[Graphic News] Nearly half of all S. Koreans with disabilities over 65

 Nearly half of all South Koreans registered as having disabilities are over 65 years old, a government report showed. The annual report on disabilities by the Ministry of Health and Welfare found t...

Updated : 2019.04.25 17:57

[Graphic News] Global executions at lowest level in decade

 Executions fell worldwide by nearly a third last year to their lowest levels in at least a decade, but several countries recorded a rise, Amnesty International said. Use of the death penalty droppe...

Updated : 2019.04.24 18:32

[Graphic News] Number of farmers, fishermen down across S. Korea

 The number of South Koreans in the agrofisheries sector fell in 2018, government data showed, amid rapid aging and urbanization trends across the country. The number of households in the farming bu...

Updated : 2019.04.23 18:12

[Graphic News] Venezuela world's most miserable economy

 Inflation that’s projected to reach an eyeball-popping 8 million percent this year has left Venezuela saddled with the title of the world’s most miserable economy. The embattled South American na...

Updated : 2019.04.22 18:03

[Graphic News] S. Korea’s defense technology 9th in world

 South Korea’s defense technology ranked ninth in the world last year, with 80 percent of US levels, a state-run military research agency said. According to the triennial report published by the De...

Updated : 2019.04.21 18:04

[Graphic News] From BTS to BoA, a look back on K-pop acts ons Billboard 200

 BTS is set to make history as the boy band is on course to have its third No. 1 album on the Billboard 200 album chart for the week ending April 27. While the group’s “Map of the Soul: Persona” ...

Updated : 2019.04.18 16:45

[Graphic News] Heritage landmarks devastated by fires

 The Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris is not the only heritage site to have been damaged by fire. Other heritage sites around the world have also been completely or partially destroyed by fires. 

Updated : 2019.04.17 18:39

[Graphic News] Only 1 in 10 single people considers wedding ‘a must’: poll

 Only 1 in 10 single people in South Korea believes a wedding is essential for a married couple, a survey said. According to the poll of 2,464 unmarried people -- 1,140 men and 1,324 women aged betw...

Updated : 2019.04.16 18:17

[Graphic News] Global life expectancy up 5.5 years since 2000: WHO

 Global life expectancy grew by 5.5 years between 2000 and 2016, the World Health Organization said, warning though that unequal income and access to health care translates into far shorter lives for...

Updated : 2019.04.15 18:00

[Graphic News] Cost of dismissing workers in S. Korea 2nd highest among OECD nations

 South Korea ranked second among the 36 members of the Organization for Economic Cooperation last year in terms of the cost of dismissing workers, a local think tank said. In 2018, Korean companies ...

Updated : 2019.04.14 18:25

[Graphic News] 7 in 10 artists earn less than 1 million won a month

 Seven in 10 artists in South Korea earn less than 1 million won ($880) a month, well below the average for all trades, a government report said. According to the report from the Ministry of Culture...

Updated : 2019.04.11 17:28

[Graphic News] S. Korea among least gay-friendly countries in OECD

 South Korea ranked low for acceptance of homosexuality compared with most other countries in the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development, a recent report showed. According to the OECD...

Updated : 2019.04.10 18:16

[Graphic News] Poor diet linked to 1 in 5 deaths globally: study

 One in 5 deaths globally is linked to poor diet, experts said, warning that overconsumption of sugar, salt and meat is killing millions of people every year. The United Nations estimates that nearl...

Updated : 2019.04.09 18:16

[Graphic News] Air pollution causes 17,000 deaths in S. Korea in 2017

 Poor air quality caused more than 17,000 deaths in South Korea in 2017, more than 90 percent of which resulted from the onslaught of harmful PM2.5 particles, a study released by a US civic group sho...

Updated : 2019.04.08 18:09

[Graphic News] S. Korean Netflix users triple in a year

 The number of South Korean subscribers to US streaming platform Netflix more than tripled in one year, industry data showed Thursday, mainly due to the popularity of original local content.  Netfli...

Updated : 2019.04.07 18:05