Friday, June 23, 2017

Samsung

In this Dec. 12, 2013 file photo, a man with a mobile phone walks by the Samsung Electronics logos at its headquarters in Seoul, South Korea. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon, File)

BY YOUKYUNG LEE SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Samsung Electronics said Thursday its first-quarter profit surged to the highest level in more than three years as its semiconductor division posted the highest income in the company’s history. The South Korean ...
In this Wednesday, Oct. 12, 2016, file photo, The corporate logo of Samsung Electronics Co. is seen at its shop in Seoul, South Korea. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon, File)

BY YOUKYUNG LEE and KIM TONG-HYUNG SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korean special prosecutors indicted Samsung’s de facto chief Tuesday on bribery, embezzlement and other charges linked to a political scandal that has toppled President Park Geun-hye. The indictment ...
Lee Jae-yong, center, vice chairman of Samsung Electronics Co., leaves after attending a hearing at the Seoul Central District Court in Seoul, South Korea, Thursday, Feb. 16, 2017. (Choi Jae-koo/Yonhap via AP)

BY YOUKYUNG LEE SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea was taken by surprise Friday with the arrest of the scion of the country’s richest family and de-facto leader at Samsung over his alleged involvement in a massive corruption scandal ...
Lee Jae-yong, the vice chairman of Samsung Electronics, gets into a car to leaves the office of the independent counsel in Seoul, South Korea, Tuesday, Feb. 14, 2017. (Lee Sang-hack/Yonhap via AP)

BY YOUKYUNG LEE SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korean prosecutors are attempting for a second time to arrest Samsung’s de facto leader, who faces bribery allegations in connection with a massive political scandal. Special prosecutors investigating the influence-peddling scandal ...
In this Jan. 18, 2017 file photo, Lee Jae-yong, front, a vice chairman of Samsung Electronics Co. arrives for the hearing at the Seoul Central District Court in Seoul, South Korea. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korean prosecutors investigating the corruption scandal involving impeached President Park Geun-hye said Sunday that they plan to summon Samsung heir Lee Jae-yong again as they look into bribery allegations between Park and the country’s ...
In this Sept. 2, 2016, file photo, a woman walks by an advertisement of Samsung Electronics' Galaxy Note 7 smartphone at the company's showroom in Seoul, South Korea. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon, File)

BY YOUKYUNG LEE SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Samsung Electronics said Friday it will announce on Jan. 23 the reason why its Galaxy Note 7 smartphones overheated and caught fire. The announcement will be livestreamed in Chinese, English and Korean ...
In this Tuesday, Dec, 6, 2016, file photo, Lee Jae-yong, a vice chairman of Samsung Electronics Co., arrives for a hearing at the National Assembly in Seoul, South Korea. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man, File)

BY YOUKYUNG LEE SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korean authorities said Wednesday that a Samsung scion will be questioned as a suspect in a bribery case in the massive influence-peddling scandal that led to the impeachment of the country’s ...
In this Wednesday, Dec. 9, 2015 file photo, Hyundai Motor Co. Chairman Chung Mong-koo attends a press unveiling of Genesis' new model EQ900 in Seoul, South Korea. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon, Pool, File)

BY YOUKYUNG LEE SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Chiefs of Samsung Electronics and Hyundai Motor said Monday their businesses would face increased uncertainties due to growing protectionism. Samsung Vice Chair Kwon Oh-hyun urged employees in a new year’s speech to ...
A name of Samsung Biologics Co. is displayed at the Korea Exchange in Seoul, South Korea, Thursday, Nov. 10, 2016. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)

BY YOUKYUNG LEE SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Samsung Biologics Co., the contract drug making unit of Samsung Group, made its market debut in Seoul on Thursday in South Korea’s largest initial public offering in six years. Samsung is looking ...
In this Oct. 5, 2016 file photo, the corporate logo of Samsung Electronics Co. is seen at its shop in Seoul, South Korea. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)

BY BRANDON BAILEY SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — In another black eye for one of the world’s leading consumer brands, U.S. authorities announced a recall Friday of nearly 3 million Samsung washing machines following several reports of injuries — including a ...
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