[Graphic News] Los Angeles takes title of world's most congested city

The “Global Traffic Scoreboard” study was published by Inrix, which dubs itself the world leader in transportation analytics. It examined 1,064 cities across 38 countries in one of the largest traf...

Updated : 2017.02.27 17:55

[Graphic News] Lack of sleep linked to depression

The head of the Mental Health Institute at Kangbuk Samsung Medical Center surveyed 202,629 workers in their 20s, 30s and 40s who had visited the hospital for a health checkup in 2014. The study showe...

Updated : 2017.02.26 18:04

[Graphic News] Volume of banknotes in circulation hits record high

The amount of banknotes currently in circulation in South Korea reached a record high in January, the central bank said Wednesday. Outstanding banknotes came to 103.5 trillion won ($90.6 billion) as...

Updated : 2017.02.23 18:14

[Graphic News] Half of new businesses go bankrupt within 2 years

Some 800,000 small businesses open shop annually, but about half of them go bankrupt within two years, statistics showed Monday. A report said that among businesses that started in 2013, 62.4 percen...

Updated : 2017.02.22 18:10

[Graphic News] Global arms trade at highest since Cold War

The Stockholm International Peace Research Institute said Monday that more weapons were delivered between 2012 and 2016 than any other five-year period since 1990. The United States remains the top ...

Updated : 2017.02.21 19:00

[Graphic News] Underground economy accounted for 8% of GDP in 2015: think tank

The Korea Institute of Public Finance said in its latest report that the shadow economy here was estimated at 124.7 trillion won ($108.8 billion) as of 2015, making up 8 percent of the country’s gro...

Updated : 2017.02.20 18:09

[Graphic News] China's oil consumption is top ranked

Three countries -- China, India and Japan -- account for more than 63 percent of Asia’s total oil consumption, according to the BP Statistical Review of World Energy report. Even though China’s co...

Updated : 2017.02.19 18:12

[Graphic News] South Koreans world's top fish eaters

South Koreans were found to be the top seafood consumers among 24 countries with high demand for the products, a report showed Monday. Statistics contained in “The State of World Fisheries and Aqua...

Updated : 2017.02.16 17:58

[Graphic News] North Korea's ruling family tree

Updated : 2017.02.15 17:56

[Graphic News] South Koreans’ rising fat intake

The amount of fat consumed daily by South Koreans has continued rising since 1998, when the state first conducted the survey, data showed Sunday. According to the Korea Centers for Disease Control a...

Updated : 2017.02.14 18:29

[Graphic News] New North Korean missile

North Korea says it has successfully completed the launch of a new type of strategic weapon capable of carrying a nuclear warhead. The Pukguksong-2, a medium long-range ballistic missile, was test-f...

Updated : 2017.02.13 18:40

[Graphic News] World’s largest nuclear plants differ across spectrums

There are currently 449 nuclear reactors operating in 31 countries, with total installed generating capacity of more than 390,000 megawatts, based on data from the International Atomic Energy Agency....

Updated : 2017.02.12 18:45

[Graphic News] More South Koreans see movies alone

South Korea has seen a rapid increase in the number of people going to see a movie alone over the past five years, a market report showed Wednesday. Men in their 30s and women aged 50 or older made ...

Updated : 2017.02.09 18:30

[Graphic News] Offshore fisheries output hits 44-year low in 2016

South Korea’s offshore fisheries output sank to a 44-year low in 2016 due to tumbling fish stocks caused by a combination of Chinese illegal fishing, climate change and overfishing, a report showed ...

Updated : 2017.02.08 18:43

[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