Wed, November 21, 2018 | 21:51
  1. For third summit with Kim
    President Moon Jae-in, third from right, speaks during a meeting with the floor leaders of five major political parties at Cheong Wa Dae, Thursday. Moon called for the National Assembly's quick ratification of the Panmunjeom Declaration he signed with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un at their first summit in April to promote inter-Korean peace and exchanges. Moon also asked the parties to join a delegation to North Korea on his third summit with Kim scheduled for September in Pyongyang, saying he will provide all possible support for inter-Korean parliamentary exchanges. Yonhap
    President Moon Jae-in, third from right, speaks during a meeting with the floor leaders of five major political parties at Cheong Wa Dae, Thursday. Moon called for the National Assembly's quick ratification of the Panmunjeom Declaration he signed with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un at their first summit in April to promote inter-Korean peace and exchanges. Moon also asked the parties to join a delegation to North Korea on his third summit with Kim scheduled for September in Pyongyang, saying he will provide all possible support for inter-Korean parliamentary exchanges. Yonhap
  2. Volunteering for the needy
    Spouses of foreign ambassadors to Korea and Cabinet members pack food and daily necessities to help out people in need, as part of their volunteer work at the Korean Red Cross in Seoul, Wednesday. Yonhap
    Spouses of foreign ambassadors to Korea and Cabinet members pack food and daily necessities to help out people in need, as part of their volunteer work at the Korean Red Cross in Seoul, Wednesday. Yonhap
  3. Winter is coming
    Icicles hang on the roadside in Gangneung, Gangwon Province, Tuesday, as morning temperatures fell below freezing in the region. The country may see snowfall Wednesday as temperatures continue to slip. Seoul and central parts of the country are forecast to have subzero temperatures on Thursday and Friday. / Yonhap
    Icicles hang on the roadside in Gangneung, Gangwon Province, Tuesday, as morning temperatures fell below freezing in the region. The country may see snowfall Wednesday as temperatures continue to slip. Seoul and central parts of the country are forecast to have subzero temperatures on Thursday and Friday. / Yonhap
  4. No empty seats
    Students and parents fill the auditorium at Ewha Womans University to listen to a presentation given by a private education institute about tips for 2019 college admission applications, Friday, a day after the nationwide college entrance exam was held. Yonhap
    Students and parents fill the auditorium at Ewha Womans University to listen to a presentation given by a private education institute about tips for 2019 college admission applications, Friday, a day after the nationwide college entrance exam was held. Yonhap
  5. Introducing diverse cultures
    Foreign students showcase their countries' attire at the 2018 International Student Festival at Korea University, Wednesday. They introduced their cultures including cuisines and tourist destinations. Yonhap
    Foreign students showcase their countries' attire at the 2018 International Student Festival at Korea University, Wednesday. They introduced their cultures including cuisines and tourist destinations. Yonhap
  6. Briquettes for the poor
    Volunteers carry briquettes to be delivered to families in need and elderly residents living alone in Baeksa Village, Nowon-gu, northern Seoul, Nov. 10. as winter approaches. Some 60 Kwangdong Pharmaceutical employees and their family members handed over 1,400 briquettes to help the underprivileged. /Courtesy of Kwangdong Pharmaceutical
    Volunteers carry briquettes to be delivered to families in need and elderly residents living alone in Baeksa Village, Nowon-gu, northern Seoul, Nov. 10. as winter approaches. Some 60 Kwangdong Pharmaceutical employees and their family members handed over 1,400 briquettes to help the underprivileged. /Courtesy of Kwangdong Pharmaceutical
  7. IBK in Vladivostok
    Industrial Bank of Korea (IBK) CEO Kim Do-jin, center, cuts a ribbon with bank executives, Russian officials and other guests at an event to celebrate the opening of the bank's representative office in Vladivostok, Russia, Nov. 20. The state-run lender has 28 offices in Asian countries including China and Vietnam. From left are IBK Vladivostok Representative Office Chief Lee Hyun-soo, Lotte Hotel General Manager Shin In-hyup, Association of Korean Enterprises in Vladivostok President Kim Tae-souk, Central Bank of Russian Federation Vice Chairman Natalia N. Vasilenko, CEO Kim, Korean Consul General to Russia Lee Sok-bae, The Korean Association of Primoriye President Kim Kyung-jae, Primosky Territory Government International Cooperation Department Head Alexey Starichkov, and Industrial Bank of Korea Senior Executive Vice President Oh Hyuk-soo. Courtesy of IBK
    Industrial Bank of Korea (IBK) CEO Kim Do-jin, center, cuts a ribbon with bank executives, Russian officials and other guests at an event to celebrate the opening of the bank's representative office in Vladivostok, Russia, Nov. 20. The state-run lender has 28 offices in Asian countries including China and Vietnam. From left are IBK Vladivostok Representative Office Chief Lee Hyun-soo, Lotte Hotel General Manager Shin In-hyup, Association of Korean Enterprises in Vladivostok President Kim Tae-souk, Central Bank of Russian Federation Vice Chairman Natalia N. Vasilenko, CEO Kim, Korean Consul General to Russia Lee Sok-bae, The Korean Association of Primoriye President Kim Kyung-jae, Primosky Territory Government International Cooperation Department Head Alexey Starichkov, and Industrial Bank of Korea Senior Executive Vice President Oh Hyuk-soo. Courtesy of IBK
  8. Help finding jobs
    KB Kookmin Bank CEO Hur Yin, right, holds up an agreement with Education Minister Yoo Eun-hae at a job fair hosted by the bank in Songdo, Incheon, Wednesday. Under the agreement, the lender will support students to find jobs after graduation via various programs and events. Yonhap
    KB Kookmin Bank CEO Hur Yin, right, holds up an agreement with Education Minister Yoo Eun-hae at a job fair hosted by the bank in Songdo, Incheon, Wednesday. Under the agreement, the lender will support students to find jobs after graduation via various programs and events. Yonhap
  9. Using best ideas
    Hana Capital CEO Yoon Kyu-seon, right, congratulates winners of the company's contest on ways to eliminate customer inconvenience at its Gangnam office in Seoul, Monday. The company received 160 ideas during the competition and used 20 of them to improve its services after it selected the top 50 ideas. Courtesy of Hana Financial Group
    Hana Capital CEO Yoon Kyu-seon, right, congratulates winners of the company's contest on ways to eliminate customer inconvenience at its Gangnam office in Seoul, Monday. The company received 160 ideas during the competition and used 20 of them to improve its services after it selected the top 50 ideas. Courtesy of Hana Financial Group
  10. 2018 BOK-BIS Conference
    Bank of Korea Governor Lee Ju-yeol, sixth from left, stands together with his foreign counterparts during the 2018 BOK-BIS Conference at the Plaza Hotel in Seoul, Monday. The two-day event is hosted and organized by Korea's central bank under the topic “Asia-Pacific fixed income markets: Evolving Structure, Participation and Pricing.” / Courtesy of Bank of Korea
    Bank of Korea Governor Lee Ju-yeol, sixth from left, stands together with his foreign counterparts during the 2018 BOK-BIS Conference at the Plaza Hotel in Seoul, Monday. The two-day event is hosted and organized by Korea's central bank under the topic “Asia-Pacific fixed income markets: Evolving Structure, Participation and Pricing.” / Courtesy of Bank of Korea
  11. Promoting young Woori
    Woori Bank CEO Sohn Tae-seung, fifth from left in the second row, holds up a two-finger V sign for victory with college students at its Seoul heaquarters, Nov. 16. The lender chose 60 students to help it promote Woori as a “young bank” over the next five months. Courtesy of Woori Bank
    Woori Bank CEO Sohn Tae-seung, fifth from left in the second row, holds up a two-finger V sign for victory with college students at its Seoul heaquarters, Nov. 16. The lender chose 60 students to help it promote Woori as a “young bank” over the next five months. Courtesy of Woori Bank
  12. KCCI photo contest
    Korea Chamber of Commerce and Industry (KCCI) Chairman Park Yong-maan, second from left, looks at a photograph that received a prize at the KCCI's 5th photo contest at its headquarters in downtown Seoul, Tuesday. More than 4,500 photos were entered for this year's contest and the KCCI provided a combined 100 million won in prize money for 75 winners. / Courtesy of KCCI
    Korea Chamber of Commerce and Industry (KCCI) Chairman Park Yong-maan, second from left, looks at a photograph that received a prize at the KCCI's 5th photo contest at its headquarters in downtown Seoul, Tuesday. More than 4,500 photos were entered for this year's contest and the KCCI provided a combined 100 million won in prize money for 75 winners. / Courtesy of KCCI
  13. Eat apples and be happy
    Models promote apples produced at farms in Geochang, South Gyeongsang Province, at Lotte Department Store in Gwangju, Sunday. The store is selling apples with sayings such as “Be happy” and “Be rich” on them. / Yonhap
    Models promote apples produced at farms in Geochang, South Gyeongsang Province, at Lotte Department Store in Gwangju, Sunday. The store is selling apples with sayings such as “Be happy” and “Be rich” on them. / Yonhap
  14. Rice for senior citizens
    Renault Samsung Motors employees and owners of SM6 sedans and QM6 SUVs pose with 2,000 kilograms of rice they donated to the Babsang Community Welfare Foundation in Wonju, Gangwon Province, Friday. The rice is for low-income senior citizens who live alone. / Courtesy of Renault Samsung Motors
    Renault Samsung Motors employees and owners of SM6 sedans and QM6 SUVs pose with 2,000 kilograms of rice they donated to the Babsang Community Welfare Foundation in Wonju, Gangwon Province, Friday. The rice is for low-income senior citizens who live alone. / Courtesy of Renault Samsung Motors
  15. GM Korea kimchi-making day
    GM Korea President and CEO Kaher Kazem, center, holds a banner during the carmaker's kimchi-making event at the firm's head office in Incheon, Saturday. GM Korea donated not only 12 ton worth of kimchi but also 5 million won ($4,416) to local community centers in Seoul on the day. / Courtesy of GM Korea
    GM Korea President and CEO Kaher Kazem, center, holds a banner during the carmaker's kimchi-making event at the firm's head office in Incheon, Saturday. GM Korea donated not only 12 ton worth of kimchi but also 5 million won ($4,416) to local community centers in Seoul on the day. / Courtesy of GM Korea
  16. New Santa Fe for China
    Beijing Hyundai Motor Company President Yoon Mong-hyun, second from left, poses with Vice Chairman Kwon Moon-sik, third from left, and other Hyundai Motor executives after introducing a new version of the Santa Fe SUV in a world premiere at the China Guangzhou International Automobile Exhibition, Friday. The SUV is equipped with a fingerprint access system, allowing drivers to open and lock doors, or start the engine with their fingerprints. / Courtesy of Hyundai Motor
    Beijing Hyundai Motor Company President Yoon Mong-hyun, second from left, poses with Vice Chairman Kwon Moon-sik, third from left, and other Hyundai Motor executives after introducing a new version of the Santa Fe SUV in a world premiere at the China Guangzhou International Automobile Exhibition, Friday. The SUV is equipped with a fingerprint access system, allowing drivers to open and lock doors, or start the engine with their fingerprints. / Courtesy of Hyundai Motor
  17. Celebrating Korea-Czech relations
    Visitors to the National Museum of Korea take a look at Bohemian glass relics at a special exhibition marking the 25th anniversary of diplomatic relations between Korea and the Czech Republic, Monday. The exhibition runs until April 26. / Yonhap
    Visitors to the National Museum of Korea take a look at Bohemian glass relics at a special exhibition marking the 25th anniversary of diplomatic relations between Korea and the Czech Republic, Monday. The exhibition runs until April 26. / Yonhap
  18. To-be-built dormitory
    Ewha Womans University President Kim Sun-uk, right, points to an artist’s rendering of a dormitory planned for the school’s campus in Seoul, Tuesday, during a groundbreaking ceremony. Those listening to her are, from left, Choi Kyung-hee, the next president of the university; Chang Myong-sue, head of Ewha Haktang; Yoon Hoo-jung, Ewha’s honorary president; and Seoul Mayor Park Won-soon./ Courtesy of Ewha Womans University
    Ewha Womans University President Kim Sun-uk, right, points to an artist’s rendering of a dormitory planned for the school’s campus in Seoul, Tuesday, during a groundbreaking ceremony. Those listening to her are, from left, Choi Kyung-hee, the next president of the university; Chang Myong-sue, head of Ewha Haktang; Yoon Hoo-jung, Ewha’s honorary president; and Seoul Mayor Park Won-soon./ Courtesy of Ewha Womans University
  19. Return of Goryeo treasure
    An ancient chest used to store Buddhist texts is on display during a ceremony at the National Museum of Korea, Tuesday. The nation’s flagship museum acquired the rare Goryeo Kingdom (918—1392) heritage from a Japanese collector./ Yonhap
    An ancient chest used to store Buddhist texts is on display during a ceremony at the National Museum of Korea, Tuesday. The nation’s flagship museum acquired the rare Goryeo Kingdom (918—1392) heritage from a Japanese collector./ Yonhap
  20. Beauty pageant
    2014 Miss Korea Kim Seo-yeon, 22, waves after winning the annual pageant at the Olympic Hall in the Olympic Park, southern Seoul, Tuesday. The first runners-up were Lee Seo-bin, 21, and Shin Su-min, 20; the second runners-up were Kim Myeong-seon, 21, Sarah Lee, 23, Baek Ji-hyun, 21, and Ryu So-ra, 20. The Hankook Ilbo, a sister paper of The Korea Times, organized the beauty contest./ Korea Times photo by Wang Tae-seok
    2014 Miss Korea Kim Seo-yeon, 22, waves after winning the annual pageant at the Olympic Hall in the Olympic Park, southern Seoul, Tuesday. The first runners-up were Lee Seo-bin, 21, and Shin Su-min, 20; the second runners-up were Kim Myeong-seon, 21, Sarah Lee, 23, Baek Ji-hyun, 21, and Ryu So-ra, 20. The Hankook Ilbo, a sister paper of The Korea Times, organized the beauty contest./ Korea Times photo by Wang Tae-seok
  21. Dami Im in Seoul
    Dami Im, who was the winner of the Australian audition program “The X-Factor” last year sings at the showcase for her debut  album “Dami Im” in Samseong-dong, Seoul, Wednesday. / Yonhap
    Dami Im, who was the winner of the Australian audition program “The X-Factor” last year sings at the showcase for her debut  album “Dami Im” in Samseong-dong, Seoul, Wednesday. / Yonhap