[Graphic News] South Korean children feel least happy

A recent study showed that South Korean children were the least happy with their lives among the OECD member states. One out of five children and teenagers said they felt the urge to commit suicide a...

Updated : 2016.05.04 18:32

[Graphic News] Number of illegal residents surges in Jeju

With the rising number of foreign visitors to Jejudo Island, the number of illegal residents in the southern resort is also surging, statistics showed Tuesday. In recent years, nearly 3 million fore...

Updated : 2016.05.03 18:23

[Graphic News] Korea Securities Depository pays highest salary among public institutions

The Korea Securities Depository pays the highest salary among public institutions, according to a report by Alio, an online information provider on public agencies, on Monday. Out of the 321 domesti...

Updated : 2016.05.02 14:09

[Graphic News] New duty-free shops to create jobs and investments

The Korea Customs Service expects that new duty-free businesses in Seoul and elsewhere will create 5,000 new jobs and 1 trillion won in investments. The KCS announced last Friday that it would issue...

Updated : 2016.05.01 18:36

[Graphic News] Half of salaried workers earn less than W2m a month

Nearly half of salaried workers in Korea take home less than 2 million won ($1,754) a month, with the proportion rising to over 80 percent in restaurant and hospitality businesses, data showed. Acco...

Updated : 2016.04.28 18:30

[Graphic News] Korea moves to tackle drug offenses

The South Korean government is moving to clamp down on the illegal trade of drugs particularly through the Internet and social networking services. The government released on Tuesday a set of measur...

Updated : 2016.04.27 18:16

[Graphic News] More Koreans suffer from depression

More South Koreans of all ages are suffering from depression, with the rise most significant among men in their 20s. The National Health Insurance Service said Tuesday that a total of 599,200 patien...

Updated : 2016.04.26 18:43

[Graphic News] Cigarette consumption rebounds

Cigarette sales rebounded in the first quarter of this year, after a sharp decline early last year due to an increase in prices, according to a Yonhap news report. The report, which compiled data fr...

Updated : 2016.04.25 18:41

[Graphic News] Manufacturing sector has most indebted companies

More than half of heavily indebted companies that fail to generate enough earnings to make interest payments come from manufacturing industries, which have led job creation in Korea. According to a ...

Updated : 2016.04.24 18:22

[Graphic News] Slow progress of peak wage system

Four out of 10 Korean companies, which are supposed to adopt the peak wage system this year, have implemented the new wage scheme, the Korea Chamber of Commerce and Industry said Thursday. Starting ...

Updated : 2016.04.21 18:21

[Graphic News] Record number of companies suffered credit rating downgrade

A total of 159 South Korean companies suffered downgrades in their credit ratings in 2015, according to government data. The number was the largest since the 1997-1998 Asian financial crisis when 17...

Updated : 2016.04.20 18:11

[Graphic News] Koreans in 50s spend more time on social media

Koreans in their 50s spent an average of 57.7 minutes a day on social networking services through smartphones or computers last year, according to the Korea Information Society Development Institute ...

Updated : 2016.04.19 18:20

[Graphic News] Top 10 conglomerates‘ sales fall further than corporate average

Korea’s top 10 conglomerates saw their companies‘ sales decline at a sharper rate than the nation’s corporate average last year, according to data released Sunday. Market information provider FnG...

Updated : 2016.04.18 18:15

[Graphic News] Koreans consume less meat than OECD average

The average Korean consumed 51.4 kilograms of meat in 2014, less than the average 63.5 kilograms of meat intake in member countries of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development, accor...

Updated : 2016.04.17 18:22

[Graphic News] 20th National Assembly election results map

Updated : 2016.04.14 18:46