[Graphic News] Middle East tourists spend most in S. Korea: data

According to a survey conducted by the Korea Culture & Tourism Institute, Middle East tourists spent the most during their visits to South Korea last year, amid growing demand for beauty and medical t...

Updated : 2017.06.22 18:23

[Graphic News] Fruit prices hit highest mark in 4 years

The prices of major fruits sold in South Korea hit the highest level in four years last month, data showed Tuesday. According to data compiled by Statistics Korea, the index of the prices of 15 major ...

Updated : 2017.06.21 18:09

[Graphic News] France has highest minimum wage in the world

France has the highest minimum wage in the world, according to the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development. Its after-tax rate of $11.20 per hour is followed by Australia with $11.10 and...

Updated : 2017.06.20 18:19

[Graphic News] Obesity affects one in 10 worldwide: study

More than 1 in 10 people worldwide are now obese, with weight-related health problems claiming millions of lives every year, according to a major new global study released Monday.Conducted in 195 coun...

Updated : 2017.06.19 18:26

[Graphic News] S. Korea’s export prices down 1% in May on strong won

South Korea’s export prices fell in May due to the strong won and a drop in oil prices, central bank data showed Friday.Export prices fell 1 percent in May, according to data. Still, year-on-year, ex...

Updated : 2017.06.18 18:08

[Graphic News] Countries most affected by extreme weather events

Six Asian countries are ranked among the world’s top 10 countries most affected by extreme weather events in the last 20 years, according to the Global Climate Risk Index by think-tank Germanwatch.Si...

Updated : 2017.06.15 19:59

[Graphic News] How Moon Jae-in’s Cabinet is shaping up

President Moon Jae-in had only three ministerial posts to fill in his Cabinet as of Wednesday. He has named 16 Cabinet members so far and two of them -- Prime Minister Lee Nak-yon and Deputy Prime Min...

Updated : 2017.06.14 18:46

[Graphic News] Number of multiple births in S. Korea rises

The number of twins, triplets and other multiple births in South Korea has tripled over the past 20 years, in contrast with declining total births every year, recent data shows. According to Statistic...

Updated : 2017.06.13 18:22

[Graphic News] Korea ranks 5th in OECD for Q1 rise in food prices

South Korea ranked fifth in terms of rising food prices in the first quarter of the year out of 35 member countries of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development, according to data from...

Updated : 2017.06.12 18:43

[Graphic News] China top Asian country in hydropower production

Hydroelectric power is China’s largest renewable energy source and its second overall, trailing only coal. The country is adding more new installed hydropower capacity than the rest of the Asia combi...

Updated : 2017.06.11 18:15

[Graphic News] Smoking kills 7 million a year, wreaks environmental havoc: WHO

Smoking and other tobacco use kills more than 7 million people each year, the World Health Organization said Tuesday, also warning of the dire environmental impact of tobacco production, distribution ...

Updated : 2017.06.08 18:45

[Graphic News] Bigger smartphones become mainstream

Smartphones with wider displays, including 5.5-inch models, have become mainstream in the global market, amid rising demand for gaming and video streaming content via mobile devices, an industry track...

Updated : 2017.06.07 18:13

[Graphic News] The impacts of climate change

Earth’s average global temperature is scaling new heights, sea ice is retreating, extreme weather events have become more frequent and species are increasingly under threat. 

Updated : 2017.06.06 17:57

[Graphic News] Three major broadcasters start UHD broadcasting

South Korea’s three major local broadcasters -- MBC, KBS and SBS -- started ultrahigh-definition broadcasting for the region in and around Seoul last week.UHD broadcasts provide four times the resolu...

Updated : 2017.06.05 17:55

[Graphic News] China leads greenhouse gas emissions worldwide

President Donald Trump declared he was pulling the US from the landmark Paris climate agreement, striking a major blow to worldwide efforts to combat global warming and distancing the country from its...

Updated : 2017.06.04 17:54