[SUPER RICH] Business tycoons shun payroll disclosure

More and more high-level “registered” executives at business conglomerates are resigning from their official positions at corporate affiliates, apparently fearing a public backlash following the di...

Updated : 2015.09.01 17:55

[SUPER RICH] Son’s bold investments create new superrich

Masayoshi Son (also known as Son Jeong-ui), chairman and CEO of SoftBank Group Corp., is well known among the superrich. Forbes ranked him as the 75th richest person in the world with assets of $13.8...

Updated : 2015.09.01 17:29

[SUPER RICH] Trump’s rise draws attention in Korea

When Donald Trump, the real estate developer and host of reality TV show “The Apprentice,” announced that he was running for the 2016 presidential election, voters initially regarded it as nothing ...

Updated : 2015.08.25 18:08

[SUPER RICH] Lee Maeng-hee’s death brings Samsung family together

The “pan-Samsung founding family” gathered at the memorial altar of the late honorary chairman of CJ Group, Lee Maeng-hee, who died last week of lung cancer in China. It was a rare scene of public...

Updated : 2015.08.18 19:06

[SUPER RICH] Wage gap between CEOs, employees in America and Korea

The wage gap between company chief executives and employees is becoming a hot-button topic, with the huge disparity continuing to widen. The salary structures in the United States and Korea show dif...

Updated : 2015.08.18 18:08

[SUPER RICH] Generational gap may be core of Lotte conflict

A generation gap is likely to have fueled the current family conflict at Lotte Group. According to industry insiders, while founder Shin Kyuk-ho has a very conservative business approach, his younger...

Updated : 2015.08.11 18:07

[SUPER RICH] Saga of ‘strife of princes’ runs deep at Korean conglomerates

The fraternal feud surrounding the managerial rights of South Korean retail giant Lotte Group has made the headlines of every media outlet here for the past week. But this is not the first time the ...

Updated : 2015.08.04 18:33

[SUPER RICH] Lotte founder no stranger to fraternal feud

Lotte founder and general chairman Shin Kyuk-ho became both the protagonist and antagonist of a soap opera-ish family feud since July 27 when he tried to oust his second son from his business empire ...

Updated : 2015.08.04 18:02

[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