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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 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

Well-known names among buyers at Park Lane Ala Moana luxury condo

From the wife of the richest man in South Korea to the husband of the CEO of Hawaii’s largest publicly traded company, the first closings of the luxury condominium units at Park Lane Ala Moana appear to be to a mixture of international and local buy.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 23rd, 2017

Kia in India will be successful" launch, says Han Woo Park

Kia Motor of South Korea announced it was entering India market with an investment of $1.1 billion.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardMay 20th, 2017

South Korea elections: Liberal Moon Jae-in set to win, say exit polls

He will succeed conservative Park Geun-hye, who was impeached on corruption charges.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardMay 9th, 2017

"North Korea"s Favored Candidate", Liberal Moon Jae-in Wins South Korea Presidential Election

Having lost to Park Geun-hye in the 2012 presidential election, liberal Moon Jae-in is poised to become the new South Korea president according t.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeMay 9th, 2017

South Korea: Polls begin to choose new president, record turnout expected

Former president Park Geun-Hye was ousted, detained and indicted for corruption.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardMay 8th, 2017

Why South Korea"s Election Matters

The election will decide the country's approach to North Korea, and hopefully usher in a new period of stability after former leader Park Geun-hye was jailed......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekMay 8th, 2017

Japan, ASEAN countries mull ways to counter financial crises

Top financial officials of Japan, South Korea, China and Southeast Asian countries have met in Yokohama to discuss ways to strengthen cooperation to cope with financial crises.....»»

Category: topSource: abcnewsMay 5th, 2017