South Korean prosecutors said on Wednesday they would refer President Lee Myung-bak’s only son to the tax authorities as they handed down indictments over a land deal for Lee’s retirement home.Wednesday, 14 November, 2012, 2:42pm
South Korean President Lee Myung-bak’s wife is to be questioned as part of a probe into a presidential retirement home deal that has already grilled Lee’s brother and son, officials said on Monday.
The inclusion of First Lady Kim Yoon-ok in the investigation comes at a sensitive time, with South Korea just weeks away from a presidential election on December 19.6 Nov 2012 - 12:19pm
The brother of South Korean President Lee Myung-bak appeared before a special prosecutor on Thursday over alleged irregularities in a project to build the president’s retirement home.
Lee Sang-eun, 79, was called to testify about a 600 million won (US$542,000) loan he gave to his nephew and the president’s only son, Lee Si-hyung.1 Nov 2012 - 3:52pm