[Graphic News] Huawei overtakes Apple to become world's No. 2 smartphone maker, Samsung still No. 1

China-based Huawei overtook Apple to claim the No. 2 spot in the global smartphone market in the second quarter of the year, according to International Data Corp. South Korean consumer electronics...

Updated : 2018.08.07 18:03

[Graphic News] Number of fake banknotes plunges to 18-year low in H1

The number of counterfeit South Korean banknotes detected in the first half of the year fell to an 18-year low. According to the Bank of Korea, a total of 330 counterfeit bills were found during ...

Updated : 2018.08.06 17:53

[Graphic News] Miami named world's priciest Airbnb city

Miami and Boston took the top two spots in the average daily cost of lodging in private dwellings for the second straight year, according to Bloomberg index. Airbnb owners asked for $205 a night a...

Updated : 2018.08.05 18:08

[Graphic News] Terrorism soars in Europe

Terrorist attacks on European targets more than doubled last year, Europe's police agency said, warning that the risk of more unsophisticated attacks by the Islamic State group "remains acute." La...

Updated : 2018.08.02 17:02

[Graphic News] More than 50% of seniors engage in economic activity

Over 50 percent of South Korea's elderly are engaged in economic activity due to lack of preparation for retirement, and many are doing so for a living, government data showed. According to the da...

Updated : 2018.08.01 17:58

[Graphic News] Value of shares held by celebrities rises in 2018

The value of shares held by South Korea's stock-rich celebrities increased this year despite lackluster market conditions, data showed. The combined value of shares held by the top seven celebriti...

Updated : 2018.07.31 18:01

[Graphic News] Half of S. Korean overseas travelers pack local food

More than half of South Koreans traveling abroad take local food, such as instant noodles and condiments, with them, a poll showed. According to the poll of 1,119 people conducted by major online ...

Updated : 2018.07.30 17:56

[Graphic News] Heat wave kills 27, sickens more than 2,000

A heat wave in South Korea had killed at least 27 people, according to the Korea Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Sunday. A total 2,042 people were medically treated for heatstroke an...

Updated : 2018.07.29 18:27

[Graphic News] UN warns of AIDS rebound risk as flat funding threatens gains

Almost 3 in 5 people infected with HIV, or 21.7 million globally, took antiretroviral therapy in 2017 -- a new record for anti-AIDS drug access, the UN‘s AIDS agency said last week. There were 36.9...

Updated : 2018.07.26 16:50

[Graphic News] Samsung Electronics ranks 12th on Fortune 500

Samsung Electronics placed 12th on the list of the top 500 global companies, US business magazine Fortune showed, marking the highest standing ever posted by the tech giant. The Korean tech giant ...

Updated : 2018.07.25 17:42

[Graphic News] EU antitrust fines against tech companies

Google was hit with a record-breaking 4.34 billion euro ($5 billion) fine, topping the 2.4 billion euros it was ordered to pay in another case last year. EU antitrust regulators accused the compan...

Updated : 2018.07.24 18:03

[Graphic News] Singapore Airlines named world's best airline

Singapore Airlines was named the best carrier in the world, according to SkyTrax, which surveys more than 20 million fliers every year. It was also named the best in first-class. This is the fourt...

Updated : 2018.07.23 18:04

[Graphic News] Cost of replacing damaged banknotes rises

The South Korean central bank spent 32.4 billion won to replace the damaged banknotes over the first half of 2018, up from 31.2 billion won recorded six months earlier. That news comes despite b...

Updated : 2018.07.22 17:52

[Graphic News] Mayweather, Clooney lead world's highest paid entertainers

American boxer Floyd Mayweather was named the world’s highest-paid entertainer on a list that saw actor George Clooney take the No. 2 spot with the highest annual pay of his career. Reality star ...

Updated : 2018.07.19 16:24

[Graphic News] Cigarette sales down 1.6% in H1 on campaign, higher prices

Sales of cigarettes in Korea declined 1.6 percent in the first six months of the year compared to a year earlier, due to a government-led anti-smoking campaign and higher prices, data showed. Kore...

Updated : 2018.07.18 18:08