[Graphic News] S. Korean coffee imports expected to fall this year

 South Korea is expected to import less coffee this year for the first time in six years, as demand for the beverage has been hit by sluggish economic growth, according to market watchers here.  In ...

Updated : 2018.12.10 17:53

[Graphic News] Merkel tops Forbes’ 100 most powerful women

 German Chancellor Angela Merkel has been named atop the list of the 100 most powerful women in the world for 2018 for an eighth year in a row. Her streak since 2006 has been broken only by Michelle ...

Updated : 2018.12.09 17:42

[Graphic News] 25% of S. Korean adults have pets: report

 About 1 in 4 South Korean adults owns a pet, and they spend an average of around 100,000 won ($89.95) per month on their companion, a report by KB Financial Group showed. According to the report by...

Updated : 2018.12.06 17:21

[Graphic News] Grim tidings from science on climate change

 Scientists monitoring Earth’s climate and environment have delivered a cascade of grim news this year, adding a sense of urgency to UN talks starting next week in Poland on how best to draw down th...

Updated : 2018.12.05 17:41

[Graphic News] Life expectancy of Koreans edges up to 82.7 years

 South Korean babies born in 2017 are expected to live more than 82 years on average, government data showed.   According to data compiled by Statistics Korea, the average life expectancy in 2017 w...

Updated : 2018.12.04 18:17

[Graphic News] Oxfam praises Korea’s progress in reducing inequality

 South Korea is making progress in reducing the gap between rich and poor through its policies on social spending, tax and labor rights, aid agency Oxfam said in a report.   Oxfam and Development F...

Updated : 2018.12.03 18:09

[Graphic News] Top 20 most polluting countries

 A United Nations report said global efforts to reduce the effects of climate change are way off track, with global carbon dioxide emissions rising again in 2017.   China ranks top with annual carb...

Updated : 2018.12.02 17:51

[Graphic News] Japan’s rich have most cash in Asia

 Japan’s rich have the largest accumulation of wealth in the Asia-Pacific region at $7.7 trillion, but Chinese millionaires are catching up. The pool of wealth held by China’s high-net-worth indiv...

Updated : 2018.11.29 17:19

[Graphic News] Singapore ‘world’s best place for expats to live and work’

 Singapore was voted the best place in the world for expats to live and work for a fourth straight year, beating New Zealand, Germany and Canada, according to HSBC’s annual Expat Explorer. Australi...

Updated : 2018.11.28 17:40

[Graphic News] Home most dangerous place for women: UN study

 More than half of the women murdered worldwide last year were killed by their partners or family members, making home “the most dangerous place for a woman,” a new UN study said. In statistics re...

Updated : 2018.11.27 17:53

[Graphic News] International marriages in Korea edge up in 2017

 The number of marriages between South Korean nationals and foreign nationals inched up last year, ending six consecutive years of decline, government data showed. There were 21,917 international ma...

Updated : 2018.11.26 18:13

[Graphic News] Mobile payments at convenience stores spike this year

 Mobile payments at Korean convenience stores have more than doubled this year due to greater use of smartphones and the expansion of mobile payment services, a market player said. South Korea’s to...

Updated : 2018.11.25 19:04

[Graphic News] Copenhagen named world's top city to visit by Lonely Planet

 Denmark's capital Copenhagen has been chosen as the world's No. 1 city to visit in 2019, according to travel publisher Lonely Planet. The Best in Travel report, now in its 14th year, is based on th...

Updated : 2018.11.22 17:19

[Graphic News] World wine output rises 13% after disastrous year

 Global wine production rose 13 percent this year after a catastrophic 2017 marked by heat waves, early frost and hailstorms, the International Organisation of Vine and Wine (OIV) said. The OIV esti...

Updated : 2018.11.21 18:20

[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