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Fri, September 22, 2023 | 20:44
Hana donates school stationery for cyclone-hit Myanmarese children
Hana Financial Group donated school stationery for children in Myanmar which was hit recently by the powerful storm Cyclone Mocha, the company announced on Tuesday. The Korean banking group said officials from Hana Microfinance, its corporate entity in Myanmar's largest city of Yangon, visited two cyclone-hit regions in Rakhain and Magway.
| 2023-06-27 16:01
Food prices rise more than 3 times faster than disposable income growth
The prices of grocery items increased more than people's disposable income did in the first three months this year, adding to concerns about the real income or inflation-adjusted earnings of households.
| 2023-06-26 16:35
Delinquency rate surges to 8-year high among self-employed
Once a personal trainer for several celebrities, Kim, a man in his mid-30s, plans to shut down his fitness club in Seoul's affluent Gangnam district after being diagnosed with stomach cancer as he struggled to pay back bank loans. “The doctor said the cancer is mainly due to extreme stress,” Kim, who refused to give his full name, said, adding, “My business still has not reco...
| 2023-06-26 16:31
Small manufacturers hit hardest by worker shortage
Smaller businesses are finding it more difficult to hire workers in the manufacturing sector where jobs are diminishing fast, according to data, Friday.
| 2023-06-23 17:17
Weak yen, strong dollar pose challenge to Korea's exports
A toxic mixture of a weak Japanese yen and persistently strong U.S. dollar against the Korean won are posing challenges to the recovery of Korean exports, which have been in decline for the past eight consecutive months, analysts said Friday. The country's outbound shipments came to $32.9 billion from June 1 to 20, up 5.3 percent from a year earlier, according to the Korea Cu...
| 2023-06-23 16:33
Private consumption sluggish despite massive gov't spending
Private spending appears to be slowing despite the government spending hundreds of billions of won to encourage consumers to go out and spend more in the post-pandemic era.
| 2023-06-22 16:42
Hana extends sponsorship for national football team
Hana Bank agreed with the Korea Football Association (KFA) to extend its official sponsorship for the national football team for the next 10 years, the company announced on Wednesday.
| 2023-06-21 13:44
Light punishments feared to fan illicit activities in Korean financial markets
More than one out of four criminals convicted of stock price manipulation and other unfair trading practices are repeat offenders, while nearly half of them get off lightly with suspended jail terms, data showed on Tuesday. According to Financial Services Commission (FSC) data submitted to Rep. Kang Byung-won of the main opposition Democratic Party of Korea (DPK), 23 percent ...
| 2023-06-20 15:41
Won makes fastest gains among major Asian currencies
The Korean won made the fastest gains against the U.S. dollar among major Asian currencies over the past month, on the back of foreign investors' buying spree in the Korean financial market, data showed on Monday.
| 2023-06-19 15:52
KB to offer webinar for foreigners on retirement pension
KB Kookmin Bank will host an online seminar at 5 p.m., Thursday, to explain Korea's retirement pension system to foreign workers and introduce relevant products offered by commercial banks, the company announced on Monday. Titled “All About Korean Pension,” the webinar run on the bank's YouTube channel. It will be offered in English.
| 2023-06-19 15:52
30 people purchased 8,000 homes: data
National Assembly passes motion to arrest DPK chief
Gender equality minister nominee in hot seat over remarks on abortion
Seoul invites ambassadors to introduce new halal foods in Korea
Scientists find green way to turn CO2 into fuel with sunlight
Kim Jong-un's rejection of Russia's food assistance irritates North Korean defectors
S. Korea condemns Russia, seeks to mend ties with China
COVID-19 deaths hit record high in Korea for 2022
Rights experts from 17 countries demand release of North Korean escapees in China
Honey-dipped cookie to represent 'K-desserts' at global food expo in Germany
More than 2,800 killed by earthquake in Morocco
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