[Graphic News] Average corporate CEO serves 2.6 years

A South Korean CEO serves for an average of 2.6 years, which is shorter than the minimum of three years endorsed by the country’s commercial law, according to data from corporate tracker CEO Score o...

Updated : 2014.07.30 21:45

[Graphic News] Korea’s Big Mac index rises 15.3%

The Big Mac index for South Korea rose to 4.0, up from 3.47 early this year, according to data released by The Economist on Tuesday. The index for South Korea was the 28th highest among 57 countries...

Updated : 2014.07.29 21:00

[Graphic News] Younger people pay more, receive fewer benefits from public services

Members of South Korea’s younger generation are likely to receive less than what they paid into public benefits, a report showed Monday, highlighting the government’s demographic dilemma of having ...

Updated : 2014.07.28 21:22

[Graphic News] Korea seen as technology winner

A fast-rising technology pioneer and the home ground of Samsung ― these are what come to mind when citizens of 17 major countries think of South Korea, according to a recent survey by Korea’s Minis...

Updated : 2014.07.27 19:56

[Graphic News] Korean firms less eager to spend on shareholders

South Korean listed firms’ rewards for shareholders are extremely low compared to rivals in the United States, Canada and Japan, according to data compiled by Samsung Securities released on Thursday...

Updated : 2014.07.24 21:28

[Graphic News] Korean workforce aging faster

South Korea’s working population aged 60 and older grew larger than that of people in their 20s for the first time since 1963, when Statistics Korea began to compile the data. The number of workers...

Updated : 2014.07.23 20:09

[Graphic News] Korea’s venture firms with sales above $100m on the rise

South Korea’s venture firms appeared to be increasingly emerging as the new growth engine of the economy, according to figures from the Small and Medium Business Administration released Monday. Of ...

Updated : 2014.07.22 21:26

[Graphic News] Korea’s productive population on the decline

South Korea’s working-age population is likely to decline in the future, putting more pressure on the young to support senior citizens who are not in the labor force. According to a report released...

Updated : 2014.07.21 20:33

[Graphic News] 298 on board doomed Malaysian flight, 189 Dutch

Malaysia Airlines on Friday revised upward the number of Dutch nationals killed in the MH17 disaster to 189 as it confirmed the identities of dozens more passengers. The airline has said 298 people ...

Updated : 2014.07.20 21:35

[Graphic News] In-house reserves surge

The in-house reserves accumulated at South Korea’s top 10 business groups reached 515.9 trillion won ($499.66 billion) as of the end of the first quarter this year, according to a report released by...

Updated : 2014.07.17 21:09

[Graphic News] ‘BRICS’ nations create ‘mini-IMF’

The leaders of five emerging market powers said at a summit Tuesday that they gave final agreement to creating their own development bank worth $100 billion that will have its headquarters in China. ...

Updated : 2014.07.16 21:31

[Graphic News] More than half of new temp workers are women aged 55 or above

Nearly 6 out of 10 new temporary workers in South Korea are women aged 55 and older, according to a report released by Statistics Korea on Tuesday. The report also showed that the number of South Ko...

Updated : 2014.07.15 20:57

[Graphic News] World Cup winners

Updated : 2014.07.14 21:23

[Graphic News] Seoul’s population to fall in global ranking

Seoul’s population, which currently ranks 29th in the world, will drop by 14 notches by 2030, according to the United Nations’ Department of Economics and Social Affairs. The U.N. body predicts th...

Updated : 2014.07.13 20:40

[Graphic News] Youth population on decline in Korea

Korea’s youth population has dropped to less than 10 million for the first time since the 1970s, according to a report released by the Ministry of Gender Equality and Family. According to the repor...

Updated : 2014.07.10 21:05