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

How Russia"s doping program went undetected at the Sochi Olympics but was eventually uncovered

Mattjias Schrader/APAfter months upon months of investigation, the International Olympic Committee made a bombshell announcement: Russia has been banned from competing in the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea. The announcement ca.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderDec 6th, 2017

Dramatic New Video Shows North Korean Escape

North Korea violated the armistice that ended the Korean War when its border guards, while pursuing a soldier who was defecting to the South last week, crossed the line separating the two Koreas and fired across the border, a U.S.-led investigation found......»»

Category: topSource: wsjNov 22nd, 2017

North Korea Violated Armistice When Soldiers Shot at Defector, U.S. Says

North Korea violated the armistice that ended the Korean War when its border guards, while pursuing a soldier who was defecting to the South last week, crossed the line separating the two Koreas and fired across the border, a U.S.-led investigation found......»»

Category: asiaSource: wsjNov 22nd, 2017

New Samsung bosses spark investor confidence

South Korea's Samsung technology giant names a new generation of top managers and promises to reward shareholders with $26 billion in payouts to 2020. Laura Frykberg reports......»»

Category: videoSource: reutersOct 31st, 2017

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