[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

[SUPER RICH] Doosan heir releases jam for good cause

Doosan Group heir Park Seo-won has once again gone off the beaten track, selling fruit reductions in order to help farmers struggling with blemished products. Park, who now serves as the chief creat...

Updated : 2015.02.17 17:07

[SUPER RICH] Superrich superstars donating to charity

Many famous foreign celebrities regularly donate their riches to charity. American website TheRichest selected several who are noted for their contributions. Michael J. Fox The first celebrity on t...

Updated : 2015.02.03 19:27

[SUPER RICH] Superrich set dining trends with restaurant franchises

Restaurant franchise management is the rage among second- to fourth-generation chaebol scions. These superrich ― who have either studied abroad or go on frequent business trips ― are bringing over ...

Updated : 2015.01.27 21:20

[SUPER RICH] ‘Black tears’ of oil tycoons

South Korea often proclaims to itself as “a country that does not produce oil” ― a sort of rallying cry to encourage itself to survive in a largely oil-based world order. Oil is necessity for impr...

Updated : 2015.01.19 21:41

[SUPER RICH] Koo marks 20 years at LG helm

On the evening of Jan. 15, LG chairman Koo Bon-moo appeared as determined as ever. “Let the brand LG become the symbol of innovation, the true ‘first class’ that lives forever,” he told a group ...

Updated : 2015.01.19 21:35