[Graphic News] India has largest number of environmental conflicts in the world

India has the highest number of environmental conflicts in Asia and the world, mainly in the areas of nuclear, water management, biomass and land. On the other hand, Bhutan records no conflicts. D...

Updated : 2018.07.17 17:59

[Graphic News] Japan ranked best country in Asia

According to a survey, Japan and Australia are the only Asia-Pacific countries that feature among the top 10 best countries in the world. The ranking of countries is ascribed with measuring factor...

Updated : 2018.07.16 17:55

[Graphic News] Busan named best place to visit in Asia

South Korea's portside city of Busan has been named the best destination in Asia 2018 by the travel experts at Lonely Planet, who describe the bustling city as a confluence of culture and cuisine. ...

Updated : 2018.07.15 17:40

[Graphic News] Ronaldo joins Juventus for 100m euros

Cristiano Ronaldo has joined Italian champions Juventus from Real Madrid for 100 million euros ($117.34 million). The 33-year-old striker secured a second entry in the world’s top 10 largest tran...

Updated : 2018.07.12 16:54

[Graphic News] Hite Jinro named world's top spirits brand, again

The Korean soju brand Jinro, owned by Hite Jinro was the world’s best-selling distilled liquor company for a second straight year, according to a market research firm in London. The IWSR, a provi...

Updated : 2018.07.11 17:49

[Graphic News] S. Korea top in smartphone ownership among Asian countries

South Korea tops Asian countries in terms of smartphone ownership, with 94 percent of its citizens owning smartphones, according to the PEW Research Center. The corresponding figure for China stands...

Updated : 2018.07.10 18:17

[Graphic News] Zuckerberg becomes world's 3rd-richest person

Facebook co-founder Mark Zuckerberg has overtaken Warren Buffett as the world’s third-richest person, further solidifying technology as the most robust creator of wealth Above Zuckerberg were Ama...

Updated : 2018.07.09 18:48

[Graphic News] South Korea tops internet usage in Asia

Among the countries surveyed, South Korea stands out as the most heavily connected society, with 96 percent of adults reporting that they use the internet. The Pew Research Center's newest study s...

Updated : 2018.07.08 18:11

[Graphic News] Over 1 billion small arms worldwide

A new study of small arms estimates there are over 1 billion legal and illicit firearms in the world today, including 857 million in civilian hands - with American men and women being the dominant o...

Updated : 2018.07.05 18:11

[Graphic News] ICBC tops world banks ranking

Chinese banks won top 4 places in The Banker's latest global ranking of the top 1,000 banks this year. The Industrial and Commercial Bank of China remains No. 1 in terms of tier 1 capital, followe...

Updated : 2018.07.04 18:33

[Graphic News] Seoul ranks world's 5th most expensive city

Seoul is the world's fifth most expensive city for expatriates, according to an annual cost of living report by consultancy Mercer. Asia dominates the list, with Hong Kong at the top and Tokyo in ...

Updated : 2018.07.03 17:50

[Graphic News] Asylum applications in Germany drop 70%

The number of people claiming asylum in Germany fell to 222,560 last year, according to European Union figures. The data could provide some relief for Chancellor Angela Merkel as she fights to save ...

Updated : 2018.07.02 18:15

[Graphic News] Population mobility up 3.7%

The number of South Koreans who moved to different parts of the country grew in May, reflecting the country’s moving season, government data showed. The number of people who changed their residen...

Updated : 2018.07.01 17:56

[Graphic News] India most dangerous country for women

India is the world’s most dangerous country for women due to the high risk of sexual violence and being forced into slave labor, according to a poll of global experts. War-torn Afghanistan and Sy...

Updated : 2018.06.28 17:59

[Graphic News] Harvard is world's best university

Harvard University was ranked best university, followed by Stanford University and Massachusetts Institute of Technology, according to the Center for World University Rankings. The list ranks univ...

Updated : 2018.06.27 18:16