The chaebol - the giant, family-run empires behind South Korea's economic miracle - have come back stronger than ever since the economic crisis of 1997-98 brought them to their knees.Monday, 11 September, 2006, 12:00am
Kim Woo-choong is one of the most prominent of the businessmen who transformed a dirt-poor South Korea into the economic powerhouse it is today.
But the fall that resulted when his huge appetite for risk overcame financial prudence makes him one of the most tragic figures on the Asian business landscape.15 Jun 2005 - 12:00am
Updated at 12.50pm, Friday: Mainland business partners fear that they will suffer in the fallout from Daewoo Motor's bankruptcy.17 Nov 2000 - 12:00am
Jardine Fleming Group (JF) was unable to comment on reports that it is interested in making a bid for South Korea's number three brokerage Daewoo Securities.
The Korean Economic Daily said yesterday that JF was the sixth foreign group interested in making a move.18 Nov 1999 - 12:00am
Fund-manager Regent Pacific Group's agreement of the terms for the purchase of a South Korean asset-management business is not expected soon.
The company said it had been negotiating with Seoul-based Daehan Investment Trust under the terms of a recently signed heads of agreement.9 Sep 1999 - 12:00am
It is still only very recently that almost every time you flipped through a magazine you were confronted with an advertisement boasting of corporate achievements under the banner 'Daewoo, that's who'.20 Aug 1999 - 12:00am
'Cable & Wireless conduct business in a professional manner, and we are just not used to that.' A technical expert at Vietnam National Post and Telecommunications.
'Cable & Wireless is like a ship all at sea.' Flemings' telecommunications analyst Dwayne Taylor.11 Jul 1999 - 12:00am
'It was a poor word choice when I said that Thailand 'deserved' the devaluation.' Lehman Brothers senior executive officer Paul Dickson.25 Apr 1999 - 12:00am
Canmar Pride, the first of two new ice-strengthened container ships for Canada Maritime, has entered service with a maiden call at Thamesport in Britain. Sister ship Canmar Honour is in final sea trials and will enter service next month.21 Aug 1998 - 12:00am
Wilhelmsen Lines and Daewoo Motors Corp have signed a contract for the transport of motor vehicles from South Korea to North and Latin America over three years.
The contract, effective immediately, could involve 300,000 units over the period.8 Jun 1998 - 12:00am