Samsung shareholders prepare for crucial meeting

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Reeling from one of its worst publicity disasters, Samsung Electronics is preparing for a crucial shareholders meeting.

Thursday’s event could see the son of the current chairman, who has been seriously ill in hospital for two years, take on a more prominent role with a seat on the board.

Samsung is facing criticism for being too opaque and dependent on family influence.

Al Jazeera’s Harry Fawcett reports from Seoul.

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  • Did they ever figure out the cause?

    vonkruel August 16, 2017 11:36 am
  • Never had problems with my samsungs, i just wont buy the note7 smh

    ImthatSocially awKwardMaknae August 16, 2017 11:36 am
  • I had bad experiences with Samsung. Aside from couple of good models most of the products they make are poor quality in terms of components.

    Chriss RE August 16, 2017 11:36 am
  • Have use samsung devices for more dan 5yrs and i will still use it

    Ryan Edward August 16, 2017 11:36 am
  • lower your prices and that will drive demand

    Renaldo Smith August 16, 2017 11:36 am
  • That's the reason I only use apple products!!

    Steve Laurent August 16, 2017 11:36 am
  • Samsung is Korean. Don't put bad light on China.

    Neoh Guan Hup August 16, 2017 11:36 am
  • should have bought a Sony

    Allan T August 16, 2017 11:36 am
  • Samaung is Korean company, it is not Japanese company. some of people think Samsung is Japanese company… Because their commercial is used Japanese views, Mt Fuji, Sakura(cherry blossom)…

    tomo August 16, 2017 11:36 am
  • This whole thing will follow their brand for many years to come. "Will this Samsung device explode?" can always kind of be a reasonable question.

    LittleFishChan August 16, 2017 11:36 am
  • Samsung is not after quality but quantity. Asian Culture, adopted from Chinese

    Arash M. August 16, 2017 11:36 am
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