[Graphic News] Hong Kong topples New York to become city with most ultrarich people

New York is no longer home to the biggest number of ultrarich people, as it has been overtaken by the rising tide of wealth in Asia. Hong Kong has surpassed the Big Apple as the city with the high...

Updated : 2018.09.09 18:08

[Graphic News] S. Korea's fruit imports reach record high in 2017

South Korea's fruit imports reached record-high levels last year on the strength of growing demand for greater variety in food choices, customs data showed. The country imported 834,000 tons of fr...

Updated : 2018.09.06 16:42

[Graphic News] Voice phishing on the rise in S. Korea

South Korea reported 98,391 voice-phishing incidents between 2014 and June of this year, according to data submitted to Rep. Lee Jae-jung by the National Police Agency. The number of voice-phishin...

Updated : 2018.09.05 17:54

[Graphic News] Rice paddies down in 2018

Rice paddies in South Korea declined 2.2 percent this year compared to last year, as farmers opted to grow other crops, according to data. Data compiled by Statistics Korea showed that the rice cu...

Updated : 2018.09.04 18:01

[Graphic News] Victims of school violence in Seoul on the rise

The number of student victims of school violence in Seoul increased 24.5 percent from a year earlier to 11,425 this year, according to a survey. More than 92 percent of 700,343 students, ranging f...

Updated : 2018.09.03 18:08

[Graphic News] About 94% of Korean adults have experienced YouTube: survey

About 94 percent of Korean adults have used YouTube directly or indirectly via other routes, a survey showed. A media research center of the Korea Press Foundation canvassed online 1,218 adults ac...

Updated : 2018.09.02 18:03

[Graphic News] Vietnam's Danang top summer vacation destination

Vietnam's city of Danang was the most popular summer vacation destination among Koreans this year, a shift from last year's preference for cities in Japan, according to an online shopping mall. Fl...

Updated : 2018.08.30 16:57

[Graphic News] S. Korea seeks to increase defense budget 8.2% next year

The South Korea government announced that it will raise its defense budget 8.2 percent on-year in 2019, the largest expansion since 2008. The Ministry of National Defense said it has proposed a bu...

Updated : 2018.08.29 18:13

[Graphic News] S. Korea's population edges up 0.3%

South Korea’s total population rose slightly last year, but elderly people continued to outnumber children amid a rapid aging trend and a record-low birthrate, a national census showed. A total o...

Updated : 2018.08.28 18:08

[Graphic News] South Korean beer exports to China surge

South Korea's beer exports to China more than doubled in 2017 from the previous year, but exports of other alcohol dropped steeply, industry data showed. South Korea shipped $50.2 million worth of...

Updated : 2018.08.27 17:51

[Graphic News] 32 killed in 88 gun accidents, crimes since 2012

The number of accidents and crimes involving guns totaled 88 over the past seven years in South Korea, resulting in 32 deaths, a ruling party lawmaker said, citing police data. Gun crimes and acci...

Updated : 2018.08.26 18:14

[Graphic News] SK hynix boasts sharpest growth among chipmakers

SK hynix, South Korea's No. 2 chipmaker, posted the sharpest growth in sales among the world's top 15 players in the first six months of 2018, industry data showed, with Samsung Electronics maintain...

Updated : 2018.08.23 18:10

[Graphic News] Overseas visitors spend 5.66 nights on average in Seoul

The number of nights that foreign guests stayed at hotels and other accommodations in Seoul averaged 5.66 in the first half of the year, with 55.3 percent of them visiting the South Korean capital f...

Updated : 2018.08.22 17:50

[Graphic News] S. Korea 7th-largest consumer of energy in 2017

South Korea's energy consumption last year ranked seventh in the world, and showed one of the fastest paces of increase, data from a foreign consulting firm showed. South Korea consumed 534 terawa...

Updated : 2018.08.09 16:38

[Graphic News] Germany is top beer producer in EU

Last year, 41 billion liters of beer containing alcohol were produced in the European Union. Two-thirds of the beer containing alcohol produced in the EU came from six member states. With produc...

Updated : 2018.08.08 18:00