[Graphic News] Number of foreign students hits record high

The number of foreign students in Korea has hit a record high this year, data from the Justice Ministry showed Tuesday. As of February, the number of foreign students reached 92,076, up 8 percent on...

Updated : 2015.03.31 20:03

[Graphic News] Incheon International Airport sustains growth for 14 years

Incheon International Airport has continued striking growth since it opened 14 years ago, data showed Monday. The airport, which launched service on March 29, 2001, has grown 6.7 percent on average ...

Updated : 2015.03.30 19:00

[Graphic News] The Arab peacekeeping force

Arab League member states (11 countries ― Bahrain, Egypt, Jordan, Kuwait, Morocco, Pakistan, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Sudan, Turkey, UAE) have agreed in principle to form a joint inter-Arab military pea...

Updated : 2015.03.29 18:38

[Graphic News] Top companies reduce advertising expenses

Top companies in Korea reduced their advertising spending last year as profits continued to fall in the sluggish economy, according to a business watcher website Thursday. Chaebul.com analyzed audit...

Updated : 2015.03.26 20:37

[Graphic News] Conglomerates acquire 203 firms in 5 years

Korea’s 30 largest conglomerates acquired 203 companies at a total price surpassing 29 trillion won ($26.3 billion) in the past five years, according to data compiled on mergers and acquisitions rel...

Updated : 2015.03.25 19:18

[Graphic News] Top 3 retailers remain unchallenged

Lotte Department Store soared past the other big five local department stores in sales reported on Monday, while Galleria Department Store gave up its fourth-place slot to AK Plaza. Lotte reported s...

Updated : 2015.03.24 19:22

[Graphic News] Koreans world’s heaviest noodle consumers

Koreans consumed the most noodles per person in 2014, according to a report released by Bloomberg Intelligence and market research firm Euromonitor on Sunday. The report showed that the average Kore...

Updated : 2015.03.23 19:31

[Graphic News] Apple beats Samsung in smartphones

Apple beat Samsung Electronics in Asian smartphone market share in the fourth quarter of 2014, according to Hong Kong’s Counterpoint Research. Apple had a 16 percent market share in Asia, ahead of ...

Updated : 2015.03.22 18:57

[Graphic News] Participants of Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank

Updated : 2015.03.19 20:23

[Graphic News] Gender wage gap biggest in banking

The average gender wage gap in the nation’s top 500 companies stood at 26 million won, according to data released Wednesday. According to research firm CEO Score, the average annual salary for male...

Updated : 2015.03.18 19:49

[Graphic News] China surges in arms export ranking

China is now the world’s third-largest exporter of arms, data compiled by the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute showed Tuesday. According to the report, the U.S. remained the world’...

Updated : 2015.03.17 21:45

[Graphic News] Korea’s growth lags behind G20 average

South Korea’s economic growth rate has fallen behind the G20 average for the fourth straight year, according to data released Sunday. Korea’s gross domestic product grew by 3.3 percent in 2014, lo...

Updated : 2015.03.16 19:52

[Graphic News] Foreign raters cut South Korea’s growth outlook in 2015

More and more foreign investment banks and credit raters are reducing South Korea’s growth estimate for 2015, on increasing deflation threats caused by weak consumption and exports, data revealed Su...

Updated : 2015.03.15 19:08

[Graphic News] Top sports stars rake in millions in retirement

Retired basketball star Michael Jordan raked in $100 million in 2014, becoming the highest-earning retired sports personality. According to Forbes, Jordan’s 2014 income was boosted by increasing po...

Updated : 2015.03.12 19:48

[Graphic News] Korea’s minimum wage levels at middle of OECD rankings

South Korea’s annual minimum wage levels in 2013 ranked 14th out of 25 OECD countries with $12,038, placing in the middle range, according to data released Wednesday. Australia had the highest mini...

Updated : 2015.03.11 20:01