Wed, September 19, 2018 | 15:53
  1. For firefighters' children
    Tyco Korea CEO Bradley Buckwalter, center in the back row, poses with children of firefighters who died or were injured while on duty, during a scholarship award ceremony at the Yeongdeungpo Fire Station in Seoul, Tuesday. The firefighting equipment maker offered 29 million won ($25,000) in scholarship funds to 16 students. / Courtesy of Tyco Korea
    Tyco Korea CEO Bradley Buckwalter, center in the back row, poses with children of firefighters who died or were injured while on duty, during a scholarship award ceremony at the Yeongdeungpo Fire Station in Seoul, Tuesday. The firefighting equipment maker offered 29 million won ($25,000) in scholarship funds to 16 students. / Courtesy of Tyco Korea
  2. Meal choice for inter-Korean summit
    People queue up in front of a Pyongyang cold noodle restaurant for lunch in central Seoul, Tuesday, after the third inter-Korean summit started and President Moon Jae-in had the same cold noodle dish at Okryugwan, a famous restaurant in Pyongyang. / Yonhap
    People queue up in front of a Pyongyang cold noodle restaurant for lunch in central Seoul, Tuesday, after the third inter-Korean summit started and President Moon Jae-in had the same cold noodle dish at Okryugwan, a famous restaurant in Pyongyang. / Yonhap
  3. F-4 jets rehearse for Incheon Landing Operation event
    The South Korean Air Force's F-4 fighter jets fly during a rehearsal for the 68th anniversary of the Incheon Landing Operation, above Wolmi Island, Incheon, Friday. The event, scheduled to take place on Saturday, is to celebrate one of the famous operations commanded by U.S. Gen. Douglas MacArthur in 1950, which played an important role in changing the tide of the war against North Korea. / Yonhap
    The South Korean Air Force's F-4 fighter jets fly during a rehearsal for the 68th anniversary of the Incheon Landing Operation, above Wolmi Island, Incheon, Friday. The event, scheduled to take place on Saturday, is to celebrate one of the famous operations commanded by U.S. Gen. Douglas MacArthur in 1950, which played an important role in changing the tide of the war against North Korea. / Yonhap
  4. Seoul's Catholic pilgrimage routes
    Archbishop of Seoul Cardinal Andrew Yeom Soo-jung, left, holds a certification officially recognizing three historic Catholic places in Seoul as international pilgrimage sites during the proclamation ceremony held at Seosomun Park in central Seoul, Friday. On the right is Archbishop Rino Fisichella from the Vatican who bestowed the recognition. /Yonhap
    Archbishop of Seoul Cardinal Andrew Yeom Soo-jung, left, holds a certification officially recognizing three historic Catholic places in Seoul as international pilgrimage sites during the proclamation ceremony held at Seosomun Park in central Seoul, Friday. On the right is Archbishop Rino Fisichella from the Vatican who bestowed the recognition. /Yonhap
  5. Protest against judicial abuse
    Civic groups hold a press conference in front of the Supreme Court in southern Seoul, Wednesday, criticizing local courts' unfair treatment of a judicial abuse scandal. Prosecutors have been requesting search and arrest warrants for those involved in the top court's abuse of power scandal under former head Yang Sung-tae, but courts have delayed or rejected almost all of the requests, giving time for some former Supreme Court officials to allegedly destroy evidence. Yonhap
    Civic groups hold a press conference in front of the Supreme Court in southern Seoul, Wednesday, criticizing local courts' unfair treatment of a judicial abuse scandal. Prosecutors have been requesting search and arrest warrants for those involved in the top court's abuse of power scandal under former head Yang Sung-tae, but courts have delayed or rejected almost all of the requests, giving time for some former Supreme Court officials to allegedly destroy evidence. Yonhap
  6. Confirmation hearing
    Lee Eun-ae, a Constitutional Court justice nominee, avoids eye contact with lawmakers during her confirmation hearing at the National Assembly, Tuesday. Lee was questioned over allegations she falsely registered her home addresses on eight occasions. False residence registration is one of five corrupt activities the Moon Jae-in administration pledged to avoid in selecting ranking officials. Korea Times photo by Oh Dae-geun
    Lee Eun-ae, a Constitutional Court justice nominee, avoids eye contact with lawmakers during her confirmation hearing at the National Assembly, Tuesday. Lee was questioned over allegations she falsely registered her home addresses on eight occasions. False residence registration is one of five corrupt activities the Moon Jae-in administration pledged to avoid in selecting ranking officials. Korea Times photo by Oh Dae-geun
  7. Boosting local markets
    Employees of Shinhan Bank Incheon branch pose for a photo after visiting a local traditional market to purchase goods on Sept. 11. About 500 employees of the bank will be heading to markets nationwide to help boost their sales this week, ahead of the Chuseok holiday, which falls on Sept. 24. Courtesy of Shinhan Bank
    Employees of Shinhan Bank Incheon branch pose for a photo after visiting a local traditional market to purchase goods on Sept. 11. About 500 employees of the bank will be heading to markets nationwide to help boost their sales this week, ahead of the Chuseok holiday, which falls on Sept. 24. Courtesy of Shinhan Bank
  8. Hana to revitalize shipping industry
    KEB Hana Bank CEO Ham Young-joo, right, shows an agreement with Korea Ocean Business Corp. (KOBC) President Hwang Ho-seon at the KOBC head office in Busan, Monday, after signing an MOU to provide financial support for Korean shipping firms. / Courtesy of KEB Hana Bank
    KEB Hana Bank CEO Ham Young-joo, right, shows an agreement with Korea Ocean Business Corp. (KOBC) President Hwang Ho-seon at the KOBC head office in Busan, Monday, after signing an MOU to provide financial support for Korean shipping firms. / Courtesy of KEB Hana Bank
  9. Making rice cakes
    NongHyup Financial Group Chairman Kim Gwang-soo, third from left, makes rice cakes with multiracial families at the company's charity event in Jeongeup, North Jeolla Province, Sept. 14. The financial group held the event inviting 100 family members to experience traditional activities ahead of the Chuseok holiday, which falls on Sept. 24. Courtesy of NongHyup Financial Group
    NongHyup Financial Group Chairman Kim Gwang-soo, third from left, makes rice cakes with multiracial families at the company's charity event in Jeongeup, North Jeolla Province, Sept. 14. The financial group held the event inviting 100 family members to experience traditional activities ahead of the Chuseok holiday, which falls on Sept. 24. Courtesy of NongHyup Financial Group
  10. KB supports multi-cultural families
    KB Kookmin Bank Gangwon and southern Gyeonggi Province regional head Yang Jae-young, fourth from right, cuts the tape with Gwangju Mayor Shin Dong-heun, fifth from left, during an opening ceremony of the KB Multi-Culture Care Center in Gwangju, Gyeonggi Province, Friday. The lender opened the center to help support the region's multi-cultural families. / Courtesy of KB Kookmin Bank
    KB Kookmin Bank Gangwon and southern Gyeonggi Province regional head Yang Jae-young, fourth from right, cuts the tape with Gwangju Mayor Shin Dong-heun, fifth from left, during an opening ceremony of the KB Multi-Culture Care Center in Gwangju, Gyeonggi Province, Friday. The lender opened the center to help support the region's multi-cultural families. / Courtesy of KB Kookmin Bank
  11. Games with orphans
    Orange Life employees play games with orphans at a local social welfare center in Yongsan-gu, central Seoul, Wednesday. The life insurer's corporate social responsibility (CSR) program with “the Orange Hope House” is held two weeks before Chuseok, the Korean version of Thanksgiving. / Courtesy of Orange Life
    Orange Life employees play games with orphans at a local social welfare center in Yongsan-gu, central Seoul, Wednesday. The life insurer's corporate social responsibility (CSR) program with “the Orange Hope House” is held two weeks before Chuseok, the Korean version of Thanksgiving. / Courtesy of Orange Life
  12. Chuseok gift for low-income household
    S-Oil CEO Othman Al Ghamdi delivers a gift package containing songpyeon (crescent moon shaped rice cakes), groceries and daily necessities to a low-income family in Mapo-gu, western Seoul, Wednesday. The refiner said its employees delivered gift packages to 800 low-income households in the area, after making songpyeon, which is eaten during the Chuseok holidays. / Courtesy of S-Oil
    S-Oil CEO Othman Al Ghamdi delivers a gift package containing songpyeon (crescent moon shaped rice cakes), groceries and daily necessities to a low-income family in Mapo-gu, western Seoul, Wednesday. The refiner said its employees delivered gift packages to 800 low-income households in the area, after making songpyeon, which is eaten during the Chuseok holidays. / Courtesy of S-Oil
  13. Coffee-flavored cereal
    Nongshim Kellogg employees promote Mocha Granola Sticks in front of a food truck parked in front of the Home plus Gangseo store in Seoul, Monday. The new product features packaging resembling instant coffee sticks. Nongshim Kellogg said the food truck will visit consumers in the Seoul metropolitan area until Oct. 4. / Courtesy of Nongshim Kellogg
    Nongshim Kellogg employees promote Mocha Granola Sticks in front of a food truck parked in front of the Home plus Gangseo store in Seoul, Monday. The new product features packaging resembling instant coffee sticks. Nongshim Kellogg said the food truck will visit consumers in the Seoul metropolitan area until Oct. 4. / Courtesy of Nongshim Kellogg
  14. LS holds R&D contest
    LS Group Chairman Christopher Koo, left, shakes hands with a winner during an award ceremony of the group's T-Fair R&D contest at LS Tower in Anyang, Gyeonggi Province, Monday. During the event Koo emphasized the importance of digital transformation. / Courtesy of LS Group
    LS Group Chairman Christopher Koo, left, shakes hands with a winner during an award ceremony of the group's T-Fair R&D contest at LS Tower in Anyang, Gyeonggi Province, Monday. During the event Koo emphasized the importance of digital transformation. / Courtesy of LS Group
  15. Gifts for children
    POSCO Daewoo employees pack food and other gifts in boxes during a charity work event at company headquarters in Songdo, Incheon, Tuesday. More than 300 employees and executives joined the event to present the gift boxes to children of 360 socially vulnerable families in the region. / Courtesy of POSCO Daewoo
    POSCO Daewoo employees pack food and other gifts in boxes during a charity work event at company headquarters in Songdo, Incheon, Tuesday. More than 300 employees and executives joined the event to present the gift boxes to children of 360 socially vulnerable families in the region. / Courtesy of POSCO Daewoo
  16. Supporting scientists
    AmorePacific Group Chairman Suh Kyung-bae, right, poses with five young scientists after awarding them research grants at company headquarters in Seoul, Sept. 13. The five recipients will receive 300 million won to 500 million won ($260,000 to $440,000) annually for the next five years from the Suh Kyung-bae Science Foundation. The foundation was set up in 2016 with a donation from Chairman Suh to support young scientists in Korea. / Courtesy of AmorePacific
    AmorePacific Group Chairman Suh Kyung-bae, right, poses with five young scientists after awarding them research grants at company headquarters in Seoul, Sept. 13. The five recipients will receive 300 million won to 500 million won ($260,000 to $440,000) annually for the next five years from the Suh Kyung-bae Science Foundation. The foundation was set up in 2016 with a donation from Chairman Suh to support young scientists in Korea. / Courtesy of AmorePacific
  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