All posts tagged "Lee kun-hee"

  • Chey Tae-won (Yonhap)
    President Park pardons business tycoon of embezzlement

    SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea’s President Park Geun-hye on Thursday pardoned a tycoon convicted of embezzlement who heads the country’s third-largest business group. The justice ministry said in a statement that SK Group’s Chey Tae-won...

    • Posted August 13, 2015
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  • Lee Kun-hee
    Samsung CEO out of ICU

    By Kim Yoo-chul Samsung Electronics Chairman Lee Kun-hee was transferred to a normal hospital room late Monday, Samsung Medical Center (SMC) said Tuesday. “All medical checkups have shown that the chairman is very stable. He was moved...

    • Posted May 20, 2014
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  • Lee Kun-hee
    Hospital says Samsung chief making recovery, denies rumors of worsening condition

    SEOUL (Yonhap) — Samsung Electronics Co. Chairman Lee Kun-hee, being treated in hospital after a heart attack Saturday night, is gradually recovering, his doctors said Friday, denying rumors spreading quickly online that he was in a critical...

    • Posted May 16, 2014
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  • Samsung
    Samsung Chief Lee Kun-Hee recovering after heart attack

    By Kim Yoo-chul Lee Kun-hee is recovering and may regain consciousness today, Samsung Group said, Monday. The Samsung Electronics chairman, 72, remains unconscious after suffering a heart attack. Lee was taken off an extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO)...

    • Posted May 13, 2014
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  • UN chief
Ban Ki-moon
    U.N. Secretary General Ban and Kim Yu-na picked as top role models

    By Kim Jae-won Students at Hanyang University in Seoul picked U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki-moon and figure skater Kim Yu-na as their top role models, a survey showed Wednesday. According to the survey by Professor Kim Jae-won,...

    • Posted December 4, 2013
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  • Samsung Electronics Chairman Lee Kun-hee, center, and his wife Hong Ra-hee enter the Shilla Hotel to attend a dinner marking the 20th anniversary of the announcement of “New Management” in Frankfurt in 1993, Monday.
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    Samsung’s Lee KH joins top 100 richest men’s club

    Samsung Group Chairman Lee Kun-hee has joined the ranks of the world’s richest people, the only Korean to be listed among the top 100. According to a report by Bloomberg, the fortune of the head of Korea’s...

    • Posted November 6, 2013
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  • Lee Hae-jin
    NAVER Chief’s Share Value Tops One Trillion Won ($939.4 M)

    (Yonhap) Lee Hae-jin, the head of Korea’s No. 1 internet portal operator NAVER Corp., saw his share value hover above one trillion won ($939.4 million) on the back of its messenger service LINE, data showed Wednesday. The...

    • Posted October 15, 2013
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