[Graphic News] India to see highest GDP growth rate in Asia

 The Asian Development Bank projected that India would see the highest gross domestic product growth rate in Asia in 2018 at 7.3 percent, though this is lower than the nation's growth rate of 6.7 per...

Updated : 2018.11.20 17:48

[Graphic News] Crimes against S. Koreans overseas rise

 More than 40,000 South Koreans fell prey to crime or traffic accidents overseas between 2013 and 2017 and the number of victims has increased every year, said a lawmaker citing a National Police Age...

Updated : 2018.11.19 18:10

[Graphic News] Singapore Airlines named world’s best airline for 2019

 After launching the world's longest flight route this year and introducing some of the most advanced aircraft into its fleet, Singapore Airlines has been lauded as the world’s best airline for 2019...

Updated : 2018.11.18 18:05

[Graphic News] Southeast Asia top spot for S. Korean winter tourists

 Southeast Asia has emerged as the most popular tourist destination for South Koreans planning on overseas trips in December, a leading travel agency said. Hana Tour, the largest travel agency in So...

Updated : 2018.11.15 17:09

[Graphic News] Ratio of unredeemed student loans edges up in 2017

 The ratio of South Korea's unredeemed student loans rose in 2017 for the first time amid the country's unstable job market, government data showed. According to data from the National Tax Service, ...

Updated : 2018.11.14 18:38

[Graphic News] S. Korea's suicide rate drops but still tops OECD

 Despite declining in recent years, the suicide rate in South Korea remains the highest among developed nations, according to statistics.  An analysis of health data from the Organization for Econom...

Updated : 2018.11.13 17:53

[Graphic News] China most visited among Asian nations

 China attracts the highest number of tourists in Asia, with a record inflow of 59.27 million people in 2016.   The Southeast Asian region receives the highest number of travelers, with China toppi...

Updated : 2018.11.12 17:35

[Graphic News] Less than 50% of South Koreans say marriage necessary: survey

 A majority of Koreans over 13 years old regard marriage as a choice, not a necessity.  According to a survey of 39,000 people over 13 years old by Statistics Korea, 48.1 percent thought they should...

Updated : 2018.11.11 18:07

[Graphic News] Multicultural population exceeds 1.85 million

 According to the 2017 data from Statistics Korea, people from multicultural backgrounds residing in the country totaled 1,861,084 as of Nov. 1, 2017, up 96,420, or 5.5 percent, from a year ago.  Th...

Updated : 2018.11.08 17:03

[Graphic News] Air pollution kills 600,000 children each year: WHO

 Exposure to toxic air both indoors and out kills some 600,000 children under the age of 15 each year, the World Health Organization warned Monday. Data from the UN health body shows that every day,...

Updated : 2018.11.07 18:05

[Graphic News] S. Koreans rank No. 1 in OECD in hospital visits

 South Koreans rank first among major economies in terms of visits made to hospitals in 2016, government data showed. According to the data by the National Health Insurance Service, South Koreans vi...

Updated : 2018.11.06 17:57

[Graphic News] Number of S. Korean landowners up more than 10% in 2017

 The number of South Koreans who owned land in the country jumped 10.3 percent in 2017 from 2012, government data showed. The data compiled by Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport said tha...

Updated : 2018.11.05 17:59

[Graphic News] How Internet usage has grown in Asia since 2000

 Internet usage has grown all over Asia with China, India and Indonesia leading the way, according to recent data released by the Internet World Stats.   The internet has grown widely in all parts ...

Updated : 2018.11.04 17:35

[Graphic News] Indonesia most generous country in world

 Indonesia had named most generous country in the world followed by Australia in second place and New Zealand in third place, according to the British charity, Charities Aid Foundation.  South Korea...

Updated : 2018.11.01 17:27

[Graphic News] Which Asian country has greatest hydropower capacity?

 China leads the region in hydropower capacity, followed by India and Japan. According to the recent Hydropower Status Report, East Asia and the Pacific region have the highest annual increases in h...

Updated : 2018.10.31 17:51