Lee Jae-yong had denied allegations of bribery involving embattled President Park Geun-hye and her personal adviser.
Witness05 Jan 2017 09:27 GMT
As e-sports boom globally, Lee Jae-dong reveals what it takes to be a champion in S Korea where gamers are celebrities.
Asia Pacific05 Jan 2017 05:01 GMT
Park is accused of colluding with a friend to pressure businesses to make contributions to her policy initiatives.
Asia Pacific02 Jan 2017 12:34 GMT
Daughter of Choi Soon-sil, accused of meddling in state affairs, arrested in Danish city on charges of illegal stay.
Asia Pacific01 Jan 2017 14:32 GMT
South Korean president denies wrongdoing in scandal that is threatening her presidency.
UN31 Dec 2016 18:54 GMT
South Korean diplomat bids farewell to his colleagues as he transfers stewardship to Antonio Guterres.
101 East29 Dec 2016 21:29 GMT
Young skilled South Koreans throw away their careers for manual jobs overseas to flee the pressures of life at home.
Park Geun-hye29 Dec 2016 08:39 GMT
Former minister summoned over claims of blacklisting thousands of artists including Oldboy director Park Chan-wook.
Inside Story28 Dec 2016 20:49 GMT
The head of the state-run pension fund is detained deepening the political crisis in South Korea.
Asia Pacific27 Dec 2016 15:20 GMT
Dozens of MPs quit Saenuri Party and vow to start new party that observers say might try to recruit outgoing UN chief.
Politics27 Dec 2016 03:45 GMT
Choi Soon-sil apologises to the South Korean people in appearance before members of special parliamentary committee.
Health24 Dec 2016 22:29 GMT
More than 22.5 million poultry killed amid the worst bird flu epidemic in farms across South Korea in recent times.
Politics19 Dec 2016 13:48 GMT
Massive rallies continue to bring thousands to the streets of Seoul, even after president Park Geun-Hye's impeachment.
South Korea19 Dec 2016 09:49 GMT
Choi Soon-sil, accused of abuse of power and extortion, appears in Seoul district court as her fraud trial begins.
Park Geun-hye17 Dec 2016 14:53 GMT
Hundreds of thousands of anti-Park demonstrators gather again, but this time are met by the president's supporters.
Park Geun-hye14 Dec 2016 09:20 GMT
MPs looking into why impeached President Park Geun-hye did not appear for seven hours after a ferry tragedy in 2014.
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by J Berkshire Miller
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