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  1. 471st Turtle Marathon
    The Hankook Ilbo, the sister paper of The Korea Times, hosted the 471st Turtle Marathon at Namsan Park, Saturday. Participants included Hankook Ilbo President Lee Jun-hee, ninth from left; Kim Byung-eun, sixth from left, chairman of the Korea Duck Association; and winners of the 2017 Miss Korea beauty pageant. / Korea Times photo by Shin Sang-soon
    The Hankook Ilbo, the sister paper of The Korea Times, hosted the 471st Turtle Marathon at Namsan Park, Saturday. Participants included Hankook Ilbo President Lee Jun-hee, ninth from left; Kim Byung-eun, sixth from left, chairman of the Korea Duck Association; and winners of the 2017 Miss Korea beauty pageant. / Korea Times photo by Shin Sang-soon
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. [PHOTOS] Expo 2030 vote
    Prime Minister Han Duck-soo speaks to the media in Paris after Busan lost its bid to host the World Expo 2030, Nov. 28. Yonhap Saudi representatives celebrate after Riyadh, Saudi Arabia's capital, won the bid to host the World Expo 2030 in a vote during the 173rd general assembly of the Bureau International des Expositions held at the Palais des Congres in Paris, Nov. 28. YonhapFormer Secretary-General of the United Nations Ban Ki-moon speaks during the final presentation for Korea's bid to host World Expo 2030 at the 173rd general assembly of the Bureau International des Expositions held at the Palais des Congres in a Paris suburb before its members vote for the host city, Nov. 28. YonhapKorean Prime Minister Han Duck-soo, right, high-fives Chairman of the Korea Chamber of Commerce and Industry Chey Tae-won, who was the former presenter, as he takes the podium, Nov. 28. YonhapBusan residents show disappointment at Busan Citizen's Hall in the southern port city of Korea, after Riyadh, Saudi Arabia won the vote, Nov. 29, to host the World Expo 2030. Korea Times Photo by Shim Hyun-chulBusan residents leave Busan Citizen's Hall in the southern port city of Korea, after Riyadh, Saudi Arabia won the vote, Nov. 29, to host the World Expo 2030. Korea Times Photo by Shim Hyun-chul Busan residents leave Busan Citizen's Hall in the southern port city of Korea, after Riyadh, Saudi Arabia won the vote, Nov. 29, to host the World Expo 2030. Korea Times Photo by Shim Hyun-chul A Busan resident appears disappointed at Busan Citizen's Hall in the southern port city of Korea, after Riyadh, Saudi Arabia won the vote, Nov. 29, to host the World Expo 2030. Korea Times Photo by Shim Hyun-chul Busan residents show support for Korea's bid to host the 2030 World Expo in the southern port city, waving banners at Busan Citizen's Hall, Tuesday, a day before the Bureau International des Expositions votes in Paris to choose the host city. Korea Times Photo by Shim Hyun-chul Busan residents show support for Korea's bid to host the 2030 World Expo in the southern port city, holding performances at Busan Citizen's Hall, Tuesday, a day before the Bureau International des Expositions votes in Paris to choose the host city. Korea Times Photo by Shim Hyun-chul Busan residents show support for Korea's bid to host the 2030 World Expo in the southern port city, waving flags and banners at Busan Citizen's Hall, Tuesday, a day before the Bureau International des Expositions votes in Paris to choose the host city. Korea Times Photo by Shim Hyun-chul Busan residents show support for Korea's bid to host the 2030 World Expo in the southern port city, waving banners at Busan Citizen's Hall, Tuesday, a day before the Bureau International des Expositions votes in Paris to choose the host city. Korea Times Photo by Shim Hyun-chul Busan residents show support for Korea's bid to host the 2030 World Expo in the southern port city, waving flags and banners at Busan Citizen's Hall, Tuesday, a day before the Bureau International des Expositions votes in Paris to choose the host city. Korea Times Photo by Shim Hyun-chul Busan residents show support for Korea's bid to host the 2030 World Expo in the southern port city, waving banners at Busan Citizen's Hall, Tuesday, a day before the Bureau International des Expositions votes in Paris to choose the host city. Korea Times Photo by Shim Hyun-chul
    Prime Minister Han Duck-soo speaks to the media in Paris after Busan lost its bid to host the World Expo 2030, Nov. 28. Yonhap Saudi representatives celebrate after Riyadh, Saudi Arabia's capital, won the bid to host the World Expo 2030 in a vote during the 173rd general assembly of the Bureau International des Expositions held at the Palais des Congres in Paris, Nov. 28. YonhapFormer Secretary-General of the United Nations Ban Ki-moon speaks during the final presentation for Korea's bid to host World Expo 2030 at the 173rd general assembly of the Bureau International des Expositions held at the Palais des Congres in a Paris suburb before its members vote for the host city, Nov. 28. YonhapKorean Prime Minister Han Duck-soo, right, high-fives Chairman of the Korea Chamber of Commerce and Industry Chey Tae-won, who was the former presenter, as he takes the podium, Nov. 28. YonhapBusan residents show disappointment at Busan Citizen's Hall in the southern port city of Korea, after Riyadh, Saudi Arabia won the vote, Nov. 29, to host the World Expo 2030. Korea Times Photo by Shim Hyun-chulBusan residents leave Busan Citizen's Hall in the southern port city of Korea, after Riyadh, Saudi Arabia won the vote, Nov. 29, to host the World Expo 2030. Korea Times Photo by Shim Hyun-chul Busan residents leave Busan Citizen's Hall in the southern port city of Korea, after Riyadh, Saudi Arabia won the vote, Nov. 29, to host the World Expo 2030. Korea Times Photo by Shim Hyun-chul A Busan resident appears disappointed at Busan Citizen's Hall in the southern port city of Korea, after Riyadh, Saudi Arabia won the vote, Nov. 29, to host the World Expo 2030. Korea Times Photo by Shim Hyun-chul Busan residents show support for Korea's bid to host the 2030 World Expo in the southern port city, waving banners at Busan Citizen's Hall, Tuesday, a day before the Bureau International des Expositions votes in Paris to choose the host city. Korea Times Photo by Shim Hyun-chul Busan residents show support for Korea's bid to host the 2030 World Expo in the southern port city, holding performances at Busan Citizen's Hall, Tuesday, a day before the Bureau International des Expositions votes in Paris to choose the host city. Korea Times Photo by Shim Hyun-chul Busan residents show support for Korea's bid to host the 2030 World Expo in the southern port city, waving flags and banners at Busan Citizen's Hall, Tuesday, a day before the Bureau International des Expositions votes in Paris to choose the host city. Korea Times Photo by Shim Hyun-chul Busan residents show support for Korea's bid to host the 2030 World Expo in the southern port city, waving banners at Busan Citizen's Hall, Tuesday, a day before the Bureau International des Expositions votes in Paris to choose the host city. Korea Times Photo by Shim Hyun-chul Busan residents show support for Korea's bid to host the 2030 World Expo in the southern port city, waving flags and banners at Busan Citizen's Hall, Tuesday, a day before the Bureau International des Expositions votes in Paris to choose the host city. Korea Times Photo by Shim Hyun-chul Busan residents show support for Korea's bid to host the 2030 World Expo in the southern port city, waving banners at Busan Citizen's Hall, Tuesday, a day before the Bureau International des Expositions votes in Paris to choose the host city. Korea Times Photo by Shim Hyun-chul
  8. [PHOTOS] National college entrance exam day
    A student bows to her parents in an expression of gratitude as she arrives to take the 2024 college entrance exam at Ewha Girls' Foreign Language High School in Seoul, Nov. 11. Korea Times photo by Shim Hyun-chulA student arrives to take the college entrance exam at Ewha Girls' Foreign Language High School, Nov. 16. Korea Times photo by Shim Hyun-chulStudents get ready to take the college entrance exam at Ewha Girls' Foreign Language High School, Nov. 16. Joint Press CorpsA driver gives a student a lift to Kyungbock High School in Seoul where he will take the college entrance exam, Nov. 16. Korea Times photo by Choi Won-sukFriends and families wait outside Kyungbock High School in Seoul to show their support to those arriving to take the college entrance exam, Nov. 16. Korea Times photo by Choi Won-suk 
    A student bows to her parents in an expression of gratitude as she arrives to take the 2024 college entrance exam at Ewha Girls' Foreign Language High School in Seoul, Nov. 11. Korea Times photo by Shim Hyun-chulA student arrives to take the college entrance exam at Ewha Girls' Foreign Language High School, Nov. 16. Korea Times photo by Shim Hyun-chulStudents get ready to take the college entrance exam at Ewha Girls' Foreign Language High School, Nov. 16. Joint Press CorpsA driver gives a student a lift to Kyungbock High School in Seoul where he will take the college entrance exam, Nov. 16. Korea Times photo by Choi Won-sukFriends and families wait outside Kyungbock High School in Seoul to show their support to those arriving to take the college entrance exam, Nov. 16. Korea Times photo by Choi Won-suk 
  9. [PHOTOS] A year after Itaewon's Halloween tragedy
    Bereaved family members who lost their loved ones in the Itaewon tragedy shed tears in front of the October 29 Memorial Alley in central Seoul's Itaewon, Oct. 29. YonhapCitizens visit the October 29 Memorial Alley in central Seouls' Itaewon, Oct. 29, to commemorate the memory of the victims of the Halloween crowd disaster that claimed 159 lives last year. YonhapPeople wearing Halloween costumes walk through the alley in central Seoul's Itaewon, Oct. 29, where the tragic accident happened last year. Korea Times photo by Shim Hyun-chulItaewon's alleys are crowded with people on Halloween weekend, Oct. 28. Korea Times photo by Shim Hyun-chulPeople visit a memorial wall in central Seoul's Itaewon, Oct. 29, to commemorate the victims of last year's Halloween crowd crush. Korea Times photo by Shim Hyun-chulPeople wearing Halloween costumes pose in central Seoul's Itaewon, Oct. 29. Korea Times photo by Shim Hyun-chulBereaved family members of the victims of Itaewon tragedy stage a protest in Gwangju, Oct. 28, calling for special legislation of a bill to uncover the facts behind the disaster. YonhapA police officer stands in front of a fence blocking off one lane of traffic to maintain order and prevent accidents from happening once again in central Seoul's Itaewon, Oct. 29. Korea Times photo by Shim Hyun-chulPrime Minister Han Duck-soo, second from left, pays silent tribute to the victims of the Itaewon tragedy in Seoul, Oct. 29. Yonhap
    Bereaved family members who lost their loved ones in the Itaewon tragedy shed tears in front of the October 29 Memorial Alley in central Seoul's Itaewon, Oct. 29. YonhapCitizens visit the October 29 Memorial Alley in central Seouls' Itaewon, Oct. 29, to commemorate the memory of the victims of the Halloween crowd disaster that claimed 159 lives last year. YonhapPeople wearing Halloween costumes walk through the alley in central Seoul's Itaewon, Oct. 29, where the tragic accident happened last year. Korea Times photo by Shim Hyun-chulItaewon's alleys are crowded with people on Halloween weekend, Oct. 28. Korea Times photo by Shim Hyun-chulPeople visit a memorial wall in central Seoul's Itaewon, Oct. 29, to commemorate the victims of last year's Halloween crowd crush. Korea Times photo by Shim Hyun-chulPeople wearing Halloween costumes pose in central Seoul's Itaewon, Oct. 29. Korea Times photo by Shim Hyun-chulBereaved family members of the victims of Itaewon tragedy stage a protest in Gwangju, Oct. 28, calling for special legislation of a bill to uncover the facts behind the disaster. YonhapA police officer stands in front of a fence blocking off one lane of traffic to maintain order and prevent accidents from happening once again in central Seoul's Itaewon, Oct. 29. Korea Times photo by Shim Hyun-chulPrime Minister Han Duck-soo, second from left, pays silent tribute to the victims of the Itaewon tragedy in Seoul, Oct. 29. Yonhap
  10. [PHOTOS] Yoon in Saudi Arabia
     President Yoon Suk Yeol and Samsung Group Chairman Lee Jae-yong, left, look around an exhibition of Saudi Arabia's NEOM smart city project during a state visit to the Middle Eastern nation, Oct. 24. Joint Press CorpsPresident Yoon Suk Yeol and Samsung Group Chairman Lee Jae-yong, left behind, look around an exhibition of Saudi Arabia's NEOM smart city project during a state visit to the Middle Eastern nation, Oct. 24. Joint Press CorpsPresident Yoon Suk Yeol is in talks with Saudi Arabia's Defense Minister Khalid bin Salman and Minister of National Guard Abdullah bin Bandar Al Saud during his state visit to the Middle Eastern country, Oct. 24. Joint Press Corps대표 이미지
     President Yoon Suk Yeol and Samsung Group Chairman Lee Jae-yong, left, look around an exhibition of Saudi Arabia's NEOM smart city project during a state visit to the Middle Eastern nation, Oct. 24. Joint Press CorpsPresident Yoon Suk Yeol and Samsung Group Chairman Lee Jae-yong, left behind, look around an exhibition of Saudi Arabia's NEOM smart city project during a state visit to the Middle Eastern nation, Oct. 24. Joint Press CorpsPresident Yoon Suk Yeol is in talks with Saudi Arabia's Defense Minister Khalid bin Salman and Minister of National Guard Abdullah bin Bandar Al Saud during his state visit to the Middle Eastern country, Oct. 24. Joint Press Corps대표 이미지
  11. [PHOTOS] Opening ceremony of 19th Hangzhou Asian Games
    The opening ceremony is underway for the 19th Hangzhou Asian Games, Sept. 23. YonhapA performance during the opening ceremony of the 19th Hangzhou Asian Games in China, Sept 23, is underwayYonhapThe Korean delebations enters the venue during the opening ceremony of the 19th Hangzhou Asian Games, Sept. 23. YonhapTwo Korean athletes wave the Korean flag during the opening ceremony of the 19th Hangzhou Asian Games, Sept. 23. YonhapThe opening ceremony for the 19th Hangzhou Asian Games in China takes place Sept. 23. YonhapThe opening ceremony for the 19th Hangzhou Asian Games in China takes place Sept. 23. YonhapThe opening ceremony for the 19th Hangzhou Asian Games in China takes place Sept. 23. YonhapMascots for the 19th Hangzhou Asian Games dance during the opening ceremony held on Sept. 23. YonhapSyria's President Bashar al-Assad, second from right, and his wife Asma al-Assad second from left, attend the opening ceremony of the 19th Asian Games in Hangzhou Olympic Sports Center Stadium, Hangzhou, China, Sept. 23. Reuters-YonhapChinese President Xi Jinping and wife Peng Liyuan arrive during the opening ceremony of the 19th Asian Games in Hangzhou, China, Sept. 23. AP-YonhapA digital torchbearer lits the cauldron at the opening ceremony of the Hangzhou Asian Games, China, Saturday, Sept. 23. Yonhap
    The opening ceremony is underway for the 19th Hangzhou Asian Games, Sept. 23. YonhapA performance during the opening ceremony of the 19th Hangzhou Asian Games in China, Sept 23, is underwayYonhapThe Korean delebations enters the venue during the opening ceremony of the 19th Hangzhou Asian Games, Sept. 23. YonhapTwo Korean athletes wave the Korean flag during the opening ceremony of the 19th Hangzhou Asian Games, Sept. 23. YonhapThe opening ceremony for the 19th Hangzhou Asian Games in China takes place Sept. 23. YonhapThe opening ceremony for the 19th Hangzhou Asian Games in China takes place Sept. 23. YonhapThe opening ceremony for the 19th Hangzhou Asian Games in China takes place Sept. 23. YonhapMascots for the 19th Hangzhou Asian Games dance during the opening ceremony held on Sept. 23. YonhapSyria's President Bashar al-Assad, second from right, and his wife Asma al-Assad second from left, attend the opening ceremony of the 19th Asian Games in Hangzhou Olympic Sports Center Stadium, Hangzhou, China, Sept. 23. Reuters-YonhapChinese President Xi Jinping and wife Peng Liyuan arrive during the opening ceremony of the 19th Asian Games in Hangzhou, China, Sept. 23. AP-YonhapA digital torchbearer lits the cauldron at the opening ceremony of the Hangzhou Asian Games, China, Saturday, Sept. 23. Yonhap
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