April 28, 2021 11:17 am
His estate, valued at around 26 trillion won ($23.4 billion) according to local media, included shareholdings in Samsung affiliates valued at $17 billion.
January 18, 2021 3:06 pm
Samsung Electronics plunged 3.4%, logging its sharpest fall in five months, leading losses, while other heavyweights such as LG Chem, Samsung BioLogics and Samsung SDI also slid 1.5%, 2% and 4.2%, respectively.
May 08, 2020 2:23 pm
Some observers say Lee’s statements that were delivered at Samsung’s headquarters in Seoul, were a result of consistent pressure that the Samsung heir has been under, particularly since March, following years of corruption and criticism.
October 31, 2017 1:18 pm
Samsung Electronics is the key subsidiary of the sprawling Samsung Group, whose heir Lee Jae-Yong was found guilty in August of bribery, perjury and other charges stemming from payments to the secret confidante of ousted president Park Geun-Hye.
August 07, 2017 11:41 am
Lee, the de facto leader of one of Asia's largest conglomerates, has been in detention since February, on trial for charges ranging from embezzlement to perjury, in a scandal that led to the ouster of former president Park Geun-hye.
July 19, 2017 3:18 pm
The corruption scandal centres on Choi Soon-Sil, a former close confidante of Park who is accused of using her close presidential ties to force local firms to "donate" nearly $70 million to two dubious foundations.
May 29, 2017 4:37 pm
Tech giant Samsung Electronics Co Ltd said it is considering adding NAND memory chip production capacity at its manufacturing base in China.
July 21, 2015 8:58 am
Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 will now come in two screen versions: one with 9.7-inch display and one with an 8-inch version.
January 16, 2015 3:18 am
BlackBerry stock jumped nearly 30 per cent, or $2.89, Wednesday to close at $12.60.
October 30, 2014 10:45 am
Samsung lags behind Apple in premium market and overtaken by Lenovo, Xiaomi at bottom end.
June 22, 2020 6:23 pm