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  1. Volunteer work in Cambodia
    Workers from Prudential Life Insurance Company of Korea and their children raise their fists before boarding a plane bound for Cambodia at Incheon International Airport, Jan. 7. They will do volunteer work in the Southeast Asian country until Jan. 18. Courtesy of Prudential Life
    Workers from Prudential Life Insurance Company of Korea and their children raise their fists before boarding a plane bound for Cambodia at Incheon International Airport, Jan. 7. They will do volunteer work in the Southeast Asian country until Jan. 18. Courtesy of Prudential Life
  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] Heavy snow in parts of Korea
    Cars move slowly along the road after overnight snow in Jongno District, Seoul, Feb. 22. Seoul had 14 centimeters of snow overnight, whereas Gangwon Province had almost 1 meter of snow. The weather agency said the snow will stop in the morning on the same day for Seoul, Gyeonggi Province and Gangwon Province. For the central Chungcheong provinces, the snow is expected to stop in the evening. YonhapA resident removes snow from a road in Jongno District, Seoul, Feb. 22. YonhapA man walks on a sidewalk covered with snow early in the morning in Jongno District, Seoul, Feb. 22. YonhapA man removes snow from his car in Gangneung, Gangwon Province, Feb. 22. YonhapA car covered in snow drives along a road slowly in Gangneung, Gangwon Province, Feb. 22. YonhapPeople walk carefully along a road covered with snow in Sokcho, Gangwon Province, Feb. 21. Courtesy of Sokcho CityCheong Wa Dae, the former presidential office, is nestled at the bottom of a snowy Mount Bugak in Seoul, Feb. 22. YonhapGyeongbok Palace, the main royal palace for the 1392-1910 Joseon Dynasty in Seoul, is covered in snow, Feb. 22. YonhapParked motorcycles are covered with snow in central Seoul's Yongsan District, Feb. 22. Korea Times photo by Shim Hyun-chulA person shovels snow on a sidewalk in central Seoul's Yongsan District, Feb. 22. Korea Times photo by Shim Hyun-chulSnow covers trees and roofs in a residential neighborhood of central Seoul, Feb. 22. Korea Times photo by Shim Hyun-chulA snow-covered bus is parked at the side of a road on central Seoul's Mount Nam, Feb. 22. Korea Times photo by Shim Hyun-chulPeople walk beneath snow-covered tree branches in a park in central Seoul's Jung District, Feb. 22. Korea Times photo by Shim Hyun-chul
    Cars move slowly along the road after overnight snow in Jongno District, Seoul, Feb. 22. Seoul had 14 centimeters of snow overnight, whereas Gangwon Province had almost 1 meter of snow. The weather agency said the snow will stop in the morning on the same day for Seoul, Gyeonggi Province and Gangwon Province. For the central Chungcheong provinces, the snow is expected to stop in the evening. YonhapA resident removes snow from a road in Jongno District, Seoul, Feb. 22. YonhapA man walks on a sidewalk covered with snow early in the morning in Jongno District, Seoul, Feb. 22. YonhapA man removes snow from his car in Gangneung, Gangwon Province, Feb. 22. YonhapA car covered in snow drives along a road slowly in Gangneung, Gangwon Province, Feb. 22. YonhapPeople walk carefully along a road covered with snow in Sokcho, Gangwon Province, Feb. 21. Courtesy of Sokcho CityCheong Wa Dae, the former presidential office, is nestled at the bottom of a snowy Mount Bugak in Seoul, Feb. 22. YonhapGyeongbok Palace, the main royal palace for the 1392-1910 Joseon Dynasty in Seoul, is covered in snow, Feb. 22. YonhapParked motorcycles are covered with snow in central Seoul's Yongsan District, Feb. 22. Korea Times photo by Shim Hyun-chulA person shovels snow on a sidewalk in central Seoul's Yongsan District, Feb. 22. Korea Times photo by Shim Hyun-chulSnow covers trees and roofs in a residential neighborhood of central Seoul, Feb. 22. Korea Times photo by Shim Hyun-chulA snow-covered bus is parked at the side of a road on central Seoul's Mount Nam, Feb. 22. Korea Times photo by Shim Hyun-chulPeople walk beneath snow-covered tree branches in a park in central Seoul's Jung District, Feb. 22. Korea Times photo by Shim Hyun-chul
  8. [PHOTOS] Closing ceremony of Winter Youth Olympics
    Young athletes enjoy the closing ceremony of the 2024 Winter Youth Olympic Games in Gangneung, Gangwon Province, Feb. 1. YonhapYoung athletes take photos at the closing ceremony of the 2024 Winter Youth Olympic Games in Gangneung, Gangwon Province, Feb. 1. YonhapA young athlete waves the Polish national flag during the final hours of the 2024 Winter Youth Olympic Games in Gangneung, Gangwon Province, Feb. 1. YonhapYoung athletes from Sweden pose for a photo at the 2024 Winter Youth Olympic Games in Gangneung, Gangwon Province, Feb. 1. YonhapYoung German athletes wave flags at the closing ceremony of the 2024 Winter Youth Olympic Games in Gangneung, Gangwon Province, Feb. 1. YonhapPeople take photos of the Olympic Torch at the 2024 Winter Youth Olympic Games in Gangneung, Gangwon Province, Feb. 1. YonhapYouth athletes from around the world participate in the closing ceremony of the 2024 Winter Youth Olympic Games in Gangneung, Gangwon Province, Feb. 1. YonhapGames volunteers pose for a photo at the 2024 Winter Youth Olympic Games in Gangneung, Gangwon Province, Feb. 1. YonhapYoung athletes from Australia, wearing the countries national colours of green and gold, pose for a photo during the closing ceremony of the 2024 Winter Youth Olympic Games in Gangneung, Gangwon Province, Feb. 1. YonhapLee Chae-un of South Korea, center, holds two gold medals that he won at the 2024 Winter Youth Olympic Games in Gangneung, Gangwon Province, Feb. 1. Yonhap
    Young athletes enjoy the closing ceremony of the 2024 Winter Youth Olympic Games in Gangneung, Gangwon Province, Feb. 1. YonhapYoung athletes take photos at the closing ceremony of the 2024 Winter Youth Olympic Games in Gangneung, Gangwon Province, Feb. 1. YonhapA young athlete waves the Polish national flag during the final hours of the 2024 Winter Youth Olympic Games in Gangneung, Gangwon Province, Feb. 1. YonhapYoung athletes from Sweden pose for a photo at the 2024 Winter Youth Olympic Games in Gangneung, Gangwon Province, Feb. 1. YonhapYoung German athletes wave flags at the closing ceremony of the 2024 Winter Youth Olympic Games in Gangneung, Gangwon Province, Feb. 1. YonhapPeople take photos of the Olympic Torch at the 2024 Winter Youth Olympic Games in Gangneung, Gangwon Province, Feb. 1. YonhapYouth athletes from around the world participate in the closing ceremony of the 2024 Winter Youth Olympic Games in Gangneung, Gangwon Province, Feb. 1. YonhapGames volunteers pose for a photo at the 2024 Winter Youth Olympic Games in Gangneung, Gangwon Province, Feb. 1. YonhapYoung athletes from Australia, wearing the countries national colours of green and gold, pose for a photo during the closing ceremony of the 2024 Winter Youth Olympic Games in Gangneung, Gangwon Province, Feb. 1. YonhapLee Chae-un of South Korea, center, holds two gold medals that he won at the 2024 Winter Youth Olympic Games in Gangneung, Gangwon Province, Feb. 1. Yonhap
  9. [PHOTOS] New Year's celebration in Pyongyang
    People attend the New Year's eve gala of youth and students at Kim Il Sung Square in Pyongyang, North Korea, Dec. 31, 2023. AP-Yonhap Citizens gather for the New Year's eve gala of youth and students at Kim Il Sung Square in Pyongyang, North Korea, Dec. 31, 2023. AP-Yonhap People attend the New Year's eve gala of youth and students at Kim Il Sung Square in Pyongyang, North Korea, Dec. 31, 2023. AP-Yonhap People attend the New Year's eve gala of youth and students at Kim Il Sung Square in Pyongyang, North Korea Sunday, Dec. 31, 2023. AP-Yonhap People attend the New Year's eve gala of youth and students at Kim Il Sung Square in Pyongyang, North Korea, Dec. 31, 2023. AP-Yonhap People attend the New Year's eve gala of youth and students at Kim Il Sung Square in Pyongyang, North Korea, Dec. 31, 2023. AP-Yonhap People celebrate the New Year 2024 at Kim Il Sung Square in Pyongyang, North Korea, Jan. 1. AP-YonhapPeople take part in celebrations to welcome in the new year at Kim Il Sung Square in Pyongyang, Jan. 1.  AFP-YonhapPeople visit an open-air ice rink ahead of celebrations to welcome in the new year in Pyongyang, Dec. 31, 2023. AFP-YonhapPyongyang citizens head to pay respect to mosaics depicting smiling images of their late leaders Kim Il-sung and Kim Jong-il on the New Year day in Pyongyang, North Korea, Jan. 1. AP-Yonhap People mark the New Year by paying their respects before a mosaic depicting late North Korean leaders Kim Il-sung and Kim Jong-il in Pyongyang, Jan. 1. AFP-YonhapPeople mark the New Year by paying their respects before a mosaic depicting late North Korean leaders Kim Il-sung and Kim Jong-il in Pyongyang, Jan. 1. AFP-Yonhap     
    People attend the New Year's eve gala of youth and students at Kim Il Sung Square in Pyongyang, North Korea, Dec. 31, 2023. AP-Yonhap Citizens gather for the New Year's eve gala of youth and students at Kim Il Sung Square in Pyongyang, North Korea, Dec. 31, 2023. AP-Yonhap People attend the New Year's eve gala of youth and students at Kim Il Sung Square in Pyongyang, North Korea, Dec. 31, 2023. AP-Yonhap People attend the New Year's eve gala of youth and students at Kim Il Sung Square in Pyongyang, North Korea Sunday, Dec. 31, 2023. AP-Yonhap People attend the New Year's eve gala of youth and students at Kim Il Sung Square in Pyongyang, North Korea, Dec. 31, 2023. AP-Yonhap People attend the New Year's eve gala of youth and students at Kim Il Sung Square in Pyongyang, North Korea, Dec. 31, 2023. AP-Yonhap People celebrate the New Year 2024 at Kim Il Sung Square in Pyongyang, North Korea, Jan. 1. AP-YonhapPeople take part in celebrations to welcome in the new year at Kim Il Sung Square in Pyongyang, Jan. 1.  AFP-YonhapPeople visit an open-air ice rink ahead of celebrations to welcome in the new year in Pyongyang, Dec. 31, 2023. AFP-YonhapPyongyang citizens head to pay respect to mosaics depicting smiling images of their late leaders Kim Il-sung and Kim Jong-il on the New Year day in Pyongyang, North Korea, Jan. 1. AP-Yonhap People mark the New Year by paying their respects before a mosaic depicting late North Korean leaders Kim Il-sung and Kim Jong-il in Pyongyang, Jan. 1. AFP-YonhapPeople mark the New Year by paying their respects before a mosaic depicting late North Korean leaders Kim Il-sung and Kim Jong-il in Pyongyang, Jan. 1. AFP-Yonhap     
  10. [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. YonhapSaudi 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-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-chulA 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-chulBusan 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-chulBusan 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-chulBusan 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-chulBusan 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-chulBusan 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-chulBusan 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. YonhapSaudi 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-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-chulA 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-chulBusan 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-chulBusan 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-chulBusan 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-chulBusan 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-chulBusan 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-chulBusan 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
  11. [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 
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