Tag archive for ‘Seoul’
Lee Jae-yong-Samsung_ROK_South Korea_Aug 2017
By nsnbc On Friday, August 25th, 2017

Samsung’s Jay Y. Lee handed down 5 years prison sentence in Park Geun-hye corruption case

nsnbc : Chief of consumer electronics for Samsung, Lee Jae-yong, a.k.a. Ja Y. Lee was handed down of a five-year-prison sentence by a South Korean court for bribery and other crimes on Friday, involving ousted More...

Moon claims to have a non-existent veto.
By nsnbc On Thursday, August 17th, 2017

There will be no war on the Korean peninsula: Moon Jae-In

nsnbc : South Korean President Moon Jae-In affirmed on August 17 there will be no war on the Korean peninsula. Moon stressed that Seoul effectively had a to veto over the United States’ military action in More...

Choi Son-sil_South Korea_Korea_Seould_Jun 2017
By nsnbc On Friday, June 23rd, 2017

South Korea: Choi Son-sil, sentenced to 3 years prison

nsnbc : Choi Son-sil, a confidante of impeached South Korean President Park Geun-hye, on Friday, was sentenced to three years in prison for one of her corruption charges involving her daughter. The Seoul District More...

Lee Hae-chan_Seoul_South Korea
By nsnbc On Monday, May 15th, 2017

South Korea to dispatch ex-PM to China as special envoy

nsnbc : South Korea’s newly elected President Moon Jae-in has decided to dispatch a former prime minister under the Roh Moo-hyun government to China. During a press conference held on Monday, senior presidential More...

Courtesy Lockheed Martin
By nsnbc On Friday, April 28th, 2017

South Korea Refuted Trump’s Mysterious $1B THAAD Demand

nsnbc : The government of South Korea refuted U.S. President Donald Trump’s call for Seoul to pay $1 billion for the THAAD missile defense system on the peninsula. South Korea’s Ministry of Defense, More...

Park Geun-hye_South Korea_Apr 2017
By nsnbc On Tuesday, April 4th, 2017

South Korea’s impeached Park Geun-hye to stay in jail until her trial

nsnbc : South Korea’s impeached president Park Geun-hye was arrested on Friday and will have to say in jail until her trial. The prosecution and the court expressed concerns Park could try to manipulate evidence More...

Park Geun-hye_South Korea_Korea_Seoul_Mar 2017
By nsnbc On Thursday, March 30th, 2017

South Korea’s impeached Park Geun-hye appears in Court for Hearing on Arrest Warrant

nsnbc : South Korea’s impeached President Park Geun-hye on Thursday appeared in a court that will decide whether to issue an arrest warrant for her over a corruption scandal that led to her impeachment. Park More...

Park Geun-hye_ROK_Korea_South Korea_Mar 2017
By nsnbc On Monday, March 27th, 2017

South Korean prosecutors seek arrest of impeached president Park Geun-hye

nsnbc : South Korean prosecutors on Monday sought to arrest impeached president Park Geun-hye over a corruption scandal embroiling Park and her longtime confidante Choi Soon-sil.  The Special Investigation Headquarters More...

Park Geun-hye_South Korea_Korea_Mar 2017
By nsnbc On Tuesday, March 21st, 2017

South Korea’s Ousted President Park Apologized Before Interrogation by Investigators

nsnbc : South Korea’s ouster President park Geun-hye appeared at the prosecutors office on Tuesday to be questioned over the corruption scandal that led to hear impeachment earlier this month. Before entering More...

Courtesy Reuters (archives)
By nsnbc On Saturday, March 18th, 2017

South Korea Expanded Japanese Fish Ban Over Fukushima Contamination

nsnbc : South Korea, on Friday, expanded its ban on Japanese fisheries products over concerns of contamination from the crippled Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant (NPP). The government in Seoul accuses Japan More...