[Graphic News] Carry-on rules eased for American flights

Small pocketknives are to be allowed onboard U.S. flights for the first time since their prohibition after the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks, following an announcement by the Transportation Securi...

Updated : 2013.03.07 20:27

[Graphic News] Chavez’s death to impact power dynamics in L.America

Graphic by Nam Kyung-don (그래픽: 코리아헤럴드 남경돈) The death of Hugo Chavez on Tuesday is expected to have a profound impact on Latin America’s economy and political landscape, as the brash, ou...

Updated : 2013.03.06 17:51

[Graphic News] Cardinals congregate to select date for conclave

The majority of the cardinals who are to select the next leader of the Roman Catholic Church held their first pre-conclave meeting in Rome on Monday, having being summoned the previous Friday by Card...

Updated : 2013.03.05 20:51

[Graphic News] Tobacco-related medical costs rise 50 percent in 4 years

Medical costs for smoking-related illnesses surged by nearly 50 percent in four years, a report showed Monday. The report, which studied data compiled by the National Health Insurance Service, also ...

Updated : 2013.03.04 20:05

[Graphic News] BOK Gov. Kim’s paycheck tops Bernanke’s

The U.S. Federal Reserve may be vastly influential with decisions it makes on key interest rates that can cause ripple effects across the global financial markets. However, this power surprisingly d...

Updated : 2013.03.03 20:32

[Graphic News] Foreign stock ownership hits record high

The total value of foreigner-owned Korean stocks hit a record high last week, riding on the optimism of a global economic recovery, the Korea Exchange said on Wednesday. Breaking the 420 trillion wo...

Updated : 2013.02.27 20:47

[Graphic News] Travelers hit record high amid strong won

The number of tourists traveling overseas hit a January record, thanks to a strong won, travel portal Tourgo said Tuesday. The state-run online database engine revealed that the number of tourists h...

Updated : 2013.02.26 20:46

[Graphic News] Korea’s ‘pain at the pump’ eases

How much do Korean drivers hit by high gasoline prices feel the pain at the pump? According to the latest Bloomberg Gas Price Ranking released last week, Korea ranked 32nd among 60 countries by pain...

Updated : 2013.02.21 20:11

[Graphic News] One in three North Americans uses a Korean smartphone

More than 1 in 3 North American smartphone owners use a made-in-Korea device, according to Strategy Analytics, a U.S. market research firm. The company said Apple became the biggest seller of smartp...

Updated : 2013.02.20 20:44

[Graphic News] Park’s personnel selections lack balance, harmony

With each new personnel selection, President-elect Park Geun-hye has shown a tendency to pick people with overlapping educational and personal backgrounds, prompting some to question whether she has ...

Updated : 2013.02.19 20:56

[Graphic News] Fewer Koreans escaping poverty

The rate of Koreans escaping poverty or moving into the upper income brackets has slowed over a five-year period, a report showed on Monday. According to Korea Institute for Health and Social Affair...

Updated : 2013.02.18 20:27