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

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

Financial TimesArrest at Samsung is an opportunity for S KoreaFinancial TimesThe 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 ...and more »

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

Samsung heir Lee Jae-yong interrogated for second dayKorea JoongAng DailyLee 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 ...and more »

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

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

The Korea Herald[Newsmaker] What's next for Lee Jae-yong?The Korea HeraldSamsung 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 ...and more »

Samsung vows normal operation despite arrest - The Korea Herald;

Samsung vows normal operation despite arrest - The Korea Herald

The Korea HeraldSamsung vows normal operation despite arrestThe Korea HeraldSamsung 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 ...and more »

[Editorial] Postarrest step - The Korea Herald

[Editorial] Postarrest stepThe Korea HeraldThe 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 ...and more »

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

Wireless Wars Heat Up as AT&T Joins the Unlimited Data FrayCIO TodayAT&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.and more »

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

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

The HankyorehHow might Lee Jae-yong's arrest affect Pres. Park's impeachment trial?The HankyorehAttention 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 ...and more »

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

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

The HankyorehWith Lee Jae-yong under arrest, Special Prosecutor turning to in-person questioning of Pres. ParkThe HankyorehIssuance 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 ...and more »

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

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

The HankyorehLee Jae-yong's arrest a chance for management changes at SamsungThe HankyorehSamsung, 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 ...and more »

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

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

FortuneAfter Night in Cell, Samsung Scion Taken for QuestioningFortuneHandcuffed 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 ...and more »

Samsung heir Lee questioned again over bribery allegations - Yonhap News;

Samsung heir Lee questioned again over bribery allegations - Yonhap News

Yonhap NewsSamsung heir Lee questioned again over bribery allegationsYonhap NewsSEOUL, 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.and more »

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

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

The Korea HeraldSamsung heir Lee Jae-yong resummoned by special prosecutionThe Korea HeraldSamsung 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, ...and more »

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

EDITORIAL: Ending collusive ties is S. Korea's best chance of moving forwardAsahi ShimbunA 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.and more »

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

Former top Park aide questioned over corruption allegationsThe Korea HeraldWoo 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 ...and more »

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

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

XinhuaSamsung heir appears in hearings to decide arrest sought by S.Korean prosecutorsXinhuaSamsung 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 ...and more »

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

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

ForbesSamsung May Be Just Fine After Chief's ArrestForbesIf 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 ...and more »

South Korean authorities arrest Samsung heir - IT World Canada;

South Korean authorities arrest Samsung heir - IT World Canada

IT World CanadaSouth Korean authorities arrest Samsung heirIT World CanadaSamsung 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 ...and more »

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

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

NPRSamsung's Acting Chief Arrested In South Korea's Deepening Corruption ProbeNPRLee 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 ...and more »

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

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

AppleInsider (press release) (blog)Samsung chief Jay Y. Lee arrested for part in South Korean corruption scandalAppleInsider (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 ...and more »

Hereditary Samsung chieftain arrested for bribing disgraced president's

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

Boing BoingHereditary Samsung chieftain arrested for bribing disgraced president's "Shamanic" cult leaderBoing BoingLee 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 ...and more »