[Graphic News] Crimes against S. Koreans overseas rise

More than 40,000 South Koreans fell prey to crime or traffic accidents overseas between 2013 and 2017 and the number of victims has increased every year, said a lawmaker citing a National Police Age...

Updated : 2018.11.19 18:10

[Graphic News] Singapore Airlines named world’s best airline for 2019

After launching the world's longest flight route this year and introducing some of the most advanced aircraft into its fleet, Singapore Airlines has been lauded as the world’s best airline for 2019...

Updated : 2018.11.18 18:05

[Graphic News] Southeast Asia top spot for S. Korean winter tourists

Southeast Asia has emerged as the most popular tourist destination for South Koreans planning on overseas trips in December, a leading travel agency said. Hana Tour, the largest travel agency in S...

Updated : 2018.11.15 17:09

[Graphic News] Ratio of unredeemed student loans edges up in 2017

The ratio of South Korea's unredeemed student loans rose in 2017 for the first time amid the country's unstable job market, government data showed. According to data from the National Tax Service,...

Updated : 2018.11.14 18:38

[Graphic News] S. Korea's suicide rate drops but still tops OECD

Despite declining in recent years, the suicide rate in South Korea remains the highest among developed nations, according to statistics. An analysis of health data from the Organization for Econom...

Updated : 2018.11.13 17:53

[Graphic News] China most visited among Asian nations

China attracts the highest number of tourists in Asia, with a record inflow of 59.27 million people in 2016. The Southeast Asian region receives the highest number of travelers, with China topping...

Updated : 2018.11.12 17:35

[Graphic News] Less than 50% of South Koreans say marriage necessary: survey

A majority of Koreans over 13 years old regard marriage as a choice, not a necessity. According to a survey of 39,000 people over 13 years old by Statistics Korea, 48.1 percent thought they should...

Updated : 2018.11.11 18:07

[Graphic News] Multicultural population exceeds 1.85 million

According to the 2017 data from Statistics Korea, people from multicultural backgrounds residing in the country totaled 1,861,084 as of Nov. 1, 2017, up 96,420, or 5.5 percent, from a year ago. Th...

Updated : 2018.11.08 17:03

[Graphic News] Air pollution kills 600,000 children each year: WHO

Exposure to toxic air both indoors and out kills some 600,000 children under the age of 15 each year, the World Health Organization warned Monday. Data from the UN health body shows that every day...

Updated : 2018.11.07 18:05

[Graphic News] S. Koreans rank No. 1 in OECD in hospital visits

South Koreans rank first among major economies in terms of visits made to hospitals in 2016, government data showed. According to the data by the National Health Insurance Service, South Koreans v...

Updated : 2018.11.06 17:57

[Graphic News] Number of S. Korean landowners up more than 10% in 2017

The number of South Koreans who owned land in the country jumped 10.3 percent in 2017 from 2012, government data showed. The data compiled by Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport said th...

Updated : 2018.11.05 17:59

[Graphic News] How Internet usage has grown in Asia since 2000

Internet usage has grown all over Asia with China, India and Indonesia leading the way, according to recent data released by the Internet World Stats. The internet has grown widely in all parts of...

Updated : 2018.11.04 17:35

[Graphic News] Indonesia most generous country in world

Indonesia had named most generous country in the world followed by Australia in second place and New Zealand in third place, according to the British charity, Charities Aid Foundation. South Korea...

Updated : 2018.11.01 17:27

[Graphic News] Which Asian country has greatest hydropower capacity?

China leads the region in hydropower capacity, followed by India and Japan. According to the recent Hydropower Status Report, East Asia and the Pacific region have the highest annual increases in ...

Updated : 2018.10.31 17:51

[Graphic News] Domestic violence increases 74% in five years

The number of domestic violence cases reported to police was 279,082 in 2017 - a surge of 74 percent from the 160,272 cases recorded in 2013, data released by the National Police Agency showed. In...

Updated : 2018.10.30 18:09