[Graphic News] Female job quality remains low

The job quality of Korean women still remains low compared to their male counterparts, although the female employment rate edged up slightly last year, data showed Monday. Statistics Korea said in i...

Updated : 2016.06.29 18:26

[Graphic News] Koreans most sleep deprived in Asia-Pacific

South Koreans get the least sleep among those in Asia-Pacific, according to a healthy living index by life insurance group AIA. The study showed that Koreans on average slept 6.3 hours per night, wh...

Updated : 2016.06.28 18:43

[Graphic News] Korean firms face growing labor costs, declining productivity

Revenue and operating profit generated per worker at the top 30 listed companies here have been falling in the past five years, but pay on average has been growing in the same period, a study showed ...

Updated : 2016.06.27 18:20

[Graphic News] Ships, cars are top export items to Britain

As Great Britain voted to leave the European Union, domestic attention is being paid to how it might affect Korea’s trade with the Western European country. According to a report from the Industry ...

Updated : 2016.06.26 18:18

[Graphic News] Korea’s exports projected to improve in H2

Korea’s exports are projected to improve in the second half of this year, despite the poor performances of the semiconductor and shipbuilding industries, data showed Thursday. According to the Kore...

Updated : 2016.06.23 18:20

[Graphic News] Lotte most active in M&A

Korea’s retail giant Lotte Group topped the ranking for making mergers and acquisitions deals over the past six years, data showed Tuesday. According to corporate tracker CEO Score, Lotte took over...

Updated : 2016.06.22 18:32

[Graphic News] Record 65 million people displaced worldwide: U.N.

The number of refugees and others fleeing their homes worldwide has hit a new record, spiking to 65.3 million people by the end of 2015, the United Nations said Monday. Europe’s high-profile migran...

Updated : 2016.06.21 18:40

[Graphic News] Coal consumption rises 11% 2010-2015

Korea’s coal consumption rose 11 percent over the five years from 2010 to 2015, in contrast to the U.S. and U.K., which have reduced use of the fuel by nearly 25 percent, a recent study shows. Chin...

Updated : 2016.06.20 18:24

[Graphic News] Korean products make up one-tenth of Chinese import market

Korean products’ market share in the Chinese imported goods market grew 1.7 percent in the past two years, data showed Sunday. Just over one-tenth of imported products in China, worth $174.3 billio...

Updated : 2016.06.19 18:15

[Graphic News] Top 3 shipbuilders to cut 6,000 jobs this year

Korea’s top three shipbuilders will cut 6,000 jobs this year to survive the decline in global orders and economic slowdown, according to their self-rescue plans released this week. Hyundai Heavy In...

Updated : 2016.06.16 18:24

[Graphic News] Korea‘s net worth surpasses W12 quadrillion

Korea’s total net worth surpassed 12 quadrillion won ($10 trillion) for the first time last year. According to preliminary data from the Bank of Korea, the country’s wealth, calculated as total as...

Updated : 2016.06.15 18:47

[Graphic News] Overseas construction orders drop by 40%

Korean builders’ overseas construction orders received this year so far are worth $14.1 billion, a 40 percent drop compared to last year’s orders worth $23.5 billion in the same time period, accord...

Updated : 2016.06.14 19:03

[Graphic News] Global electric vehicle sales surpass 1 million

Accumulated global electric vehicle sales reached 1.2 million as of last year, according to a report compiled by the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development and the International Energy...

Updated : 2016.06.13 19:35

[Graphic News] Government seeks to 3% budget increase for 2017

The government is seeking to increase its budget spending by 3 percent to total 398.1 trillion won ($338.3 billion) next year, the lowest increase in six years, according to Finance Ministry official...

Updated : 2016.06.12 18:32

[Graphic News] Public support for EU plunges across Europe

Public support for the European Union has fallen sharply in its biggest member states over the past year, a survey showed Tuesday, weeks before Britons vote on whether to leave the 28-nation bloc. M...

Updated : 2016.06.09 18:33