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Bank’s Offer of Birth Control Pills to New Hires for 100km March Ruffles Feathers

Bank’s Offer of Birth Control Pills to New Hires for 100km March Ruffles Feathers

SEOUL, Jan. 19 (Korea Bizwire) — A long-held rite of passage for new employees at big firms has in recent weeks come under fire after reports surfaced detailing allegations that newly hired female employees at Kookmin Bank (KB), who were participants in a company mandated training program, were offered contraceptives to avoid suffering from discomfort [...]

Tougher Rules to Affect Some 400,000 Mortgage Borrowers

Tougher Rules to Affect Some 400,000 Mortgage Borrowers

SEOUL, Aug. 3 (Korea Bizwire) – South Korea’s stricter lending rules will likely affect about 400,000 potential mortgage borrowers in “speculative districts” in Seoul and the administrative capital of Sejong in the second half of the year, officials said Thursday. In its latest bid to rein in the overheating housing market, the government Wednesday designated [...]

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 [...]