[Graphic News] Extreme weather spikes around the globe

Updated : 2016.05.25 18:11

[Graphic News] Kitchen, another culprit behind fine dust: ministry

Fine dust concentration reaches alarming levels when cooking food on stoves using oil without proper ventilation, the Environment Ministry said. The ministry said it measured the concentration level...

Updated : 2016.05.24 17:38

[Graphic News] Domestic gas prices continue to rise

Gasoline prices in the nation are steadily rising in line with global oil prices that are showing signs of increase, data showed Sunday. The average price of gasoline was 1,393.79 won per liter on M...

Updated : 2016.05.23 18:38

[Graphic News] Koreans’ overseas card spending hits record for Q1

Overseas card spending by South Koreans hit $3.3 billion in January-March, the highest figure recorded for the first quarter, government data showed Sunday. According to the Bank of Korea, overseas ...

Updated : 2016.05.22 18:46

[Graphic News] Profits of Samsung, SK hynix fall on weak chip demand

Korean chipmakers, hit hard by falling prices and stiffer competition, are struggling to restore profits from their dynamic random access memory chip sales. According to the data compiled by industr...

Updated : 2016.05.19 18:28

[Graphic News] World’s biggest cruise ship

PARIS (AP) - Tens of thousands of French well-wishers waved goodbye to the largest cruise ship in the world as it set sail on its maiden voyage to the U.K. after 32 months in a French shipyard. The ...

Updated : 2016.05.18 18:23

[Graphic News] Gloomy outlook for South Korea’s growth continues

Global and local organizations continued to make downward revisions on South Korea’s growth outlook amid sluggish economic data at home and abroad. Most recently, the Organization for Economic Coop...

Updated : 2016.05.17 18:43

[Graphic News] Troubled shipbuilding industry to return to normal track in 2018

The shipbuilding industry is unlikely to see any improvement this year, according to the Export-Import Bank of Korea on Monday. The industry will most likely start to recover in 2017 and subsequentl...

Updated : 2016.05.16 18:34

[Graphic News] Unification to be costly yet beneficial for S. Korea’s demographic

The cost that South Korea will have to bear upon inter-Korea unification is likely to stand at $1 trillion, by conservative estimation, according to U.K. weekly The Economist. But the nation will al...

Updated : 2016.05.15 18:18

[Graphic News] Koreans vacation more frequently on home turf

Koreans traveled more frequently within the country last year compared to the year before, according to a travel survey report released by the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism. In 2015, about...

Updated : 2016.05.12 18:34

[Graphic News] Global ship orders drop by two-thirds

Global ship orders from January to April this year dropped by two-thirds to a total of 114 vessels, according to global shipping information provider Clarksons Research on Tuesday. In the same perio...

Updated : 2016.05.11 18:30

[Graphic News] Temporary holiday causes surge in spending

The government’s decision to designate May 6 as a temporary holiday, which allowed people four days off in a row last week, led to boosts in spending on shopping, traveling and leisure. Sales in de...

Updated : 2016.05.10 17:46

[Graphic News] Primary sector workers show highest fatalities among cancer insurance policyholders

Primary sector workers such as farmers, fisherman and miners have the highest annual death rate among cancer insurance policyholders in Korea, industry data showed Monday. Among 12 occupational grou...

Updated : 2016.05.09 18:36

[Graphic News] Koreans prefer adopting girls

A total of 1,057 South Korean children were adopted last year, with domestic adoption continuing to show the tendency of preferring girls over boys. The Ministry of Health and Welfare said that the ...

Updated : 2016.05.08 18:29

[Graphic News] Shipbuilders’ performance improves in Q1

Korea’s top three shipbuilders — Hyundai Heavy Industries, Samsung Heavy Industries, and Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering — recorded improved performances during the first quarter of this ...

Updated : 2016.05.05 16:45