[Graphic News] Number of foreigners who overstay increases

The number of foreigners overstaying their visas in the country increased for the second straight month in February, the immigration office said. According to data from the office, the figure was ta...

Updated : 2017.03.29 17:43

[Graphic News] People-to-police ratio stagnating

South Korea’s efforts to increase state police services are stalling, as the police-to-population ratio roughly stagnated in the 2015-2016 period, statistics show. According to data from the Nation...

Updated : 2017.03.28 18:09

[Graphic News] Middle-aged make up largest group of voters in S. Korea

According to the report from the Ministry of the Interior, the number of people in their 40s was about 8.77 million as of the end of February, accounting for 17 percent of the country‘s overall popu...

Updated : 2017.03.27 18:23

[Graphic News] Number of N. Korean hackers rises to 7,700: report

North Korea has been reinforcing its cyberwarfare capabilities and its number of professional hackers is estimated to have reached about 7,700, according to a report issued Friday in Seoul. North Ko...

Updated : 2017.03.26 18:11

[Graphic News] Salvage operation procedure

Updated : 2017.03.23 18:03

[Graphic News] Norway ranked world’s happiest country

Norway has trumped Denmark as the world’s happiest country, according to the World Happiness Report 2017 by the United Nations, which calls on nations to build social trust and equality to improve t...

Updated : 2017.03.22 18:25

[Graphic News] S. Korea’s birthrate among lowest in world

South Korea’s total birthrate -- the average number of children a woman bears in her lifetime -- stood at 1.25 in 2016, according to the CIA World Factbook. South Korea ranked No. 220 out of 224 co...

Updated : 2017.03.21 18:24

[Graphic News] Former President Park Geun-hye‘s grilling by the prosecution

Updated : 2017.03.20 17:54

[Graphic News] Overseas tuition fees fall 6% in 2016

Overseas tuition fees spent by South Koreans fell 6 percent last year from a year earlier, due to the won‘s weakness and the slowing economy, the central bank said Friday. In 2016, tuition fees for...

Updated : 2017.03.19 18:30

[Graphic News] Singapore tops Tokyo as Asia's best city to live in

Singapore tops the ranks in Asia as the city with the best quality of living, well ahead of Tokyo and Hong Kong because of its efficient infrastructure. The city-state gained one spot from last year...

Updated : 2017.03.16 18:33

[Graphic News] Environmental risks kill 1.7m kids under 5 a year

More than 1 in 4 deaths in children under 5 are linked to polluted environments, according to a recent report from the World Health Organization. Each year, environmental risks such as indoor and ou...

Updated : 2017.03.15 18:31

[Graphic News] Cigarette sales drop for 3 straight months

Sales of cigarettes in South Korea fell for three straight months in February, following the government’s push to imprint health warning graphics on packages, government data showed Monday. Some 24...

Updated : 2017.03.14 18:31

[Graphic News] Small businesses heavily dependent on China

South Korea’s small and mid-sized businesses in some industries are heavily dependent on China for their exports, and are continuing to suffer from Beijing’s trade retaliation for Seoul’s hosting ...

Updated : 2017.03.13 18:20

[Graphic News] Park Geun-hye loses perks of former presidents

Park Geun-hye became South Korea’s first president removed by impeachment in a historic Constitutional Court ruling Friday. The conservative leader has not only lost her title as president, the imp...

Updated : 2017.03.12 17:57

[Graphic News] Four possible scenarios

Updated : 2017.03.09 18:19