Business News
Asian Financial Forum Opens with Record Attendance
Jan 13, 2014 17:40 Asia/Seoul Time Zone
Some 2,400 business leaders and senior government officials from around the world are in Hong Kong for the seventh Asian Financial Forum (AFF), which opened today and continues through tomorrow at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre. Deleg...
Asian Financial Forum Opens in Hong Kong on Monday
Jan 10, 2014 13:37 Asia/Seoul Time Zone
More than 2,000 business leaders and senior government officials from around the world are expected to take part in the seventh Asian Financial Forum (AFF), 13-14 January, at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre. Under the theme, “Asia: Pow...
Guide to the Year-end Tax Settlement 2013 for Foreigners
Jan 08, 2014 12:00 Asia/Seoul Time Zone
The process for settling Year-end Taxes is largely the same for Korean nationals and foreign employees, with slight differences as follows: (1) Only foreign employees are entitled to an application of 17% (previously 15%) flat tax rate, income tax re...
Barry O’Leary, Chief Executive of IDA Ireland, to visit Korea
Nov 26, 2013 14:38 Asia/Seoul Time Zone
Barry O’Leary, the chief executive of Industrial Development Authority Ireland (IDA Ireland), will be visiting Korea for 3 days from November 27th. During his visit, Mr. O’Leary plans to meet with executives of Korean co...
CKI Supporting Women Entrepreneurs and To-Be Business Runners in Partnership with KOSBI
Jul 10, 2013 10:50 Asia/Seoul Time Zone
Citibank Korea (CEO Ha, Yung-ku, www.citibank.co.kr) and the Korea Small Business Institute (KOSBI) (President Kim, Dong-sun, www.kosbi.re.kr) jointly held a course completion ceremony for the 6th Citi-KOSBI Women Entrepreneurship Academy (WEA) on Ju...
New Salary Checker App for Professionals in Korea - Robert Walters
May 28, 2013 11:33 Asia/Seoul Time Zone
Professionals in Korea can now compare their salaries to similar roles at multinational companies with the redesigned Salary Checker app, launched recently by recruitment consultancy Robert Walters. Robert Walters Korea helps bilingual professionals ...
Worker Shortage in Korea's Virtualisation and Big Data Industries
Mar 19, 2013 17:17 Asia/Seoul Time Zone
Korea‘s emerging virtualisation and big data industries are struggling to find enough skilled workers according to the recently released 2013 Salary Survey by Robert Walters, one of the world’s leading specialist professional recruitment consultancie...
Samsung Electronics Appoints New Co-CEOs
Mar 15, 2013 11:46 Asia/Seoul Time Zone
Samsung today announced the appointment of President Boo-keun Yoon and President J.K. Shin as co-CEOs of Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. following the company’s annual general shareholders’ meeting. Vice Chairman Oh-Hyun Kwon will retain his positio...
Samsung Electronics’ 44th Annual General Shareholders’ Meeting
Mar 15, 2013 09:22 Asia/Seoul Time Zone
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd, convened its 44th Annual General Meeting of Shareholders on March 15 at its headquarter in Seocho-dong, Seoul. The meeting was attended by shareholders and institutional investors. Samsung Electronics reported its bus...
Multinationals in Korea Generating Demand for Global Experience
Mar 13, 2013 11:28 Asia/Seoul Time Zone
Multinational companies in Korea are still generating demand for professionals with global experience reveals the recently released 2013 Salary Survey by Robert Walters, one of the world's leading specialist professional recruitment consultancies. ...
Guide to the Year-end Tax Settlement 2012 for Foreigners
Jan 07, 2013 12:00 Asia/Seoul Time Zone
With the growing number of foreign workers in Korea, as many as 500,000 or more foreign workers are expected to file the Year-end Tax Settlement in Korea this year, recording the largest number. * The number of foreigners who filed the Year-End...
What is your must-know advice for job-seekers who wish to improve English communication skill in the New Year?
Jan 03, 2013 10:39 Asia/Seoul Time Zone
The hopeful New Year has dawned. Many people cherish in their heart one hope in the New Year. If you are a job-seeker, getting a job would be by all means the greatest hope of the New Year at hand. What would be of top i...
Dominican Republic Requests the Establishment of World Trade Organization Panel over Australian Plain Packaging
Dec 20, 2012 09:10 Asia/Seoul Time Zone
Today, the Dominican Republic requested that the Dispute Settlement Body of the World Trade Organization (WTO) establish a WTO panel to assess the WTO consistency of Australia‘s plain packaging measures for tobacco products, which came into effect in...
Reduced Q3 Job Advertising Levels in Korea - Robert Walters Asia Job Index
Dec 17, 2012 11:06 Asia/Seoul Time Zone
Robert Walters, one of the world's leading specialist professional recruitment consultancies, has launched its Asia Job Index for Q3 2012. The Robert Walters Asia Job Index tracks advertisement volumes for professional positions across the leading...
Korea's Largest Knowledge Concert ‘tech+’ Takes Place in Seoul From November 7 Through 8
Oct 20, 2012 12:14 Asia/Seoul Time Zone
The Ministry of Knowledge Economy and the Korea Institute for Advancement of Technology (KIAT) are co-hosting ‘tech+ 2012,’ a new concept knowledge concert which invites innovation leaders representing various fields to share their knowledge and brin...
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