[Graphic News] Food industry sales rise 2.3% in 2018

South Korean food industry sales grew 2.3 percent in 2018 from a year ago to exceed 90 trillion won ($80.2 billion) for the first time, a report showed. According to the report from the Korea Rura...

Updated : 2019.01.06 17:14

[Graphic News] Samsung No. 1 in number of patents filed for self-driving cars

According to the data compiled by the European Patent Office, the number of applications related to self-driving cars filed in Europe was 3,998 in 2017, growing more than threefold from 922 in 2011....

Updated : 2019.01.03 16:26

[Graphic News] 10% of S. Korean seniors suffer from dementia

More than 1 in 10 South Korean senior citizens live with dementia, data showed, with the number expected to reach 2 million by 2039 due to the rapidly aging population. According to the data compi...

Updated : 2019.01.02 17:44

[Graphic News] Number of naturalized S. Koreans nears 190,000 over last 70 years

Nearly 190,000 foreign nationals have become naturalized South Korean citizens over the past seven decades, government data showed. The Ministry of Justice said the number of people naturalized he...

Updated : 2019.01.01 17:46

[Graphic News] Switzerland remains most attractive for top talent

Switzerland once again clinched the top spot in a global survey on fostering and attracting talent, part of a top-10 list that includes Canada but not the US and no Asian nations. The country retain...

Updated : 2018.12.31 17:05

[Graphic News] Australia, Indonesia world’s most generous nations: Gallup

Australia, Indonesia, the United States and New Zealand were found to be the world’s most generous countries in an annual study by pollster Gallup. Gallup released its list of “most generous cou...

Updated : 2018.12.28 17:41

[Graphic News] Bamdokkaebi Night Market picked as Seoul’s best policy of year

According to the Seoul Metropolitan Government, the Seoul Bamdokkaebi Night Market has been chosen by foreigners as the Seoul Metropolitan Government’s best policy of 2018. The night market opene...

Updated : 2018.12.27 16:40

[Graphic News] Alcohol addiction increasing among youth

The number of young people getting treatment for alcohol addiction neared 2,000 last year, doubling from seven years prior, a report said. The drinking rate among the young is declining, but the s...

Updated : 2018.12.26 17:51

[Graphic News] Korea’s gaming industry ranks among world’s top in sales

South Korea’s gaming industry is the world’s fourth largest in sales, but none of the local companies rank among the top producers, a report said. According to the Korea Creative Content Agency,...

Updated : 2018.12.25 17:49

[Graphic News] People the world lost in 2018

From US President George H.W. Bush to astrophysicist Stephen Hawking and former UN chief Kofi Annan, here are some of the notable figures who passed away in 2018.

Updated : 2018.12.24 17:35

[Graphic News] A day in Seoul by numbers

Updated : 2018.12.23 18:16

[Graphic News] Microsoft CEO ranks best in US

Microsoft’s Satya Nadella was named the best CEO of 2018, according to compensation, culture and career website Comparably. Other big names in the top 10 include Home Depot’s Craig Menear, Googl...

Updated : 2018.12.20 16:55

[Graphic News] Korea ranks 115th in gender gap ranking last year

The level of economic participation and opportunity of South Korean women is well below the world average, ranking the country No. 115 out of 149 countries in terms of gender equality, according to ...

Updated : 2018.12.19 17:31

[Graphic News] Koreans spent about $250 each on cultural activities in 2018: survey

South Koreans spent an average of around 287,000 won ($253) each on cultural activities this year, according to a recent survey commissioned by a KBS radio program. The survey of 800 respondents b...

Updated : 2018.12.18 18:26

[Graphic News] Performing arts market improves

South Korea’s performing arts market rebounded in 2017, apparently reflecting greater political and social stability after the presidential election in May that year, officials said. According to...

Updated : 2018.12.17 17:57