[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

[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