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Hyundai Card Launches Program to Help Startups Go Abroad

Hyundai Card Launches Program to Help Startups Go Abroad

SEOUL, Jul. 2 (Korea Bizwire) — Hyundai Card, South Korea’s leading credit card service provider, has set up a new partnership with global networking company Techstars to help startup businesses here go abroad, the company said Tuesday. “With this partnership, Hyundai Card will offer a support program to enter the global market for the members [...]

Hyundai Card Launches AI ARS Service at Customer Center

Hyundai Card Launches AI ARS Service at Customer Center

SEOUL, Apr. 5 (Korea Bizwire) — Hyundai Card Co., a local credit card firm, said Friday that it has introduced an artificial intelligence-based counseling service in its customer center. The AI automatic response system (ARS) listens to clients’ desired service and provides them with appropriate counseling with no waiting time, according to the company. It [...]

Fans Left Frustrated As Ariana Grande Hurriedly Leaves South Korea After Show Allgedly Over North Korea Threat

Fans Left Frustrated As Ariana Grande Hurriedly Leaves South Korea After Show Allgedly Over North Korea Threat

SEOUL, Aug. 18 (Korea Bizwire) – American pop star Ariana Grande’s much anticipated first South Korean show drew criticism over poor management and the singer’s brief stay in the country due to alleged concerns over threats from North Korea, leaving a bitter taste in the mouths of thousands of fans. Criticism continues to grow after [...]

Hyundai Card Apologizes for Controversial Ariana Grande Concert

Hyundai Card Apologizes for Controversial Ariana Grande Concert

SEOUL, Aug. 17 (Korea Bizwire) — Hyundai Card Co. on Thursday apologized for what is being criticized as a “disrespectful” concert performance by American pop singer Ariana Grande in South Korea. Grande has been bombarded with negative feedback from South Korean fans over her concert held Tuesday at the Gocheok Sky Dome in western Seoul, [...]

Hyundai Card’s New Cultural Complex ‘Cooking Library’ Opens

Hyundai Card’s New Cultural Complex ‘Cooking Library’ Opens

SEOUL, April 27 (Korea Bizwire) – Hyundai Card has opened a new cultural complex for cooking enthusiasts in Seoul, which has on offer a number of interesting features including some 10,000 books, a kitchen and a restaurant. The four-story building located near Dosan Park gives visitors an experience that stimulates the senses of taste, smell [...]

Monsieur ‘Enfant Terrible’ Ready to Pull some Korean Legs

Monsieur ‘Enfant Terrible’ Ready to Pull some Korean Legs

SEOUL, March 28 (Korea Bizwire) – Rebellious haute couture maestro Jean Paul Gaultier struck Korean fashion lovers with awe when his variation of women’s hanbok, a traditional Korean outfit, was unveiled in the media event of his latest exhibition here on Friday. The 64-year-old “enfant terrible” considered the upcoming exhibition at the Dongdaemun Design Plaza as a creation [...]

Credit Card Wars Start as Black Friday Approaches

Credit Card Wars Start as Black Friday Approaches

SEOUL, Nov.9 (Korea Bizwire) – With the American ‘Black Friday’ shopping frenzy only three weeks away, the credit card industry has ramped up marketing efforts, targeting those who make direct overseas purchases. As the number of people who make overseas purchases is increasing rapidly, credit card companies have started their promotions earlier than in previous [...]

Reward Point Cash-Back Programs Introduced for Customers Cancelling Credit Cards

Reward Point Cash-Back Programs Introduced for Customers Cancelling Credit Cards

SEOUL, Mar. 18 (Korea Bizwire) — Shinhan Card is introducing a cash-back service for remaining reward points in situations where customers decide to withdraw their membership due to mistakes or faults in the company’s operation. The cash-back service is due to start on April 15. Korean credit card companies have been allowing their customers’ reward points to [...]

No Active X or Digital Signatures Needed for New Korean Online Payment System

No Active X or Digital Signatures Needed for New Korean Online Payment System

SEOUL, Dec. 29 (Korea Bizwire) — A simple, non-Active X online payment service will soon be available in Korea from major credit card companies. Starting December 29, customers will be able to make credit card payments for their online transactions by providing their ID number and a password. Major Korean credit card companies such as [...]