South Korea has detained the chairman of the world's third largest pension fund. The country has fined Qualcomm $850 million for unfair sales practices.
During the construction of Camp Humphreys, the largest US military base on foreign soil, a South Korean conglomerate is reported to have paid nearly $3 million in bribes in order to gain lucrative contracts.
South Korean President Moon has ordered his defense minister to carry out a new investigation into the bloodiest incident in the nation's transition from military dictatorship to democratic rule. Julian Ryall reports.
The offices of the world's third-largest pension fund have been raided over possible links to the scandal surrounding President Park Geun-hye. Politicians in the ruling party are also preparing for elections.
South Korea's pension chief is accused of pressuring the fund to back a controversial merger of two Samsung affiliates. Authorities are investigating whether he is linked to the current presidential corruption scandal.
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