[Graphic News] Malicious code spreads in Korea

South Korea has the third-highest cases of computer malware detected on computers in the world after the United States and Brazil, data showed. According to a Microsoft Security Intelligence Report,...

Updated : 2013.05.21 20:23

[Graphic News] Korea’s shift toward service industries stalls

South Korea’s service industries, such as culture, entertainment, social welfare, health care, education and finance, have failed to grow in importance over the past few years. According to researc...

Updated : 2013.05.20 21:18

[Graphic News] Magnitude 4.9 quake occurs near Baengnyeongdo Island

A magnitude 4.9 quake occurred near waters off of Baengnyeongdo Island in the Yellow Sea, marking the eighth time in a week that a tremor was reported in South Korea, the Korea Meteorological Adminis...

Updated : 2013.05.19 21:19

[Graphic News] Korea, China, Japan become permanent observers to Arctic Council

Arctic states Wednesday accepted South Korea, China, Japan, India, Italy and Singapore as permanent observers to the Arctic Council. They are joining the existing group of the United Kingdom, France...

Updated : 2013.05.16 21:03

[Graphic News] Household debt grows to W1,100tr

Korea’s household debt has increased by 52 trillion won in just a year, according to a government figure, ringing alarm bells about the nation’s economy. The Financial Supervisory Service revealed...

Updated : 2013.05.15 20:55

[Graphic News] Weak yen hits Korean exports

The weak yen has led to an average 5 percent decrease in the price of Japanese export products, dealing a blow to their Korean rivals’ competitiveness, data showed on Tuesday. According to reports ...

Updated : 2013.05.14 20:35

[Graphic News] Chaebol owners dominate in dividends

The number of people in Korea who earned more than 10 billion won in dividends last year was 19, data showed. Most of them were chiefs of the nation’s top conglomerates and their family members. Th...

Updated : 2013.05.13 21:00

[Graphic News] Financial complaints on rise

Consumers’ complaints against the nation’s financial institutions have gradually increased over the past three years, data showed. According to a report released by the Financial Supervisory Servi...

Updated : 2013.05.12 20:27

[Graphic News] Asian cities top millionaire list

When it comes to populations of rich people, Asian cities are second to none. According to a list of cities with the most millionaires, multimillionaires and billionaires released by Wealth Insight,...

Updated : 2013.05.09 19:50

[Graphic News] Local banks’ bad debt soars 13%

Some conglomerates’ financial woes and households’ growing difficulties in repaying debts are increasing local banks’ bad debt. The total sum of nonperforming loans from the country’s six larges...

Updated : 2013.05.08 20:37

[Graphic News] Korea, Poland politically most stable of 30 nations

Korea and Poland were rated as the most politically stable among 30 emerging countries, according to a survey by Eurasia Group. In its latest Global Political Risk Index, the U.S.-based political an...

Updated : 2013.05.07 20:39

[Graphic News] IPTV subscribers surpass 7m mark

The number of Internet Protocol television subscribers surpassed 7 million on Friday, according to the Korea Digital Media Industry Association. Since its first appearance in January 2009, the IPTV ...

Updated : 2013.05.06 20:21

[Graphic News] Hyundai-Kia making U.S. comeback in 2013 sales

Hyundai Motor and its sister automaker Kia Motors have revved up their presence in the U.S. market since early this year, recovering from last year’s lackluster sales dwarfed by Japanese carmakers. ...

Updated : 2013.05.05 20:31

[Graphic News] Incheon Airport best-paying public firm for new staff

Incheon International Airport Corp. has been revealed to pay the highest starting salary among public corporations. The average yearly salary for new employees at the 30 top public corporations last...

Updated : 2013.05.02 20:27

[Graphic News] Korean, Japanese billionaires acquire wealth differently

Most of Korea’s billionaires accumulated their wealth through inheritance, while the Japanese superrich built up their wealth by creating their own business, according to a recent survey by CEO Scor...

Updated : 2013.05.01 20:58