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South Korean court sentences Samsung heir to 5 years prison

South Korean court sentences Samsung heir to 5 years prison

| August 26, 2017 | 0 Comments

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — A South Korean court sentenced the billionaire chief of Samsung to five years in prison for crimes that helped topple the country’s president, a stunning downfall that could freeze up decision making at a global electronics powerhouse long run like a monarchy. The Seoul Central District Court said Friday that [...]

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The Latest: Lobby groups worried about Samsung sentence

The Latest: Lobby groups worried about Samsung sentence

| August 26, 2017 | 0 Comments

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The Latest on the bribery case involving the heir to the Samsung empire (all times local): 4:05 a.m. Saturday A technology analyst doubts the imprisonment of Samsung’s scandalized chief will knock the company off its perch as the world’s leading maker of smartphones. That’s because key decisions about Samsung’s smartphones [...]

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Will Samsung Case Mark A Turning Point For South Korean Business Ties To Government?

Will Samsung Case Mark A Turning Point For South Korean Business Ties To Government?

| August 25, 2017 | 0 Comments

RadioWest Will Samsung Case Mark A Turning Point For South Korean Business Ties To Government? RadioWest Supporters of South Korea's ousted president, Park Geun-hye, wave national flags during a rally demanding the release of Samsung heir Lee Jae-yong outside the Seoul Central District Court on Friday. Lee's … It helped cement family rule of company [...]

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Samsung heir sentenced to 5 years in prison for bribery, other crimes

Samsung heir sentenced to 5 years in prison for bribery, other crimes

| August 25, 2017 | 0 Comments

Samsung heir sentenced to 5 years in prison for bribery, other crimes Xinhua SEOUL, Aug. 25 (Xinhua) — A South Korean court on Friday sentenced Samsung Electronics Vice Chairman Lee Jae-yong , an heir apparent of Samsung Group , the country's biggest family-run conglomerate, to five years in prison. Lee was found guilty of five … [...]

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Samsung heir sentenced to 5 years in prison for bribery, other crimes

Samsung heir sentenced to 5 years in prison for bribery, other crimes

| August 25, 2017 | 0 Comments

Samsung heir sentenced to 5 years in prison for bribery, other crimes Xinhua SEOUL, Aug. 25 (Xinhua) — A South Korean court on Friday sentenced Samsung Electronics Vice Chairman Lee Jae-yong , an heir apparent of Samsung Group , the country's biggest family-run conglomerate, to five years in prison. Lee was found guilty of five … [...]

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Samsung Heir Lee Jae-yong Faces Judgment Day in Corruption Trial

Samsung Heir Lee Jae-yong Faces Judgment Day in Corruption Trial

| August 25, 2017 | 0 Comments

Wall Street Journal (subscription) Samsung Heir Lee Jae-yong Faces Judgment Day in Corruption Trial Wall Street Journal (subscription) SEOUL—A South Korean court will rule Friday on whether to convict Lee Jae-yong , the de facto head of the Samsung conglomerate, following his trial in a corruption case that has gripped the country and helped bring [...]

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Samsung Heir Lee Jae-yong Faces Judgment Day in Corruption Trial

Samsung Heir Lee Jae-yong Faces Judgment Day in Corruption Trial

| August 25, 2017 | 0 Comments

Wall Street Journal (subscription) Samsung Heir Lee Jae-yong Faces Judgment Day in Corruption Trial Wall Street Journal (subscription) SEOUL—A South Korean court will rule Friday on whether to convict Lee Jae-yong , the de facto head of the Samsung conglomerate, following his trial in a corruption case that has gripped the country and helped bring [...]

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Nikkei Asia300 Index posts weekly loss on fears global central banks to tighten policies

Nikkei Asia300 Index posts weekly loss on fears global central banks to tighten policies

| July 8, 2017 | 0 Comments

Nikkei Asia300 Index posts weekly loss on fears global central banks to tighten policies Nikkei Asian Review It said Friday that operating profit likely rose 72% in the second quarter to 14 trillion Korean won ($12.1 billion) compared with the 13.1 trillion-won average of 19 analyst estimates in a Thomson-Reuters poll. The stock has gained [...]

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Samsung Electronics plans Galaxy Note 8 launch event for August: source

Samsung Electronics plans Galaxy Note 8 launch event for August: source

| July 7, 2017 | 0 Comments

By Se Young Lee SEOUL (Reuters) – Tech giant Samsung Electronics Co Ltd plans to hold a launch event in New York City for its next Galaxy Note smartphone in the second half of August, a person familiar with the matter told Reuters on Tuesday. The person, who was not authorized to speak publicly on [...]

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Samsung Galaxy S8 Mini Release: All You Need To Know

Samsung Galaxy S8 Mini Release: All You Need To Know

| July 7, 2017 | 0 Comments

ValueWalk Samsung Galaxy S8 Mini Release: All You Need To Know ValueWalk The Korean company could introduce the S8 Mini with the Note 8. However, the Note phablets have never shared the limelight with other Samsung smartphones. It means the S8 Mini has a limited window for launch. The Korean electronics behemoth cannot … and more » [...]

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