] Shinhan Bank
has launched a multilingual mobile banking application for foreign customers in South Korea, the bank said on Jan. 10.
Shinhan Global S Bank offers banking services in 10 languages -- English, Chinese, Japanese, Vietnamese, Thai, Cambodian, Russian, Tagalog, Mongolian and Indonesian.
|Shinhan Global S Bank. Shinhan Bank|
The services include allowing users to check their account balance and exchange rates, make local and international transfers, as well as link up with a foreign-language call center.
The mobile app also allows users to pay their utility bills and check their Shinhan credit card balance, the bank said.
“By connecting with Shinhan Bank’s overseas networks, the bank will continue to develop financial services that precisely meet the needs of foreign customers,” the bank said in a statement.
The bank estimates that it has about 600,000 foreign customers in Korea.
By Kim Yoon-mi/The Korea Herald (firstname.lastname@example.org