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Suga of BTS Celebrates Birthday with Donation for Child Cancer Patients

Suga of BTS Celebrates Birthday with Donation for Child Cancer Patients

SEOUL, March 11 (Korea Bizwire) – Suga, a member of global sensation BTS, celebrated his birthday in a meaningful way this year by making a donation for child cancer patients in his hometown. The rapper-singer donated 100 million won (US$88,012) to Keimyung University Dongsan Hospital in Daegu, 302 kilometers southeast of Seoul, on Tuesday, his [...]

Samsung Donates US$1 mln to Community Partners in Texas for Winter Storm Relief Efforts

Samsung Donates US$1 mln to Community Partners in Texas for Winter Storm Relief Efforts

SEOUL, March 5 (Korea Bizwire) — Samsung Electronics Co. said Friday it donated US$1 million to community partners in Texas to support their winter storm relief efforts. The South Korean tech giant said its donation will be used to provide food, water, health services and shelters in the U.S. state where severe weather caused big [...]

Donation Vows from Self-made Entrepreneurs Defy Family Inheritance at Conglomerates

Donation Vows from Self-made Entrepreneurs Defy Family Inheritance at Conglomerates

SEOUL, Feb. 19 (Korea Bizwire) — Woowa Brothers Corp. CEO Kim Bong-jin has followed in the footsteps of Kakao Corp. founder Kim Beom-su to donate half of his fortune, bringing a pleasant surprise to the public. The decision by these self-made entrepreneurs to donate half of their fortune comes as a stark contrast to other conglomerates, known [...]

Gov’t Seeking to Allow Foreigners Subject to Deportation to Extend Stay in Return for Donation

Gov’t Seeking to Allow Foreigners Subject to Deportation to Extend Stay in Return for Donation

SEOUL, Feb. 13 (Korea Bizwire) – South Korea’s government is pushing for a program in which foreign nationals subject to deportation due to minor offenses could extend their stay legally in return for a donation, the justice ministry said Saturday. According to a research paper commissioned by the ministry on the subject, convicted foreign nationals [...]

S. Korea Donates COVID-19 Test Kits Worth 930 mln Won to Afghanistan

S. Korea Donates COVID-19 Test Kits Worth 930 mln Won to Afghanistan

NEW DELHI, Sept. 20 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea has donated new coronavirus test kits worth 930 million won (US$800,000) to Afghanistan, according to diplomatic officials Sunday. The some 40,000 test kits of the real-time polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) type were delivered on Saturday at Hamid Karzai International Airport in Kabul, according to the South [...]