[Graphic News] Rate of Korean children in state preschools among lowest in OECD

According to analysis of an Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development report titled "Education at a Glance 2018," South Korea's figure for children between the ages of 3 and 5 in state-r...

Updated : 2018.10.29 18:13

[Graphic News] Stanford most innovative university in world

For the fourth year running, Stanford University tops Reuters' ranking of the World's Most Innovative Universities, a list that identifies and ranks the educational institutions doing the most to ad...

Updated : 2018.10.25 17:13

[Graphic News] Number of women corporate executives increases, but ratio still low

The number of female executives at South Korea's top 100 companies doubled from five years ago to more than 200, but the increase in the ratio to the total number was still paltry, at 3.2 percent, t...

Updated : 2018.10.24 18:00

[Graphic News] Online malls losing visitors

Online shopping sites are losing visitors, whose numbers have fallen some 14 percent over the past two years, industry data showed. The six major online shopping malls had 77.97 million visitors i...

Updated : 2018.10.23 17:49

[Graphic News] Cost of climate-linked disasters soars: UN

The economic cost of climate-related disasters hit $2.25 trillion over the last two decades, an increase of more than 150 percent compared to the previous 20 years, the UN said Wednesday. The Unit...

Updated : 2018.10.22 18:01

[Graphic News] Spain set to have longest life expectancy in world

Life expectancy in 2040 is set to rise at least a little in all nations, but the rankings will change dramatically, with Spain taking the top spot while China and the United States trade places, res...

Updated : 2018.10.21 18:19

[Graphic News] Rice production forecast to fall 2.4% in 2018: data

South Korea's rice output is expected to fall slightly in 2018 from the previous year due to bad weather conditions during the harvest season and a decline in rice paddies, government data showed. ...

Updated : 2018.10.18 17:16

[Graphic News] S. Korea's ratio of doctors lowest among OECD countries

The overall number of hospital beds and medical equipment in South Korea exceeded other major economies, while the number of doctors was lowest, data has showed. South Korea had an average of 12 b...

Updated : 2018.10.17 17:53

[Graphic News] 28.6% of households have only one member

The number of single-person households continued to rise in South Korea last year. According to data compiled by Statistics Korea, households consisting of a single member totaled 5.62 million in ...

Updated : 2018.10.16 17:32

[Graphic News] Day care usage way below government 40% target: data

The proportion of children using national and public kindergartens and child care centers is expected to remain far short of 40 percent, the government's target, official data showed. President Mo...

Updated : 2018.10.15 17:43

[Graphic News] 73 journalists killed worldwide

At least 73 journalists and media staff were killed around the world in the first 10 months of the year, according to the International Federation of Journalists. The deadliest countries were Afgh...

Updated : 2018.10.14 17:54

[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