10th March 2017
South Korea's Constitutional Court removed impeached President Park Geun-hye from office in a unanimous ruling Friday over a corruption scandal that has plunged the country into political turmoil and worsened an already-serious national divide. Read More
6th March 2017
South Korea’s special prosecutor accused Jay Y. Lee and other Samsung Group executives of conspiring to create fake documents to mask millions of dollars in bribes funnelled to a confidante of the nation’s president. Read More
1st March 2017
The heir to the Samsung dynasty has been charged with bribery and embezzlement in the latest twist in a corruption scandal that has rocked corporate Korea and resulted in country’s president being impeached. Read More
27th February 2017
South Korea's acting leader Hwang Kyo-ahn has refused to extend a probe by special prosecutors into a huge scandal involving impeached President Park Geun-hye, drawing the ire of the country's opposition parties. Read More
27th February 2017
A South Korean special prosecutor may indict Samsung Group executives, including Jay Y. Lee, on Tuesday in connection with an influence-peddling scandal that’s put the heir behind bars and led to the impeachment of President Park Geun-Hye. Read More
17th February 2017
Vice-chairman of electronics divisions is alleged to have paid $40m to presidential crony Choi Soon-sil but company denies bribery. Read More
13th February 2017
Samsung chief Lee Jae-yong has been questioned for a second time as a suspect in South Korea's biggest political corruption scandal. Read More
16th January 2017
Investigators say the electronics company paid $36m to the disgraced friend of president Park Geun-hye in order to gain government influence. Read More
13th January 2017
Samsung Group leader Jay Y. Lee left the South Korean special prosecutor's office early on Friday after more than 22 hours of questioning on bribery suspicions in an influence-peddling scandal that could topple President Park Geun-hye. Read More
2nd January 2017
South Korean president impeached on 9 December appears in public to deny claims of wrongdoing, saying she was ‘framed’ Read More