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On the Spot
: Lee Kyung-min
Thu, July 18, 2019 | 11:45
Savings account for children
Children hold installment savings account books issued by Shinhan Bank at the bank's headquarters in Seoul, April 30. The new savings account introduced jointly by Shinhan and KidZania, a children's amusement park franchise, offers up to a 2.75 percent annual interest rate and a 35 percent discount on the park entrance fee. Courtesy of Shinhan Bank
KB chief strengthens communication with employees
KB Financial Group Chairman Yoon Jong-kyoo is enhancing communication with lower-ranking workers to boost their morale and include young voices in the decision-making process. Yoon held a town hall meeting at the group headquarters on Yeouido, Seoul, April 29, with over 100 bank employees.
| 2019-04-30 17:40
Non-banking growth solidifies Shinhan's leadership
Shinhan Financial Group has solidified its leadership on the back of robust growth in its non-banking sector in the first quarter of 2019. Other financial groups, including KB Financial, are likely to accelerate efforts to diversify their business portfolios by more aggressively taking over insurers, brokerages and card companies.
| 2019-04-30 17:40
Park Bo-gum named as Shinhan's brand ambassador
Shinhan Bank has named actor Park Bo-gum as its new brand ambassador, the bank said Monday.
| 2019-04-29 18:18
Nobel prize-winning economist optimistic about Korea's economy
Pessimism about the Korean economy has become dominant, with all indicators pointing to a ...
| 2019-04-28 18:11
More Koreans default on card payment
An increasing number of people are defaulting on credit card payments as they struggle with stagnant income growth amid a tight job market, and soaring living costs, according to plastic card issuers, Friday.
| 2019-04-26 17:44
4 major financial groups post lower profit in card business
Credit card units of Korea's four largest financial groups posted a combined 242.2 billion won ($209 million) net profit in the first quarter of 2019, a 12.1 percent drop from a year earlier, data showed Friday.
| 2019-04-26 17:20
Blockchain pushes banks to evolve
A growing number of banks are seeking to apply blockchain-based technology to their products in a bid to provide more convenient and faster services for consumers.
| 2019-04-24 17:39
Korea vows to enhance 'capacity building' at WCO
Korea has vowed to take a leading role in fostering talented customs officials worldwide by capitalizing on its unique experience and knowhow in “capacity building” in administration.
| 2019-04-24 17:16
Tax administration in digital transformation
On March 27 in Santiago, Chile, National Tax Service (NTS) Commissioner Han Sung-hee delivered a presentation on the subject of “Future Tax Administration Using AI Technology and Big Data” while 53 other tax commissioners from across the world, and representatives of the international bodies the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and World Bank were present.
| 2019-04-24 16:01
Ban on intrusive job interview questions comes into force
Typhoon barreling toward Korean Peninsula
McDonald's customer served 'almost completely raw' chicken burger
Hollys, Daiso struggling with tumbler fiasco
Psy unveils music video in collaboration with Suzy
Washington unwilling to actively mediate Seoul-Tokyo trade friction
Ex-Samsung engineer develops app for healthy diet
CEO brings Prestigious startup to Korea
Skepticism growing over Korean economy
Rockies' Oh Seung-hwan to undergo season-ending elbow surgery
Celebrating Korea-Czech relations
FINA World Championships 2019
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