[Graphic News] E-waste rising dangerously in Asia

Electronic waste is rising sharply across Asia as higher incomes allow hundreds of millions of people to buy smartphones and other gadgets, with serious consequences for human health and the environm...

Updated : 2017.01.23 09:40

[Graphic News] Hong Kong is world’s most expensive city

For all the talk of how expensive it is to buy a house in London or New York, the most expensive major cities in the world are all in Asia. In Hong Kong, Mumbai, Beijing and Shanghai, it now takes m...

Updated : 2017.01.19 17:12

[Graphic News] Norway ranks at the top in Inclusive development index

The World Economic Forum‘s “Inclusive Growth and Development Report 2017,” released Monday, said that most countries are missing important opportunities to raise economic growth and reduce inequal...

Updated : 2017.01.18 18:22

[Graphic News] Eight men own more than poorest 3.6b people

Eight men own the same wealth as half the world’s population, a level of inequality which “threatens to pull our societies apart,” Oxfam said. The wealth of the world’s poorest 3.6 billion peopl...

Updated : 2017.01.17 17:55

[Graphic News] Mexico tops list of best places to retire

Mexico ranked top as the best place to retire in 2017, according to InternationalLiving.com’s new Annual Global Retirement Index. Panama and Ecuador consistently rank among the top places to retire...

Updated : 2017.01.16 18:14

[Graphic News] PC sales fall for 5th year in a row

Sales of desktop and laptop computers declined last year, continuing a decline that began in 2012, according to figures released Wednesday by two market trackers. Preliminary figures from Gartner in...

Updated : 2017.01.15 17:33

[Graphic News] Military strength of the two Koreas

Updated : 2017.01.12 17:46

[Graphic News] China confirms more human bird flu infections

China has found two more cases of human bird flu infection H7N9, bringing this week’s total to three and stoking fears the deadly virus could spread at a time as other Asian nations are battling to ...

Updated : 2017.01.11 17:52

[Graphic News] Soju prices record steepest rise

The price of soju leaped 11.7 percent in 2016 from the year before, the highest rate of increase since recordkeeping began in 2000, a statistical agency said Monday. The cost of eating out on averag...

Updated : 2017.01.10 18:20

[Graphic News] The evolution of technology products

Updated : 2017.01.09 19:01

[Graphic News] Cathay Pacific named world’s safest airline

Hong Kong’s Cathay Pacific retained its top spot as the air carrier with the best safety record last year, according to the German-founded Jet Airliner Crash Data Evaluation Center. Air New Zealand...

Updated : 2017.01.08 18:16

[Graphic News] Korea experiences warmest weather last year

South Korea‘s average temperature hit a record high last year due to climate change, which has also caused the world to see the highest-ever annual average temperatures, the weather agency said. Th...

Updated : 2017.01.05 18:20

[Graphic News] 69% of new businesses shuttered after one year

Some 3,000 people started their own business per day in 2014, but over two-thirds of them had closed down a year later, statistics from the National Tax Service showed Monday. Based on the number of...

Updated : 2017.01.03 19:28

[Graphic News] India remians the fastest growing economy in Asia

India is leading as Asia’s fastest-growing large economy and it will continue to be on that track in early 2017 growing at 7.6 percent, according to the Asian Development Bank Outlook 2016 report. ...

Updated : 2017.01.02 18:15

[Graphic News] Salaries over W100m near 600,000

Nearly 600,000 employees received a nine-figure salary last year, up 13.3 percent from the previous year, the National Tax Service said Wednesday. The average salary of employees in South Korea was ...

Updated : 2016.12.29 18:18