[Graphic News] Number of abandoned pets increases in S. Korea

 The number of abandoned animals continued to increase in South Korea, amid the growing number of households raising pets, government data shows.  The number of abandoned animals stood at 102,593 in...

Updated : 2019.01.17 16:37

[Graphic News] US shutdown sends economy into uncharted waters

 The US government shutdown became the longest in history when it entered its 25th day Tuesday. Trump was unmoved in the White House, his border wall unbuilt, and around 800,000 federal workers were...

Updated : 2019.01.16 18:46

[Graphic News] Global OLED TV market grows twofold every year since 2015

 The global market for organic light-emitting diode TVs has surged twofold every year since 2015. IHS Markit said sales of OLED sets are estimated to have reached some 2.6 million units in 2018, up ...

Updated : 2019.01.15 18:53

[Graphic News] Fine dust blankets South Korea

 Fine dust filled South Korea’s sky Sunday, prompting authorities to take countermeasures and issue advisories.  The fine dust level stood at 79 micrograms per cubic meter for Seoul as of 10 a.m., ...

Updated : 2019.01.14 17:41

[Graphic News] Number of global 'hallyu’ fans soars close to 90 million

 The number of dedicated global fans of “hallyu,” or the Korean Wave, is estimated to have surged to about 90 million at the end of last year, a government-affiliated foundation said. The Korea Fo...

Updated : 2019.01.13 18:16

[Graphic News] Korean teens spend 2 hours daily on online broadcasts

 South Korean teenagers spend two hours a day watching online broadcasts streamed by individual creators, a survey showed, with YouTube being the most popular platform. According to the survey of 1,...

Updated : 2019.01.10 16:50

[Graphic News] Mobile number portability hits 13-year low in 2018

 The number of South Koreans who switched mobile carriers reached a 13-year low in 2018 due to weaker subsidy competition, industry data showed. The country‘s three major mobile carriers -- SK Tele...

Updated : 2019.01.09 18:20

[Graphic News] Korea’s performing arts market grew 23% last year

 South Korea’s performing arts market grew 23 percent in 2018 compared to the previous year, on the back of ticket sales for musicals and K-pop concerts. According to ticket distributor Interpark, ...

Updated : 2019.01.08 17:35

[Graphic News] Fatal air crashes rose last year

 A total of 556 people died in 15 plane crashes in 2018, significantly more than the previous year, but long-term trends show that safety has improved, an aviation watchdog reported. The year 2017 w...

Updated : 2019.01.07 18:18

[Graphic News] Food industry sales rise 2.3% in 2018

 South Korean food industry sales grew 2.3 percent in 2018 from a year ago to exceed 90 trillion won ($80.2 billion) for the first time, a report showed. According to the report from the Korea Rural...

Updated : 2019.01.06 17:14

[Graphic News] Samsung No. 1 in number of patents filed for self-driving cars

 According to the data compiled by the European Patent Office, the number of applications related to self-driving cars filed in Europe was 3,998 in 2017, growing more than threefold from 922 in 2011....

Updated : 2019.01.03 16:26

[Graphic News] 10% of S. Korean seniors suffer from dementia

 More than 1 in 10 South Korean senior citizens live with dementia, data showed, with the number expected to reach 2 million by 2039 due to the rapidly aging population. According to the data compil...

Updated : 2019.01.02 17:44

[Graphic News] Number of naturalized S. Koreans nears 190,000 over last 70 years

 Nearly 190,000 foreign nationals have become naturalized South Korean citizens over the past seven decades, government data showed. The Ministry of Justice said the number of people naturalized her...

Updated : 2019.01.01 17:46

[Graphic News] Switzerland remains most attractive for top talent

 Switzerland once again clinched the top spot in a global survey on fostering and attracting talent, part of a top-10 list that includes Canada but not the US and no Asian nations.The country retaine...

Updated : 2018.12.31 17:05

[Graphic News] Australia, Indonesia world’s most generous nations: Gallup

 Australia, Indonesia, the United States and New Zealand were found to be the world’s most generous countries in an annual study by pollster Gallup. Gallup released its list of “most generous coun...

Updated : 2018.12.28 17:41