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Jay Y Lee, the de facto leader of Samsung. Photograph: Seong Joon Cho/Bloomberg

The de facto leader of Samsung Group, Jay Y Lee, appeared before a South Korean court on Monday, awaiting a ruling on whether new allegations includin(...)

Samsung Electronics board chairman Lee Sang-hoon was was sentenced to 18 months in jail on Tuesday. Photograph:    Seong Joon Cho/Bloomberg via Getty Images

Samsung Electronics board chairman Lee Sang-hoon was sentenced to 1½ years in jail on Tuesday for sabotaging legitimate union activities, a South Kore(...)

Samsung vice chairman Jay Y Lee is escorted as he leaves the Seoul central district court after   a retrial was ordered over bribery charges. Photograph: Getty Images

South Korea’s highest court ordered the retrial of Samsung vice chairman Jay Y Lee over bribery charges, reviving legal uncertainty around the country(...)

Former South Korean president Park Geun-hye   is escorted to a courtroom to stand trial on alleged bribery, abuse of power and leaks of government secrets, in Seoul, South Korea, in  August 2017. Photograph: EPA

A South Korean court has raised Park Geun-hye’s sentence by one year to 25 years, after prosecutors sought a tougher sentence for the former president(...)

Supporters of former South Korean president Park Geun-hye protest in front of a court in Seoul on Tuesday. Photograph: Yonhap via Reuters

South Korean prosecutors on Tuesday sought a 30-year jail term for former president Park Geun-hye who was ousted last year amid an influence-peddling (...)

Samsung group chief Jay Y Lee  arriving at the office of the independent counsel team in Seoul, South Korea, in February. Photograph: Kim Hong-Ji/Reuters

Samsung Electronics vice-chairman Jay Y Lee has filed an appeal against the five-year jail term he was given for bribery and other charges through his(...)

Jay Y Lee, the Samsung Group heir, arrives at Seoul Central District Court to hear the bribery scandal verdict

The billionaire head of South Korea’s Samsung Group, Jay Y Lee, was jailed for five years for bribery on Friday in a watershed for the country’s decad(...)

Samsung Group chief, Jay Y Lee, arriving at the office of the independent counsel team in Seoul in February. Photograph: Kim Hong-Ji/Reuters

A South Korean court will rule on Friday on corruption charges against Jay Y Lee, the billionaire head of Samsung Group, after a six-month trial in a (...)

Samsung said its second-quarter net profit advanced 89 per cent on-year to set a new record of 11 trillion won or $9.8 billion  on the back of strong returns from its chip business

Samsung said a memory chip boom that propelled it to record profit in the second quarter is likely to continue in the third, just as revenue is widel(...)

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(...)

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