[Graphic News] Worldwide gun deaths reach 250,000 yearly

A new study finds gun deaths worldwide total about 250,000 yearly. And the United States is among just six countries that make up half of those fatalities. The findings are from an analysis of glo...

Updated : 2018.09.16 17:47

[Graphic News] Yanolja most popular accommodation app in S. Korea

Yanolja was identified as the most popular South Korean accommodation and flight-booking application among Android smartphone users, recent data showed. According to data compiled by industry trac...

Updated : 2018.09.13 16:39

[Graphic News] Thai Airways ranks best economy-class airline

Thai Airways took the top spot as the best economy-class airline in the world, according to the Skytrax’s annual “Best Airlines in the World” ranking for 2018. Airlines based in Asia dominated ...

Updated : 2018.09.12 18:17

[Graphic News] George Clooney is highest paid actor

George Clooney topped an annual list of the world’s highest-paid actors, mainly due to the sale of his tequila company. The 57-year-old earned an estimated $239 million between June 2017 and June...

Updated : 2018.09.11 18:01

[Graphic News] Depression rate rises 16% in 5 years

The number of South Koreans treated for depression last year rose 15.8 percent from five years before, government data showed. Some 681,000 patients were treated for depression last year, up from ...

Updated : 2018.09.10 17:58

[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