What's Next: May 28, 2018

A file photo of Korean Air Lines Chairman Cho Yang Ho arriving to testify at the second court hearing of his daughter Cho Hyun-ah at the Seoul Western District court, on Jan 30, 2015.
A file photo of Korean Air Lines Chairman Cho Yang Ho arriving to testify at the second court hearing of his daughter Cho Hyun-ah at the Seoul Western District court, on Jan 30, 2015. PHOTO: REUTERS

Police to query wife of Korean Air chief

The wife of Korean Air chairman Cho Yang Ho is expected to be questioned by police today over allegations that she used verbal and physical violence against the company's workers.

Madam Lee Myung Hee, 69, is the third member of the family to be grilled by the police over the alleged mistreatment of construction workers and employees. Her two daughters are also being investigated.

EU to call for fresh polls in Venezuela

European Union foreign ministers will warn Venezuela today that it faces more economic sanctions following President Nicolas Maduro's re-election, and will call for a fresh presidential vote, according to a draft statement seen by Reuters. EU diplomats briefed on discussions said the EU travel bans and asset freezes would not be decided today at the meeting in Brussels, but that a decision to impose more penalties was expected in June.


Yale-NUS graduation ceremony today

Yale-NUS College is holding its graduation ceremony today at the National University of Singapore's University Cultural Centre. It will also be awarding the Overseas Graduate Scholarship for the first time.

Former senior diplomat Kishore Mahbubani will be the graduation speaker.

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