[Graphic News] U.S. mulls relisting N.K. as state sponsor of terrorism

Updated : 2014.12.22 21:47

[Graphic News] Korea tops per capita ramen consumption

The average person in Korea consumes more instant ramen noodles than any other place in the world, a recent report showed. Each resident eats about 74.1 servings of ramen per year, the Ministry of A...

Updated : 2014.12.21 21:05

[Graphic News] Who’s who in document leak case

What the opposition parties are calling “Chung Yoon-hoi gate” has engulfed the political arena from the National Assembly to the presidential office, overshadowing issues now for weeks. The prosec...

Updated : 2014.12.18 21:24

[Graphic News] A map of Islamic State supporters

Amid the rise of Islamic State, or IS, the Jihadist militant group that has seized large swathes of Syria and Iraq, it was revealed that a significant number of IS fighters are neither Iraqi nor Syri...

Updated : 2014.12.17 21:23

[Graphic News] Korea’s gross national income up by 30,000-fold

South Korea’s nominal gross national income has increased about 30,000-fold in 60 years from 48.3 billion won ($44 million) to 1,441 trillion won, according to the adjusted national accounts release...

Updated : 2014.12.16 21:36

[Graphic News] Bank loans per person continue to rise

The number of debtors and their loan balances from local banks are projected to hit record highs this year amid rising household debt, industry data indicated Monday. Some 10.5 million people took o...

Updated : 2014.12.15 21:41

[Graphic News] Mobile shopping on the rise

South Korea is witnessing a surge of mobile shoppers on the strength of the solid broadband network and consumers’ preference for faster and easier shopping experiences on the go. The ratio of cons...

Updated : 2014.12.14 22:08

[Graphic News] FTA to boost Korea-Vietnam trade

South Korea and Vietnam announced Wednesday that they had substantially concluded a free trade deal meant to boost bilateral trade by removing barriers in Busan ahead of a special summit to be hosted...

Updated : 2014.12.11 22:03

[Graphic News] Birthrate declines for first time in four years

South Korea’s birthrate last year declined for the first time in four years, according to data released by the Health Ministry. The country’s fertility rate fell to 1.19 children per woman last ye...

Updated : 2014.12.10 21:49

[Graphic News] International aid to North Korea falls

Humanitarian aid to North Korea fell sharply over the past decade as nuclear saber rattling and consequent sanctions worsened the international perception of the country, a report by a state-run thin...

Updated : 2014.12.09 21:31

[Graphic News] Number of elderly households in poverty doubles in seven years

The number of elderly households suffering from poverty has doubled in the last seven years, the Korea Economic Research Institute said Monday. An elderly household refers to a household comprised o...

Updated : 2014.12.08 21:28

[Graphic News] Korean students studying abroad decrease

The number of South Korean students studying in higher education institutes outside the country has decreased for the third straight year, the Ministry of Education said Sunday. As of 2014, a total ...

Updated : 2014.12.07 21:31

[Graphic News] Gasoline prices drop below 1,700 won per liter

Average petrol prices in South Korea have dropped to a little below 1,700 won ($1.53) per liter, according to data by Opinet, an online service provider of oil prices run by the state-run Korea Natio...

Updated : 2014.12.04 21:34

[Graphic News] 5.5% budget increase to boost economy

The National Assembly passed the government’s 2015 budget bill Tuesday, meeting the legal deadline for the first time in 12 years. The bill calls for increasing the government budget by 5.51 percen...

Updated : 2014.12.03 21:08

[Graphic News] Corporate-owned real estate doubles in size, value

The real estate area owned by the top 1 percent of Korean corporations more than doubled during the five years under the Lee Myung-bak government, according to data released by the People’s Solidari...

Updated : 2014.12.02 21:51