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SK Group Plans Joint Growth with Suppliers, Contributes to Domestic Consumption

SK Group Plans Joint Growth with Suppliers, Contributes to Domestic Consumption

SEOUL, Jul. 20 (Korea Bizwire) — SK Group will take steps to boost domestic consumption, including encouraging its employees to take long vacations and facilitate growth of subcontractors, corporate sources said Thursday. CEOs of the group’s key subsidiaries met in Seoul on Tuesday where they discussed enhancing work effectiveness and contributing to spurring local demand, [...]

Samsung and LG Help Marriage Immigrants for Their Self-reliance

Samsung and LG Help Marriage Immigrants for Their Self-reliance

SEOUL, Oct. 2 (Korea Bizwire) – Samsung Group and LG Electronics came forward to helping out immigrant women by opening a café and free cooking classes respectively. On September 30, Samsung opened a café named “E-eum,” meaning connection in English, at the student union building of Daegu University in Gyeongsan, North Gyeongsang Province. The café with the size [...]

KB Bank Says, “Come and Borrow Our Umbrellas, and Return It Whenever You Want”

KB Bank Says, “Come and Borrow Our Umbrellas, and Return It Whenever You Want”

SEOUL, July 26 (Korea Bizwire) – Upon arrival of the rainy season in Korea, Kookmin Bank announced on July 24 that it is offering a “Trust Umbrella” service, which is lending customers their own umbrellas. The bank has placed a total of 10,000 umbrellas in 50 branch offices located in some of the busy streets for [...]

KT Sets up “Smart Plant Factory” using ICT for New Farmers

KT Sets up “Smart Plant Factory” using ICT for New Farmers

SEOUL, July 14 (Korea Bizwire) — KT announced on July 11 that it has successfully established “a Smart Plant Factory Total Solution,” an agricultural cultivation facility using ICT technology, in one of the agrarian districts of Gangwon Province in Korea. As part of the wider program to make farming a high value-added business and linked with [...]

Samsung Scholarships Support Careers in Stem and Provide a College Life Experience to New Jersey High School Students

Samsung Scholarships Support Careers in Stem and Provide a College Life Experience to New Jersey High School Students

RIDGEFIELD PARK, N.J. July 9, 2014 (Korea Bizwire)–Samsung today announced that the company has awarded 63 scholarships to  New Jersey high school students to serve as Samsung Scholars at the  Rutgers Summer Science Program in July, which provides participants with  week-long science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) immersion  sessions. Further, two former Summer Science Program [...]

Seoul City Gov’t-Woori Bank to Give Break in Remittance Charges to Foreign Residents

Seoul City Gov’t-Woori Bank to Give Break in Remittance Charges to Foreign Residents

SEOUL, July 3 (Korea Bizwire) – From now on, all foreign residents living in Seoul can send money to their home country without fees. Starting on July 1, Woori Bank will exempt 100 percent of remittance charge (from 10,000 won to 30,000 won) to foreigners residing in Seoul when they visit any of its bank offices nationwide. In [...]