[Graphic News] Average Korean has 500 cups of coffee

On average, South Koreans drank 500 cups per person last year. The coffee consumption is estimated to have reached about 25.05 billion cups in 2016, up 25 percent from 10 years ago, according to ind...

Updated : 2017.04.11 18:10

[Graphic News] S. Korea fine dust at worst level this year

South Korea has experienced more days of ultrafine dust blanketing the country so far this year compared to the past two years, government data showed. According to the Ministry of Environment, the ...

Updated : 2017.04.10 18:42

[Graphic News] No sign of usual regional divide in election

Two leading candidates – Moon Jae-in of the Democratic Party of Korea and Ahn Cheol-soo of the People’s Party – are waging keen campaign battles to grab voter sentiment in the provinces. Accordin...

Updated : 2017.04.09 18:27

[Graphic News] Printed newspapers losing subscribers

The Korea Press Foundation said in its Korea Press Yearbook 2016 that only 14.3 percent of respondents to its annual survey said they subscribe to printed newspapers at home. This is about one fifth ...

Updated : 2017.04.06 18:06

[Graphic News] Contraceptive usage in Asian countries

A record number of women now use contraception in Asia. The latest figures from the UN’s Department of Economic and Social Affairs show disparities in the use of contraceptives within Asia. China, ...

Updated : 2017.04.05 18:16

[Graphic News] Singapore tops list of best Asian universities

National University of Singapore has retained its title as Asia’s best university for the second year in a row, according to the Times Higher Education Asia University Rankings 2017. Peking Univers...

Updated : 2017.04.04 18:18

[Graphic News] S. Koreans' overseas spending hits record high in 2016

South Koreans spent a record high overseas last year as more people opted to go on overseas trips, data from the central bank showed Sunday. According to the data compiled by the Bank of Korea, Sout...

Updated : 2017.04.03 18:22

[Graphic News] K-Food popular in ethnic markets in US

South Korea‘s food exports to the United States are expected to reach $1 billion for the first time this year, owing to their brisk advances into ethnic markets, the Korea Agro-fisheries and Food Tr...

Updated : 2017.04.02 17:57

[Graphic News] S. Korea's conglomerate groups own W59tr worth of land: data

The estimated value of land owned by South Korea‘s five biggest business groups rose to a record high in 2016 due in part to the purchase of the headquarters of the Korea Power Electric Corp. by Hyu...

Updated : 2017.03.30 17:58

[Graphic News] Number of foreigners who overstay increases

The number of foreigners overstaying their visas in the country increased for the second straight month in February, the immigration office said. According to data from the office, the figure was ta...

Updated : 2017.03.29 17:43

[Graphic News] People-to-police ratio stagnating

South Korea’s efforts to increase state police services are stalling, as the police-to-population ratio roughly stagnated in the 2015-2016 period, statistics show. According to data from the Nation...

Updated : 2017.03.28 18:09

[Graphic News] Middle-aged make up largest group of voters in S. Korea

According to the report from the Ministry of the Interior, the number of people in their 40s was about 8.77 million as of the end of February, accounting for 17 percent of the country‘s overall popu...

Updated : 2017.03.27 18:23

[Graphic News] Number of N. Korean hackers rises to 7,700: report

North Korea has been reinforcing its cyberwarfare capabilities and its number of professional hackers is estimated to have reached about 7,700, according to a report issued Friday in Seoul. North Ko...

Updated : 2017.03.26 18:11

[Graphic News] Salvage operation procedure

Updated : 2017.03.23 18:03

[Graphic News] Norway ranked world’s happiest country

Norway has trumped Denmark as the world’s happiest country, according to the World Happiness Report 2017 by the United Nations, which calls on nations to build social trust and equality to improve t...

Updated : 2017.03.22 18:25