Samsung tips huge jump in profit as heir to stand trial
The figure was nearly near to the company's biggest-ever operating profit of 10.16 trillion won tallied in the third quarter of 2013.
"As long as Lee is locked up, it won't be easy for Samsung to restore its reputation completely", Koo Chang-hwan, chief of the Korea Reputation Center, said before Friday's hearing began.
While some companies have been struggling financially for quite a bit now, Samsung has been able to hold strong over the last couple of years.
Samsung, the world's largest maker of smartphones and display panels, has unveiled the Galaxy S8 smartphone last week, which is set to go on sales later this month. Lee has previously denied the charges, saying that while Samsung did give money to the foundations, he didn't know Choi controlled them nor did he expect anything in return.
South Korean prosecutors laid out their case against Samsung Electronics Co. The first-quarter profit is the company's second biggest quarterly earnings and a dramatic turn from a loss of 35.3 billion won in the previous quarter.
Even as the Samsung de facto leader and four other executives face corruption charges, the latest earnings preview showed the company's business is thriving.
Police hunt armed man for threats
Faculty, staff and students will be able to return to district schools to collect belongings and vehicles, police said. The district said the incident is not related to the ongoing manhunt in the area for Joseph Jakubowski.
Japan protests over 'extremely problematic' North Korea missile launch
Most North Korean missiles use liquid propellant, which generally must be added to the missile on the launch pad before firing. In his statement, Tilerson said: "They have been "playing" the United States for years", he said referring to North Korea.
Kushner and Bannon beef continues to broil
The Hollywood Reporter said Fox followed up the tape with a brief discussion about why Trump's behavior was inappropriate. Cohn acts as Trump's chief economic adviser and Powell is a deputy national security adviser.
"Without the President's help, it would have been impossible for the suspect to take over the company as he wished", special prosecutor Park Young-soo said.
The result was higher than the market consensus of 9.3 trillion won, according to financial data provider FactSet.
The company's operating profit is its second-highest ever for a quarter, and represents a 48 percent jump from a year ago.
Samsung's official earnings report will be announced at the end of this month.
One of the favours Lee allegedly sought from president Park was state approval for a controversial merger of two Samsung units in 2015, seen as a key step to ensure a smooth transfer of power to him.
The forecast will come as welcome news to the South Korean giant after a torrid period in which it had to ditch its flagship Galaxy Note 7 handset after several battery fires.
Homeland Security chief backtracks on splitting families
According to Kelly, 1 million people come into the USA every day, and nearly half of them are subject to device searches. This undated rendering provided by DarkPulse Technologies Inc. shows a proposed border wall between Mexico and the U.S.
Tillerson: 'No change' to Syria policy after strike
He also said that contacts had been initiated with Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson. Leonid Slutsky, head of Russia's State Duma International Affairs Committee, said the meeting would go ahead as planned.
Film academy rules ineligible documentary series like 'OJ'
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NBA expects to give 2019 All-Star Game to Charlotte
The Charlotte Regional Visitors Authority estimated the yanked event would have generated about $ 100 million in economic impact. "What we talked about among our owners was a sense of obligation to the game and what appropriate behavior is", Silver said .
Brian Williams calls images of US missile launch 'beautiful'
Everyone's losing their shit about the potential of a war in Syria, and frankly, there's not much to celebrate. And a few folks on Twitter feel MSNBC anchor Brian Williams perhaps hasn't been away long enough.
Trump OKs Keystone pipeline, calling it 'great day' for jobs
And it probably will, the researchers write , because oil refined on the Gulf can be sold for a higher price to export markets. Finally, in November 2015, Obama rejected the request from TransCanada to build the pipeline, ending a seven-year review .
Facebook, Instagram declare war on revenge porn
While explaining the new tool, Facebook cites a study of USA victims of non-consensual intimate image sharing. Facebook made a guide to lead victims through that process, which you can find here.
Why Taylor Swift has been hiding out for months
The "Blank Space" singer had been regularly posting since before the last photo she had put up on her account. Fans were quick to speculate that the multi-awarded singer from Nashville might be busy with her new album .
Jehovah Witness Kicks As Russia Moves To Ban Christian Group
This approach dates back to the Soviet period and impacts other religious groups, including peaceful Christians and Muslims. Russia's news agency is reporting the city court of Birobidzhan's decision to ban Jehovah's Witnesses will be upheld.
Bethenny Frankel: 'I don't know' if I would marry again
"We all strive for balance, I think, whether it's sleep or motherhood or work or trying to be a good wife", she says. You can catch the new season of the Real Housewives of New York City on Bravo on Wednesdays at 9:00 p.m.
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