South Korean prosecutors indict Samsung Group heir Jay Y. Lee on 2015 merger fraud allegations

South Korean prosecutors indicted the Samsung Group’s Jay Y. Lee on Tuesday on suspicion of accounting fraud and stock price manipulation in connection with a 2015 merger, dealing a new blow to the head of one of Asia’s most valuable companies. Lee, who has already served jail time in connection with a separate case, and… Read More South Korean prosecutors indict Samsung Group heir Jay Y. Lee on 2015 merger fraud allegations

Former Indian President Pranab Mukherjee dies at 84

Former Indian President Pranab Mukherjee, who had tested positive for COVID-19 this month, died on Monday after weeks in hospital. He was 84. New Delhi’s Army Hospital (Research And Referral) said earlier in the day that Mukherjee had gone into a septic shock after coming down with a lung infection. His medical condition had declined… Read More Former Indian President Pranab Mukherjee dies at 84