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The power of Samsung


The South Korean company Samsung makes everything from computer chips to cargo ships, and the conglomerate's annual sales dwarf the GDP figures of many a medium-sized nation.

But despite this international success story, back home there are some concerns that Samsung's economic clout gives it far too much power in other areas of life.

John Sudworth reports from Seoul.


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