Arrest at Samsung is an opportunity for S Korea - Financial Times

The arrest of Lee Jae-yong, the “crown prince” in charge of South Korea's Samsung, could be seen as emblematic of the rot that pervades the country's political and corporate superstructure. Or it could be seen as a shining example of independent ...

Samsung heir Lee Jae-yong interrogated for second day - Korea JoongAng Daily

Lee Jae-yong, de facto leader of Samsung Group, appeared before special prosecutors for the second straight day Sunday to undergo questioning over an influence-peddling scandal involving President Park Geun-hye. Lee, vice chairman of Samsung ...

[Newsmaker] What's next for Lee Jae-yong? - The Korea Herald

Samsung heir apparent Lee Jae-yong's life has been turned upside down since he was taken into custody on allegations of bribery Friday. For the second consecutive day on Sunday, Lee stood handcuffed and bound with white ropes in front of special ...

Samsung vows normal operation despite arrest - The Korea Herald

Samsung Electronics Vice Chairman Lee Jae-yong appeared for the second day of questioning by a special counsel team Sunday, two days after his arrest made headlines here and abroad, with the conglomerate vowing business as usual despite the ...

[Editorial] Postarrest step - The Korea Herald

The arrest of Lee Jae-yong, the vice chairman of Samsung Electronics, on bribery and other charges Friday shocked the nation. Lee is the first head of Samsung to be arrested in its 79-year history. He was jailed as a suspect in connection with the ...

Wireless Wars Heat Up as AT&T Joins the Unlimited Data Fray - CIO Today

AT&T appears to be the last domino to fall in the war for unlimited data plans that broke out among cell phone service providers recently. The company is following competitors Verizon, T-Mobile and Sprint in allowing customers to sign up for such plans.

How might Lee Jae-yong's arrest affect Pres. Park's impeachment trial? - The Hankyoreh

Attention is focusing on what impact Samsung Electronics Vice Chairman Lee Jae-yong's arrest on bribery charges will have on the impeachment trial of President Park Geun-hye. While it appears unlikely to have much impact due to the many other grounds ...

With Lee Jae-yong under arrest, Special Prosecutor turning to in-person questioning of Pres. Park - The Hankyoreh

Issuance of warrant for Lee's arrest amounts to some proof that Pres. Park accepted bribes. The investigation of President Park Geun-hye gained further momentum with the arrest of Samsung Electronics Vice Chairman Lee Jae-yong, seen as a key link in ...

Lee Jae-yong's arrest a chance for management changes at Samsung - The Hankyoreh

Samsung, a multinational corporation with more than US$20 billion in yearly sales, is reeling with shock from the unprecedented arrest of its owner. On Feb. 17, the Samsung Group only offered a terse response to the arrest of Vice Chairman Lee Jae-yong ...

After Night in Cell, Samsung Scion Taken for Questioning - Fortune

Handcuffed and tied with white rope, the scion of one of the world's biggest conglomerates, Samsung Group, was taken on Saturday for questioning by South Korean authorities after spending a night in a small detention cell. Samsung Group chief Jay Y ...

Samsung heir Lee questioned again over bribery allegations - Yonhap News

SEOUL, Feb. 18 (Yonhap) -- Lee Jae-yong, the de facto leader of Samsung currently under arrest, was questioned by special prosecutors on Saturday over bribery allegations surrounding an influence-peddling scandal involving President Park Geun-hye.

Samsung heir Lee Jae-yong resummoned by special prosecution - The Korea Herald

Samsung Electronics Vice Chairman Lee Jae-yong was summoned again by the special prosecution team investigating the Choi Soon-sil scandal Saturday, his first summons since he was arrested on Friday morning. At 2:20 p.m., the Samsung heir-apparent, ...

EDITORIAL: Ending collusive ties is S. Korea's best chance of moving forward - Asahi Shimbun

A corruption scandal that brought down South Korea's President Park Geun-hye has spread to the country's largest business conglomerate. Lee Jae-yong, Samsung Group's de facto leader, was arrested Feb. 17 on suspicion of bribery and other wrongdoing.

Former top Park aide questioned over corruption allegations - The Korea Herald

Woo Byung-woo, a former top presidential aide, on Saturday was questioned by a special prosecutors' team investigating an explosive scandal surrounding President Park Geun-hye. "I will faithfully respond to prosecutors' questions," Woo, Park's former ...

Samsung heir appears in hearings to decide arrest sought by S.Korean prosecutors - Xinhua

Samsung Electronics Vice Chairman Lee Jae-yong (C) enters a Seoul court for hearings in Seoul, South Korea, on Feb. 16, 2017. The heir apparent of Samsung Group, South Korea's largest family-run conglomerate, on Thursday appeared in hearings at a ...

Samsung May Be Just Fine After Chief's Arrest - Forbes

If you're into the high octane thrills of riding roller coasters, try being an investor in Samsung. Within six months the company has been rocked by two major scandals: the unprecedented recall of the occasionally-exploding Galaxy Note 7, and as of ...

South Korean authorities arrest Samsung heir - IT World Canada

Samsung Electronics Ltd. vice chair Lee Jae-yong has been arrested and accused of perjury and embezzlement, in a dramatic turnaround less than a month after initial efforts to lay charges were denied. According to Bloomberg the warrant to arrest the de ...

Samsung's Acting Chief Arrested In South Korea's Deepening Corruption Probe - NPR

Lee Jae-yong, the acting chief of Samsung and its heir apparent, was arrested Friday on bribery and embezzlement charges in Seoul, South Korea. Seoul Central District Court approved prosecutors' request for an arrest warrant about a month after an ...

Samsung chief Jay Y. Lee arrested for part in South Korean corruption scandal - AppleInsider (press release) (blog)

The acting head of the Samsung Group, Jay Y. Lee, was arrested on Friday by police in South Korea, taken into custody hours after a warrant for his arrest was approved by the country's Central District Court. Lee is now in the custody of the Seoul ...

Hereditary Samsung chieftain arrested for bribing disgraced president's "Shamanic" cult leader - Boing Boing

Lee Jae-yong is nominally "vice-chairman" of Samsung, but his father, Samsung chairman Lee Kun-hee, is considered to be a mere figurehead, with Lee Jae-yong as the true boss of the company. report this ad. On Friday morning, Korean police placed Lee ...