[Graphic News] Incheon Airport best-paying public firm for new staff

Incheon International Airport Corp. has been revealed to pay the highest starting salary among public corporations. The average yearly salary for new employees at the 30 top public corporations last...

Updated : 2013.05.02 20:27

[Graphic News] Korean, Japanese billionaires acquire wealth differently

Most of Korea’s billionaires accumulated their wealth through inheritance, while the Japanese superrich built up their wealth by creating their own business, according to a recent survey by CEO Scor...

Updated : 2013.05.01 20:58

[Graphic News] Sungnyemun to open to great fanfare after more than five years of renovation

Sungnyemun, or the South Gate from the Joseon era (1392-1910), will be unveiled to the public on Saturday after 63 months of restoration. A lavish ceremony is planned to mark the return of the Natio...

Updated : 2013.04.30 20:41

[Graphic News] Turkey becomes Korea’s 9th FTA partner

The Korea-Turkey Free Trade Agreement, which comes into effect on Wednesday, is to be Korea’s ninth FTA, as well as the first to take effect under the new Park Geun-hye administration. Under the FT...

Updated : 2013.04.29 20:18

[Graphic News] Korea’s labor productivity still low

Korea’s labor productivity ranked 23rd among 34 members of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development in 2011, moving up one notch from 2010, the government said. In 2011, the total ...

Updated : 2013.04.28 20:46

[Graphic News] Seoul posts poor growth in equities

South Korea lagged far behind major countries in growth of stock prices this year due mainly to lackluster private consumption and a slowdown in export performance upon Japan’s weakening yen. Accor...

Updated : 2013.04.25 21:09

[Graphic News] Gay marriage around the globe

France became the 14th country in the world to legislate for gay marriage on Tuesday, following months of bitter debate over the socially divisive issue. Europe remains the stronghold of same-sex un...

Updated : 2013.04.24 20:24

[Graphic News] Cheaper yen benefits Japanese carmakers

The cheaper yen is improving the competitiveness of Japanese carmakers, while their Korean and German rivals are expected to struggle with falling profits. According to IBES earnings estimates on Tu...

Updated : 2013.04.23 20:20

[Graphic News] Korea remains stable in food security

Korea ranked 21st for food security in a global survey of 105 countries, posting a score of 77.8 out of 100, according to the Korea Rural Economic Research Institute on Monday. The index was created...

Updated : 2013.04.22 20:11

[Graphic News] Manhunt in Boston for bombing suspect

Updated : 2013.04.21 21:06

[Graphic News] 1 in 5 Korean men to die of illnesses linked to smoking

One out of 5 Korean men is projected to die of an illness linked to smoking, according to research by the state-run Korea Institute for Health and Social Affairs. The institute unveiled the study Th...

Updated : 2013.04.18 20:53

[Graphic News] IMF revises down global economic outlook

The International Monetary Fund announced Tuesday that it had downgraded this year’s outlook for global economic growth, citing continued risks. In its most recent report on the global economic out...

Updated : 2013.04.17 20:50

[Graphic News] Weak yen deals blow to Korean exports

Concerns over the impact of the weakening yen on the nation’s exports are proving well founded. About 40 percent of Korean-made products that compete against Japanese goods in the global market pos...

Updated : 2013.04.16 20:12

[Graphic News] More Korean hospitals going abroad

The number of Korean medical institutions expanding overseas has nearly doubled in the last three years, a report showed Monday. According to the report released by the state-run Korea Health Indust...

Updated : 2013.04.15 20:24

[Graphic News] Import car repair costs average $2,300

Repair costs for import cars produced by companies such as BMW and Mercedes-Benz average 2.6 million won ($2,300), far exceeding the average of 840,000 won for the five Korean-made brands. Over the ...

Updated : 2013.04.14 20:12