[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

[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