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Ex-Samsung boss back in office after scandal

March 24th, 2010 - 12:55 pm ICT by IANS
Seoul, March 24 (DPA) Scandal-plagued former Samsung Group head Lee Kun Hee returned to the company as chairman of Samsung Electronics Co nearly two years after he quit due to a conviction ... Read more...

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Former Samsung chairman pardoned to boost Olympic bid

December 29th, 2009 - 2:32 pm ICT by IANS
Seoul, Dec 29 (DPA) Lee Kun Hee, the former chairman of Samsung Group, was granted a pardon from a tax evasion conviction by the South Korean government Tuesday to help boost the ... Read more...

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Willy Bogner to lead Munich’s 2018 Winter Olympics bid

November 6th, 2009 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS
Munich, Nov 6 (DPA) Fashion designer and filmmaker Willy Bogner will head Munich's bid to host the 2018 Winter Olympics, the committee said Friday. Bogner, 67, will be CEO of the bid ... Read more...

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Rio’s choice opens door for Africa, Munich

October 4th, 2009 - 8:47 pm ICT by IANS
Copenhagen, Oct 4 (DPA) The selection of Rio de Janeiro to host the 2016 Olympics was not only good news for South America, but for various future bidders as well. Rio was ... Read more...

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