Jay Y Lee

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South Korean president Park Geun-hye is to be permanently removed from office. Photograph: Jeon Heon-Kyun/EPA

President Park Geun-hye of South Korea has been formally removed from office after the country’s constitutional court unanimously upheld the parliamen(...)

Jay Y Lee, co-vice chairman of Samsung Electronics, with police officers, arriving at the special prosecutors’ office for questioning last month. Photograph: SeongJoon Cho/Bloomberg

The trial of Samsung Electronics vice chairman Jay Y Lee began on Thursday as prosecutors try to prove the billionaire conspired to funnel millions of(...)

Jay Y Lee, vice chairman of Samsung Electronics, was arrested February 17th on a charge of bribery. Photograph: Jung Ui-Chel/EPA

South Korea’s special prosecutor indicted Jay Y Lee, the de facto head of Samsung Group, on bribery charges in the latest blow to the country’s larges(...)

Samsung Group chief Jay Y Lee:  charged with pledging 43 billion won in bribes to organisations linked to South Korean president Park Geun-hye. Photograph: Kim Hong-Ji/Reuters

Tech giant Samsung Electronics is tightening board oversight on donations while two senior Samsung Group executives reportedly offered to resign, as t(...)

Jay Y Lee, vice chairman of Samsung Group, who was arrested on Friday on charges of bribery.Photograph: Kim Hee-Chul/EPA

Samsung Group chief Jay Y Lee was arrested on Friday, a South Korean court said, over his alleged role in a corruption scandal that led parliament to(...)

A lawyer for South Korea’s president, Park Geun-hye, prays before the opening of her impeachment trial at the Constitutional Court in Seoul, South Korea, on Tuesday. Photograph: Kim Hong-Ji/AFP/Getty Images

Jay Y Lee, the heir apparent to the Samsung empire, was trying to push through a corporate merger seen as critical to his plans to succeed his father (...)

The chairmen of eight major South Korean companies, including LG Group, Samsung Group, Hanjin Group and Hyundai Motor Group attend a parliamentary hearing into a scandal engulfing President Park Geun-Hye

South Korean corporate chiefs told a parliamentary panel on Tuesday that they were not seeking favours when they made contributions to two foundations(...)

The purchase of the maker of connected car and audio systems is part of Samsung’s search for new growth areas as its smartphone business slows

Samsung Electronics has agreed to buy Harman International Industries in an $8 billion (€7.46bn) deal, marking a major push into the auto-electronics(...)

People try out Samsung Electronics’ Gear VR: the world’s top smartphone maker posted a 96 per cent plunge in third-quarter mobile earnings to 100 billion won ($87.63 million) from a year earlier.  Photograph: Kim Hong-Ji/Reuters

Samsung Electronics said it aims to recover quickly from the disastrous withdrawal of the fire-prone Galaxy Note 7 that dragged third-quarter mobile e(...)

Samsung Electronics vice-chairman Jay Y Lee as Samsung. Photograph: Lee Jae-Won/Reuters

Samsung Group’s de facto holding company continues its reconstruction of South Korea’s biggest conglomerate to smooth the path for management successi(...)

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