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Samsung announced that Lee Kun-hee died on Sunday, aged 78, after being hospitalised for six years following a heart attack in May 2014. Photograph: Jeon Heon-Kyun/EPA

Lee Kun-hee, who built Samsung Electronics into a global powerhouse in smartphones, semiconductors and televisions, died on Sunday after spending more(...)

Samsung heir Lee Jae-yong (centre), vice-chairman of Samsung Electronics, arriving in court for a hearing to review the issuing of his arrest warrant on June 8th. Photograph: Jung Yeon-je / AFP via Getty

South Korean prosecutors have indicted Lee Jae-yong, the de facto head of Samsung, on charges of stock manipulation relating to the controversial 2015(...)

Jay Y Lee, co-vice chairman of Samsung Electronics, center, is escorted by a prison officer as he arrives at the Seoul Central District Court in Seoul, South Korea, on Monday. (Photograph: SeongJoon Cho/Bloomberg)

Samsung Electronics heir Jay Y. Lee has refused to testify at the bribery trial of former President Park Geun-hye, arguing that doing so risked affect(...)

South Koreans set up tents with slogans reading ‘Park Geun-hye – Out, Arrest and Imprisonment’ in front of the main gate to the royal Gyeongbokgung Palace in Seoul. Photograph: Jeon Heon-kyun/EPA

South Korean investigators have raided the headquarters of industrial giant Samsung and the national pension fund as a part of a deepening corruption (...)

A Samsung C&T Corp stockholder casts his ballot during the  general meeting of stockholders in Seoul

Samsung’s founding family on Friday scored a narrow win in a landmark proxy battle, fending off an activist investor opposed to an $8 billion deal tha(...)