[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

[SUPER RICH] Fraternal war lurks in Lotte Group

The ruthless world of business has torn several wealthy families apart, and Lotte, South Korea’s fifth-largest conglomerate by assets, may become the latest victim of such feuds. The second generat...

Updated : 2014.07.14 21:12

[SUPER RICH] Korean chaebol leaders get hooked on baseball fever

Now that the World Cup craze has subsided, it is officially time for baseball. The Korea Baseball Organization league has just stepped into the second half of its season, and some of the country’s ...

Updated : 2014.07.14 21:03

[SUPER RICH] Starstruck fans fuel royal fashions

The word “fashion” in French connotes high society. Although the word is now more commonly taken to mean “a widely popular style,” its upper-class associations are what the public yearned for whe...

Updated : 2014.07.07 21:16

[SUPER RICH] Long and winding road to ownership

Third-generation succession of a founding family has become a big issue for family-run South Korean conglomerates after Samsung Group faced a governance crisis in the wake of the sudden hospitalizati...

Updated : 2014.07.07 21:14

[SUPER RICH] Superrich and Hawaii: A love affair

The mild climate, averaging 28 degrees, and the endless beaches full of well-sculpted bodies frolicking under the sun have long made Hawaii a paradise where many go for a respite. Wealthy, high-prof...

Updated : 2014.06.30 19:46

[SUPER RICH] Rich or poor, tastes run the same

The 1990s were a time when the cafes of Cheongdam-dong stood out as the trendiest places to hang out. Even Samsung Group chairman Lee Kun-hee would appear from time to time with his two daughters in...

Updated : 2014.06.30 19:40

[SUPER RICH] Corporate Korea in fear of SNS

One of the things that chaebol are criticized for time and time again is their lack of communication. Despite their vast wealth and the social responsibilities that follow with their riches, Korean ...

Updated : 2014.06.16 21:32

[SUPER RICH] Hanwha heir tests waters with solar power biz

When Hanwha Chemical’s profit swung into the black for the first time in more than three years on May 14, market insiders picked Hanwha Q Cell marketing and strategy director Kim Dong-kwan as the ma...

Updated : 2014.06.16 21:24

[SUPER RICH] Booyoung chief amasses fortune by staying true to roots

When Booyoung Group chairman Lee Joong-keun vied for sponsorship of the nation’s 10th baseball team with KT Corp., the nation’s second-largest mobile carrier, in early 2013, it was a wakeup call fo...

Updated : 2014.06.09 20:58

[SUPER RICH] An IT powerhouse lacking in IT billionaires

The recent move by Daum, South Korea’s second-largest web portal, and Kakao, the country’s top mobile messenger service provider, to merge has everyone on the edge of their seats. The merger agree...

Updated : 2014.06.09 20:57

[SUPER RICH] Cash for victory

With only weeks until the Brazil World Cup kicks off, there are some people who are more excited than anyone else: the superrich of the soccer world. Soccer leagues have emerged as a popular playgro...

Updated : 2014.06.02 21:00

[SUPER RICH] Tech billionaire pitcher notches first win

Hur Min. (Illustration by Park Gee-young) On May 26, 38-year-old Rockland Boulders pitcher Hur Min beat the Quebec Capitales 12-9 in the Can-Am league, an independent baseball league in the U.S. and...

Updated : 2014.06.02 20:53

[SUPER RICH] Living with a secret

The health issues of company owners have recently, taken precedence above all else in the corporate world following the recent hospitalization of Samsung Group chairman Lee Kun-hee. From questions r...

Updated : 2014.05.26 20:48

[SUPER RICH] Making money with money

The finance industry has always been the favorite playground of the world’s superrich leaders. Although new promises of prosperity lurk in the much-thriving IT and mobile industries, one-fifth of t...

Updated : 2014.05.19 20:54
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