Samsung heir sentenced to five years in prison

Seoul [South Korea] August 26 : Samsung's heir Lee Jae-yong has been sentenced to five years in prison for crimes including offering bribes and perjury. The billionaire, South Korea's...

Aug 25, 2017 7:37 AM | Newsscroll

Seoul: North Korea fires several projectiles to sea

Seoul, Aug 26 South Korea says North Korea has fired several unidentified projectiles to the sea in what appears to be the latest weapons tests for the country that has been rapidly expanding its...

Aug 26, 2017 5:01 AM | Newsscroll

South Korean court sentences Samsung heir to 5 years prison

Seoul, Aug 25 A South Korean court sentenced the billionaire chief of Samsung to five years in prison for crimes that helped oust the country's president, a stunning downfall that could freeze up...

Aug 25, 2017 6:08 PM | Newsscroll

Like father, like son: Samsung heir convicted

Seoul, Aug 25 Samsung heir Lee Jae-Yong has spent his life trying to prove himself worthy of his father's legacy, and today he followed in the older man's footsteps by being convicted in the same...

Aug 25, 2017 4:03 PM | Newsscroll

Samsung heir guilty of bribery, sentenced to five years jail

Seoul, Aug 25 The heir to the Samsung business empire, which includes the world's biggest smartphone maker, was sentenced today to five years in prison for bribery and other offences in connection...

Aug 25, 2017 12:47 PM | Newsscroll

China's Xi says willing to work on differences with S Korea

Beijing, Aug 24 Chinese President Xi Jinping says he's willing to work with his South Korean counterpart Moon Jae-in on addressing differences between the two countries following months of angry...

Aug 24, 2017 12:48 PM | Newsscroll

S Korea's first woman PM released from jail

Seoul, Aug 23 South Korea's first female prime minister was released from prison today after completing a two-year sentence for accepting illicit political funds.Han Myeong-Sook, now 73, was prime...

Aug 23, 2017 1:58 PM | Newsscroll

Kim orders more production of ICBMs: state media

Seoul, Aug 23 North Korea's leader Kim Jong-Un has ordered more production of rocket engines and intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) nosecones, Pyongyang state media said today.Tensions over...

Aug 23, 2017 8:56 AM | Newsscroll

S Korea says no agreement to renegotiate US trade deal

Seoul, Aug 22 South Korea and the US have reached no agreement on renegotiating their free trade pact, a top Seoul official said today after meeting US counterparts.The US administration under...

Aug 22, 2017 8:41 PM | Newsscroll

N Korea: Trump tweets 'weird articles,' 'spouts rubbish'

Seoul, Aug 22 North Korea today described President Donald Trump as a leader who frequently tweets "weird articles of his ego-driven thoughts" and "spouts rubbish" to give his assistants a hard...

Aug 22, 2017 7:39 PM | Newsscroll