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Samsung Leader in Chains

Samsung Leader in Chains

SEOUL, Feb. 22 (Korea Bizwire) – Lee Jae-yong, Samsung’s de facto leader, again showed up in handcuffs (covered with cloth) at the special prosecution’s office in Gangnam, Wednesday afternoon, for the third interrogation session since his arrest on February 17.  South Korea’s third richest man (Forbes, 2016), after his father Lee Kun-hee and AmorePacific chairman [...]

“Black Tent” Theater Challenges Government’s Censorship of the Arts

“Black Tent” Theater Challenges Government’s Censorship of the Arts

SEOUL, Jan. 11 (Korea Bizwire) – The existence of a “black list” censoring South Korean artists has been confirmed.  Under the Park Geun-hye administration, thousands of artists, including filmmakers and actors, were blacklisted for supporting agendas that went against the opinions of the central government.  Condemning the act of censorship and the suppression of freedom [...]