[Graphic News] U.S. budget office raises deficit forecast

The U.S. Congressional Budget Office on Wednesday raised its forecast for the U.S. fiscal deficit this year, but said it would still be much lower than last year’s. The CBO also reiterated its medi...

Updated : 2014.08.28 20:49

[Graphic News] Half of criminals who fled overseas still at large

More than half of criminal suspects who fled Korea to escape punishment are still at large, according to a Justice Ministry report released by Rep. Lee Sang-min of the main opposition New Politics Al...

Updated : 2014.08.27 21:03

[Graphic News] Conglomerates increase share of corporate loans

Corporate loans to small and medium-sized companies have been increasing in amount but decreasing in their share of the total since 2009, according to the Financial Supervisory Service on Tuesday. S...

Updated : 2014.08.26 21:20

[Graphic News] Korea’s work hours rank No. 2 in OECD

South Koreans worked 2,163 hours in average last year, ranking second among the 34 member states of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development, according to an OECD report on Monday. ...

Updated : 2014.08.25 21:20

[Graphic News] 4 in 10 Koreans feel ‘unsafe’: survey

About 39 percent of Koreans said their society was unsafe, a government survey conducted earlier this year showed. Compared to the second half of 2013, the percentage surged roughly by 10 percentage...

Updated : 2014.08.24 20:38

[Graphic News] More drivers embrace hybrid and electric cars

Global sales of hybrid and electric cars have more than tripled to 3.49 million in 2013 from 1 million in 2011. The eco-friendly car market is expected to continue the recent momentum in the coming y...

Updated : 2014.08.21 20:47

[Graphic News] Merged Hana-KEB to rank 2nd in loan holdings

The upcoming merger between Hana and Korea Exchange Bank is expected to put them at second in the banking sector in terms of loans in Korean currency, according to figures from the Financial Supervis...

Updated : 2014.08.20 21:48

[Graphic News] Poorer Koreans face greater obesity risk

Low-income earners are more vulnerable to obesity than those in the middle or high-income brackets in South Korea, according to a study organized by the Ministry of Health and Welfare. According to ...

Updated : 2014.08.19 21:22

[Graphic News] Service industry outperforms manufacturing sector

South Korea’s service industry has witnessed rapid growth in many aspects, including scale of economy and employment, over the past five years, outperforming the manufacturing sector. The number of...

Updated : 2014.08.18 21:02

[Graphic News] Metropolitan subway to mark 40th anniversary

State-run railroad operator KORAIL is set to mark the 40th anniversary of the opening of Seoul’s subway system Friday. As of August 2014, KORAIL operates 12 subway lines that speed through 228 stat...

Updated : 2014.08.14 21:34

[Graphic News] Pope’s itinerary in Korea

Updated : 2014.08.13 21:50

[Graphic News] Nearly 4,000 maladapted soldiers prematurely discharged

Updated : 2014.08.12 21:35

[Graphic News] ‘Roaring Currents’ tops 10 million viewers in record time

The number of viewers who have seen “Roaring Currents” exceeded 10 million on Sunday, just 12 days after its premiere, marking the fastest time for a film screened in Korea to hit the box office mi...

Updated : 2014.08.11 21:36

[Graphic News] RMB deposits hit record high

Chinese yuan-denominated deposits at banks in South Korea hit a record high as banks offered higher interest rates on savings accounts for consumers, according to Korea’s central bank. Meanwhile, t...

Updated : 2014.08.10 20:39

[Graphic News] Conglomerates to pay W1.1tr in taxes under new tax scheme

Korea’s top 10 conglomerates may have to pay an additional 1.1 trillion won ($1.06 billion) in taxes under a new tax scheme that aims to make local companies raise their dividend payouts, capital sp...

Updated : 2014.08.07 21:15