[Graphic News] S. Korea's senior employment rate constantly rising: data

According to the data compiled by Statistics Korea, the number of people aged 65 years or older reached 7.38 million in 2018, accounting for 14.3 percent of the country's total population. The emp...

Updated : 2018.10.11 17:02

[Graphic News] Online ads for illegal loans on the rise

The number of online advertisements for illegal loans rose sharply in 2018, government data showed. According to data submitted by the Korea Communications Standards Commission to the National Ass...

Updated : 2018.10.10 18:27

[Graphic News] Samsung 9th most preferred employer among IT majors

Samsung Electronics was among the top 10 employers preferred by college students majoring in engineering and information technology, according to a survey. The South Korean tech giant ranked ninth...

Updated : 2018.10.09 18:07

[Graphic News] String of disasters exacts heavy damage, human toll in Asia

A recent string of natural disasters, the latest a deadly earthquake and tsunami in Indonesia, have exacted a severe toll both in economic damage and human lives throughout Asia. The UN Office for D...

Updated : 2018.10.08 18:21

[Graphic News] Female winners of scientific Nobel Prizes in history

US scientist Frances Arnold became the fifth women to win a Nobel Prize in chemistry on Oct. 3, a day after Canada’s Donna Strickland became the third woman -- and the first in 55 years -- to clinc...

Updated : 2018.10.07 18:34

[Graphic News] More going hungry worldwide due to climate change: UN

The United Nations says the number of undernourished people in the world is growing and returning to levels seen a decade ago, reversing recent trends in large part due to climate change that is wre...

Updated : 2018.10.04 16:55

[Graphic News] 4 in 5 Koreans concerned about heavy dependency on smart devices

According to the research conducted by Embrain, 82.8 percent of South Koreans believe society is overly reliant on smart devices. The survey was conducted on 1,000 respondents, aged from 19 to 59,...

Updated : 2018.10.03 17:53

[Graphic News] Cancer still No. 1 cause of death in South Korea

Cancer remained the leading cause of death in South Korea in 2017, with heart-related illnesses second, government data showed. A total of 285,534 South Koreans died in 2017, up 1.7 percent from a...

Updated : 2018.10.02 18:32

[Graphic News] Number of NK defectors to S. Korea falling

The number of North Koreans defecting to South Korea has fallen under Kim Jong-un's regime, data showed. According to Rep. Park Byeong-seug of the ruling Democratic Party of Korea, citing figures ...

Updated : 2018.10.01 18:29

[Graphic News] S. Korea world's 18th-best country to live in: survey

South Korea is the 18th-best country in the world to live in, a survey by a US nonprofit organization showed. According to the Social Progress Imperative, Korea earned an overall score of 87.13 ou...

Updated : 2018.09.30 18:07

[Graphic News] France top travel destination of 2017

France retained its No. 1 ranking as the most-visited country, with 86.9 million visitors, followed by Spain (81.8 million) and the US (75.9 million), according to the United Nations World Tourism O...

Updated : 2018.09.27 17:09

[Graphic News] Proposal to create whale sanctuary defeated

Members of the International Whaling Commission have defeated a Japanese proposal to reinstate commercial whaling. The commission suspended commercial whaling in the 1980s. But Japan argues that s...

Updated : 2018.09.26 17:20

[Graphic News] Inter-Korean summits

Updated : 2018.09.19 17:40

[Graphic News] Singapore has fastest 4G in Asia-Pacific

Singapore has the fastest 4G network in the Asia-Pacific region, followed by South Korea and Australia. Singapore is also the fastest 4G, also known as Long Term Evolution, country in the world, a...

Updated : 2018.09.17 18:19

[Graphic News] Worldwide gun deaths reach 250,000 yearly

A new study finds gun deaths worldwide total about 250,000 yearly. And the United States is among just six countries that make up half of those fatalities. The findings are from an analysis of glo...

Updated : 2018.09.16 17:47