[Graphic News] World’s richest individuals

Spanish fashion brand Zara’s founder is richer than Bill Gates or Warren Buffett, according to a Forbes list Thursday. Amancio Ortega, the founder and chairman of Inditex Fashion Group topped the w...

Updated : 2016.09.11 18:06

[Graphic News] Cargo transportation hit by Hanjin crisis

Hit by the Hanjin Shipping crisis, the damage of cargo transportation has escalated. According to the Korea International Trade Association, a total of 161 export damage cases have been reported as ...

Updated : 2016.09.08 18:37

[Graphic News] Korean overseas consumption hits record high

Korean households spent 13.61 trillion won ($12.27 billion) overseas in the first half of the year, 10.7 percent higher than the same period last year, the central bank said Wednesday. The figure co...

Updated : 2016.09.07 18:16

[Graphic News] Housing costs burden young women living alone

Women in their 20s and 30s who make up single households in Seoul voluntarily decided to live alone, mostly because they sought freedom and convenient commutes. However, they often find themselves we...

Updated : 2016.09.06 18:36

[Graphic News] Chuseok bonuses, holidays increase

Despite the economic depression, a majority of Korean companies plan to increase bonuses for the upcoming Chuseok, or Korean thanksgiving. According to a survey of 373 Korean companies conducted by ...

Updated : 2016.09.05 17:46

[Graphic News] 4G LTE usage surpasses 5GB

The monthly average data usage of fourth-generation Long Term Evolution surpassed 5 gigabytes for the first time last July, according to data by the Ministry of Science, ICT and Future Planning. The...

Updated : 2016.09.04 18:26

[Graphic News] Japan’s possible alliance threatens Korean shipbuilders

Japanese shipbuilder Mitsubishi Heavy Industries is mulling an alliance with three other shipbuilders to revive the sluggish sector and give it an edge over its rivals South Korea and China, Nikkei r...

Updated : 2016.09.01 18:37

[Graphic News] Government-proposed 2017 budget surpasses 400 trillion won

The 2017 budget proposed by the government has surpassed 400 trillion won ($358 billion) for the first time. Officials said the government increased the budget by 3.7 percent to spend more on job cr...

Updated : 2016.08.31 18:24

[Graphic News] Korea to build network of smart expressways by 2020

The Transport Ministry plans to build a network of smart expressways that will include new sections of road where electric vehicles can be charged on the go, officials said Tuesday. Under the plan, ...

Updated : 2016.08.30 17:37

[Graphic News] Average labor cost rose by 2.4% in 2015

It costs a company an average of 4.33 million won ($3,852) a month to hire an employee, including the wage, major insurance coverage and other allowances, the Employment and Labor Ministry’s researc...

Updated : 2016.08.29 18:24

[Graphic News] Soft alcohol consumption soars

Unlike the declining consumption of hard liquors, fruit-flavored soft alcohol is gaining popularity apparently due to increased social awareness of healthy drinking, a government report showed last w...

Updated : 2016.08.28 18:10

[Graphic News] The deadliest earthquakes since 2000

A magnitude 6 earthquake shook central Italy early on Wednesday, followed hours later by a magnitude 6.8 temblor in Myanmar. The death toll from a powerful earthquake that shook central Italy rose t...

Updated : 2016.08.25 18:15

[Graphic News] KEPCO suffers deficit from investment business

Korea Electronic Power Corp. has suffered a deficit in its investment business while it has drawn massive business from the power rate hike and the increase in the demand for power, data showed Wedne...

Updated : 2016.08.24 18:19

[Graphic News] Direct overseas shopping gives 30 percent savings: survey

Consumers who buy products directly from overseas sellers found prices to be about 30 percent lower than when buying from Korean sellers, according to data from a survey by the Korea Consumer Agency....

Updated : 2016.08.23 18:24

[Graphic News] SKT, S-Oil pay highest average salaries

Workers at Korea’s top 100 companies received on average 6.04 million won ($5,362) per month in the first half of the year, while their CEOs were paid over 12 times more, data showed Monday. CEOs r...

Updated : 2016.08.22 18:27