[Graphic News] Nearly 9 in 10 South Koreans use internet: poll

According to the poll of 61,238 people older than 3 years old in 25,000 households by the Ministry of Science, ICT and Future Planning in 2016, 88.3 percent of South Koreans used the internet, with t...

Updated : 2017.02.02 18:48

[Graphic News] Middle class shrinking worldwide

The shares of many countries’ populations who are on middle incomes has fallen and particularly in advanced countries, statistics gathered by the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Developmen...

Updated : 2017.02.01 18:34

[Graphic News] Is time on President Park’s side?

President Park Geun-hye has reasons to fight any attempt to fast-track her impeachment trial. A delayed trial at the Constitutional Court, or more precisely the preordained departure of justices in i...

Updated : 2017.01.31 18:12

[Graphic News] New Zealand, Denmark deemed the ‘least corrupt’ countries

The following is a list of the top- and bottom-ranked nations on graft watchdog Transparency International‘s 2016 Corruption Perceptions Index. For its 2016 index, the watchdog ranked 176 countries...

Updated : 2017.01.30 19:27

[Graphic News] Korea to increase emissions trading rights for 2017

South Korea will increase the total greenhouse gas emissions rights in its cap-and-trade scheme for this year, the Finance Ministry said Tuesday. Under the revised 2017 emissions allocation plan end...

Updated : 2017.01.25 17:47

[Graphic News] Lotto sales reach new record in 2016

Sales of the Korean lottery Lotto hit their highest last year, statistics from its operator showed Monday, a trend that happens during an economic slump, social analysts say. Data from the Korea Lot...

Updated : 2017.01.24 17:57

[Graphic News] US forces in South Korea

Updated : 2017.01.23 18:09

[Graphic News] E-waste rising dangerously in Asia

Electronic waste is rising sharply across Asia as higher incomes allow hundreds of millions of people to buy smartphones and other gadgets, with serious consequences for human health and the environm...

Updated : 2017.01.23 09:40

[Graphic News] Hong Kong is world’s most expensive city

For all the talk of how expensive it is to buy a house in London or New York, the most expensive major cities in the world are all in Asia. In Hong Kong, Mumbai, Beijing and Shanghai, it now takes m...

Updated : 2017.01.19 17:12

[Graphic News] Norway ranks at the top in Inclusive development index

The World Economic Forum‘s “Inclusive Growth and Development Report 2017,” released Monday, said that most countries are missing important opportunities to raise economic growth and reduce inequal...

Updated : 2017.01.18 18:22

[Graphic News] Eight men own more than poorest 3.6b people

Eight men own the same wealth as half the world’s population, a level of inequality which “threatens to pull our societies apart,” Oxfam said. The wealth of the world’s poorest 3.6 billion peopl...

Updated : 2017.01.17 17:55

[Graphic News] Mexico tops list of best places to retire

Mexico ranked top as the best place to retire in 2017, according to InternationalLiving.com’s new Annual Global Retirement Index. Panama and Ecuador consistently rank among the top places to retire...

Updated : 2017.01.16 18:14

[Graphic News] PC sales fall for 5th year in a row

Sales of desktop and laptop computers declined last year, continuing a decline that began in 2012, according to figures released Wednesday by two market trackers. Preliminary figures from Gartner in...

Updated : 2017.01.15 17:33

[Graphic News] Military strength of the two Koreas

Updated : 2017.01.12 17:46

[Graphic News] China confirms more human bird flu infections

China has found two more cases of human bird flu infection H7N9, bringing this week’s total to three and stoking fears the deadly virus could spread at a time as other Asian nations are battling to ...

Updated : 2017.01.11 17:52