South Korea: Samsung boss pardoned for “helping the economy”.

South Korea: Samsung boss pardoned for “helping the economy”.

Samsung’s heir and de facto boss benefited from a presidential pardon on Friday, the latest example of a long South Korean tradition of leniency towards big bosses convicted of corruption and other financial crimes. Rationale: Contribute to the economy. Billionaire Lee Jae-yong, who was convicted of bribery and embezzlement last January, will be “rehired” to … Read more

2022: Record investments in Quebec

In this election year, the government of François Legault is lucky. In 2022, Quebec will set an all-time record for private and public investment in non-residential fixed assets. This suggests that Quebec’s economy is doing well. Actually very good. Like what if the building goes, everything goes! With the polls pointing to an overwhelming victory … Read more

Iran | Conservative press praises attacker Salman Rushdie

Désolé, votre navigateur ne supporte pas les videos (Téhéran) Le principal quotidien ultraconservateur iranien, Kayhan, a félicité samedi l’homme ayant poignardé la veille aux États-Unis l’écrivain britannique mondialement connu Salman Rushdie, auteur des Versets sataniques, cible depuis plus de 30 ans d’une fatwa de l’Iran. Publié à 7h22 « Bravo à cet homme courageux et conscient de … Read more