[Graphic News] South Koreans’ rising fat intake

The amount of fat consumed daily by South Koreans has continued rising since 1998, when the state first conducted the survey, data showed Sunday. According to the Korea Centers for Disease Control a...

Updated : 2017.02.14 18:29

[Graphic News] New North Korean missile

North Korea says it has successfully completed the launch of a new type of strategic weapon capable of carrying a nuclear warhead. The Pukguksong-2, a medium long-range ballistic missile, was test-f...

Updated : 2017.02.13 18:40

[Graphic News] World’s largest nuclear plants differ across spectrums

There are currently 449 nuclear reactors operating in 31 countries, with total installed generating capacity of more than 390,000 megawatts, based on data from the International Atomic Energy Agency....

Updated : 2017.02.12 18:45

[Graphic News] More South Koreans see movies alone

South Korea has seen a rapid increase in the number of people going to see a movie alone over the past five years, a market report showed Wednesday. Men in their 30s and women aged 50 or older made ...

Updated : 2017.02.09 18:30

[Graphic News] Offshore fisheries output hits 44-year low in 2016

South Korea’s offshore fisheries output sank to a 44-year low in 2016 due to tumbling fish stocks caused by a combination of Chinese illegal fishing, climate change and overfishing, a report showed ...

Updated : 2017.02.08 18:43

[Graphic News] Korea to attract 2 million cruise tourists in 2017

South Korea will intensify overseas marketing and build more maritime facilities in an effort to lure 2 million cruise tourists from all over the world, the government said Monday. The Ministry of O...

Updated : 2017.02.07 17:57

[Graphic News] Koreans’ overseas spending hits record high in 2016

South Koreans spent a new record high abroad last year on increased outbound travel, despite an economic slump and sagging domestic consumption, data showed Saturday. Expenditures on ordinary foreig...

Updated : 2017.02.06 18:01

[Graphic News] Beijing remains Asia’s busiest airport

Eight Asian airports are among the world’s busiest passenger airports. Beijing Capital International Airport remains the busiest airport in the region, according to the recently released data by Air...

Updated : 2017.02.05 18:20

[Graphic News] Nearly 9 in 10 South Koreans use internet: poll

According to the poll of 61,238 people older than 3 years old in 25,000 households by the Ministry of Science, ICT and Future Planning in 2016, 88.3 percent of South Koreans used the internet, with t...

Updated : 2017.02.02 18:48

[Graphic News] Middle class shrinking worldwide

The shares of many countries’ populations who are on middle incomes has fallen and particularly in advanced countries, statistics gathered by the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Developmen...

Updated : 2017.02.01 18:34

[Graphic News] Is time on President Park’s side?

President Park Geun-hye has reasons to fight any attempt to fast-track her impeachment trial. A delayed trial at the Constitutional Court, or more precisely the preordained departure of justices in i...

Updated : 2017.01.31 18:12

[Graphic News] New Zealand, Denmark deemed the ‘least corrupt’ countries

The following is a list of the top- and bottom-ranked nations on graft watchdog Transparency International‘s 2016 Corruption Perceptions Index. For its 2016 index, the watchdog ranked 176 countries...

Updated : 2017.01.30 19:27

[Graphic News] Korea to increase emissions trading rights for 2017

South Korea will increase the total greenhouse gas emissions rights in its cap-and-trade scheme for this year, the Finance Ministry said Tuesday. Under the revised 2017 emissions allocation plan end...

Updated : 2017.01.25 17:47

[Graphic News] Lotto sales reach new record in 2016

Sales of the Korean lottery Lotto hit their highest last year, statistics from its operator showed Monday, a trend that happens during an economic slump, social analysts say. Data from the Korea Lot...

Updated : 2017.01.24 17:57

[Graphic News] US forces in South Korea

Updated : 2017.01.23 18:09