[Graphic News] China may not be the most populous country by 2024

 Currently, China with a population of 1.41 billion and India with 1.34 billion remain the two most populous countries, comprising 19 percent and 18 percent of the total global population, respective...

Updated : 2019.05.20 18:22

[Graphic News] US world’s top crude oil producer

 The United States became the world’s top crude oil producer in 2017, surpassing Russia and Saudi Arabia, according to the International Energy Agency. The US produced 14.3 percent of the world’s o...

Updated : 2019.05.19 18:10

[Graphic News] Korea had 32.5m pay TV subscribers in 2018: ICT Ministry

 The average number of pay TV subscribers in South Korea stood at 32.5 million last year, data from the Ministry of Science and ICT showed. That number - which includes people who paid for satellite...

Updated : 2019.05.16 18:28

[Graphic News] Iceland tops list on children’s rights

 Iceland ranked No. 1 on this year’s KidsRights Index, followed by Portugal, Switzerland, Finland and Germany. The annual list, compiled in cooperation with the Erasmus School of Economics in Rotte...

Updated : 2019.05.15 18:18

[Graphic News] US military spending up for first time in 7 years

 US military spending has risen for the first time in seven years, reflecting Trump administration policy, according to a new report released by the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute. ...

Updated : 2019.05.14 18:12

[Graphic News] Dementia increasing in Korea

 More than 1 in 10 senior citizens in South Korea suffer from dementia, data showed. According to the data from the National Institute of Dementia, 748,945 South Koreans aged 65 and above suffered f...

Updated : 2019.05.13 18:22

[Graphic News] Seoul’s humanitarian aid to Pyongyang

 The Moon Jae-in administration announced that it will soon initiate the procedure for providing food aid to North Korea. The South Korean government has not sent any direct humanitarian aid to the i...

Updated : 2019.05.12 18:13

[Graphic News] Filipinos spend most time on social media in Asia

 Filipinos spend the greatest amount of time on social media among Asians, closely followed by Indonesians, Thais and Malaysians, according to Global Digital 2019 reports from We Are Social and Hoots...

Updated : 2019.05.09 18:40

[Graphic News] Higher proportion of long-term marriage immigrants, naturalized citizens last year

 The proportion of marriage immigrants and naturalized citizens who have lived in South Korea for more than 10 years rose last year from three years earlier, a survey showed. According to the poll c...

Updated : 2019.05.08 17:40

[Graphic News] Cancer is No. 1 cause of death in S. Korea

 The death rate from cancer in South Korea has been on the rise every year, according to the Korea Insurance Development Institute. The number of life insurance subscribers who died of cancer increa...

Updated : 2019.05.07 18:24

[Graphic News] S. Koreans in 50s most aggressive in cryptocurrency investment

 South Koreans in their 50s were the most aggressive investors in digital currencies last year, a survey showed, with experts calling for a more cautious approach to the volatile investment destinati...

Updated : 2019.05.06 18:03

[Graphic News] Cases of lost, mishandled air luggage rose worldwide in 2018

 Air passengers had to grapple with more incidents of luggage mishaps in 2018, with those in Europe faring far worse than Asia or North America, according to data.  For every 1,000 passengers, there...

Updated : 2019.05.02 18:54

[Graphic News] Singapore's PM ranks world’s highest-paid leader

The prime minister of Singapore is the highest-paid leader in the world, according to USA Today. Lee Hsien Loong receives $1,610,000 in a year. He‘s followed by the chief executive of Hong Kong, Carr...

Updated : 2019.05.01 18:02

[Graphic News] No. of foreign tourists to S. Korea up 12.4%

 The number of foreigners who arrived in South Korea jumped by 12.4 percent in March from a year earlier due to higher numbers of Chinese and Japanese tourists on incentive tours, the local tourism p...

Updated : 2019.04.30 18:35

[Graphic News] Medical tourism recovers

 The number of foreigners visiting South Korea for medical reasons rose last year, said the Health Ministry.  According to the ministry, 378,967 foreigners visited the country for medical services i...

Updated : 2019.04.29 18:02