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South Korea's corruption-tainted former President Park Guen-hye's sentence extended
World

South Korea's corruption-tainted former President Park Guen-hye's sentence extended

A South Korean appeal court today extended ex-President Park Geun-hye's prison sentence for corruption and abuse of power by one year.
Corruption scandal: Former SKorean Prez Park Guen-hye gets 24-years' jail
World

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.
Samsung's Jay Y. Lee freed from prison in surprise verdict
World

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.
Samsung Electronics CEO Kwon Oh-hyun quits company
Business

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".
Lee Jae-yong, Samsung heir, sentenced to five-year prison over corruption
World

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.
Corruption scandal: Lee Jae-yong, Samsung heir, might face 12-year imprisonment
World

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.
South Korea's impeached president pleads not guilty in corruption trial
World

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.
Moon Jae-in to be sworn in as South Korea's President
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Moon Jae-in to be sworn in as South Korea's President

South Korea's newly elected President, Moon Jae-in is ready to be sworn in after a decisive election victory.
South Korea impeachment scandal: Samsung Electronics Chief apologizes
Business

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.

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