[Graphic News] Female winners of scientific Nobel Prizes in history

US scientist Frances Arnold became the fifth women to win a Nobel Prize in chemistry on Oct. 3, a day after Canada’s Donna Strickland became the third woman -- and the first in 55 years -- to clinc...

Updated : 2018.10.07 18:34

[Graphic News] More going hungry worldwide due to climate change: UN

The United Nations says the number of undernourished people in the world is growing and returning to levels seen a decade ago, reversing recent trends in large part due to climate change that is wre...

Updated : 2018.10.04 16:55

[Graphic News] 4 in 5 Koreans concerned about heavy dependency on smart devices

According to the research conducted by Embrain, 82.8 percent of South Koreans believe society is overly reliant on smart devices. The survey was conducted on 1,000 respondents, aged from 19 to 59,...

Updated : 2018.10.03 17:53

[Graphic News] Cancer still No. 1 cause of death in South Korea

Cancer remained the leading cause of death in South Korea in 2017, with heart-related illnesses second, government data showed. A total of 285,534 South Koreans died in 2017, up 1.7 percent from a...

Updated : 2018.10.02 18:32

[Graphic News] Number of NK defectors to S. Korea falling

The number of North Koreans defecting to South Korea has fallen under Kim Jong-un's regime, data showed. According to Rep. Park Byeong-seug of the ruling Democratic Party of Korea, citing figures ...

Updated : 2018.10.01 18:29

[Graphic News] S. Korea world's 18th-best country to live in: survey

South Korea is the 18th-best country in the world to live in, a survey by a US nonprofit organization showed. According to the Social Progress Imperative, Korea earned an overall score of 87.13 ou...

Updated : 2018.09.30 18:07

[Graphic News] France top travel destination of 2017

France retained its No. 1 ranking as the most-visited country, with 86.9 million visitors, followed by Spain (81.8 million) and the US (75.9 million), according to the United Nations World Tourism O...

Updated : 2018.09.27 17:09

[Graphic News] Proposal to create whale sanctuary defeated

Members of the International Whaling Commission have defeated a Japanese proposal to reinstate commercial whaling. The commission suspended commercial whaling in the 1980s. But Japan argues that s...

Updated : 2018.09.26 17:20

[Graphic News] Inter-Korean summits

Updated : 2018.09.19 17:40

[Graphic News] Singapore has fastest 4G in Asia-Pacific

Singapore has the fastest 4G network in the Asia-Pacific region, followed by South Korea and Australia. Singapore is also the fastest 4G, also known as Long Term Evolution, country in the world, a...

Updated : 2018.09.17 18:19

[Graphic News] Worldwide gun deaths reach 250,000 yearly

A new study finds gun deaths worldwide total about 250,000 yearly. And the United States is among just six countries that make up half of those fatalities. The findings are from an analysis of glo...

Updated : 2018.09.16 17:47

[Graphic News] Yanolja most popular accommodation app in S. Korea

Yanolja was identified as the most popular South Korean accommodation and flight-booking application among Android smartphone users, recent data showed. According to data compiled by industry trac...

Updated : 2018.09.13 16:39

[Graphic News] Thai Airways ranks best economy-class airline

Thai Airways took the top spot as the best economy-class airline in the world, according to the Skytrax’s annual “Best Airlines in the World” ranking for 2018. Airlines based in Asia dominated ...

Updated : 2018.09.12 18:17

[Graphic News] George Clooney is highest paid actor

George Clooney topped an annual list of the world’s highest-paid actors, mainly due to the sale of his tequila company. The 57-year-old earned an estimated $239 million between June 2017 and June...

Updated : 2018.09.11 18:01

[Graphic News] Depression rate rises 16% in 5 years

The number of South Koreans treated for depression last year rose 15.8 percent from five years before, government data showed. Some 681,000 patients were treated for depression last year, up from ...

Updated : 2018.09.10 17:58