South Korea
OpenCalais Metadata: Latitude: 
OpenCalais Metadata: Longitude: 
  • Samsung’s heir-apparent Lee Jae-yong found guilty of giving bribes.

    A South Korean court on Friday handed five-year jail term to Samsung’s heir-apparent Lee Jae-yong after it found the billionaire guilty of paying bribes to seek favors from then President Park Geun-hye.

    LAST UPDATE : Aug 25, 2017, 5:28 AM EDT
  • Democratic Party’s Moon Jae-in leads the race for presidency.

    South Korea is voting in a presidential election on Tuesday as the country seeks to recover from a brief leadership vacuum left by the ouster of its ex-president Park Geun-hye, currently jailed over graft charges.

    LAST UPDATE : May 09, 2017, 7:53 AM EDT
  • The first elements of T.H.A.A.D. arrive in South Korea.

    With a vigilant watch on North Korea’s missile and nuclear development programs, the U.S. began moving its controversial anti-missile defense system to a South Korean site prompting huge protests from locals.

    LAST UPDATE : Apr 26, 2017, 7:39 AM EDT