[Graphic News] Number of postpartum care centers decreases

The number of postpartum care centers nationwide has fallen, according to a report, in a possible indication of the falling birthrate. The Korea Institute of Child Care and Education said there we...

Updated : 2019.04.04 17:24

[Graphic News] Higher proportion of students skip breakfast

2018 saw a higher proportion of South Korean students skipping breakfast compared to the previous year, said the Ministry of Education, citing a recent study on their physical health. The proporti...

Updated : 2019.04.03 18:13

[Graphic News] Incheon Airport becomes world’s 5th-largest passenger airport

The number of passengers using Incheon Airport reached a new high in 2018, making it the fifth-largest passenger airport in the world. According to Incheon International Airport Corp., Incheon Air...

Updated : 2019.04.02 18:17

[Graphic News] Nearly 58% of South Koreans use mobile banking services: poll

A higher proportion of South Koreans used mobile banking services in 2018 compared to the previous year, according to a central bank poll. The survey of 2,597 adults conducted by the Bank of Korea...

Updated : 2019.04.01 18:14

[Graphic News] S. Korea’s population likely to peak in 2028

South Korea’s statistics agency forecast that the country’s population is likely to peak at 51.94 million in 2028, before declining to 39.29 million in 2067. The demographic outlook came as deat...

Updated : 2019.03.31 18:27

[Graphic News] Finland remains world’s happiest country

Finland has emerged as the happiest nation for the second consecutive year, according to a report. Researchers say the small Nordic country of 5.5 million people has succeeded in coming up with a re...

Updated : 2019.03.28 18:22

[Graphic News] S. Korea becomes top exporter of 77 products in 2017: KITA

South Korea became the No. 1 exporter of 77 products in 2017, a local trade organization showed, on the back of improved performance from the petrochemicals industry. According to the Korea Intern...

Updated : 2019.03.27 18:18

[Graphic News] Global hearable market to grow quickly

The world market for wireless hearables is expected to grow quickly over the next two years thanks to the popularity of Apple’s AirPod, an industry report said. The global market is estimated to ...

Updated : 2019.03.26 18:22

[Graphic News] Number of marriages lowest in over 40 years

The number of marriages in Korea has dropped to the lowest level in more than 40 years in 2018, as young people delay marriage amid a weak economic picture, according to government data. The numbe...

Updated : 2019.03.25 18:13

[Graphic News] Growth of medicine side effects slows in 2018

South Korea saw reports of medication side effects gain about 2 percent in 2018, although their rate of growth slowed sharply from the prior year, data showed. Local health authorities handled 257...

Updated : 2019.03.24 18:02

[Graphic News] Seoul ranks 7th most expensive city for expats

Paris has climbed to the top of the world‘s priciest city for expatriates, tied first with Singapore and Hong Kong according to a survey that named the capital of strife-torn Venezuela as the cheap...

Updated : 2019.03.21 18:22

[Graphic News] Counseling for twilight divorce increasing rapidly

A growing number of couples over the age of 60 are applying for divorce counseling, data released by a provider of free legal consultation services showed. The Korea Legal Aid Center for Family Re...

Updated : 2019.03.20 18:13

[Graphic News] 1 in 4 Korean students overweight

A quarter of young South Korean students were obese or overweght, the Ministry of Education said. According to data compiled from a survey of 108,000 elementary, middle and high school students co...

Updated : 2019.03.19 18:24

[Graphic News] Number of gas stations drops for 4th year in 2018

The number of gas stations in South Korea dropped for the fourth straight year in 2018, amid worsening profitability facing the industry, data have showed. As of end-December, 11,769 gasoline stat...

Updated : 2019.03.18 18:05

[Graphic News] Private education costs up 4.4% in 2018

South Korea’s total spending on private tuition for children came to about 19.5 trillion won ($17.2 billion) in 2018, up 4.4 percent from a year earlier, government data showed. The data compiled...

Updated : 2019.03.17 18:01