[Graphic News] Top 10 earners control 45% of total income

The top 10 percent of South Korea’s highest income earners account for 44.9 percent of the country’s total income as of 2012, according to data from the International Monetary Fund and The World We...

Updated : 2016.10.27 18:32

[Graphic News] South Korea ranks 5th in business environment

South Korea came in at No. 5 in business environment among 190 countries this year, driven by high scores in electricity supply and other legal, administrative and taxation systems, a report by the W...

Updated : 2016.10.26 18:18

[Graphic News] Financial workers feel most threatened by AI

Nearly half of South Korean workers feel threatened by the rise of artificial intelligence as they are concerned that one day they may be replaced by it at work, a latest survey has found. According...

Updated : 2016.10.25 18:20

[Graphic News] Baby boomers least satisfied with life

Koreans in their 50s are the least satisfied with life, a survey found, while men in general are more discontent than their female counterparts. According to the survey, conducted by the Korea Insti...

Updated : 2016.10.24 18:14

[Graphic News] Birthgiving age climb up over decade

The average age at which women give birth has risen significantly over the past decade, with more than a quarter of mothers now aged 35 or more, while the number of women of childbearing age dropped,...

Updated : 2016.10.23 18:38

[Graphic News] S. Korea has 4th-lowest fertility rate

The UN Population Fund (UNFPA) estimates South Korea’s average fertility rate at 1.3, the fourth lowest in the world. In its latest State of World Population report, the UNFPA said South Korea’s p...

Updated : 2016.10.20 18:13

[Graphic News] Top 3 shipbuilding firms post shaky performance

The value of contracts signed by Korea’s top three shipbuilding firms -- Hyundai Heavy Industries, Daewoo Shipbuilding and Marine Engineering, and Samsung Heavy Industries -- fell far behind the amo...

Updated : 2016.10.19 18:27

[Graphic News] Number of Seoul schoolchildren falling

The number of school pupils in Seoul are declining at a faster pace, a direct result of the country’s persistently low birth rates, data shows. According to Seoul Metropolitan Office of Education, ...

Updated : 2016.10.18 18:27

[Graphic News] Financial fallout from Note 7 debacle

Samsung will ship 310 million smartphones this year, down from a forecast of 316 million units, according to new data from research firm TrendForce. Customers will, in turn, move in part to Apple’s ...

Updated : 2016.10.17 18:15

[Graphic News] Korea's Exports to Vietnam up sharply

Korea’s exports to Vietnam rose 200 percent between 2010 and 2015, according to the Korea International Trade Association. The amount of exports to Vietnam tripled from $9.7 billion (10.9 trillion ...

Updated : 2016.10.16 18:30

[Graphic News] Apple, Google, Coca-Cola top list of most valuable brands

Apple, Google and The Coca-Cola Co. topped the list of the world’s 100 most valuable brands in 2016, while technology and automotive brands dominated overall rankings, according to a report by brand...

Updated : 2016.10.13 18:29

[Graphic News] The 2016 electoral map is rapidly slipping away from Trump

According to the Fix’s electoral vote tracker -- an amazing tool that marries Real Clear Politics polling averages in swing states with the electoral map -- if the election were held today, Hillary ...

Updated : 2016.10.12 18:20

[Graphic News] Asia’s access to electricity

Around the world, 1.3 billion people lack access to electricity, with more than 526 million of them in Asia, according to data collected by the International Energy Agency, a global energy watchdog. ...

Updated : 2016.10.11 18:43

[Graphic News] High disparity in Asia’s broadband connectivity

There is a high disparity in the broadband connectivity in Asia-Pacific, a digital divide that remains to be one of the largest in the world, according to data compiled by the Asia News Network. Dat...

Updated : 2016.10.10 18:18

[Graphic News] Ramen exports to reach all-time high

With popularity of South Korean-made ramyeon continuing to rise, the amount of ramyeon exports is expected to reach an all-time high, the Korea Customs Service said. From January to August this year...

Updated : 2016.10.09 18:46