[Graphic News] Sex crimes rampant at schools

An average of more than three cases of sexual crimes were reported daily at schools nationwide between 2013 and 2014, a report revealed this week. Based on numbers collected from 17 city and provinc...

Updated : 2015.09.03 18:27

[Graphic News] Travel deficit hits 7-year high on MERS

Korea’s monthly travel deficit in July soared to a 7-year high, as the Middle East respiratory syndrome outbreak held back foreign travelers from visiting the country, central bank data showed on We...

Updated : 2015.09.02 18:44

[Graphic News] Border tensions in EU migrant crisis

Luxembourg, which holds the EU presidency, said Sunday that countries including Germany, France and Britain were to meet to discuss immediate action on the migrant crisis. Amid growing tension throu...

Updated : 2015.09.01 18:09

[Graphic News] Overseas card spending hits record high in H1

Koreans’ overseas card spending rose to its highest point to date in the first half of this year due to the increase in outbound travelers, data showed Monday. According to the Bank of Korea, Korea...

Updated : 2015.08.31 18:21

[Graphic News] Son Heung-min joins Tottenham Hotspur

South Korean soccer player Son Heung-min joined Tottenham Hotspur in the English Premier League on Friday, becoming the 13th South Korean to play in Premier League. The 23-year-old wing forward from...

Updated : 2015.08.30 16:18

[Graphic News] Childbirths rebound in Korea

The number of babies born in South Korea dipped in 2014, but rose for the fourth straight month in June this year, a government report showed on Wednesday. According to the report by Statistics Kore...

Updated : 2015.08.27 16:30

[Graphic News] Oil picks up after rout, but U.S. crude still below $40

Due to China’s economic shock, international oil prices have dipped to the lowest point in 6 1/2 years. In Monday’s trading on the New York Mercantile Exchange, crude oil for October delivery fell...

Updated : 2015.08.26 16:38

[Graphic News] China's stock crash batters global economy

China’s stock market panic is casting a deep shadow over the global economy. News reports said major economies including the U.S. and Europe, and Asian countries are feared to take a fresh hit from...

Updated : 2015.08.25 18:48

[Graphic News] rates acquire 98 firms through M&A in 5 years

The top 10 conglomerates in Korea acquired 98 companies through mergers and acquisitions over the past five years, data showed Monday. According to Chaebul.com, there were a total of 592 affiliate c...

Updated : 2015.08.25 09:41

[Graphic News] Watchcon stages

Watch Condition is an alert system operated by the joint forces of South Korea and the U.S. to measure reconnaissance posture for strategic and tactical warning of attack. The allies late Friday rai...

Updated : 2015.08.23 18:03

[Graphic News] Bum deal for Korean fans of sparkling water

Imported sparkling water brands are being sold in the Korean market at almost eight times their original domestic price, data showed Wednesday. According to the Korean Women’s Federation for Consum...

Updated : 2015.08.20 16:51

[Graphic News] Korea moves up in entrepreneurship index, but still low in OECD

Korea’s overall entrepreneurship mentality improved this year, but still fell behind most member countries of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development, according to a report. The G...

Updated : 2015.08.19 16:28

[Graphic News] Hyundai Motor Group chairman earns highest salary in H1

Hyundai Motor Group chairman Chung Mong-koo posted the highest salary among South Korean conglomerate tycoons in the first half of the year, according to the Financial Supervisory Service’s data. C...

Updated : 2015.08.18 16:34

[Graphic News] Students in remote regions less fit: study

South Korean schoolchildren living in remote areas are significantly less fit than those living in cities, a study showed on Monday. According to the study released by Saenuri Party Rep. Yeom Dong-y...

Updated : 2015.08.17 16:30

[Graphic News] Perception of public safety falls after MERS

The percentage of people who say they feel safe living in Korea has fallen again after the outbreak of Middle East respiratory syndrome in June, government data showed Wednesday. According to the su...

Updated : 2015.08.13 16:21