Hanjin saga reveals South Korea's corporate governance flaws

Feb 16, 2017

Hanjin saga reveals South Korea's corporate governance flaws

Hanjin Shipping will declare bankruptcy Friday, with the former titan of the global shipping industry and one of South Korea’s powerful family-run “chaebol” finally sinking under billions of dollars of debt. As it heads to a Seoul court to be delivered its last rites, ...

Kim half-brother pleaded for his life: Seoul MPs

Feb 16, 2017

Kim half-brother pleaded for his life: Seoul MPs

The half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, who was murdered in Malaysia, had pleaded for his life after an assassination attempt in 2012, Seoul’s spy chief said Wednesday, illustrating the dangers of being born into a brutal dynasty. Kim Jong Nam, eldest ...