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Coddling of ‘Gold-Spoon’ Children Shakes South Korea’s Political Elite

Students angered over accusations of favoritism helped set off large protests that forced President Moon Jae-in to apologize and his justice minister to resign.

Coddling of ‘Gold-Spoon’ Children Shakes South Korea’s Political Elite

Students angered over accusations of favoritism helped set off large protests that forced President Moon Jae-in to apologize and his justice minister to resign.
Corea del Sur y Japón agitan el tablero asiático

Corea del Sur y Japón agitan el tablero asiático

Las fricciones entre ambos países amenazan con consecuencias económicas y de seguridad globales
Samsung just can’t leave South Korea’s worst influence-peddling scandal behind

Samsung just can’t leave South Korea’s worst influence-peddling scandal behind

A court ordered a retrial of bribery charges against Lee Jae-yong, Samsung's de facto heir, reviving the possibility of the 51-year-old going back to prison.
La justicia surcoreana imputa nuevos cargos de corrupción al heredero de Samsung

La justicia surcoreana imputa nuevos cargos de corrupción al heredero de Samsung

El Tribunal Supremo acusa al empresario de pagar más sobornos de lo que se había calculado a la expresidenta Park Geun-hye

Samsung’s Leader at Risk of More Prison Time After Court Rules Against Him

South Korea’s Supreme Court found that J.Y. Lee, the company’s de facto leader, had paid more in bribes to the former president than a lower court had ruled.

Samsung’s Leader at Risk of More Prison Time After Court Rules Against Him

South Korea’s Supreme Court found that J.Y. Lee, the company’s de facto leader, had paid more in bribes to the former president than a lower court had ruled.

Samsung’s Leader at Risk of More Prison Time After Court Rules Against Him

South Korea’s Supreme Court found that J.Y. Lee, the company’s de facto leader, had paid more in bribes to the former president than a lower court had ruled.
Where the Cold War Never Ended

Where the Cold War Never Ended

Japan and South Korea stir up an old, odd rivalry.
Ex-Chief Justice of South Korea Is Arrested on Case-Rigging Charges

Ex-Chief Justice of South Korea Is Arrested on Case-Rigging Charges

Former Chief Justice Yang Sung-tae, center, outside court in Seoul, South Korea, on Wednesday. He was arrested on charges of conspiring to manipulate a court ruling.

A South Korean Ex-Chief Justice Faces Case-Rigging Accusations

The former Supreme Court chief justice is accused of conspiring with the government to manipulate its ruling on Japanese companies said to have used forced labor in wartime.
South Korea’s crypto craze has morphed into a blockchain boom

South Korea’s crypto craze has morphed into a blockchain boom

Brian Jeong remembers the frenzy that swept through South Korea this time last year. From coffee shops to fast food joints across the sprawling capital…
Former South Korean President Gets 15 Years in Prison for Corruption

Former South Korean President Gets 15 Years in Prison for Corruption

Lee Myung-bak, a former president of South Korea, in court in August. He was convicted of corruption on Friday.
Park Geun-hye, Ex-South Korean Leader, Gets 25 Years in Prison

Park Geun-hye, Ex-South Korean Leader, Gets 25 Years in Prison

Park Geun-hye arriving in court a year ago. An appeals court added a year to the ousted South Korean president’s prison term on Friday.
South Korean Court Orders Big Payouts to Families of Ferry Victims

South Korean Court Orders Big Payouts to Families of Ferry Victims

Maritime police officers searching for missing passengers from the Sewol ferry after its sinking in 2014.
South Korean Court Orders Big Payouts to Families of Ferry Victims

South Korean Court Orders Big Payouts to Families of Ferry Victims

Maritime police officers searching for missing passengers from the Sewol ferry after its sinking in 2014.
Tale of North Korean Waitresses Who Fled to South Takes Dark Turn

Tale of North Korean Waitresses Who Fled to South Takes Dark Turn

A North Korean-run restaurant in Beijing in 2016. That same year, South Korea said 12 North Korean waitresses had defected from a similar restaurant in China, but many details of the journey remained
Tale of North Korean Waitresses Who Fled to South Takes Dark Turn

Tale of North Korean Waitresses Who Fled to South Takes Dark Turn

A North Korean-run restaurant in Beijing in 2016. That same year, South Korea said 12 North Korean waitresses had defected from a similar restaurant in China, but many details of the journey remained
The enraged heiresses of Korean Air have an entitlement problem

The enraged heiresses of Korean Air have an entitlement problem

In the annals of Korean business executives behaving badly, one company is making a repeat appearance. South Korean police said today (April 13) that they…
Former Korean president Park Geun-hye’s blacklist of artists filled 60 pages with 9,473 names

Former Korean president Park Geun-hye’s blacklist of artists filled 60 pages with 9,473 names

During the presidency of now-impeached leader Park Geun-hye, signing a document critical of her government was enough for anyone working in the arts to be…