[Graphic News] EU antitrust fines against tech companies

Google was hit with a record-breaking 4.34 billion euro ($5 billion) fine, topping the 2.4 billion euros it was ordered to pay in another case last year. EU antitrust regulators accused the compan...

Updated : 2018.07.24 18:03

[Graphic News] Singapore Airlines named world's best airline

Singapore Airlines was named the best carrier in the world, according to SkyTrax, which surveys more than 20 million fliers every year. It was also named the best in first-class. This is the fourt...

Updated : 2018.07.23 18:04

[Graphic News] Cost of replacing damaged banknotes rises

The South Korean central bank spent 32.4 billion won to replace the damaged banknotes over the first half of 2018, up from 31.2 billion won recorded six months earlier. That news comes despite b...

Updated : 2018.07.22 17:52

[Graphic News] Mayweather, Clooney lead world's highest paid entertainers

American boxer Floyd Mayweather was named the world’s highest-paid entertainer on a list that saw actor George Clooney take the No. 2 spot with the highest annual pay of his career. Reality star ...

Updated : 2018.07.19 16:24

[Graphic News] Cigarette sales down 1.6% in H1 on campaign, higher prices

Sales of cigarettes in Korea declined 1.6 percent in the first six months of the year compared to a year earlier, due to a government-led anti-smoking campaign and higher prices, data showed. Kore...

Updated : 2018.07.18 18:08

[Graphic News] India has largest number of environmental conflicts in the world

India has the highest number of environmental conflicts in Asia and the world, mainly in the areas of nuclear, water management, biomass and land. On the other hand, Bhutan records no conflicts. D...

Updated : 2018.07.17 17:59

[Graphic News] Japan ranked best country in Asia

According to a survey, Japan and Australia are the only Asia-Pacific countries that feature among the top 10 best countries in the world. The ranking of countries is ascribed with measuring factor...

Updated : 2018.07.16 17:55

[Graphic News] Busan named best place to visit in Asia

South Korea's portside city of Busan has been named the best destination in Asia 2018 by the travel experts at Lonely Planet, who describe the bustling city as a confluence of culture and cuisine. ...

Updated : 2018.07.15 17:40

[Graphic News] Ronaldo joins Juventus for 100m euros

Cristiano Ronaldo has joined Italian champions Juventus from Real Madrid for 100 million euros ($117.34 million). The 33-year-old striker secured a second entry in the world’s top 10 largest tran...

Updated : 2018.07.12 16:54

[Graphic News] Hite Jinro named world's top spirits brand, again

The Korean soju brand Jinro, owned by Hite Jinro was the world’s best-selling distilled liquor company for a second straight year, according to a market research firm in London. The IWSR, a provi...

Updated : 2018.07.11 17:49

[Graphic News] S. Korea top in smartphone ownership among Asian countries

South Korea tops Asian countries in terms of smartphone ownership, with 94 percent of its citizens owning smartphones, according to the PEW Research Center. The corresponding figure for China stands...

Updated : 2018.07.10 18:17

[Graphic News] Zuckerberg becomes world's 3rd-richest person

Facebook co-founder Mark Zuckerberg has overtaken Warren Buffett as the world’s third-richest person, further solidifying technology as the most robust creator of wealth Above Zuckerberg were Ama...

Updated : 2018.07.09 18:48

[Graphic News] South Korea tops internet usage in Asia

Among the countries surveyed, South Korea stands out as the most heavily connected society, with 96 percent of adults reporting that they use the internet. The Pew Research Center's newest study s...

Updated : 2018.07.08 18:11

[Graphic News] Over 1 billion small arms worldwide

A new study of small arms estimates there are over 1 billion legal and illicit firearms in the world today, including 857 million in civilian hands - with American men and women being the dominant o...

Updated : 2018.07.05 18:11

[Graphic News] ICBC tops world banks ranking

Chinese banks won top 4 places in The Banker's latest global ranking of the top 1,000 banks this year. The Industrial and Commercial Bank of China remains No. 1 in terms of tier 1 capital, followe...

Updated : 2018.07.04 18:33