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Corruption in South Korea's politics and business
4 Mar 2017
Stephen Noerper, senior director at the Korea Society, discusses corruption in South Korea and Samsung's influence on South Korea's economy.
Jailed Leaders a familiar sight for Chaebol
2 Mar 2017
With the arrest of Jay Y. Lee, the 48-year-old vice chairman of Samsung and dauphin of the dynasty controlling the Samsung Group, the chaebol are again under pressure from the state.
Samsung chief Lee Jae-yong indicted in bribery scandal
28 Feb 2017
Lee Jae-yong, who was arrested earlier this month, will now stand trial for allegedly paying $36m to businesses backed by President Park's Geun-hye's friend Choi Soon-sil.
Samsung scandal : Two senior executives offer to resign
24 Feb 2017
Samsung has declined to confirm South Korean media reports that two senior executives have offered to resign. They are suspects in a corruption investigation that led to the company's leader being arrested last week.
Apple stock rises as pressure mounts to find growth
21 Feb 2017
Synchronoss Technologies Senior Vice President Daniel Ives discusses the steady climb of Apple’s stock, the battle against Samsung and what the company’s new idea will be.
Samsung confirms battery behind Galaxy Note 7 fires
23 Jan 2017
Samsung has released its report on last year's exploding phones' scandal, which forced them to recall millions of devices.
Threat of arrest looms over Samsung boss
15 Jan 2017
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.
Samsung shareholders prepare for crucial meeting
26 Oct 2016
Thursday's event could see the son of the current chairman, who has been seriously ill in hospital for two years, take on a more prominent role with a seat on the board.
US plane ban on Galaxy Note 7 phones kicks in
15 Oct 2016
A U.S. ban on Samsung Galaxy Note 7 smartphones aboard aircraft kicks in from October 15 over safety fears.
Samsung sees extra $3bn Note 7 hit
14 Oct 2016
The costs of Samsung's Note 7 crisis are mounting. The company is now saying it sees a hit of another $3B in its operating profit for the first quarter of next year.
Samsung trims profit by $2.3 billion on troubled Note 7
12 Oct 2016
Samsung reduced its third-quarter operating profit and sales outlook by $2.3 billion following the decision to end production of the Galaxy Note 7.
Samsung halts production of Galaxy Note 7
11 Oct 2016
Samsung is scrapping production of its latest Galaxy Note 7 smartphones because of a fire risk. More handsets have burst into flames despite the safety recall of millions of phones last month.