[Graphic News] Election in numbers

Updated : 2017.05.03 18:05

[Graphic News] Korea likely to suffer $17b loss if FTA with US is revised

South Korea’s exports to the United States are expected to suffer losses of as much as $17 billion over five years if the two nations renegotiate their bilateral free trade deal, according to a repo...

Updated : 2017.05.02 18:07

[Graphic News] S. Korea paid W932b to USFK last year

South Korea paid 932 billion won ($828 million) to host American soldiers here last year, according to government data. The amount that Seoul paid was in accordance with the allies’ defense cost-sh...

Updated : 2017.05.01 17:49

[Graphic News] Samsung, Apple keep top spots in smartphone market

Samsung and Apple maintained their leadership in the smartphone market in early 2017 while Chinese-based Huawei’s strong growth cemented its No. 3 position, a market tracker said Thursday. Accordin...

Updated : 2017.04.30 18:43

[Graphic News] HP is company that sell most PCs worldwide

Research firm IDC put out its latest quarterly report on the state of the PC market, and as the chart here shows, HP is the worldwide leader in terms of market share. The California-based company re...

Updated : 2017.04.26 18:33

[Graphic News] US dominates world military spending

The US remained the top military spender last year, with its expenditure growing by 1.7 percent to reach $611 billion between 2015 and 2016, according to the Stockholm International Peace Research In...

Updated : 2017.04.25 18:22

[Graphic News] Jobless college graduates surpass 500,000

The number of unemployed people with a bachelor‘s degree in South Korea surpassed 500,000 in the first quarter for the first time, Statistics Korea‘s data showed. The number of unemployed college ...

Updated : 2017.04.24 18:20

[Graphic News] Deaths caused by tobacco still climbing

The total number of smokers and tobacco-related deaths worldwide has increased, reported a consortium of researchers. According to the Global Burden of Disease report, the number of deaths attribute...

Updated : 2017.04.23 18:09

[Graphic News] Chicken franchise sales rise in 2016: data

Sales of South Korea‘s major chicken franchises rose last year from the previous year despite the bird flu outbreak and weak economic growth, according to Yonhap News Agency. Kyochon, the biggest f...

Updated : 2017.04.20 17:59

[Graphic News] Japan is home to the world’s oldest people

Italian Emma Morano’s death at the age of 117 years has left Jamaican Violet Brown, born March 10 1900, as the oldest living person, according to the Gerontology Research Group. Here is the number ...

Updated : 2017.04.19 18:37

[Graphic News] Campaign subsidies provided per party

A total of 42.1 billion won ($37.1 million) of campaign subsidies was provided Tuesday to political parties with candidates for the 19th presidential election in South Korea, according to the Nationa...

Updated : 2017.04.18 17:57

[Graphic News] US tops global wine consumption

The world’s thirst for wine continues to grow, despite weather affecting production. The United States, France and Italy were the three largest consumers of wine in 2016, with consumption of 31.8 m...

Updated : 2017.04.17 18:17

[Graphic News] Korean Gambling addiction rises

The number of people diagnosed with a gambling addiction has increased due to economic plight. According to the Health Insurance Review & Assessment Service, there were 925 such cases in 2015, alrea...

Updated : 2017.04.16 18:04

[Graphic News] China remains world's biggest executioner

China executed more people in 2016 than all other nations combined, Amnesty International said, even as worldwide total executions decreased overall. The human rights organization estimates the Asia...

Updated : 2017.04.13 18:22

[Graphic News] Italy named healthiest country in world

Italy has been ranked the healthiest country in the world according to the Bloomberg Global Health Index of 163 countries. Iceland, Switzerland, Singapore and Australia rounded out the top five heal...

Updated : 2017.04.12 18:23