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South Korea"s Park Apologizes, Promises Cooperation with Investigation

Park, 65, became South Korea's first democratically elected president to be removed from office when the Constitutional Court upheld her December impeachment by parliament......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekMar 20th, 2017

Prosecutors interrogate South Korea"s Park Geun-Hye on corruption case

After apologising to the public, she said, 'I will undergo the investigation sincerely'.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardMar 21st, 2017

South Korean prosecution again seeks arrest of Samsung chief

SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea's special prosecutor's office said on Tuesday it would again seek a warrant to arrest Samsung Group chief Jay Y. Lee, a suspect in a graft investigation that may topple President Park Geun-hye......»»

Category: topSource: reutersFeb 14th, 2017

Samsung chief grilled for 15 hours in South Korea graft probe

SEOUL (Reuters) - Samsung Group [SAGR.UL] chief Jay Y. Lee was questioned by South Korea's special prosecutor for more than 15 hours as part of an investigation into a graft scandal that threatens to topple President Park Geun-hye......»»

Category: topSource: reutersFeb 13th, 2017

South Korea: Park scandal promises further pain

The allegations facing the leader risk exacerbating the nation’s economic problems.....»»

Category: topSource: ftNov 27th, 2016

India, South Korea review progress in economic partnership agreement

PM Modi and President Park also discussed cooperation in areas such as counter-terrorism and maritime security.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardSep 8th, 2016

South Korea"s disgraced ex-president named as a witness in billionaire Samsung heir"s appeal

Samsung heir Lee to appear when appeal arguments begin Oct. 12 Park and her aide Choi Soon-sil called as witnesses.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderSep 28th, 2017

Pentagon To Probe "Evacuation Hoax" Messages Sent To US Soldiers In South Korea

The Pentagon announced Friday that it would be launching an investigation into a series of fake messages sent to US soldiers stationed in South Korea and the.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeSep 23rd, 2017

South Korea to broaden FTA scope with India to boost trade, invesment

There is a need to enhance cooperation in manufacturing and infrastructure sectors according to South Korean Deputy Minister for trade, industry and energy Young Sam Kim.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardSep 20th, 2017

McDonald"s cooperating with Korea on investigation

McDonald’s Corp.’s South Korean unit is cooperating with government authorities investigating a possible food-contamination case that prompted the company to suspend sales of its bulgogi burger......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralSep 4th, 2017

Like Donald Trump, North Korea Attacks Adverse Media, But Promises "Retaliatory Blows"

Pyongyang has slammed South Korean media as a threat, while Donald Trump has previously called journalists "enemies of the American people.".....»»

Category: topSource: newsweekSep 2nd, 2017

South Korea promises "massive punishment" If North Korea "crosses the line"

Ahn Young-joon/APSouth.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderAug 28th, 2017

South Korean court sentences Samsung heir to 5 years prison

A court will rule Friday in a bribery case against the billionaire heir to the Samsung empire that fed public anger leading to the ouster of Park Geun-hye as South Korea's president......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsAug 25th, 2017

South Korea prosecutors seek 12 year jail term for Samsung scion Jay Y Lee

South Korean prosecutors on Monday sought a 12-year jail term for Samsung Electronics Vice Chairman Jay Y. Lee, over charges including allegedly bribing ex-President Park Geun-hye for government supp........»»

Category: topSource: thehindubusinesslineAug 7th, 2017

South Korea"s spy agency attempted to rig the 2012 election and is now under investigation

© AFP/File JUNG YEON-JE Seoul (AFP) - South Korea's spy agency has admitted tha.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderAug 4th, 2017

North Korea"s Missiles Push Neighbors to Beef Up Military Muscle

South Korean President Moon Jae-in was elected in part on promises to extend an olive branch to North Korea and put the brakes on the installation of a controversial U.S. missile-defense system......»»

Category: topSource: wsjJul 30th, 2017

South Korea Proposes Cooperation With North Korea to Prevent Hostile Acts

The first formal proposal of talks by Moon Jae-in's government follows Pyongyang's claim to have test-launched an intercontinental ballistic missile......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekJul 17th, 2017

PM Modi meets South Korea, Italy leaders at G20

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today met Italian Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni and South Korean President Moon Jae—in and discussed ways to boost bilateral ties and cooperation at the global level......»»

Category: topSource: thehindubusinesslineJul 8th, 2017

Samsung plans $18.6 billion South Korea investment to widen chip lead

SEOUL (Reuters) - Samsung Electronics Co Ltd said on Tuesday it will invest at least $18.6 billion in South Korea to extend its lead in memory chips and next-generation smartphone displays, in a plan that promises to create almost half a million jobs......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJul 4th, 2017

Trump, Abe confirm will increase pressure on North Korea

U.S. President Donald Trump and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe confirmed in phone talks that they would step up pressure on North Korea in cooperation with South Korea, a Japanese government spokesman said on Monday......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsJul 3rd, 2017

North Korea"s Kim Jong Un Wants the Former President of South Korea Dead

The announcement followed a Monday newspaper report claiming former President Park Geun-hye approved a "leadership change" in Pyongyang two years ago......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekJun 28th, 2017