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Samsung boss faces arrest as Park corruption scandal grows

South Korea’s special prosecutor’s office said Monday it was seeking a warrant to arrest the head of Samsung Group, the country’s largest conglomerate, accusing him of paying multimillion dollar bribes to a friend of embattled President Park Geun-hye. Samsung Group chief Jay Y. Lee was questioned for 22 straight hours ...

Jan 14, 2017

Zhou Youguang, father of Chinese Romanization, dies at 111

Zhou Youguang, a linguist considered the father of modern China’s Pinyin Romanization system, died Saturday at the age of 111. Born in 1906 during China’s last imperial dynasty, the Qing, Zhou died at his home in Beijing, one day after celebrating his birthday, according ...