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SM Entertainment Founder Wins Asia Game Changer Award

SM Entertainment Founder Wins Asia Game Changer Award

SEOUL, Oct. 28 (Korea Bizwire) – Lee Soo-man, the K-pop mogul who founded SM Entertainment, the nation’s largest management/record label, was awarded a 2016 Asia Game Changer Award, becoming the first Korean to receive the honor.  According to SM Entertainment, the company chairman attended the Asia Game Changer Awards ceremony on October 27 at the [...]

Chaebol Families, Celebrities Punished for Illegal FX Trading

Chaebol Families, Celebrities Punished for Illegal FX Trading

SEOUL, March 13 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea’s financial watchdog has imposed sanctions on relatives of big name companies and celebrities for engaging in illegal foreign exchange trading worth US$40 million, officials said Friday. The Financial Supervisory Service (FSS) decided to issue warnings against 39 individuals including LG Group Chairman Koo Bon-moo’s sister and Lee Soo-man, the [...]