[Graphic News] Record-low number of children adopted in 2017

According to data from the Ministry of Health and Welfare, local courts in Korea granted permission for 863 children to be adopted both in the country and abroad in 2017, down from 890 a year earlie...

Updated : 2018.05.15 18:25

[Graphic News] China's Xi Jinping is world's most powerful person

Chinese President Xi Jinping has emerged as the world's most powerful person, according to Forbes’ list of the world’s most powerful people. Russian President Vladimir Putin ranked second, while...

Updated : 2018.05.14 17:55

[Graphic News] Indians most eager for self-driving cars

There is widespread interest about autonomous vehicles in India, Malaysia, China and South Korea, according to a survey by IPSOS in selected countries. The poll results show that 58 percent of glo...

Updated : 2018.05.13 18:15

[Graphic News] Over 9,000 victims suffered from past governments' blacklists of artists

Nearly 9,300 artists or groups were unjustly excluded from state support or even illegally inspected under the past two conservative administrations for political reasons, a civilian-government fact...

Updated : 2018.05.10 18:07

[Graphic News] S. Korea's medical spending grows fastest among OECD members

According to a report from the Korea Institute for Health and Social Affairs, medical spending in South Korea jumped by an annual average of 6.8 percent from 2005 to 2015 The growth rate during th...

Updated : 2018.05.09 18:15

[Graphic News] India's Modi twice as popular on Facebook as Trump

US President Donald Trump may rule the roost on Twitter, but he lags far behind Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Facebook, according to a study. Modi is by far the most followed world leader...

Updated : 2018.05.08 18:32

[Graphic News] US, China and Saudi biggest military spenders in 2017

Global military spending rose in 2017 to its highest level since the Cold War, with the United States, China and Saudi Arabia topping the list, a Swedish research institute said. The Stockholm Int...

Updated : 2018.05.07 18:15

[Graphic News] The world's leading newspapers of history

How many issues a newspaper has published reflects the print media's history. Global newspaper giant the New York Times boasts a long history and reputation. But there are few newspapers in Korea...

Updated : 2018.05.03 16:57

[Graphic News] More than half of S. Koreans trust NK willingness for denuclearization

More than 60 percent of South Koreans have confidence in North Korea’s stated willingness for denuclearization and peace on the Korean Peninsula, a survey showed. In a Realmeter survey conducted ...

Updated : 2018.05.02 17:52

[Graphic News] Koreans work third-longest hours in OECD

South Koreans work the third-longest hours among member states of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development, according to a report. Employees in South Korea worked an average of 2,...

Updated : 2018.05.01 18:20

[Graphic News] Major international rankings for South and North Korea

South Korea’s economic freedom score is 73.8, making its economy the 27th freest in the 2018 Index. Its overall score has decreased by 0.5 point, with a steep decline for the government integrity i...

Updated : 2018.04.30 17:57

[Graphic News] Major rail lines in South and North Korea

The leaders of the two Koreas have agreed to “adopt practical steps” to connect and modernize the now-defunct cross-border railway lines. If restored, the rail networks of South Korea will be conn...

Updated : 2018.04.29 17:56

[Graphic News] Seoul population mobility rises

The number of people who moved from Seoul to other regions was 421,887 last month, which is more than 22,367 who moved to Seoul (398,720), according to the data compiled by Statistics Korea. Last ...

Updated : 2018.04.26 18:00

[Graphic News] Major statistics concerning inter-Korean talks at Panmunjeom

Updated : 2018.04.25 18:17

[Graphic News] Gap in electricity output capacity growing for two Koreas

The gap in electricity supply capacity between South Korea and North Korea reached a record high, with the South capable of generating 14 times more in 2016, data from Statistics Korea and local pow...

Updated : 2018.04.24 18:02