[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

[Graphic News] China’s trade with Seoul dwarfs that with Pyongyang

Seoul-Beijing trade volume came in at $209.6 billion in 2012, making South Korea a far more important partner for China than North Korea, the Chinese online portal Wang Yi claimed Monday. Citing U.N...

Updated : 2014.07.09 21:17

[Graphic News] Incomes catching up with house prices

Korea’s ratio of house prices to income last year was 23.4 percent of the ratio in 1986, indicating that it has become easier for people to buy homes. But the figure for Seoul’s affluent Gangnam a...

Updated : 2014.07.08 21:54

[Graphic News] Korea’s road fatality second-highest in OECD

South Korea is near the bottom in terms of traffic safety among developed countries, with its traffic fatality rate being the second-highest among surveyed countries despite improvements over the pas...

Updated : 2014.07.07 21:25

[Graphic News] OECD forecasts worsening income gaps

A new report from the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development shows that South Korea’s income gap will be the third-largest among the 29 member countries by 2060. The report says that...

Updated : 2014.07.06 21:07

[Graphic News] Number of foreign residents in Korea on the rise

The number of foreign nationals in Korea increased by 8.6 percent this year from the previous year, comprising slightly over 3 percent of the country’s population, according to government data. Acc...

Updated : 2014.07.03 21:39

[Graphic News] Japan adopts reinterpretation of pacifist constitution

Updated : 2014.07.02 20:59