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The Wall Street Journal: South Korea’s ousted president questioned by prosecutors

South Korea’s former President Park Geun-hye arrived for questioning at the pr.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMar 21st, 2017

The Wall Street Journal: South Korea’s ousted president questioned by prosecutors

South Korea’s former President Park Geun-hye arrived for questioning at the pr.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMar 21st, 2017

The Wall Street Journal: Ousted South Korean president jailed amid corruption investigation

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Category: topSource: marketwatchMar 30th, 2017

The Wall Street Journal: South Korea’s new president may complicate ties with U.S.

South Korean voters chose a forceful advocate for closer ties with North Korea and China to succeed their impeached president, complicating U.S. efforts to isolate Pyongyang and rein in its nuclear-weapons program......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 9th, 2017

The Wall Street Journal: South Korea’s president ousted following her impeachment

South Korea’s president was ejected from office by the country’s Constitutional Court on Friday, following her impeachment and suspension over accusations that she helped a friend win bribes from Samsung and other South Korean conglomerates......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMar 9th, 2017

The Wall Street Journal: Samsung heir questioned again in Korean corruption investigation

South Korean prosecutors summoned Lee Jae-yong, the third-generation heir of the Samsung conglomerate, for a fresh round of questioning Monday, seeking answers about his role in a political corruption scandal......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchFeb 12th, 2017

The Wall Street Journal: South Korea seeks to arrest Samsung heir in widening corruption scandal

The arrest warrant for Lee Jae-yong is the latest development in a political corruption scandal that has rocked South Korea and has led to the impeachment of President Park Geun-hye......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJan 16th, 2017

The Wall Street Journal: South Korean prosecutors raid Samsung offices

Prosecutors on Wednesday raided the offices of the Samsung conglomerate and South Korea’s National Pension Service, as a scandal surrounding the country’s president and her top advisers crept deeper into the nation’s largest business group......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchNov 22nd, 2016

Samsung Offices Raided by South Korean Prosecutors - Wall Street Journal

Wall Street JournalSamsung Offices Raided by South Korean ProsecutorsWall Street JournalSEOUL—Prosecutors on Wednesday raided the offices of the Samsung conglomerate and South Korea's National Pension Service, as a scandal surrounding the country.....»»

Category: topSource: googlenewsNov 22nd, 2016

The Wall Street Journal: Korean prosecutors raid Samsung offices amid presidential scandal

South Korean prosecutors raided the offices of Samsung Electronics Co. early Tuesday morning amid allegations that the South Korean technology company gave money to a close friend of President Park Geun-hye who has been accused of exerting influence over .....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchNov 7th, 2016

The Wall Street Journal: South Korean president agrees to cooperate with prosecutors, cuts ties with friend

South Korea’s president said she was willing to become the first national leader to face questioning by prosecutors, as a scandal over the power and influence of a close personal friend of hers engulfs the government......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchNov 4th, 2016

The Wall Street Journal: Top aides to South Korea president resign amid scandal

South Korea’s president has accepted the resignation of her chief of staff and four other senior aides, as her administration seeks to tamp down a public outcry over the influence of a friend of hers in state affairs......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchOct 31st, 2016

The Wall Street Journal: U.S. again says North Korea must give up nukes, hints at military strike

The White House on Sunday reiterated its position that North Korean leader Kim Jong Un must give up his nuclear weapons, days after President Donald Trump hinted again at a military strike on the North......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchSep 17th, 2017

The Wall Street Journal: Defiant North Korea fires off another missile over Japan

North Korea fires a missile over Japan for the second time in a month, drawing an immediate simulated response from South Korea and prompting the U.N. Security Council to call an emergency meeting......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchSep 15th, 2017

The Wall Street Journal: George Soros names new acting president to head his foundation

Billionaire investor George Soros on Monday said a former U.S. ambassador to South Africa will become the new acting president of his global foundation following the departure of Christopher Stone......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchSep 11th, 2017

The Wall Street Journal: North Korea is getting ready for another possible ICBM launch, says South Korea

North Korea is making preparations for the possible launch of another intercontinental ballistic missile, South Korea’s Defense Ministry said Monday, just one day after Pyongyang detonated a nuclear device......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchSep 4th, 2017

The Wall Street Journal: Trump weighs exiting trade deal with South Korea

The Trump administration is weighing giving notice to South Korea of plans to withdraw from the five-year-old bilateral trade pact, with a decision coming as soon as this coming week, according to people familiar with the matter......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchSep 2nd, 2017

The Wall Street Journal: Samsung chief Lee Jae-yong found guilty of bribery, sentenced to 5 years in jail

Samsung’s de facto leader, Lee Jae-yong, has been convicted of bribing South Korea’s former president and sentenced to five years in prison on Friday for his role in a corruption scandal that helped bring down the previous government......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchAug 25th, 2017

The Wall Street Journal: North Korea threatens ‘absolute force’ as U.S., South hold military drills

North Korea threatened to turn the U.S. into “huge heaps of ashes” and warned that military exercises involving American and South Korean forces this week had worsened the standoff, which could only be resolved by “absolute force.”.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchAug 22nd, 2017

The Wall Street Journal: Tensions expected to rise as U.S., South Korea start annual war games

A new cycle of escalation on the Korean Peninsula looked set to begin this week as the U.S. and South Korea kicked off annual military exercises that have a history of enraging Pyongyang......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchAug 21st, 2017

The Wall Street Journal: China’s Xi urges Trump to exercise restraint toward North Korea

In a phone call with President Donald Trump, Chinese President Xi Jinping urged restraint in dealing with North Korea, hours after the American leader said military resources were in place, “locked and loaded,” should Pyongyang “act unwisely.”.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchAug 12th, 2017