[Graphic News] Korea logs record tourism profitsTourism

South Korea achieved record-high tourism income in September, due to an increase in the number of Chinese visitors, according to data by the Bank of Korea and the Korea Culture and Tourism Institute....

Updated : 2014.10.30 21:41

[Graphic News] Temporary workers on the rise in Korea

The number of temporary workers in South Korea has exceeded 6 million this year for the first time, according to government figures Wednesday. As of August, there were a total of 6.07 million tempor...

Updated : 2014.10.29 21:30

[Graphic News] Idle corporate money hits record high

Investors are increasingly facing difficulty in finding appropriate investment instruments to park their money for decent returns amid a bearish run on the local stock market and lingering economic u...

Updated : 2014.10.28 21:32

[Graphic News] Ranges of N.K.’s ballistic missiles

U.S. Forces Korea Commander Curtis Scaparrotti said Friday that North Korea was thought to have the capability to miniaturize a nuclear warhead. His remarks escalated concerns that Pyongyang is gett...

Updated : 2014.10.27 20:59

[Graphic News] Google executive Alan Eustace sets world skydiving record

Alan Eustace, a senior vice president of Google, has broken the world altitude record for a parachute jump that was set just two years ago. The 57-year-old jumped from near the edge of the stratosph...

Updated : 2014.10.26 21:45

[Graphic News] Unhealthy teen habits getting worse

Roughly 1 in 7 male students in middle and high school smoke, a recent report by the state-run Korea Centers for Disease Control and Prevention showed. The study on 80,000 students across Korea show...

Updated : 2014.10.23 21:15

[Graphic News] Korea’s coffee imports to hit record

The amount of coffee imported to Korea is expected to reach a record high this year amid burgeoning demand, according to statistics from the Korea Customs Service. The agency said coffee ― includin...

Updated : 2014.10.22 20:12

[Graphic News] Unified Korea’s per-capita GDP to $70,000 in 2050: study

The gross domestic product per capita of a unified Korea would reach $73,747 in 2050, the second-highest GDP figure among G20 countries, according to a projection made on Monday. Professor Kim Byung...

Updated : 2014.10.21 20:56

[Graphic News] Korean currency, stocks trail Asia rivals

South Korean currency and stocks have been the worst performers among emerging markets in Asia this month amid concerns of a slow economic recovery and a set of negative external factors, market data...

Updated : 2014.10.20 21:22

[Graphic News] The Pangyo Techno Valley accident

Grates covering a ventilation shaft for an underground parking lot collapsed under the weight of people watching a K-pop event Oct. 17. So far, 16 people have died, and eight of the 11 people injured...

Updated : 2014.10.19 21:19

[Graphic News] 1 in 10 Korean teenagers suffers depression

One in 10 teenagers in Korea suffers from depression, data showed Thursday. About 490,000 or 11.2 percent of teenagers aged 12 to 18 had experienced severe sadness or depression that lasted for abou...

Updated : 2014.10.16 21:26

[Graphic News] Africa urges quicker Ebola response

Leaders of the three West African nations hardest hit by Ebola sought support from the international financial community amid warnings that the widening epidemic is devastating the region’s fragile ...

Updated : 2014.10.15 21:35

[Graphic News] Low earners gain least from Park’s health policy

Fewer low-income earners in South Korea have benefited from the national health insurance program’s increased coverage of expenses related to the “four major diseases” that require costly treatmen...

Updated : 2014.10.14 21:39

[Graphic News] Korea has highest mobile phone prices in OECD

Mobile phones in South Korea were the most expensive in the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development, according to government data released Sunday. The initial price upon release for ha...

Updated : 2014.10.13 21:18

[Graphic News] 1 in 4 Korean boys suffers from obesity

One in four South Korean male children aged 5 to 17 are obese, a rate that is higher than the OECD average, according to the nation’s Health Ministry. According to the ministry, 25 percent of young...

Updated : 2014.10.12 21:06