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‘Work efficiency, time management key for female business leaders’

Park Hyun-nam, the first female branch head of a foreign investment bank in Korea, does not believe women should be confined to “gentle leadership.” In an interview with The Korea Herald, Park said ...

Updated : 2014.01.06 19:32

Korea, a fascinating place to live: SC Bank Korea chief

It was no surprise to those who know him when Richard Hill, CEO of Standard Chartered Bank Korea, was presented with Seoul Honorary Citizenship by the city government in October. He has made active so...

Updated : 2013.12.16 19:42

Homeplus tops foreign donations in Korea

Homeplus Co. was the largest donor to charity among foreign businesses operating in Korea in 2012 for the second consecutive year, according to an online corporate research firm on Monday.Data from Ko...

Updated : 2013.12.16 19:40

Foreign firms call for higher expat employment quotas

Under Korean immigration regulations, companies are allowed to employ a workforce with up to 20 percent of their employees being foreign semi-professionals or skilled laborers on an E-7 visa.This regu...

Updated : 2013.12.02 19:48

Visa Korea names new country head

Visa Korea has named Iain Jamieson, former Philippine and Guam branch manager, as its country manager, the company announced last week.The new chief’s term that is to begin in January will also inclu...

Updated : 2013.12.02 19:47

Hankook Shell appoints new CEO

Hankook Shell Oil Co. announced Monday that it had appointed Kang Gin-won, former vice president of the company, as its new CEO.He will replace Ha Jong-hwan, who left the position after reaching retir...

Updated : 2013.12.02 19:46

Toyota Korea replaces country chief

Toyota Motor Korea said Monday that it had named Akihisa Yoshida, former vice president at the Japanese carmaker’s Asia-Pacific sales unit, as its new country chief. Yoshida, 52, studied economics at...

Updated : 2013.12.02 19:45

Most foreign-invested firms not satisfied with local biz conditions

Nearly half of foreign-invested firms in South Korea are happy with conditions for their business here with more than half saying conditions have improved over the few past years, a report showed Monday.In a recent survey, 47.5 percent of foreign-invested firms here said they were satisfie...

Updated : 2013.12.02 19:43

KRX seeks to list more foreign companies

SAN JOSE, California ― The Korea Exchange, the country’s main bourse, is pushing to list more foreign companies in the Korean stock market, it stressed during an investor relations session in the Un...

Updated : 2013.11.18 19:45

‘Competition could help Korea’s power market’

The time may soon come for Korea, whose electricity market is monopolized by a state-run company, to introduce competitive arrangements, according to the chief of a global research firm specializing i...

Updated : 2013.11.18 19:42

Foreign investors’ stakes in Seoul stocks edge up in Nov.

Foreigners’ ownership of South Korean shares has increased through November this year, data showed Monday, due mainly to their record-long buying rally tallied from August to October.Overseas investors held 35.64 percent of stocks traded on the main bourse as of last Wednesday, up 0.88 pe...

Updated : 2013.11.18 19:41

A CEO’s first impressions of Korea

Since my recent arrival, I have been often asked of my first impressions of Korea by my Korean colleagues, customers and other people. Well, I have not seen much as I have worked most of the time, as ...

Updated : 2013.11.04 19:20

Siemens Korea names new vice president

Siemens Korea on Monday named Christoph M. Aebischer as the company’s vice president and head of the building technologies division. Aebischer formerly served as regional head of fire safety and secu...

Updated : 2013.10.07 22:12

‘Era of electric cars will come slowly’

This is the seventh in a series of articles about promising foreign-invested companies. ― Ed.ICHEON, Gyeonggi Province ― Electric cars and automated driving were the two hot trends of the Frankfurt ...

Updated : 2013.10.07 22:09

Sales of foreign hybrid vehicles up 14% in first half

Sales of foreign hybrid cars in South Korea jumped 14 percent in the first six months of 2013 from a year earlier, data showed Monday.Foreign carmakers sold 3,002 hybrid vehicles between January and June, compared with 2,632 hybrid units in the same period in 2012, according to the data co...

Updated : 2013.09.23 21:17
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