[SUPER RICH] The art of feng shui

Feng shui can be laughed off as mere superstition in today’s highly advanced society. Still, some of the wealthiest people in South Korea believe that it helps them not only find peace and fortune,...

Updated : 2014.09.15 20:51

[SUPER RICH] Daegu tends grave of SoftBank founder’s kin

Gang Dae-sik, head of the Dong-gu District Office in Daegu, on Aug. 31 made a special but familiar trip to nearby Mount Palgongsan. It was the week before Chuseok, or Korean Thanksgiving, a time whe...

Updated : 2014.09.15 20:43

[SUPER RICH] Daewoo’s global business legacy lives on

The stories of Daewoo Group and its founder Kim Woo-choong have been kept low-key in Korea for more than a decade since the group fell apart in August 1999. The demise of Daewoo Group, the nation’s...

Updated : 2014.09.01 20:46

[SUPER RICH] Knowing your roots

Every business empire has a success story. Many of them started as a very small business, weathering ups and downs to grow into a global company. Some remain living legends and others struggle to be ...

Updated : 2014.09.01 20:46

[SUPER RICH] Koo hits jackpot with rice cooker innovation

Cuckoo Electronics CEO Koo Bon-hak. (Yonhap) Koo Bon-hak, chief executive of Cuckoo Electronics, the nation’s largest electric rice cooker maker, has become a rising star in the corporate world aft...

Updated : 2014.08.25 21:10

[SUPER RICH] Bigger dividends may spell bigger rewards for superrich

A number of conglomerate heads have been working for free. Samsung Group chairman Lee Kun-hee has not received wages since 2010, along with Hanwha chairman Kim Seung-youn, GS chairman Huh Chang-soo a...

Updated : 2014.08.25 21:08

[SUPER RICH] AmorePacific chairman now Korea’s third-richest man

Aug. 13, 2014, was a historic day for AmorePacific Group chairman Suh Kyung-bae. The stock price of the nation’s top cosmetics brand closed at 2,068,000 won ($2,000) for the first time in its histor...

Updated : 2014.08.18 20:47

[SUPER RICH] Japan outdoes Korea in self-made billionaires

South Korean companies and people have long compared themselves to Japanese counterparts to measure their success. But things have changed in the past few years as the number of Korean success figure...

Updated : 2014.08.18 20:46

[SUPER RICH] Chairman of Orion to share governing power

Family-controlled Orion Group, the nation’s second-biggest snack giant after Lotte, took a bold measure last week by dismantling the office of chairman, which had served as the control tower for the...

Updated : 2014.08.11 21:21

[SUPER RICH] Education: A long-term business project

There’s an old Korean saying that education is a century-long investment. It means that education is just that important and requires a long-term perspective. Business moguls have heeded this sayin...

Updated : 2014.08.11 21:19

[SUPER RICH] Hyundai chairwoman continues to bet on North

Despite Hyundai Group’s declining profit, chairwoman Hyun Jeong-eun appears determined to push forward with the group’s long-term plans for capitalizing on inter-Korean economic cooperation project...

Updated : 2014.08.04 21:23

[SUPER RICH] The superrich bucket list

No matter how rich you are, there are some things that are beyond your reach. The Korea Herald Special Investigative Team looked into some of the pet projects on the “bucket lists” of the nation’...

Updated : 2014.08.04 21:22

[SUPER RICH] Buying and selling Korea

The wealth of the superrich can at times appear mindboggling to ordinary people. For this edition, The Korea Herald Special Investigative Team translated the wealth of the nation’s superrich into w...

Updated : 2014.07.28 21:00

[SUPER RICH] Samsung heirs flaunt the Galaxy fashion

Executives of global tech giants are rapidly abandoning their strict dress code for more casual, trendier apparel as a means of conveying a more modern and creative message to the public. One such m...

Updated : 2014.07.28 20:56

[SUPER RICH] From mutual fund tycoon to conglomerate chairman

The year 2013 was a turning point for self-made billionaire Park Hyeon-joo, founder of Mirae Asset Financial Group. The company, debuted in 1997 as a mutual fund management firm, advanced onto the li...

Updated : 2014.07.21 20:21
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