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S Korea corporate champion Samsung faces revolt at home

Unusual for Samsung is the magnitude of the public outcry in Korea since the Note 7 recall began, and the number of Note 7 owners demanding financial compensation is starting to rise.


SAMSUNG Group, for decades the corporate champion of South Korea, is now facing a revolt at home.

On Monday, hundreds of owners of Samsung Electronics Co's fire-prone Galaxy Note 7 filed a class-action lawsuit demanding compensation. Hours earlier, a South Korean investment...