[Graphic News] Chinese tourists outnumber Japanese for first time

The number of Chinese travelers to Korea exceeded Japanese travelers for the first time in February, the Korea Tourism Organization said Wednesday. KTO data revealed that about 219,400 Chinese touri...

Updated : 2013.03.20 20:41

[Graphic News] Airbus makes biggest sale in aviation history

Airbus set a new record in the aviation industry on Monday when it completed the biggest aircraft sale in history. The order for 234 Airbus aircraft by Indonesian carrier Lion Air was worth close to...

Updated : 2013.03.19 20:00

[Graphic News] Economic happiness fades with age

Dogged by job in security and retirement plans, Koreans in their 50s and 60s are less satisfied with their financial situation than younger people, a study showed Monday. The private Hyundai Researc...

Updated : 2013.03.18 20:13

[Graphic News] Korea’s labor supply to peak in 2021

The nation’s working-age population is expected to fall after peaking in 2021, a state-run think tank said on Sunday. The nation’s labor force participation rate, an indicator for the size of the ...

Updated : 2013.03.17 21:14

[Graphic News] Korea trails OECD in number of 100-year-olds

About 1 in 500 Koreans lived to age 100, a lower proportion than in most of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development, according to recent research. The study showed that 1,826 among...

Updated : 2013.03.14 20:16

[Graphic News] Korea’s anti-smoking policy ranks near bottom in OECD

The effectiveness of Korea’s anti-smoking policy ranked 24th out of 25 member countries in the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development, a report said Wednesday. The country’s smoking...

Updated : 2013.03.13 20:22

[Graphic News] Process begins for choosing next pope

Cardinals entered the conclave to choose the successor to Benedict XVI at the Vatican on Tuesday evening. The 115 voting cardinals, who are forbidden from contact with the outside world during the c...

Updated : 2013.03.12 20:36

[Graphic News] Koreans hesitant to open wallets

Koreans have become more cautious in opening their wallets due to concerns over a prolonged economic slowdown, government data showed Monday. According to Statistics Korea and Shinyoung Securities, ...

Updated : 2013.03.11 20:20

[Graphic News] Corporate CEOs top paycheck rankings

Corporate top guns touted the largest paychecks in the country, according to figures from the Korea Federation of Savings Banks on Saturday. CEOs’ annual salaries averaged 109 million won, followed...

Updated : 2013.03.10 21:09

[Graphic News] Carry-on rules eased for American flights

Small pocketknives are to be allowed onboard U.S. flights for the first time since their prohibition after the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks, following an announcement by the Transportation Securi...

Updated : 2013.03.07 20:27

[Graphic News] Chavez’s death to impact power dynamics in L.America

Graphic by Nam Kyung-don (그래픽: 코리아헤럴드 남경돈) The death of Hugo Chavez on Tuesday is expected to have a profound impact on Latin America’s economy and political landscape, as the brash, ou...

Updated : 2013.03.06 17:51

[Graphic News] Cardinals congregate to select date for conclave

The majority of the cardinals who are to select the next leader of the Roman Catholic Church held their first pre-conclave meeting in Rome on Monday, having being summoned the previous Friday by Card...

Updated : 2013.03.05 20:51

[Graphic News] Tobacco-related medical costs rise 50 percent in 4 years

Medical costs for smoking-related illnesses surged by nearly 50 percent in four years, a report showed Monday. The report, which studied data compiled by the National Health Insurance Service, also ...

Updated : 2013.03.04 20:05

[Graphic News] BOK Gov. Kim’s paycheck tops Bernanke’s

The U.S. Federal Reserve may be vastly influential with decisions it makes on key interest rates that can cause ripple effects across the global financial markets. However, this power surprisingly d...

Updated : 2013.03.03 20:32

[Graphic News] Foreign stock ownership hits record high

The total value of foreigner-owned Korean stocks hit a record high last week, riding on the optimism of a global economic recovery, the Korea Exchange said on Wednesday. Breaking the 420 trillion wo...

Updated : 2013.02.27 20:47
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