All South Korea articles

  • Blog post

    The Samsung corruption scandal—an unrecognized cost


    The past year was particularly bad for Korean electronics giant Samsung, and it looks like 2017 has gotten off to the same rough start. Tom Fox looks at the recent arrest of Lee Jae-yong, vice chairman of Samsung Electronics, on charges of bribery, embezzlement, and perjury.

  • Blog post

    Bribery a plus for small business in South Korea?


    Small businesses in South Korea object to new anti-corruption laws, claiming their implementation will hurt sales of luxury goods for bribes. Tom Fox explores further.