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Samsung appoints anti-corruption panel as former president Park Geun-hyes faces bribery scandal
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Samsung appoints anti-corruption panel as former president Park Geun-hyes faces bribery scandal

This panel would monitor potential misconduct at group companies, including flagship Samsung Electronics.

Samsung's absence from OLED TV market has become LG and Sony's gain: Report
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Samsung's absence from OLED TV market has become LG and Sony's gain: Report

The reasons: the television business was battling falling profits and the company felt LCD technology could be more profitable than high-cost OLED

Samsung chairman Lee Kun-hee named by South Korean police as a suspect in a $7.5 million tax evasion case
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Samsung chairman Lee Kun-hee named by South Korean police as a suspect in a $7.5 million tax evasion case

The investigation into tax evasion harks back to the late payment of 130 billion won in tax in 2011 by Samsung.

South Korea prosecutors seek 12-year jail term for Samsung Vice Chairman Jay Y Lee in corruption case
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South Korea prosecutors seek 12-year jail term for Samsung Vice Chairman Jay Y Lee in corruption case

The 49-year-old billionaire heir to South Korea’s Samsung Group was convicted by the lower court of bribing the country’s former president.

Samsung to create an AI research centre; looks to build new business areas for its three major business groups
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Samsung to create an AI research centre; looks to build new business areas for its three major business groups

The minor changes to the tech giant’s business structure were to “quickly respond to market changes,” Samsung Electronics said in a statement.

Samsung appoints new generation of leaders in the company; Lee Sang-hoon recommended as chairman of the board
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Samsung appoints new generation of leaders in the company; Lee Sang-hoon recommended as chairman of the board

Samsung is expected to recommend the three new heads of divisions as co-CEOs after the next shareholder meeting in March.

Samsung promises to return $26 billion to shareholders over the next three years after record third-quarter profit
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Samsung promises to return $26 billion to shareholders over the next three years after record third-quarter profit

Samsung Electronics Co Ltd promised to return $26 billion to shareholders over the next three years on the back of the global boom in memory chips.

Former South Korean president named as a witness by court reviewing conviction of Samsung heir Jay Y. Lee
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Former South Korean president named as a witness by court reviewing conviction of Samsung heir Jay Y. Lee

Disgraced former South Korean president Park Geun-hye was named as a witness in the billionaire heir to the Samsung Group's corruption charges.

Samsung Vice Chairman Jay Y. Lee set to begin jail term appeal after being convicted of corruption
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Samsung Vice Chairman Jay Y. Lee set to begin jail term appeal after being convicted of corruption

A lower court last month convicted Lee, heir to the Samsung Group and one of Asia’s largest technology companies, of bribing former president Park Geun-hye.

Samsung's vice chairman Jay Y Lee replaces lawyer ahead of an appeal against the five-year jail term
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Samsung's vice chairman Jay Y Lee replaces lawyer ahead of an appeal against the five-year jail term

Samsung's Chairman Jay Y. Lee has replaced his lawyer ahead of an appeal against the five-year jail term he was given for bribery and other charges.

Samsung Vice Chairman Lee files appeal against five-year jail term for bribery along with other charges
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Samsung Vice Chairman Lee files appeal against five-year jail term for bribery along with other charges

Samsung Electronics Vice Chairman Jay Y. Lee filed an appeal against the five-year jail term he was given for bribery and other charges through his lawyer.

South Korea divided over court's verdict on Samsung vice chairman, Jay Y. Lee's corruption scandal
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South Korea divided over court's verdict on Samsung vice chairman, Jay Y. Lee's corruption scandal

The party chief expressed the hope that the case may act as an opportunity for Samsung to become a socially responsible company.

Imprisonment of top Samsung leaders has resulted in a leadership vacuum
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Imprisonment of top Samsung leaders has resulted in a leadership vacuum

Choi was Lee’s mentor and headed up Corporate Strategy Office at Samsung - dubbed the ’control tower’ - for more than four years.

South Korean court to rule on corruption charges against head of Samsung, Jay Y. Lee
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South Korean court to rule on corruption charges against head of Samsung, Jay Y. Lee

A South Korean court will rule on 25 August on corruption charges against Jay Y. Lee, the billionaire head of Samsung Group.

Samsung Chief Jay Y Lee seeks a 12-year jail term over charges of embezzlement
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Samsung Chief Jay Y Lee seeks a 12-year jail term over charges of embezzlement

Samsung Group scion was questioned by South Korea's special prosecutor for more than 15 hours as part of an investigation into a graft scandal that had toppled President Park Geun-hye.

Samsung estimates record second-quarter profit aided by memory chip price surge
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Samsung estimates record second-quarter profit aided by memory chip price surge

Tech giant Samsung Electronics Co Ltd on Friday estimated a record quarterly operating profit for April-June, propelled by a memory chip boom that analysts say will continue to pad margins for the rest of 2017.

Samsung Electronics chip division earnings to take Q1 profit to news highs; Galaxy S8 also expected to shine
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Samsung Electronics chip division earnings to take Q1 profit to news highs; Galaxy S8 also expected to shine

Record earnings at Samsung Electronics Co Ltd’s chip division are set to propel the tech giant’s first-quarter profit to a three-and-a-half-year high, and the quarters ahead could be even better if its newest smartphone, Galaxy S8, is a success.

Jay Y. Lee, Samsung Group Vice Chairman earned $1 million in fourth quarter
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Jay Y. Lee, Samsung Group Vice Chairman earned $1 million in fourth quarter

Samsung Electronics Co Ltd said on Friday it paid Vice Chairman Jay Y. Lee, the third-generation leader of Samsung Group, 1.135 billion won ($1.02 million) in the fourth quarter of 2016.

Jay Y. Lee, jailed Samsung chief may still play corporate role from prison
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Jay Y. Lee, jailed Samsung chief may still play corporate role from prison

The head of South Korea's Samsung Group, Jay Y. Lee, may be languishing in a jail cell but he is allowed plenty of visitors, which may allow him to play a key role in corporate decisions even if he isn't running the conglomerate like he did before.

Jay Y. Lee, Samsung Group chief has denied all charges as the 'trial of the century' begins in South Korea
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Jay Y. Lee, Samsung Group chief has denied all charges as the 'trial of the century' begins in South Korea

The head of South Korea's Samsung Group, Jay Y. Lee, denies all charges against him, his lawyer said on Thursday, at the start of what the special prosecutor said could be the "trial of the century" amid a political scandal that has rocked the country.