Tag Archives: Park Geun-hye

18Feb/17

Samsung chief Lee arrives at special prosecutor’s office

Samsung chief Jay Y. Lee arrives at the special prosecutor’s office after being arrested over his alleged role in the country’s corruption scandal. Continue reading

15Jan/17

Threat of arrest looms over Samsung boss

South Korea’s special prosecutor delays until Monday (January 16) a decision on whether to seek a warrant to arrest Samsung Group leader Jay Y. Lee, a suspect in an influence-peddling investigation involving President Park Geun-hye, citing the gravity of the case. Scarlett Cvitanovich reports. Continue reading

10Dec/16

After impeachment of South Korean president, anti-Park rallies resume

South Korean protesters mount a massive candlelight rally after the impeachment of South Korean President Park Geun-hye over an influence-peddling scandal and urge the constitutional court to approve the impeachment.

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16Nov/16

New era for Global trade gets underway at APEC

The Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation Summit in Lima from November 19-20 will take place just two weeks after the election of Donald Trump affirming his protectionist trade policies, and killing off any chance for a U.S. pivot to Asia through TPP. One expert says the result will be a heightened profile for Asia in Latin America.

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08Nov/16

South Korea prosecutors raid Samsung Electronics over political scandal

File footage of Samsung Electronics building as South Korean prosecutors raid Samsung Electronics’ offices over political scandal.

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21Aug/15

South Korea fires rounds at North in response to shell

(REUTERS) – South Korea said it fired tens of artillery rounds toward North Korea on Thursday (August 20) after the North launched a shell toward a South Korean loudspeaker that had been blaring anti-Pyongyang broadcasts, as tension escalated on the peninsula.
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19Jul/15

S.Korea spy found dead with note denying agency targeted citizens

A South Korean intelligence agent found dead in an apparent suicide left a note denying his team had used spyware to tap the mobile phones and computers of private citizens in the latest scandal involving the spy agency.

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13Jun/15

Fewer people visit shopping centres in Seoul amid MERS outbreak

South Koreans stay away from public places in capital Seoul as the number of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) cases continues to rise in the county.

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