[SUPER RICH] Top 3 chaebol families hold landmarks in Gangnam

Samsung, Hyundai Motor and Lotte, the top three chaebol of South Korea, possess landmarks in Gangnam, the most expensive area in the country. Here is a look at the size and scope of their properties....

Updated : 2015.07.28 18:03

[SUPER RICH] Shin Dong-bin gains complete control of Lotte, both in Korea, Japan

At the age of 60, Lotte Korea chairman Shin Dong-bin finally achieved his desire of getting a full grip of Lotte in Japan. Lotte Holdings of Japan announced last Thursday that the board of directors...

Updated : 2015.07.21 18:55

[SUPER RICH] Superrich aid protection of endangered animals

The world’s wildlife is under threat. The Worldwide Fund for Nature’s Living Planet Index, which monitors populations of over 3,000 vertebrates, has decreased 52 percent over the last 40 years, an...

Updated : 2015.07.21 18:21

[SUPER RICH] South Cape Spa & Suite attracts superrich around the world

The South Cape Spa & Suite, located in Namhae, South Gyeongsang province, is a constant temptation for golf enthusiasts who dream of golfing every time they look at a patch of grass. South Cape has ...

Updated : 2015.07.14 18:02

[SUPER RICH] Korea’s super start-ups

As the world is seeing a venture boom, there have been a few Korean start-ups rising to the top. These start-ups have brought traditionally off-line markets to mobile and changed the course of their ...

Updated : 2015.07.07 16:47

[SUPER RICH] SPC chief’s sons come to the fore

The two sons of SPC chairman Hur Young-in are assuming bigger roles in management as the Korean food giant is aggressively expanding its business at home and abroad. In what pundits view as preparat...

Updated : 2015.06.30 18:39

[SUPER RICH] Creative, open office spaces of tech giants

Famous tech companies both domestically and abroad are clamoring to create open and creative office environments for their employees, believing that having an enjoyable working environment is a cruci...

Updated : 2015.06.30 16:39

[SUPER RICH] Korean cosmetics guru eyes young consumers to gain momentum

Charmzone chairman Kim Kwang-seok has returned to what he is good at: Making face cream. His skincare company -- once the dominant player in the Korean cosmetics market -- is seeking to get back on ...

Updated : 2015.06.23 16:51

[SUPER RICH] News aggregators who rose to prominence

News aggregation sites are on the rise. These websites don’t produce much original content, instead bringing in famous columnists or aggregate preexisting news and add videos or photos to the story...

Updated : 2015.06.23 15:18

[SUPER RICH] Ex-Jinro chairman’s death reflects honor and disgrace of Korean conglomerates

Prosecutors on Monday confirmed the death of former Jinro Group chairman Jang Jin-ho, and officially ceased the arraignment process on him over four suspected irregularities. The announcement of the...

Updated : 2015.06.16 20:18

[SUPER RICH] BridgeCrest Medical helps fight disease with big data

Amid the Middle East respiratory syndrome outbreak, a Korean technology company won much public support by creating and distributing a “MERS map” before the government did. Nathan Klarer, founder ...

Updated : 2015.06.16 20:17

[SUPER RICH] Brand names each tell their own story

Every company has a brand, and those identities are not made in haste as they are expected to be mentioned by the public for decades to come. Most of the brands have a story behind their names, be i...

Updated : 2015.06.09 20:58

[SUPER RICH] TonyMoly chairman, rising superrich candidate with IPO plan

2015 will be a milestone year for budget cosmetics-maker TonyMoly chairman Bae Hae-dong. The company, ranked fourth in the segment last year, is finally going public in July. A meeting with investo...

Updated : 2015.06.09 20:49

[SUPER RICH] Lee Jay-yong consolidates hold on Samsung

The stock market went frantic. Business analysts were excited. News of the merger between Cheil Industries and Samsung C&T ― two main pillars of Samsung Group ― revved up the business world through...

Updated : 2015.06.02 20:53

[SUPER RICH] Demographics of East Asian superrich

In East Asia, the middle-aged and elderly superrich run the show. Forbes recorded 358 billionaires in China, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Japan and South Korea combined, and most were middle-aged and elderly ...

Updated : 2015.06.02 20:51