[Graphic News] US has trade deficits with most Asian trade partners

The US imports more from Asian countries than it exports, and as per available data the US runs trade deficits with most Asian countries, with the exception of Singapore. The US has a trade surplus o...

Updated : 2017.07.02 17:58

[Graphic News] 10 years of iPhone

Apple's iPhone celebrates its 10th anniversary this week. Ten years after the iPhone debuted on June 29, 2007, the smartphone that started it all is still going strong. The iPhone has changed the w...

Updated : 2017.06.29 17:57

[Graphic News] Record high of 65.6 million people displaced worldwide: UN

Devastating conflicts, violence and persecution in places like Syria and South Sudan led to a record high of 65.6 million people uprooted from their homes at the end of 2016, the UN said Monday. The...

Updated : 2017.06.28 18:08

[Graphic News] Korean women’s lives in numbers

In South Korea, 49.9 percent of the population of 51.4 million is female, standing at 25.6 million as of 2017. Among those aged 60 or over, women outnumber men. The Ministry of Gender Equality and F...

Updated : 2017.06.27 17:36

[Graphic News] World population to reach 9.8 billion in 2050: UN

The world‘s current population of 7.6 billion will balloon to 9.8 billion in 2050, with India’s population to surpass China’s in just seven years, a UN report said. Nigeria will overtake the Unit...

Updated : 2017.06.26 18:06

[Graphic News] Qatar Airways named world‘s best airline

Qatar Airways reclaimed the title as the world’s best airline in 2017, according to the annual World Airline Awards published by Skytrax. Emirates dropped to No. 4, placing behind Singapore Airline...

Updated : 2017.06.25 17:54

[Graphic News] Middle East tourists spend most in S. Korea: data

According to a survey conducted by the Korea Culture & Tourism Institute, Middle East tourists spent the most during their visits to South Korea last year, amid growing demand for beauty and medical ...

Updated : 2017.06.22 18:23

[Graphic News] Fruit prices hit highest mark in 4 years

The prices of major fruits sold in South Korea hit the highest level in four years last month, data showed Tuesday. According to data compiled by Statistics Korea, the index of the prices of 15 majo...

Updated : 2017.06.21 18:09

[Graphic News] France has highest minimum wage in the world

France has the highest minimum wage in the world, according to the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development. Its after-tax rate of $11.20 per hour is followed by Australia with $11.10 an...

Updated : 2017.06.20 18:19

[Graphic News] Obesity affects one in 10 worldwide: study

More than 1 in 10 people worldwide are now obese, with weight-related health problems claiming millions of lives every year, according to a major new global study released Monday. Conducted in 195 c...

Updated : 2017.06.19 18:26

[Graphic News] S. Korea’s export prices down 1% in May on strong won

South Korea’s export prices fell in May due to the strong won and a drop in oil prices, central bank data showed Friday. Export prices fell 1 percent in May, according to data. Still, year-on-year,...

Updated : 2017.06.18 18:08

[Graphic News] Countries most affected by extreme weather events

Six Asian countries are ranked among the world’s top 10 countries most affected by extreme weather events in the last 20 years, according to the Global Climate Risk Index by think-tank Germanwatch. ...

Updated : 2017.06.15 19:59

[Graphic News] How Moon Jae-in’s Cabinet is shaping up

President Moon Jae-in had only three ministerial posts to fill in his Cabinet as of Wednesday. He has named 16 Cabinet members so far and two of them -- Prime Minister Lee Nak-yon and Deputy Prime M...

Updated : 2017.06.14 18:46

[Graphic News] Number of multiple births in S. Korea rises

The number of twins, triplets and other multiple births in South Korea has tripled over the past 20 years, in contrast with declining total births every year, recent data shows. According to Statist...

Updated : 2017.06.13 18:22

[Graphic News] Korea ranks 5th in OECD for Q1 rise in food prices

South Korea ranked fifth in terms of rising food prices in the first quarter of the year out of 35 member countries of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development, according to data fro...

Updated : 2017.06.12 18:43