South Korean President Moon Jae-in salutes the national flag during a cabinet meeting at the presidential Blue House, in Seoul on August 21. Photo: AP

With Samsung heir in jail, South Korea’s Moon Jae-in shows he means business on chaebol

William Pesek says rogue tycoon monopolies are the bigger threat to South Korea than nuclear-armed Kim Jong-un next door, and the conviction of Lee Jae-yong could well be Moon’s rallying cry

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South Korean President Moon Jae-in salutes the national flag during a cabinet meeting at the presidential Blue House, in Seoul on August 21. Photo: AP
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