Tag Archives: Presidents of South Korea

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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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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