A Seoul district court recently ordered the Japanese government to disclose its assets in Korea as part of efforts to obtain reparations for a dozen victims of wartime sexual slavery.
A Korean court on Friday made a landmark ruling that the Japanese government is responsible for paying damages to the victims of Japan's military wartime sexual slavery, rejecting the former colonial ruler’s argument of state immunity.
Chung Kyung-sim, wife of scandal-plagued former Justice Minister Cho Kuk, was convicted Wednesday of a series of academic frauds to help their daughter get into college and graduate schools and sentenced to four years in prison.
Under questioning by prosecutors, former Justice Minister Cho Kuk on Thursday invoked spousal privilege to refuse to answer all questions in his wife’s trial for multiple charges of academic and financial fraud.
A local court on Tuesday struck down prosecutors' request to detain Samsung leader Lee Jae-yong as a suspect in criminal investigation into a merger that cemented his control over the conglomerate.