[Graphic News] Samsung ranked among top 2 in French consumers’ brand rating

Samsung Electronics was placed among the top two in a brand rating by French consumers, company officials said. The 2019 edition of Best Brands France showed the tech firm at No. 1 in the best pro...

Updated : 2019.02.20 17:48

[Graphic News] James tops NBA rich list: Forbes

LeBron James remains the top-earning player in the NBA while an increasing number of stars have boosted their income through off-field activities, according to Forbes. Forbes said that Los Angeles...

Updated : 2019.02.19 18:09

[Graphic News] S. Korea’s abortion rate falls: poll

The number of abortions estimated to have been performed in South Korea stood at 49,764 in 2017, down from 69,909 in 2016 and 168,738 in 2010, possibly due to wider use of birth control, a report sa...

Updated : 2019.02.18 18:25

[Graphic News] Some 2.9m tourists made use of Airbnb in S. Korea last year

A total of 2.9 million tourists used Airbnb, a global house-sharing platform, here last year, up 56 percent from a year earlier, the company said. Seven out of 10 Airbnb users, or some 2.02 millio...

Updated : 2019.02.17 17:59

[Graphic News] Decline of insects threatens ‘catastrophic collapse of nature’

Nearly half of all insect species worldwide are in rapid decline and one-third could disappear altogether, according to a study warning of dire consequences for crop pollination and natural food cha...

Updated : 2019.02.14 16:44

[Graphic News] Poll shows fewer S. Korean students see N. Korea as enemy

Fewer young students in South Korea perceive North Korea as an enemy than a year ago, while a larger number of them regard the North as a cooperative partner, a poll has showed. In the poll of 82,...

Updated : 2019.02.13 17:53

[Graphic News] S. Korea falls behind China in world’s LCD TV market

China edged out South Korea in the global liquid-crystal display TV market last year to become the world’s top manufacturer of the products, data showed. According to data compiled by industry tr...

Updated : 2019.02.12 18:12

[Graphic News] Emerging economies catching up in smartphone adoption: survey

Smartphone use has become the norm in most developed nations, while many emerging economies are showing sharp gains, a global survey showed Tuesday. A Pew Research Center report found strong major...

Updated : 2019.02.11 18:31

[Graphic News] S. Korea's corruption awareness ranking rises 6 notches to 45th in 2018

South Korea rose six notches in an international corruption awareness ranking to No. 45 of 180 countries in 2018, a report from a global anti-corruption watchdog showed. South Korea scored 57 out ...

Updated : 2019.02.10 18:10

[Graphic News] Hong Kong illegal wildlife trade on rise

Illegal wildlife trade in Hong Kong is booming, according to a new study. In a report, conservation groups said Hong Kong has become a hub for wildlife crime, as millions of animals, plants and th...

Updated : 2019.02.07 17:35

[Graphic News] Asian tourists favor Myeong-dong, but Americans and Europeans prefer Seoul’s palaces

Foreign tourists in Seoul prefer different sightseeing spots depending on nationality, a research paper showed. Visitors from Asia prefer Myeong-dong, one of the capital’s main shopping districts...

Updated : 2019.02.06 17:29

[Graphic News] Koreans had more leisure time last year

Koreans are surveyed to have had more leisure time and spent more money on leisure activities on average in 2018 than previous years. On average, people had 3.3 hours of free time per weekday and ...

Updated : 2019.01.31 17:18

[Graphic News] Planes operated by S. Korea LCCs hit 140 in 2018

The combined number of passenger planes operated by South Korea’s six low-cost carriers extended to 140 airplanes last year, challenging the 167 airplanes owned by the national flag carrier Korean ...

Updated : 2019.01.30 17:52

[Graphic News] No. of Japanese visitors to S. Korea jumps more than 28% in 2018

The number of Japanese visitors to South Korea increased at the fastest rate in nine years in 2018. According to data from Statistics Korea, the number of Japanese visitors to the country spiked 2...

Updated : 2019.01.29 18:23

[Graphic News] "Living Coral" is 2019 color of the year

Following 2018’s dramatic Ultra Violet, Pantone’s Color of the Year 2019 is Living Coral. Pantone Color Institute describes the color that “Living Coral is a bright pink-orange hue with a soft,...

Updated : 2019.01.28 17:59