Wed, February 20, 2019 | 13:23
  1. T'way listed on KOSPI
    T'way Air CEO Jeong Hong-geun, seventh from left, poses with Korea Exchange (KRX) Securities Market director Lee Eun-tae, sixth from left, and Shinhan Financial Group GIB head Lee Dong-hwan, fifth from right, during an event to celebrate the low-cost carrier's initial public offering on the benchmark KOSPI at the KRX headquarters in Seoul, Wednesday. / Courtesy of Korea Exchange
    T'way Air CEO Jeong Hong-geun, seventh from left, poses with Korea Exchange (KRX) Securities Market director Lee Eun-tae, sixth from left, and Shinhan Financial Group GIB head Lee Dong-hwan, fifth from right, during an event to celebrate the low-cost carrier's initial public offering on the benchmark KOSPI at the KRX headquarters in Seoul, Wednesday. / Courtesy of Korea Exchange
  2. Snowy commute
    People cross the road in front of Seoul Station, Tuesday, shielding themselves from the heavy snowfall. Heavy snow advisories were issued in the central parts of the country, while southern regions experienced rain instead. / Korea Times photo by Ryu Hyo-jin
    People cross the road in front of Seoul Station, Tuesday, shielding themselves from the heavy snowfall. Heavy snow advisories were issued in the central parts of the country, while southern regions experienced rain instead. / Korea Times photo by Ryu Hyo-jin
  3. 'Help us find them'
    A rally participant reads out the names of the 115 passengers who died in the 1987 bombing of Korean Air flight 858 in front of the Korean Air building in central Seoul, Tuesday. Family members have called for a formal search to retrieve the victims' bodies from the Andaman Sea off the coast of Myanmar. A bomb was smuggled onto the plane by North Korean agents supposedly on the orders of then North Korean leader Kim Il-sung to derail the 1988 Seoul Olympic Games. / Yonhap
    A rally participant reads out the names of the 115 passengers who died in the 1987 bombing of Korean Air flight 858 in front of the Korean Air building in central Seoul, Tuesday. Family members have called for a formal search to retrieve the victims' bodies from the Andaman Sea off the coast of Myanmar. A bomb was smuggled onto the plane by North Korean agents supposedly on the orders of then North Korean leader Kim Il-sung to derail the 1988 Seoul Olympic Games. / Yonhap
  4. Taximeter upgrading for fare rise
    A technician adjusts a taximeter to change the base fare, distance and time to cope with new taxi fare, at a temporary service office at Seoul Grand Park in Gyeonggi Province, Monday. Seoul's base taxi fare rose to 3,800 won ($3.38) from 3,000 won starting Saturday, but many taximeters are yet to be modified. Drivers carry price charts to show the new fare to passengers. / Yonhap
    A technician adjusts a taximeter to change the base fare, distance and time to cope with new taxi fare, at a temporary service office at Seoul Grand Park in Gyeonggi Province, Monday. Seoul's base taxi fare rose to 3,800 won ($3.38) from 3,000 won starting Saturday, but many taximeters are yet to be modified. Drivers carry price charts to show the new fare to passengers. / Yonhap
  5. New Year 'nut-cracking'
    Shoppers pick through piles of nuts at a Lotte Mart outlet in Seoul, Sunday, two days before Daeboreum, a traditional holiday celebrating the first full moon of the Lunar New Year. On Daeboreum, Koreans crack nuts with their teeth in the belief that this will keep away skin ulcers in the coming year. / Yonhap
    Shoppers pick through piles of nuts at a Lotte Mart outlet in Seoul, Sunday, two days before Daeboreum, a traditional holiday celebrating the first full moon of the Lunar New Year. On Daeboreum, Koreans crack nuts with their teeth in the belief that this will keep away skin ulcers in the coming year. / Yonhap
  6. Compensate forced labor
    Family members of Korean who used as forced laborers Mitsubishi Heavy Industries during the 1910-45 Japanese occupation of Korea stage a protest in front of the Japanese firm's headquarters in Tokyo, Friday, urging it to honor two recent rulings of the Korean Supreme Court, in which it ordered Mitsubishi to pay 100 million won to 120 million won to each victim for their unpaid labor. / Yonhap
    Family members of Korean who used as forced laborers Mitsubishi Heavy Industries during the 1910-45 Japanese occupation of Korea stage a protest in front of the Japanese firm's headquarters in Tokyo, Friday, urging it to honor two recent rulings of the Korean Supreme Court, in which it ordered Mitsubishi to pay 100 million won to 120 million won to each victim for their unpaid labor. / Yonhap
  7. Helping Myanmar children
    Woori Financial Group Chairman Sohn Tae-seung, front row center, raises his fist with his employees at company headquarters in Seoul, Tuesday, before they depart for Myanmar. They will spend the next five days volunteering at Yankin Children Hospital in Yangon. Courtesy of Woori Financial Group
    Woori Financial Group Chairman Sohn Tae-seung, front row center, raises his fist with his employees at company headquarters in Seoul, Tuesday, before they depart for Myanmar. They will spend the next five days volunteering at Yankin Children Hospital in Yangon. Courtesy of Woori Financial Group
  8. BC food truck in the Philippines
    BC Card employees pose with locals after completing their overseas charity mission in Leyte, the Philippines, Feb. 17. The card firm's volunteers provided a food truck catering for Amandangay elementary school students in the region from Feb. 12 to 17. Courtesy of BC Card
    BC Card employees pose with locals after completing their overseas charity mission in Leyte, the Philippines, Feb. 17. The card firm's volunteers provided a food truck catering for Amandangay elementary school students in the region from Feb. 12 to 17. Courtesy of BC Card
  9. Becoming digital company
    Hyundai Card CEO Ted Chung, left, discusses innovation with IBM CEO Ginni Rometty at the IBM Think conference in San Francisco, Feb. 12. Chung said Hyundai Card seeks to become a digital company focusing on using technologies such as artificial intelligence. Courtesy of Hyundai Card
    Hyundai Card CEO Ted Chung, left, discusses innovation with IBM CEO Ginni Rometty at the IBM Think conference in San Francisco, Feb. 12. Chung said Hyundai Card seeks to become a digital company focusing on using technologies such as artificial intelligence. Courtesy of Hyundai Card
  10. Cambodian families in Korea
    Korea Deposit Insurance Corp. (KDIC) CEO Wi Seong-bak, right, and Woori Bank Executive Vice President Lee Won-duk, left, pose with Cambodian Ambassador to Korea Long Dimanche, third from left, and immigrants from Cambodia as well as their children at a cultural event at KDIC headquarters in Seoul, Feb. 16. Over 100 people attended the event jointly organized by the KDIC and Woori Bank. Courtesy of KDIC
    Korea Deposit Insurance Corp. (KDIC) CEO Wi Seong-bak, right, and Woori Bank Executive Vice President Lee Won-duk, left, pose with Cambodian Ambassador to Korea Long Dimanche, third from left, and immigrants from Cambodia as well as their children at a cultural event at KDIC headquarters in Seoul, Feb. 16. Over 100 people attended the event jointly organized by the KDIC and Woori Bank. Courtesy of KDIC
  11. We're hiring
    Young NongHyup Bank workers pose in front of its headquarters in Seoul, Thursday, with the banner promoting its recruitment plan to hire 360 new employees in the first half of 2019. The bank will accept applications and resumes via its homepage until Feb. 20. Courtesy of NongHyup Bank
    Young NongHyup Bank workers pose in front of its headquarters in Seoul, Thursday, with the banner promoting its recruitment plan to hire 360 new employees in the first half of 2019. The bank will accept applications and resumes via its homepage until Feb. 20. Courtesy of NongHyup Bank
  12. Homeplus' permanent job deal
    Homeplus CEO Lim Il-soon, left, shakes hands with Korea Mart Labor Union Homeplus chapter head Joo Jae-hyun after they signed this year's wage deal at the discount chain's headquarters in Gangseo-gu, Seoul, Monday. Under the deal, the company's 12,000 contract workers will be granted permanent employment status, and a 7.2 percent salary increase. The discount chain is run by Homeplus Corp. and Homeplus Stores, and the latter's union is also in separate negotiations over giving regular jobs to contract workers. Courtesy of Homeplus
    Homeplus CEO Lim Il-soon, left, shakes hands with Korea Mart Labor Union Homeplus chapter head Joo Jae-hyun after they signed this year's wage deal at the discount chain's headquarters in Gangseo-gu, Seoul, Monday. Under the deal, the company's 12,000 contract workers will be granted permanent employment status, and a 7.2 percent salary increase. The discount chain is run by Homeplus Corp. and Homeplus Stores, and the latter's union is also in separate negotiations over giving regular jobs to contract workers. Courtesy of Homeplus
  13. Ediya Coffee's new plant
    Ediya Coffee Chairman Moon Chang-ki, eighth from left, and other officials of the coffee franchise broke ground on a new plant in Pyeongtaek, Gyeonggi Province, Monday. The 35 billion won center will be able to process 6,000 tons of coffee beans a year, when completed in April next year. Courtesy of Ediya Coffee
    Ediya Coffee Chairman Moon Chang-ki, eighth from left, and other officials of the coffee franchise broke ground on a new plant in Pyeongtaek, Gyeonggi Province, Monday. The 35 billion won center will be able to process 6,000 tons of coffee beans a year, when completed in April next year. Courtesy of Ediya Coffee
  14. Master of car sales
    Chung Song-joo, center, sales manager of Kia Motors' Mangu-dong branch in eastern Seoul, poses next to the firm's K9 sedan after being named “Great Master” during an award ceremony at the carmaker's exhibition space Beat 360 in southern Seoul, Friday. Chung won the title for selling 6,000 Kia Motors vehicles since 1999. / Courtesy of Kia Motors
    Chung Song-joo, center, sales manager of Kia Motors' Mangu-dong branch in eastern Seoul, poses next to the firm's K9 sedan after being named “Great Master” during an award ceremony at the carmaker's exhibition space Beat 360 in southern Seoul, Friday. Chung won the title for selling 6,000 Kia Motors vehicles since 1999. / Courtesy of Kia Motors
  15. Traditional liquor for 1st full moon
    Models promote traditional liquors at Shinsegae Department Store in Jung-gu, central Seoul, Friday. Koreans celebrate Daeboreum, the first full moon of Lunar New Year, and drink traditional liquors, wishing for the drink to clear their ears. This year's Daeboreum falls on Feb. 19. Yonhap
    Models promote traditional liquors at Shinsegae Department Store in Jung-gu, central Seoul, Friday. Koreans celebrate Daeboreum, the first full moon of Lunar New Year, and drink traditional liquors, wishing for the drink to clear their ears. This year's Daeboreum falls on Feb. 19. Yonhap
  16. Special offer on pork belly
    Models promote pork belly being sold at a deep discount at E-mart's Yongsan branch in Seoul, Thursday. The discount chain said it will sell pork belly at 880 won ($0.8) per 100 grams, about a 20 percent discount on normal prices, until June 30. The special offer is construed as an effort to attract more customers at a time when discount store chains have lost their customers to online shopping malls and bulk purchase stores. / Yonhap
    Models promote pork belly being sold at a deep discount at E-mart's Yongsan branch in Seoul, Thursday. The discount chain said it will sell pork belly at 880 won ($0.8) per 100 grams, about a 20 percent discount on normal prices, until June 30. The special offer is construed as an effort to attract more customers at a time when discount store chains have lost their customers to online shopping malls and bulk purchase stores. / Yonhap
  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