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Thu, February 22, 2024 | 06:18
Hana lags far behind in expat banking
For foreigners living in Korea, getting a credit card issued by a Korean bank remains difficult.
500 female leaders to gather in Seoul
Influential women leaders from around the world will gather in Seoul today to participate in the 2010 Global Women’s Leadership Conference to seek ways to strengthen women’s leadership in the global community.
Women leaders seek ways to break `glass ceiling
Women empowerment has made great strides in recent decades, but most women will still attest to discrimination and difficulties in breaking the glass ceiling in politics, corporations and society.
Catholic Univ. to expel gay Filipino
A homosexual Filipino student is on the brink of expulsion from the Catholic University of Korea (CUK) in Bucheon, Gyeonggi Province, because of his sexual orientation.
US economist says Europe is a global problem
Europe’s sovereign debt crisis and a slowing U.S. economic recovery are some of the downward risks for the world economy, according to noted American economist Laura Tyson.
Expat businesspeople shrug off provocation
It was business as usual for the foreign business community in Seoul, Wednesday, a day after the North Korean attack on Yeonpyeong Island rattled markets around the world.
Can H&M’s high-end fast fashion make it here?
The much-hyped Lanvin for H&M collection hits the racks in Seoul, Tuesday, and fashion-crazy shoppers are expected to form long queues waiting for the two H&M stores in Myeongdong to open at 8 a.m.
Online counterfeit sales worry luxury brands
While surfing a popular Korean news website, Anna Lee, a 36-year-old office worker, noticed a small ad with flashing images of luxury handbags. One click later, and she was looking at a website filled with authentic-looking designer bags being sold for a fraction of the original price.
ING celebrates Universal Childrens Day
Employees of life insurance company ING Life Korea raised 25 million won for charity at a bazaar at the Bitplex, downtown Seoul, Friday, to mark the United Nations-designated Universal Children’s Day.
KEB union protests Hana Groups takeover
Hana Financial Group’s plan to buy a controlling stake in Korea Exchange Bank (KEB) has met staunch opposition from KEB’s labor union.
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