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BTS’ J-hope Donates 100 mln Won for Children in Africa

BTS’ J-hope Donates 100 mln Won for Children in Africa

SEOUL, May 4 (Korea Bizwire) — J-hope, a member of popular K-pop band BTS, has donated 100 million won (US$89,000) for children in Tanzania, a Seoul-based charity said Tuesday. According to ChildFund Korea, J-Hope expressed hope that his donation will be a helping hand to children in overseas countries on South Korea’s Children’s Day, which [...]

Abandoned Dog Turned Honorary Delivery Worker Donates Animal Food

Abandoned Dog Turned Honorary Delivery Worker Donates Animal Food

SEOUL, April 21 (Korea Bizwire) — CJ ONE, an integrated membership service provided by entertainment and logistics giant CJ Group, gained media attention after donating food to an animal protection facility with honorary delivery dog. Kyungtae is a Maltese owned by a parcel delivery worker associated with South Korean logistics giant CJ Logistics Corp. Kyungtae [...]

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 [...]