[Graphic News] Ebola infects over 6,500

The world’s largest outbreak of Ebola has infected more than 6,500 people across five West African countries and killed nearly 4,000 since the start of the year, according to the World Health Organi...

Updated : 2014.10.01 21:46

[Graphic News] Korean-made luxury cars regain 30% market share

South Korean premium cars have regained a 30 percent market share at home, according to data provided by the Korea Automobile Manufacturers Association and the Korea Automobile Importers and Distribu...

Updated : 2014.09.30 20:41

[Graphic News] U.S.-led strikes hit IS oil targets

U.S. aircraft were flying “near continuous” bombing raids against Islamic State militants in Syria, officials said late Friday, after Britain and two more EU nations agreed to join the U.S.-led air...

Updated : 2014.09.28 21:24

[Graphic News] Rents grow far faster than income

The price-to-income ratio of “jeonse” rental deposits reached 6-to-1 in Seoul from 2004 to hit a decade high, according to data from Statistics Korea. The PIR of rental deposits is a ratio of medi...

Updated : 2014.09.25 21:28

[Graphic News] South Korea’s suicide rate takes an upward turn

South Korea’s suicide rate rose 1.5 percent to 28.5 deaths per 100,000 people last year from the rate in 2012, according to Statistics Korea on Wednesday. The data showed that about 40 people took t...

Updated : 2014.09.24 20:27

[Graphic News] Labor participation rises among women in 20s

The labor participation rate for women in their 20s stood at 64.6 percent in the second quarter of this year, up from 63.3 percent in the previous quarter, government data showed. The figure is high...

Updated : 2014.09.23 21:21

[Graphic News] Koreans drink more coffee, eat less rice

South Koreans tend to drink coffee far more often than they eat their traditional staple food, data showed Sunday. According to the Korea Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Koreans drank co...

Updated : 2014.09.22 20:51

[Graphic News] Autumn foliage arrives in late September

This year’s autumn foliage is expected to begin late this month in the mountainous Gangwon Province. The leaves will turn a couple of days later than usual due to higher-than-average temperatures an...

Updated : 2014.09.21 20:25

[Graphic News] Seoul women wait longest to have kids

Almost three-quarters of women who gave birth last year in Seoul were in their 30s, according to the city’s municipal government. Women in Seoul on average gave birth to their first child at age 31...

Updated : 2014.09.18 21:41

[Graphic News] Top 4 chaebol create 140tr won in economic value

The economic value created by South Korea’s four largest conglomerates reached 140.2 trillion won ($135.8 billion) in 2013, accounting for 9.7 percent of the country’s GDP, a report by a corporate ...

Updated : 2014.09.17 21:13

[Graphic News] Hyundai, Kia came in third in global sales

Hyundai Motor and Kia Motors, the nation’s two largest auto companies, came in third among car manufacturers worldwide in reliance on global sales, according to Japanese automobile research firm Fou...

Updated : 2014.09.16 21:35

[Graphic News] Chaebol-owned land 62 times the size of Yeouido

The total amount of land owned by South Korea’s top 10 conglomerates has reached 62 times the total area of Yeouido. According to a survey conducted by chaebul.com, 92 listed companies affiliated w...

Updated : 2014.09.15 21:01

[Graphic News] Korean men among world’s biggest smokers

South Korea recently announced an 80 percent hike in the price of cigarettes in an attempt to curb the country’s smoking rate, which was particularly high among adult men. Lorea’s male smoking rat...

Updated : 2014.09.14 20:44

[Graphic News] Cigarette prices to rise in Korea

The Ministry of Health and Welfare said Thursday it planned to raise prices by 2,000 won ($1.90) from January. South Korea’s tax ratio on cigarette prices is below the World Health Organization’s ...

Updated : 2014.09.11 21:14

[Graphic News] Male-female birth ratio hits record low

Korea’s ratio of male to female births hit the lowest level since data first began to be collected in 1981, according to Statistics Korea on Tuesday. The state agency said there were 105.3 male birt...

Updated : 2014.09.10 21:12