[SUPER RICH] Differing attitudes of two Chinese philanthropists

There are philanthropists who donate their wealth and wisdom with sincerity, and those who use it more as a huge marketing tool for their image. Two philanthropists in China are the perfect examples ...

Updated : 2015.04.21 20:37

[SUPER RICH] Friendship sustains Samchully through generations

The Fair Trade Commission’s annual announcement of business enterprises restricted of cross-ownership is both an honor and a bother for businessmen. Yoked on businesses with more than 5 trillion wo...

Updated : 2015.04.21 20:35

[SUPER RICH] ‘Tweaker’ superrich who innovated by imitation

Urban Dictionary defines a “tweaker” as someone who constantly makes slight alterations to an object ― typically a very specific one ― such as computers, automobiles and software. Several superri...

Updated : 2015.04.14 19:43

[SUPER RICH] Huge salary gap between Korean and U.S. superrich

How much do the superrich earn each year from their business achievements? Whenever salary statements of business heads are revealed, the company’s annual performance and achievements are evaluated...

Updated : 2015.04.14 19:41

[SUPER RICH] E-Land chairman’s love of collecting

E-Land Group chairman Park Sung-su acquired something unusual last month. He bought the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences medal of the late economist Simon Kuznets for $39,848. “Park is sai...

Updated : 2015.04.07 20:30

[SUPER RICH] Superrich’s meetings with the president

Meeting the president is a pivotal moment for the superrich anywhere in the world. A look at various such meetings shows different moods and mannerisms of the superrich and presidents. In South Kore...

Updated : 2015.03.31 19:58

[SUPER RICH] Orion chairman seeks to reclaim past glory in Chinese film market

Showbox Mediaplex, the film-making arm of Orion Group, the nation’s second-biggest snack-maker, made headlines on March 25 when the company announced its expansion to China by signing an exclusive p...

Updated : 2015.03.31 19:52

[SUPER RICH] AmorePacific chief dreams big for beauty empire

Last Friday, AmorePacific chairman Suh Kyung-bae was revealed to be the second-richest stockholder in South Korea. According to Chaebul.com, a website dedicated to investigating the wealth of Korea’...

Updated : 2015.03.24 19:56

[SUPER RICH] Hyundai Dept. Store chief diversifies portfolio

Hyundai Department Store is fast moving to expand its presence and diversify its portfolio, signing two real estate deals in succession. As the company eyes the tightly contested market, Hyundai Dep...

Updated : 2015.03.17 21:02

[SUPER RICH] Young Korean superrich transcend borders

Samsung Electronics vice chairman Lee Jay-yong and Daum Kakao chairman Kim Beom-su are two notable Korean billionaires with striking similarities. Both operate world-class companies, hold considerab...

Updated : 2015.03.17 21:00

[SUPER RICH] Shin Dong-bin strives to shine through expansion

Lotte Group chairman Shin Dong-bin splurged 8.1 trillion won ($8 billion) on business ventures in February. On Feb. 11, Shin reportedly orchestrated Lotte Duty Free store’s lucrative bid to operate...

Updated : 2015.03.03 19:18

[SUPER RICH] Chinese superrich looking to Korean market

Chinese superrich have been on the rise since Jack Ma’s Alibaba Group raised a record $21.8 billion in its initial public offering last September and set the world abuzz. From technology to real es...

Updated : 2015.03.03 19:14

[SUPER RICH] Superrich donating for scientific development

Scientific development, especially in medicine and technology, has had a considerable effect in raising living standards by saving lives and improving the quality of life. The vast majority of scien...

Updated : 2015.02.24 20:07

[SUPER RICH] Hansol’s golden boy highlights family’s darker past

A grandson of Hansol Group founder Lee In-hee was indicted last week for neglecting his compulsory national service, bringing public attention to the latest revelation of draft-dodging attempts by me...

Updated : 2015.02.24 20:01

[SUPER RICH] How much is time worth to the superrich?

In a capitalist society, time is money, and its financial worth varies from person to person. In terms of financial gain, a minute spent by a child cannot be worth the same amount as that spent by a ...

Updated : 2015.02.17 17:09