Hyosung Group Chairman Cho Hyun-joon speaks during his inauguration ceremony at the group headquarters in Seoul, Monday. The 49-year-old chairman inherits the textile-oriented conglomerate, whose sales reached $10 billion in 2015, from his ailing father and former Chairman Cho Suk-rai. In his speech, Cho said he will place top priority on honing the group’s core competence and creating a more employee-friendly workplace.
/ Courtesy of Hyosung Group
Love and hate
People’s Party new leader Rep. Park Jie-won, right, shakes hands with main opposition Democratic Party of Korea (DPK) Chairwoman Rep. Choo Mi-ae, during his visit to the DPK office at the National Assembly, Monday. Park, a former DPK member, was elected as the People’s Party chairman, Sunday. He vowed to seek an alliance with “rational and reform-minded” politicians to win the next presidential election.
Green Bay Packers clash against Dallas Cowboys
Green Bay Packers Ty Montgomery scores on 1-yard run against the Dallas Cowboys in the second quarter in the NFC divisional playoff game at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas, Sunday. The Packers beat Cowboys 34-31.
Bulls vs. Grizzlies
Chicago Bulls forward Jimmy Butler, 21, controls the ball against Memphis Grizzlies guard Mike Conley in the first half of an NBA basketball game in Memphis, Tenn., Sunday.
Global internship program
College seniors, who were selected to participate in the Korea International Trade Association’s overseas internship program, pose at COEX in southern Seoul, Monday. They will learn trade business for six months from March at Korean companies in foreign countries including the United States, Germany and China.
First Chinese passenger vehicle here
China-Korea Motor President Rhee Kang-soo speaks during an unveiling event for the Kenbo 600 SUV at the company’s headquarters in Incheon, Wednesday. The SUV model is the first Chinese passenger vehicle to be sold in Korea. The model is produced by China’s fourth-largest carmaker BAIC Motor, and its price ranges between 19.99 million won and 20.99 million won.
/ Courtesy of China-Korea Motor
Lunar New Year gifts
Home plus models demonstrate gift sets ahead of the Lunar New Year that falls on Jan. 28, at the discount retailer’s store in eastern Seoul, Wednesday.