Friday, February 17
Samsung Group chief Jay Y. Lee was arrested on Friday over his alleged role in a corruption scandal rocking the highest levels of power in South Korea, dealing a fresh blow to the technology giant and standard-bearer for Asia's fourth-largest economy.
Monday, January 16
The vice chairman and billionaire heir apparent of Samsung, Jay Y. Lee, is the latest high-profile figure to be implicated in the presidential corruption scandal that has rocked South Korea.
Wednesday, August 17
The most senior diplomat ever to defect from North Korea has arrived in Seoul after serving in London for the last ten years, the South Korean government confirmed on Wednesday.
Tuesday, April 21
Tenant en compte la crise dans la zone euro, Enterprise Mauritius, qui vient de me-ner une étude sur la Corée du Sud sur la diversification des marchés d’exportations, estime que des opportunités existent pour les manufacturiers locaux dans ce pays.
Monday, October 27
JOHANNESBURG – The captain of South Africa's national soccer team was fatally shot when armed men broke into the house where he was staying, police said.
Saturday, October 18
Sixteen people were killed at an open-air pop concert in South Korea on Friday when the cover of a ventilation shaft they were standing on gave way, officials and media said.
Saturday, April 19
The captain of the ferry that sank off South Korea, leaving more than 300 missing or dead, was arrested early Saturday on suspicion of negligence and abandoning people in need — three of whom were seen lifeless in the drowned vessel by a diver who was unable to get them out.
Thursday, April 17
Rescuers were hammering on the upturned hull of a capsized South Korea ferry on Thursday hoping for a response from hundreds of people, mostly teenage schoolchildren, believed trapped after the vessel started sinking more than 24 hours previously.
Wednesday, April 16
At least two people have died after a ferry carrying 447 passengers, many of them students, sank off South Korea’s southern coast Wednesday.
Monday, March 31
North Korea conducted extensive live-fire military drills off its southern coast on Monday, some of its artillery shells falling south of the disputed sea border with South Korea, in a military provocation that came a day after the North threatened to conduct more nuclear tests.