[Graphic News] US polls show Clinton ahead but battleground states up for grabs

Just two days before the bitter US presidential election, national polls gave the edge to Hillary Clinton, with results too close to call in some key battleground states where the race will be won or...

Updated : 2016.11.07 18:08

[Graphic News] Singapore top destination for expanding Asian businesses

Singapore has retained its top spot as the favorite destination for Asian enterprises to expand their businesses, according to the United Overseas Bank Asian Enterprise Survey 2016. Asian companies ...

Updated : 2016.11.06 18:12

[Graphic News] South Koreans live 11 years longer than N. Koreans

South Koreans live about 11 years longer than their counterparts in North Korea, statistics showed Thursday, with the gap appearing to have significantly widened due to flooding and famine in the No...

Updated : 2016.11.03 18:58

[Graphic News] Korean shipbuilding industry’s outlook remains grim

The South Korean government is moving to help local shipbuilders suffering from declining new orders. On Monday, the Finance Ministry said that the government would order over 250 public vessels wort...

Updated : 2016.11.02 18:22

[Graphic News] Who's who in Choi scandal

Updated : 2016.11.01 18:11

[Graphic News] Average salary of major firms tops 70 million won

The average annual salary of workers at 88 largest listed firms stood at 73.4 million won ($64,317) in 2015, data by Korea’s stock market operator showed Monday. The figure is a 20 percent increase...

Updated : 2016.10.31 18:28

[Graphic News] Chinese smartphone makers threaten Samsung’s dominance

The combined production volume of China’s top three smartphone makers - Huawei, Oppo and Vivo - in the third quarter surpassed that of South Korean tech giant Samsung Electronics for the first time,...

Updated : 2016.10.30 18:23

[Graphic News] Top 10 earners control 45% of total income

The top 10 percent of South Korea’s highest income earners account for 44.9 percent of the country’s total income as of 2012, according to data from the International Monetary Fund and The World We...

Updated : 2016.10.27 18:32

[Graphic News] South Korea ranks 5th in business environment

South Korea came in at No. 5 in business environment among 190 countries this year, driven by high scores in electricity supply and other legal, administrative and taxation systems, a report by the W...

Updated : 2016.10.26 18:18

[Graphic News] Financial workers feel most threatened by AI

Nearly half of South Korean workers feel threatened by the rise of artificial intelligence as they are concerned that one day they may be replaced by it at work, a latest survey has found. According...

Updated : 2016.10.25 18:20

[Graphic News] Baby boomers least satisfied with life

Koreans in their 50s are the least satisfied with life, a survey found, while men in general are more discontent than their female counterparts. According to the survey, conducted by the Korea Insti...

Updated : 2016.10.24 18:14

[Graphic News] Birthgiving age climb up over decade

The average age at which women give birth has risen significantly over the past decade, with more than a quarter of mothers now aged 35 or more, while the number of women of childbearing age dropped,...

Updated : 2016.10.23 18:38

[Graphic News] S. Korea has 4th-lowest fertility rate

The UN Population Fund (UNFPA) estimates South Korea’s average fertility rate at 1.3, the fourth lowest in the world. In its latest State of World Population report, the UNFPA said South Korea’s p...

Updated : 2016.10.20 18:13

[Graphic News] Top 3 shipbuilding firms post shaky performance

The value of contracts signed by Korea’s top three shipbuilding firms -- Hyundai Heavy Industries, Daewoo Shipbuilding and Marine Engineering, and Samsung Heavy Industries -- fell far behind the amo...

Updated : 2016.10.19 18:27

[Graphic News] Number of Seoul schoolchildren falling

The number of school pupils in Seoul are declining at a faster pace, a direct result of the country’s persistently low birth rates, data shows. According to Seoul Metropolitan Office of Education, ...

Updated : 2016.10.18 18:27