[Graphic News] Cities and Provinces with strongest youth unemployment cash support

In an effort to curb South Korea’s high youth unemployment rate, the government has decided to provide cash subsidies to young job seekers. Gyeonggi Province and capital city Seoul ranked first with ...

Updated : 2017.07.23 18:12

[Graphic News] Japanese brands top imported beer in S. Korea

According to the data compiled by Lotte Mart, Japanese beer topped sales in South Korea‘s imported beer market.Japanese beer ranked first with a 21.5 percent share in 2016, followed by German beer at...

Updated : 2017.07.20 18:02

[Graphic News] Cowboys, Yankees world‘s most valuable sports teams

The Dallas Cowboys are the world’s most valuable sports team, according to an annual list published by Forbes that was dominated by National Football League teams.The NFL‘s Cowboys, who last year un...

Updated : 2017.07.19 18:11

[Graphic News] Record high 200 green activists killed in 2016: watchdog

At least 200 environmental activists, with 40 percent from indigenous tribes, were murdered worldwide in 2016, according to Global Witness, a watchdog organization. The tally was double the number sla...

Updated : 2017.07.18 17:54

[Graphic News] Mobile phone use in Asia skyrocketing

From 2000 to 2015, the average annual growth in mobile phone subscriptions reached 22 percent in Asia. Nepal witnessed annual growth of 67 percent, the highest average in the region.The increasing uti...

Updated : 2017.07.17 18:08

[Graphic News] Steps taken around the world

The world’s most fit countries have been worked out by scientists -- using mobile phone data.Researchers looked at how many steps 700,000 people from around the globe took, using 68 million days wort...

Updated : 2017.07.16 17:54

[Graphic News] N. Korean defectors down as border tightened

The number of North Koreans escaping to the South declined sharply in the first half of this year as Pyongyang strengthened controls on its border with China, officials said.The DMZ dividing the Korea...

Updated : 2017.07.13 18:04

[Graphic News] Electricity consumption expected to hit record high this summer

South Korea‘s electricity consumption is expected to hit a record high this summer.According to the Korea Power Exchange, electricity usage will likely reach 86.5 million kilowatts during the summer ...

Updated : 2017.07.12 18:15

[Graphic News] S. Korea has fewest out-of-wedlock births in OECD

The proportion of babies born out of wedlock was 1.9 percent in South Korea in 2014, the lowest level among 35 member countries of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development, according ...

Updated : 2017.07.11 18:06

[Graphic News] Car production in Asian countries

In Asia, the biggest motor vehicle production plants are in China, Japan, India and South Korea. China, however, captures a bigger slice of the global market share in auto production than any other As...

Updated : 2017.07.10 17:43

[Graphic News] Ronaldo still world’s highest-paid athlete

Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo remained at the top of Forbes’ list of 100 of the world’s highest paid athletes, with Cleveland Cavaliers star LeBron James moving up to second on a list heavy wit...

Updated : 2017.07.09 17:49

[Graphic News] Vegetable prices rise due to downpour, drought

According to the Korea Agro-Fisheries & Food Trade Corporation, prices of vegetables jumped due to heavy downpours that followed a long drought, industry sources said Wednesday.The price of napa cabba...

Updated : 2017.07.06 18:02

[Graphic News] The elite ICBM club

North Korea claimed Tuesday to have successfully tested its first intercontinental ballistic missile capable of carrying a large-sized nuclear warhead. This may mean the addition of the reclusive regi...

Updated : 2017.07.05 18:02

[Graphic News] Moon finishes Cabinet line up

The complete lineup of President Moon Jae-in’s inaugural Cabinet is out, although nearly half of them are still in the process of parliamentary confirmation. Ten of the 17-member Cabinet, including t...

Updated : 2017.07.04 18:14

[Graphic News] Asia’s leading milk exporters

India is the world’s largest milk producer, with 18 percent of global production, followed by the US and China. But when it comes to milk exports, Thailand is the largest milk exporter in Asia.Thaila...

Updated : 2017.07.03 17:47