Jobseekers read a bulletin at a job fair in Seoul on Monday. /Newsis
One-third of Korea's unemployed people are university graduates, according to the latest government figures.
Statistics Korea on Monday said the total number of unemployed people in the country stood at 985,000 as of the third quarter of this year, and a record 32 percent of them or 315,000 were university graduates...More
Koreans have the highest calorie intake from alcoholic drinks among 24 countries, a recent study shows.
Quoting the study by market researcher Euromonitor International, the Guardian on Monday said, "The highest calorie intake from alcohol is in [Korea], with nearly 168 calories a person each day"...More
The population of Incheon will likely exceed the 3 million mark around Wednesday as the area around the capital continues to boom.
The city's population stood at 2,999,884 as of Monday, only 116 people short of the milestone. Its population has been increasing at a rate of 50 to 60 a day...More
The average height of a ninth-grade boy in Seoul has surpassed 170 cm for the first time, though Koreans as an ethnic group seem to have hit the ceiling of their growth potential...More
Tourists get off the cruise ship Quantum of the Seas in Incheon on Aug. 27, 2015.
The Justice Ministry will test a visa-free program for foreigners who visit the country from selected cruise ships until March next year, a spokesman said Friday...More
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