[SUPER RICH] Owner family risk hits chaebol

Public anger is rising against the lack of leadership screening at South Korea’s family-controlled conglomerates, or chaebol, in the wake of the “nut rage” incident caused by Korean Air heiress He...

Updated : 2014.12.15 21:27

[SUPER RICH] Going the extra mile in philanthropy

Over the last 20 years, there has been a tremendous increase in the number of the world’s superrich and their wealth. The total assets of 1,645 billionaires with over $1 billion this year stood at ...

Updated : 2014.12.15 21:24

[SUPER RICH] Game of go makes great businesspeople

The game of go ― known as baduk in Korean ― is a board game where two players place black and white game stones on empty intersections or points of a board that is lined with a 19x19 grid. Unlike ...

Updated : 2014.12.08 21:19

[SUPER RICH] Cha’s success reveals secret of CEO longevity

The secret to becoming a long-surviving chief executive has become something of a buzzword in the country’s corporate world after LG Household & Health Care vice chairman Cha Suk-yong got an extensi...

Updated : 2014.12.08 21:14

[SUPER RICH] 30-something sons of chaebol owners step up influence

Tension is riding high in the nation’s corporate world as the majority of South Korean conglomerates are set to announce their annual personnel reshuffles this month. “Unlike previous times, Korea...

Updated : 2014.12.01 21:06

[SUPER RICH] Cheongdam-dong’s luxury villa owners

Cheongdam-dong is already famous for being one of the richest areas in Seoul. As much as it is home to many Korean business tycoons, a luxurious villa compound is also concentrated in the very region...

Updated : 2014.12.01 21:05

[SUPER RICH] Kohler eyes affluent Koreans

BUSAN ― Kohler, a U.S. supplier of high-end plumbing products, is hoping to see a 300 percent sales growth in the South Korean market next year, said Kohler Novita executive Choi Jae-kwan. “Design...

Updated : 2014.11.24 21:23

[SUPER RICH] Samseong-dong makes quantum leap

While Cheongdam-dong became famous for being a home to the superrich, Samseong-dong has gained a reputation as the premium office area for the nation’s leading companies. Firms preferring neighborho...

Updated : 2014.11.24 21:20

[SUPER RICH] Hong Kong billionaire bets on Yeongjongdo jackpot

Pedestrians walk past the K11 Art Mall in Shanghai operated by New World Development, an affiliate of Chow Tai Fook owned by Cheng Yu-tung. (Bloomberg) Cheng Yu-tung, 89, who is the fifth-richest ma...

Updated : 2014.11.17 21:18

[SUPER RICH] Landowners in Korea’s most exclusive area

To Koreans, land is more than just money, especially when you own property in highly sought-after areas. This is because owning a plot of land is not just about making money, but also about power an...

Updated : 2014.11.17 21:17

[SUPER RICH] Billionaires reach for the sky

Skyscrapers, usually designed for office, commercial and residential use, could be called the pyramids of the 21st century. Towering above the skyline, they are clear symbols of industrialization, e...

Updated : 2014.11.10 19:34

[SUPER RICH] Influence of family businesses rising globally: McKinsey

Despite growing criticism of Korea’s family-controlled conglomerates, known locally as chaebol, U.S. management consultancy McKinsey found that family businesses are stronger and more vital around t...

Updated : 2014.11.10 19:27

[SUPER RICH] Celebrities’ posthumous fame and fortune

The wealth that some celebrities amass during their lifetimes can be mind-boggling. Ordinary people can only dream of such a fortune. Then of course, there are some famous people who manage to rake i...

Updated : 2014.11.03 21:07

[SUPER RICH] Samsung’s former No. 2 closes in on billionaire status

Former Samsung Group vice chairman Lee Hak-soo, the former right-hand man of group chairman Lee Kun-hee, is ready to return to center stage. But this time, it won’t be for Samsung Group. Lee has ma...

Updated : 2014.11.03 20:53

[SUPER RICH] AmorePacific chief emerges as billionaire icon

The stock market has played an instrumental role in creating the wealth of most South Korean billionaires. Suh Kyung-bae, 51, chairman of South Korean cosmetics-maker AmorePacific Group, is one such...

Updated : 2014.10.27 20:46
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