weekYonhap NewsSEOUL, Feb. 26 (Yonhap) -- Special prosecutors are expected to indict the de facto leader of Samsung Group and others this week in connection to a corruption scandal involving President Park Geun-hye and her friend, sources said Sunday. If the February ...and more »

Samsung chief questioned second day on bribery charges - Korea Times;

Samsung chief questioned second day on bribery charges - Korea Times

Korea TimesSamsung chief questioned second day on bribery chargesKorea TimesSpecial prosecutors questioned Samsung Group's de facto leader Lee Jae-yong for the second straight day Sunday on suspicions of bribery in connection to a massive corruption scandal involving President Park Geun-hye and her influence-peddler and ...and more »

Special prosecutors grill Samsung's heir over bribery charges for 2nd day - SGGP

Special prosecutors grill Samsung's heir over bribery charges for 2nd daySGGPSpecial prosecutors on Sunday questioned the de facto leader of Samsung Group for the second straight day on suspicions of bribery in connection into a corruption scandal involving President Park Geun-hye and her friend, officials said, source from the ...and more »

CJ poised to speed up investment as head returns from pardon - Yonhap News;

CJ poised to speed up investment as head returns from pardon - Yonhap News

Yonhap NewsCJ poised to speed up investment as head returns from pardonYonhap NewsSEOUL, Feb. 26 (Yonhap) -- South Korea's entertainment giant CJ Group is set to speed up investment and business projects starting in March, as its chief is set to begin full-fledged activities after being released from prison by a pardon last year ...and more »

A leadership vacuum in country's most powerful dynasty - The Straits Times;

A leadership vacuum in country's most powerful dynasty - The Straits Times

The Straits TimesA leadership vacuum in country's most powerful dynastyThe Straits TimesSEOUL • Smuggling, tax evasion, slush funds, bribery and even suicide - the Lee family of the Samsung Group has seen it all. Over successive generations, they have become South Korea's most powerful dynasty and built the nation's largest conglomerate, ...and more »

Chaebols, elites lose allure among fed-up South Koreans - The Straits Times;

Chaebols, elites lose allure among fed-up South Koreans - The Straits Times

The Straits TimesChaebols, elites lose allure among fed-up South KoreansThe Straits TimesThe South Korean national flag(left) and Samsung Electronics Co.'s corporate flag fly outside the company's Seocho office building in Seoul, South Korea. PHOTO: BLOOMBERG. Published. Feb 26, 2017, 5:00 am SGT. Facebook Twitter WhatsApp Email ...and more »

(LEAD) Special counsel to again summon Samsung heir on Sunday - Yonhap News;

(LEAD) Special counsel to again summon Samsung heir on Sunday - Yonhap News

Yonhap News(LEAD) Special counsel to again summon Samsung heir on SundayYonhap NewsSEOUL, Feb. 25 (Yonhap) -- Special prosecutors said Saturday they will summon the de facto leader of Samsung Group for additional questioning over his alleged involvement in the high-profile corruption scandal that has rocked the country for the past ...and more »

Samsung Group's Future Strategy Office directors to step down next week - The Hankyoreh;

Samsung Group's Future Strategy Office directors to step down next week - The Hankyoreh

The HankyorehSamsung Group's Future Strategy Office directors to step down next weekThe HankyorehDirector Choi Gee-sung and deputy director Jang Choong-ki of the Samsung Group's Future Strategy Office (FSO) are stepping down from the management front lines sometime around next week. Samsung plans to announce reform plans, including the ...and more »

Samsung Vice Chairman Held in Prison Cell - Eastern Daily News;

Samsung Vice Chairman Held in Prison Cell - Eastern Daily News

Eastern Daily NewsSamsung Vice Chairman Held in Prison CellEastern Daily NewsSamsung vice chairman Jay Y Lee remains imprisoned while questioning continues for alleged bribing of South Korea's president. But Lee remains the boss. Although he does not have a cell phone or computer, he can talk with lawyers all day. Samsung vice ...and more »