A U.S. regulator has sued Qualcomm over the way that it licenses cellular patents to smartphone makers — joining South Korea and potentially other governments in seeking to upend the San Diego’s company’s patent royalty practices. The Federal Trade Commission filed the civil lawsuit Tuesday in...
Women and men of all nationalities have spoken about racism faced on holiday, in every country from Spain and South Korea, to Austria and Australia.
LG has announced that its newest entry-level smartphone will be available through all three major carriers in South Korea, starting around $215.
Last month, Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe (D) went on a two-week trade mission to Japan, China and South Korea to promote the Commonwealth of Virginia and open the doors for trade with key Asian partners. The governor and his delegation sent a strong message to his Asian hosts that “Virginia is Open for Business” and […]
Last night during the Afreeca Starleague semifinals in South Korea, iconic StarCraft: Brood War players Flash and Jaedong matched up once again for what turned out to be an incredibly thrilling series. Yes, it’s 2017 and StarCraft: Brood War is still an active esport. What does that say about StarCraft II? Read more...
Seoul - The long-orchestrated plan to cement Jay Y. Lee’s position atop Samsung Group may put him in jail instead, raising questions about who would step in to run South Korea’s biggest conglomerate in the aftermath. Prosecutors areShow More Summary
Lee is a suspect in the scandal that led to South Korea's parliament impeaching the president.
SEOUL (Reuters) - The head of South Korea's giant Samsung Group faces a long day in court on Wednesday as a judge decides whether he should be arrested for bribery in a corruption scandal that has engulfed President Park Geun-hye's administration.
SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea's special prosecutor's office said on Tuesday it plans to question President Park Geun-hye by early February in its investigation of a corruption scandal that saw her impeached by parliament last month.
A crew of 4 French skaters and a dutch rider embarked on a 10-day trip to South Korea’s capital city The post Vans in Korea: Endless Light appeared first on TransWorld SKATEboarding.
SEOUL (Reuters) - More high-level North Korean diplomats are waiting to defect to South Korea from their overseas posts in Europe, Pyongyang's former deputy ambassador to London said on Tuesday, according to the Yonhap News Agency.
Chow Sang-Hun, reporting for the NYT: The sprawling investigation into President Park Geun-hye of South Korea took a dramatic turn on Monday with word that prosecutors were seeking the arrest of the de facto head of Samsung, one of the world’s largest conglomerates, on charges that he bribed the president and her secretive confidante. Show More Summary
World's largest smartphone maker says it didn't pay for favors
In the land of kimchi, noodles and bulgogi, American-style BBQ is not a common offering. So when such foods land on the table, things understandably get a little exciting. North Koreans who escaped to South Korea try American BBQ for the first time in this video from Digitalsoju TV. Show More Summary
Prosecutors’ decision to seek the arrest of Samsung Group heir Lee Jae-yong threatens to knock one of the world’s biggest companies off course—and, represents a significant challenge to South Korea’s large, family-run companies.
South Korea is in political chaos after the recent impeachment of its President, Park Geun-hye, and now, the charges of corruption are spreading to the highest levels of Samsung. A prosecutor is seeking the arrest of the company’s vice chairman and de facto leader, Jay Y. Lee. Read more...
Prosecutors in South Korea plan to arrest Lee Jae-yong, the heir to Samsung's massive array of businesses. The special prosecutor's office is recommending Lee be charged with bribery, embezzlement and perjury, though the warrant must be approved by a Korean court before it can be served. Show More Summary
South Korea political crisis spilled over into the corporate sector overnight, when the country's special prosecutor on Monday sought a warrant to arrest the head of Samsung Group, the country's largest conglomerate, accusing him ofShow More Summary
As if Samsung already didn’t have enough to worry about following its Galaxy Note 7 debacle, the company’s future is now threatened by a probe into its leader’s alleged illegal dealings with the South Korean government. Bloomberg reports...Show More Summary
The de-facto head of Samsung faces arrest on charges of bribing South Korea’s President Park Geun-hye and a confidante. The call for Lee Kun-hee, Samsung’s vice chairman and the only son of its incapacitated chairman, is part of a larger investigation into alleged corruption involving senior government officials and large South Korean corporations. Show More Summary