Mon, May 21, 2018 | 10:09
  1. Korea Times columnists
    Korea Times President-Publisher Lee Chang-sup, left, poses with columnists Lee Sun-ho, center, and Chang Se-moon after awarding them with certificates of appreciation for their contributions to the newspaper Oct. 25 at The Korea Times office. A former bank executive, Lee published his 316th article Oct. 14, marking the 50th anniversary of his first contribution on Oct. 15, 1967. Chang, director of the Gulf Coast Center for Impact Studies, has written columns for The Korea Times for 20 years. / Korea Times
    Korea Times President-Publisher Lee Chang-sup, left, poses with columnists Lee Sun-ho, center, and Chang Se-moon after awarding them with certificates of appreciation for their contributions to the newspaper Oct. 25 at The Korea Times office. A former bank executive, Lee published his 316th article Oct. 14, marking the 50th anniversary of his first contribution on Oct. 15, 1967. Chang, director of the Gulf Coast Center for Impact Studies, has written columns for The Korea Times for 20 years. / Korea Times
  2. 'Equal Crime, Equal Justice'
    More than 10,000 women, many of them dressed in red as a sign of their anger, protest the authorities' gender-biased handling of hidden camera crimes in Daehangno, Seoul, Saturday. According to the protesters, police investigated the recent leaking of an art class photo, involving a male victim, with speed and thoroughness that had been missing in their handling of cases with female victims. Women account for 80 percent of all hidden camera crime victims. / Yonhap
    More than 10,000 women, many of them dressed in red as a sign of their anger, protest the authorities' gender-biased handling of hidden camera crimes in Daehangno, Seoul, Saturday. According to the protesters, police investigated the recent leaking of an art class photo, involving a male victim, with speed and thoroughness that had been missing in their handling of cases with female victims. Women account for 80 percent of all hidden camera crime victims. / Yonhap
  3. Call for fair investigations
    Prosecutor Ahn Mee-hyun speaks during a press conference in Seoul, Tuesday, calling for a thorough investigation of allegations that Prosecutor-General Moon Moo-il put undue pressure on investigators looking into a hiring scandal at Kangwon Land linked to an opposition lawmaker. Ahn claimed Moon berated the prosecution's plan to summon Rep. Kwon Seong-dong of the main opposition Liberty Korea Party in December. Kwon is a prosecutor-turned-politician. / Yonhap
    Prosecutor Ahn Mee-hyun speaks during a press conference in Seoul, Tuesday, calling for a thorough investigation of allegations that Prosecutor-General Moon Moo-il put undue pressure on investigators looking into a hiring scandal at Kangwon Land linked to an opposition lawmaker. Ahn claimed Moon berated the prosecution's plan to summon Rep. Kwon Seong-dong of the main opposition Liberty Korea Party in December. Kwon is a prosecutor-turned-politician. / Yonhap
  4. Teachers' Day celebration
    A high school student embraces her teacher during a Teachers' Day celebration at JeongHwa Girls' Commercial High School in Dongdaemun, northeastern Seoul, Tuesday. The nation has commemorated May 15 as Teachers' Day since 1965. / Yonhap
    A high school student embraces her teacher during a Teachers' Day celebration at JeongHwa Girls' Commercial High School in Dongdaemun, northeastern Seoul, Tuesday. The nation has commemorated May 15 as Teachers' Day since 1965. / Yonhap
  5. Silent Prayer
    University students pay respect to those who fought and died for democracy in the Gwangju Uprising at the May 18th National Cemetery in Unjeong-dong, Gwangju, Sunday. This year commemorates the 38th anniversary of the democratic movement. / Yonhap
    University students pay respect to those who fought and died for democracy in the Gwangju Uprising at the May 18th National Cemetery in Unjeong-dong, Gwangju, Sunday. This year commemorates the 38th anniversary of the democratic movement. / Yonhap
  6. Finally upright
    A bereaved family members of a victim of the Sewol disaster watches the vessel being lifted upright at Mokpo New Port, 410 kilometers southwest of Seoul, Thursday. The ferry sank off the southwestern coast on April 16, 2014, leaving 304 people, mostly high school students, dead. / Korea Times photo by Shim Hyun-chul
    A bereaved family members of a victim of the Sewol disaster watches the vessel being lifted upright at Mokpo New Port, 410 kilometers southwest of Seoul, Thursday. The ferry sank off the southwestern coast on April 16, 2014, leaving 304 people, mostly high school students, dead. / Korea Times photo by Shim Hyun-chul
  7. KRX on charity work
    Korea Exchange Chairman Jung Ji-won, center, serves meals to elderly citizens at a community welfare center in Yeongdeungpo-gu, Seoul, Friday, as part of the bourse operator's charity activities. / Courtesy of Korea Exchange
    Korea Exchange Chairman Jung Ji-won, center, serves meals to elderly citizens at a community welfare center in Yeongdeungpo-gu, Seoul, Friday, as part of the bourse operator's charity activities. / Courtesy of Korea Exchange
  8. KB supports SMEs in Gunsan
    KB Kookmin Bank's director of its small- and medium-size enterprise division Kim Nam-il, second from left, poses with a CEO of a GM Korea subcontractor, left, at the subcontractor's office in Gunsan, North Jeolla Province, Monday. The bank said it will provide various financial programs to support GM Korea's subcontractors in the region. / Courtesy of KB
    KB Kookmin Bank's director of its small- and medium-size enterprise division Kim Nam-il, second from left, poses with a CEO of a GM Korea subcontractor, left, at the subcontractor's office in Gunsan, North Jeolla Province, Monday. The bank said it will provide various financial programs to support GM Korea's subcontractors in the region. / Courtesy of KB
  9. FSS governor in hot seat
    Financial Supervisory Service head Kim Ki-sik answers reporters' questions on his way to the regulatory agency office in Seoul, Monday. Kim allegedly went on multiple paid overseas trips sponsored by public agencies, including the Korea Exchange and Korea Institute for International Economic Policy, while he was serving as a member of the National Assembly's National Policy Committee. Kim claimed he did not spend taxpayers' money extravagantly, but criticism is mounting as it turns out he took a female intern on a 10-day trip to the U.S. and Europe in 2015. / Yonhap
    Financial Supervisory Service head Kim Ki-sik answers reporters' questions on his way to the regulatory agency office in Seoul, Monday. Kim allegedly went on multiple paid overseas trips sponsored by public agencies, including the Korea Exchange and Korea Institute for International Economic Policy, while he was serving as a member of the National Assembly's National Policy Committee. Kim claimed he did not spend taxpayers' money extravagantly, but criticism is mounting as it turns out he took a female intern on a 10-day trip to the U.S. and Europe in 2015. / Yonhap
  10. Sharing and giving
    S-Oil CEO Othman Al-Ghamdi, second from right, hands out rice cake soup ahead of the Lunar New Year at a charity event in Yeongdeungpo, Seoul, Tuesday. / Courtesy of S-Oil
    S-Oil CEO Othman Al-Ghamdi, second from right, hands out rice cake soup ahead of the Lunar New Year at a charity event in Yeongdeungpo, Seoul, Tuesday. / Courtesy of S-Oil
  11. New Woori Bank CEO
    New Woori Bank CEO Sohn Tae-seung speaks during his inauguration ceremony at the bank’s headquarters in Seoul, Friday. He is the 51st chief of the lender, succeeding Lee Kwang-goo. / Courtesy of Woori Bank
    New Woori Bank CEO Sohn Tae-seung speaks during his inauguration ceremony at the bank’s headquarters in Seoul, Friday. He is the 51st chief of the lender, succeeding Lee Kwang-goo. / Courtesy of Woori Bank
  12. Hyundai supports AfDB meeting
    Hyundai Motor's vehicles are on display in front of BEXCO in Busan, the host city of the 53rd annual meetings of the African Development Bank (AfDB). The nation's leading carmaker said Sunday it will provide 177 vehicles for the five-day event starting today. / Courtesy of Hyundai Motor
    Hyundai Motor's vehicles are on display in front of BEXCO in Busan, the host city of the 53rd annual meetings of the African Development Bank (AfDB). The nation's leading carmaker said Sunday it will provide 177 vehicles for the five-day event starting today. / Courtesy of Hyundai Motor
  13. LG promotes works of King Sejong
    Models pose at an exhibition at Gyeongbok Palace in Seoul displaying objects of cultural heritage created by King Sejong. LG Electronics displays its OLED TV AI ThinQ to promote the brilliant achievements of King Sejong, the fourth king of the 1392-1910 Joseon Kingdom, who fostered some of the most significant achievements in Korean history including the creation of “Hangeul,” or the Korean alphabet. / Courtesy of LG Electronics
    Models pose at an exhibition at Gyeongbok Palace in Seoul displaying objects of cultural heritage created by King Sejong. LG Electronics displays its OLED TV AI ThinQ to promote the brilliant achievements of King Sejong, the fourth king of the 1392-1910 Joseon Kingdom, who fostered some of the most significant achievements in Korean history including the creation of “Hangeul,” or the Korean alphabet. / Courtesy of LG Electronics
  14. Displayed Bang & Olufsen on discount
    Models pose with speakers and headphones of Danish luxury audio maker Bang & Olufsen at Hyundai Department Store, COEX branch, in southern Seoul, Friday. The department store said it will offer 15 to 35 percent discounts on Bang & Olufsen TVs, speakers and headphones which will be on display at the store until May 24. / Courtesy of Hyundai Department Store
    Models pose with speakers and headphones of Danish luxury audio maker Bang & Olufsen at Hyundai Department Store, COEX branch, in southern Seoul, Friday. The department store said it will offer 15 to 35 percent discounts on Bang & Olufsen TVs, speakers and headphones which will be on display at the store until May 24. / Courtesy of Hyundai Department Store
  15. Keep Bamseom clean
    LG Chem employees remove invasive alien plants that disrupt the ecosystem on Bamseom, Tuesday. Bamseom is a pair of urban uninhabited islets in the Han River. A group of LG Chem employees has been volunteering as Bamseom's keepers since last year. / Courtesy of LG Chem
    LG Chem employees remove invasive alien plants that disrupt the ecosystem on Bamseom, Tuesday. Bamseom is a pair of urban uninhabited islets in the Han River. A group of LG Chem employees has been volunteering as Bamseom's keepers since last year. / Courtesy of LG Chem
  16. Korean wave expo in Moscow
    Participants of Korea Brand & Entertainment Expo 2018 Moscow look into products displayed at the exhibition at Crocus Expo International Exhibition Center, Tuesday. The fair, co-held by the Korea Trade-Investment Promotion Agency (KOTRA) and the Ministry of Trade, Energy and Industry, is the first exhibition to showcase products on Korean culture in Russia. / Courtesy of KOTRA
    Participants of Korea Brand & Entertainment Expo 2018 Moscow look into products displayed at the exhibition at Crocus Expo International Exhibition Center, Tuesday. The fair, co-held by the Korea Trade-Investment Promotion Agency (KOTRA) and the Ministry of Trade, Energy and Industry, is the first exhibition to showcase products on Korean culture in Russia. / Courtesy of KOTRA
  17. Lunar New Year in PyeongChang
    Korea’s delegation to the PyeongChang Olympic Games bow during “charye,” a ritual ceremony held on Lunar New Year’s Day, at the Team Korea House in Gangneung Olympic Park, Gangwon Province, Friday. / Yonhap
    Korea’s delegation to the PyeongChang Olympic Games bow during “charye,” a ritual ceremony held on Lunar New Year’s Day, at the Team Korea House in Gangneung Olympic Park, Gangwon Province, Friday. / Yonhap
  18. For peaceful games
    Min Byoung-chul, chairman of the Sunfull Foundation, speaks during an event to deliver the PyeongChang Joint Statement for Peace, wishing for Peace on the Korean Peninsula and the successful hosting of the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympic Games, at the National Assembly in Yeouido, Seoul, Monday. Tim Wright, second from left, and Tilman Ruff, fourth from left, respectively representing the 2017 and 1985 Nobel Peace Prize Laureates of the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN) and the International Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear War (IPPNW), also participated in the event. They are visiting Korea to announce a message for peace ahead of the Games. / Courtesy of Sunfull Movement
    Min Byoung-chul, chairman of the Sunfull Foundation, speaks during an event to deliver the PyeongChang Joint Statement for Peace, wishing for Peace on the Korean Peninsula and the successful hosting of the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympic Games, at the National Assembly in Yeouido, Seoul, Monday. Tim Wright, second from left, and Tilman Ruff, fourth from left, respectively representing the 2017 and 1985 Nobel Peace Prize Laureates of the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN) and the International Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear War (IPPNW), also participated in the event. They are visiting Korea to announce a message for peace ahead of the Games. / Courtesy of Sunfull Movement
  19. Los Angeles Dodgers' Ryu Hyun-jin honored
    The Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Ryu Hyun-jin, left, answers questions after receiving the special prize during the 2017 Cho-A Pharmaceutical Awards for professional baseball players at Seoul Plaza Hotel, Wednesday. Former Samsung Lions slugger Lee Seung-yuop, right, was also honored during the ceremony. The pharmaceutical company presented awards for players in 17 categories, including Pitcher of the Year, during the ceremony. / Yonhap
    The Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Ryu Hyun-jin, left, answers questions after receiving the special prize during the 2017 Cho-A Pharmaceutical Awards for professional baseball players at Seoul Plaza Hotel, Wednesday. Former Samsung Lions slugger Lee Seung-yuop, right, was also honored during the ceremony. The pharmaceutical company presented awards for players in 17 categories, including Pitcher of the Year, during the ceremony. / Yonhap
  20. 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
  21. 470th Turtle Marathon
    Participants in the 470th Turtle Marathon pose at the Suwon Hwaseong Fortress after finishing the walkathon, Saturday. The Hankook Ilbo, a sister paper of The Korea Times, hosted the monthly event. Participants included Hankook Ilbo President Lee Jun-hee, fourth from right, Suwon Mayor Yeom Tae-young, sixth from right, and Kim Jin-kwan, chairman of the Suwon City Council, left. / Korea Times photo by Shin Sang-soon  
    Participants in the 470th Turtle Marathon pose at the Suwon Hwaseong Fortress after finishing the walkathon, Saturday. The Hankook Ilbo, a sister paper of The Korea Times, hosted the monthly event. Participants included Hankook Ilbo President Lee Jun-hee, fourth from right, Suwon Mayor Yeom Tae-young, sixth from right, and Kim Jin-kwan, chairman of the Suwon City Council, left. / Korea Times photo by Shin Sang-soon  
  22. Turtle marathon attracts weekenders to Mt. Nam [PHOTOS]
    Participants of the 473rd Turtle Marathon, held by Hankook Ilbo at Baekbeom Square in Namsan Park on Mount Nam in Jung-gu, Seoul, April 21, raise their hands to answer questions by the event's MC. In the monthly event, the daily campaigned for clean "beautiful" local elections held nationwide in June. / Korea Times photo by Shim Hyun-chulParticipants of the 473rd Turtle Marathon sign up to join the event. / Korea Times photo by Shim Hyun-chulAmong the VIPs of the 473rd Turtle Marathon, Hankook Ilbo President Lee Jun-hee stands up to be introduced to the participants. / Korea Times photo by Shim Hyun-chulMiss Korea beauty pageant winners demonstrate a warm-up workout in front of the participants of the 473rd Turtle Marathon. / Korea Times photo by Shim Hyun-chulParticipants of the 473rd Turtle Marathon, including Chairperson of the National Election Commission Kwon Soon-il and Hankook Ilbo President Lee Jun-hee, get ready to start the walkathon. / Korea Times photo by Shim Hyun-chulChairperson of the National Election Commission Kwon Soon-il strikes a gong to signal the walkathon's start for the 473rd Turtle Marathon. / Korea Times photo by Shim Hyun-chulWith a female participant raising a banner that reads "Beautiful Election Happy Neighborhood," participants of the 473rd Turtle Marathon start the walkathon. / Korea Times photo by Shim Hyun-chulChairperson of the National Election Commission Kwon Soon-il joins the crowd participating in the 473rd Turtle Marathon. / Korea Times photo by Shim Hyun-chulOne of the participants of the 473rd Turtle Marathon gives his pet dog water during the walkathon. / Korea Times photo by Shim Hyun-chulParticipants of the 473rd Turtle Marathon wait in line to receive giveaways. / Korea Times photo by Shim Hyun-chul
    Participants of the 473rd Turtle Marathon, held by Hankook Ilbo at Baekbeom Square in Namsan Park on Mount Nam in Jung-gu, Seoul, April 21, raise their hands to answer questions by the event's MC. In the monthly event, the daily campaigned for clean "beautiful" local elections held nationwide in June. / Korea Times photo by Shim Hyun-chulParticipants of the 473rd Turtle Marathon sign up to join the event. / Korea Times photo by Shim Hyun-chulAmong the VIPs of the 473rd Turtle Marathon, Hankook Ilbo President Lee Jun-hee stands up to be introduced to the participants. / Korea Times photo by Shim Hyun-chulMiss Korea beauty pageant winners demonstrate a warm-up workout in front of the participants of the 473rd Turtle Marathon. / Korea Times photo by Shim Hyun-chulParticipants of the 473rd Turtle Marathon, including Chairperson of the National Election Commission Kwon Soon-il and Hankook Ilbo President Lee Jun-hee, get ready to start the walkathon. / Korea Times photo by Shim Hyun-chulChairperson of the National Election Commission Kwon Soon-il strikes a gong to signal the walkathon's start for the 473rd Turtle Marathon. / Korea Times photo by Shim Hyun-chulWith a female participant raising a banner that reads "Beautiful Election Happy Neighborhood," participants of the 473rd Turtle Marathon start the walkathon. / Korea Times photo by Shim Hyun-chulChairperson of the National Election Commission Kwon Soon-il joins the crowd participating in the 473rd Turtle Marathon. / Korea Times photo by Shim Hyun-chulOne of the participants of the 473rd Turtle Marathon gives his pet dog water during the walkathon. / Korea Times photo by Shim Hyun-chulParticipants of the 473rd Turtle Marathon wait in line to receive giveaways. / Korea Times photo by Shim Hyun-chul
  23. Bloggers' night
    Korea Times reporters and contributing writers, also called “bloggers” on the daily's website, were in high spirits after a dinner at an Italian restaurant near the daily's headquarters in Seoul, Monday. From left, Ko Dong-hwan, Oh Young-jin, Robert Neff, Rachel Stine, Ahn Chan-sik, Jacco Zwetsloot, John Redmond, Jung Min-ho, Park Si-soo, Casey Lartigue Jr., Lee Suh-yoon, Lee Jong-eun, Cho Se-yong, Kang Aa-young and Choi Won-suk.
    Korea Times reporters and contributing writers, also called “bloggers” on the daily's website, were in high spirits after a dinner at an Italian restaurant near the daily's headquarters in Seoul, Monday. From left, Ko Dong-hwan, Oh Young-jin, Robert Neff, Rachel Stine, Ahn Chan-sik, Jacco Zwetsloot, John Redmond, Jung Min-ho, Park Si-soo, Casey Lartigue Jr., Lee Suh-yoon, Lee Jong-eun, Cho Se-yong, Kang Aa-young and Choi Won-suk.
  24. Ven. Seol Jeong to head Jogye Order
    Venerable Seol Jeong receives a bouquet of flowers after being elected 35th executive chief of the Buddhist Jogye Order at the Jogye Temple, Wednesday. Ven. Seol, 75, received 234 votes out of 319 in the election held last month. He will lead the order for the next four years. / Yonhap
    Venerable Seol Jeong receives a bouquet of flowers after being elected 35th executive chief of the Buddhist Jogye Order at the Jogye Temple, Wednesday. Ven. Seol, 75, received 234 votes out of 319 in the election held last month. He will lead the order for the next four years. / Yonhap
  25. Korea CQ Forum
    Participants of the Korea CQ Forum, hosted by the Corea Image Communication Institute (CICI), pose after hearing a lecture by Lee Ho-soo, the president of SK Telecom’s ICT strategy department, on the topic “ICT Issues in 2017” at the residence of Danish Ambassador to Korea Thomas Lehmann. From bottom left are Chairman of DI Corporation Park Won-ho, the spouse of Turkish Ambassador Pinar Okcal; President of CICI Choi Jung-wha; Lee; and the Danish Ambassador. / Courtesy of CICI
    Participants of the Korea CQ Forum, hosted by the Corea Image Communication Institute (CICI), pose after hearing a lecture by Lee Ho-soo, the president of SK Telecom’s ICT strategy department, on the topic “ICT Issues in 2017” at the residence of Danish Ambassador to Korea Thomas Lehmann. From bottom left are Chairman of DI Corporation Park Won-ho, the spouse of Turkish Ambassador Pinar Okcal; President of CICI Choi Jung-wha; Lee; and the Danish Ambassador. / Courtesy of CICI
  26. Miss Korea winners visit The Korea Times
    The Korea Times President-Publisher Lee Chang-sup, center, poses with winners of the 2017 Miss Korea beauty pageant at The Korea Times office in Seoul, Wednesday. From left are Lee Soo-yeon, Nam Seung-woo, Lee Han-na, first-place winner Seo Jae-won, Kim Sa-rang and Jung Dah-hye. / Korea Times photo by Shim Hyun-chul
    The Korea Times President-Publisher Lee Chang-sup, center, poses with winners of the 2017 Miss Korea beauty pageant at The Korea Times office in Seoul, Wednesday. From left are Lee Soo-yeon, Nam Seung-woo, Lee Han-na, first-place winner Seo Jae-won, Kim Sa-rang and Jung Dah-hye. / Korea Times photo by Shim Hyun-chul
  27. Miss Korea 2017
    Miss Korea 2017 winner Seo Jae-won, 21, smiles after her victory in the annual beauty pageant at the Universal Arts Center, in Neung-dong, Seoul, Friday. The annual contest was hosted by the Hankook Ilbo, the sister paper of The Korea Times / Korea Times photo by Koh Young-kwon
    Miss Korea 2017 winner Seo Jae-won, 21, smiles after her victory in the annual beauty pageant at the Universal Arts Center, in Neung-dong, Seoul, Friday. The annual contest was hosted by the Hankook Ilbo, the sister paper of The Korea Times / Korea Times photo by Koh Young-kwon
  28. Sunwoo Yekwon wins Van Cliburn with Rachmaninoff
    Pianist Sunwoo Yekwon won the Gold Medal in the 2017 Van Cliburn International Piano Competition at Fort Worth, Texas, Sunday. The 28-year old became the first South Korean to win the Van Cliburn’s Winner’s Cup since the competition was first held in 1962. He performed Dvorak’s Piano Quintet in A Major, Op. 81 and Rachmaninoff’s Piano Concerto No. 3 in D minor, Op. 30 in his final rounds of the competition. Kenneth Brosberg, 23, and Daniel Hsu 19, from the U.S. took the Silver and Bronze Medals. / Yonhap
    Pianist Sunwoo Yekwon won the Gold Medal in the 2017 Van Cliburn International Piano Competition at Fort Worth, Texas, Sunday. The 28-year old became the first South Korean to win the Van Cliburn’s Winner’s Cup since the competition was first held in 1962. He performed Dvorak’s Piano Quintet in A Major, Op. 81 and Rachmaninoff’s Piano Concerto No. 3 in D minor, Op. 30 in his final rounds of the competition. Kenneth Brosberg, 23, and Daniel Hsu 19, from the U.S. took the Silver and Bronze Medals. / Yonhap
  29. Actress Song at London Fashion Week
    Actress Song Hye-kyo poses for photographers at Burberrys Autumn/Winter 2017 fashion show, part of London Fashion Week in London, Monday. / AP-Yonhap
    Actress Song Hye-kyo poses for photographers at Burberrys Autumn/Winter 2017 fashion show, part of London Fashion Week in London, Monday. / AP-Yonhap
  30. New 'Star Wars' film
    British director Gareth Edwards, right, stands with Mexican actor Diego Luna, left, and British actress Felicity Jones during a press conference for the film “Rogue One: A Star Wars Story” in Tokyo, Wednesday. The film will be released in movie theaters across Japan, Dec. 16. / EPA-Yonhap
    British director Gareth Edwards, right, stands with Mexican actor Diego Luna, left, and British actress Felicity Jones during a press conference for the film “Rogue One: A Star Wars Story” in Tokyo, Wednesday. The film will be released in movie theaters across Japan, Dec. 16. / EPA-Yonhap
  31. Chan gets honorary Oscar
    Actor Jackie Chan arrives at the 8th Annual Governors Awards in Los Angeles, Calif., Saturday. Chan received an honorary Oscar along with film editor Anne V. Coates, casting director Lynn Stalmaster and documentarian Frederick Wiseman. Honorary Oscars used to be presented during the annual Academy Awards ceremony. Establishing the untelevised Governors Awards ceremony has allowed for more comprehensive presentations and more diverse recipients. / Reuters-Yonhap
    Actor Jackie Chan arrives at the 8th Annual Governors Awards in Los Angeles, Calif., Saturday. Chan received an honorary Oscar along with film editor Anne V. Coates, casting director Lynn Stalmaster and documentarian Frederick Wiseman. Honorary Oscars used to be presented during the annual Academy Awards ceremony. Establishing the untelevised Governors Awards ceremony has allowed for more comprehensive presentations and more diverse recipients. / Reuters-Yonhap