Wednesday, March 12, 2008

AsiaMedia :: KOREA: JoongAng Ilbo publisher questioned

AsiaMedia :: KOREA: JoongAng Ilbo publisher questioned:

"Hong Seok-hyun investigated for his acquisition of 'JoongAng Ilbo' shares from Samsung chairman

The Korea Herald
Wednesday, March 5, 2008
By Song Sang-ho

Hong Seok-hyun, chairman and publisher of the JoongAng Ilbo, was questioned yesterday as part of a special inquiry into corruption charges against Samsung Group.
'I will respond to the inquiry in earnest. There are false allegations, which I believe will be thoroughly cleared up,' Hong told reporters at the office of independent counsel Cho Joon-woong in southern Seoul."

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