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Roh Tae-Woo

Peregrine denies Roh claim

TOP merchant bank Peregrine Investments yesterday hotly denied handling funds from disgraced South Korean president Roh Tae-woo's US$150 million (HK$1.16 billion) slush fund.

It also dismissed claims it was under investigation by South Korean prosecutors.

Monday, 11 December, 1995, 12:00am

Writs fly as press digs deep

THE writs are flying as the unprecedented crackdown on corrupt former presidents and business leaders gathers steam.

While the nation watched with amazement and anger as first Roh Tae-woo and then Chun Doo-hwan were led off to jail, the world's media were having a field day.

8 Dec 1995 - 12:00am

Democracy prevails

IN the confusion over South Korean President Kim Young-sam's motives in arresting his predecessor Roh Tae-woo and the former military strongman Chun Doo-hwan, one factor must not be overlooked. Whatever the consequences for President Kim himself, South Korean democracy has been strengthened.

5 Dec 1995 - 12:00am

Widening scandal

SOUTH Korea's military past has returned to haunt it with the scandal over former President Roh Tae-woo's US$650 million slush fund which may drive from office those politicians who still remain from that era. The stakes are just as great for Seoul's business conglomerates, known as chaebol. Fifty of them have so far been implicated in illicitly funding Mr Roh.

2 Nov 1995 - 12:00am