08 Aug 2018
Samsung to invest $22 billion in AI, auto components
Samsung Electronics and its affiliated companies plan to spend $22 billion over the next three years on artificial intelligence, auto components, and other future businesses.
06 Apr 2018
Corruption scandal: Former SKorean Prez Park Guen-hye gets 24-years' jail
Former South Korean President Park Geun-hye, found guilty in a major corruption scandal that led to her downfall, has been sentenced to 24 years in prison for abuse of power and coercion.
05 Feb 2018
Samsung's Jay Y. Lee freed from prison in surprise verdict
In a stunning decision, a South Korean court suspended the prison sentence of Samsung Electronics Co. Vice-Chairman Jay Y. Lee, who had been arrested in February'17 in a scandal that brought down the country's former president.
13 Oct 2017
Samsung Electronics CEO Kwon Oh-hyun quits company
In the latest blow to Samsung, Electronics CEO Kwon Oh-hyun has resigned from the company citing "unprecedented crisis".
25 Aug 2017
Lee Jae-yong, Samsung heir, sentenced to five-year prison over corruption
A South Korean court has found electronics giant Samsung's heir apparent Lee Jae-yong guilty of bribery and other crimes.
07 Aug 2017
Corruption scandal: Lee Jae-yong, Samsung heir, might face 12-year imprisonment
South Korean prosecutors have recommended 12-year imprisonment billionaire Samsung heir Lee Jae-yong.
23 May 2017
South Korea's impeached president pleads not guilty in corruption trial
Former South Korean President Park Geun-hye has pleaded not guilty at her corruption trial.
25 Mar 2017
South Korea impeachment scandal: Samsung Electronics Chief apologizes
At the company's annual meet in Seoul, Samsung Electronics chief executive Kwon Oh-hyun apologized for its involvement in a corruption scandal that led to Samsung Group chief Jay Y. Lee's arrest and the impeachment of the South Korean president.
28 Feb 2017
Samsung's de-facto chief to be indicted in South Korea
Samsung's chief Lee Jae-yong will be indicted by South Korean prosecutors on charges of bribery, embezzlement and other charges.
19 Feb 2017
Samsung chief Lee's journey from $4 million mansion to jail
Jay Y Lee who lived in a $4 million mansion in Seoul is now in "6.56 square meter (71 square foot) detention cell with a toilet in the corner behind a partition."