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  1. Record foreign exchange reserves
    A worker at KEB Hana Bank’s anti-counterfeit center inspects U.S. dollar bills at the financial institution’s headquarters in Seoul, Tuesday. Korea’s foreign exchange reserves reached $387.25 billion as of the end of November, which is the highest in history, according to the Bank of Korea. / Yonhap
    A worker at KEB Hana Bank’s anti-counterfeit center inspects U.S. dollar bills at the financial institution’s headquarters in Seoul, Tuesday. Korea’s foreign exchange reserves reached $387.25 billion as of the end of November, which is the highest in history, according to the Bank of Korea. / Yonhap
  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] Subway escalator accident
    Emergency workers provide first aid to a victim lying on the floor, while others with less severe injuries sit nearby, June 8. An accident occurred at Sunae Station on Seoul Metro's Bundang Line in Seongnam, Gyeonggi Province, as an escalator abruptly shifted into reverse. Yonhap Emergency workers attend to subway passengers who were on an escalator that suddenly went into reverse at Sunae Station on Seoul Metro's Bundang Line in Seongnam, Gyeonggi Province, June 8. Yonhap Police tape is placed around the escalator which suddenly went into reverse, injuring 14 people at Sunae Station on Seoul Metro's Bundang Line in Seongnam, Gyeonggi Province, June 8. Yonhap Off-limits signs are setup at the bottom of an escalator that suddenly went into reverse injuring 14 subway passengers at Sunae Station on Seoul Metro's Bundang Line in Seongnam, Gyeonggi Province, June 8. Yonhap
    Emergency workers provide first aid to a victim lying on the floor, while others with less severe injuries sit nearby, June 8. An accident occurred at Sunae Station on Seoul Metro's Bundang Line in Seongnam, Gyeonggi Province, as an escalator abruptly shifted into reverse. Yonhap Emergency workers attend to subway passengers who were on an escalator that suddenly went into reverse at Sunae Station on Seoul Metro's Bundang Line in Seongnam, Gyeonggi Province, June 8. Yonhap Police tape is placed around the escalator which suddenly went into reverse, injuring 14 people at Sunae Station on Seoul Metro's Bundang Line in Seongnam, Gyeonggi Province, June 8. Yonhap Off-limits signs are setup at the bottom of an escalator that suddenly went into reverse injuring 14 subway passengers at Sunae Station on Seoul Metro's Bundang Line in Seongnam, Gyeonggi Province, June 8. Yonhap
  8. [PHOTOS] Train collision in India
    Rescuers work at the site of passenger trains that derailed in Balasore district, in the eastern Indian state of Orissa, Saturday, June 3. Rescuers are wading through piles of debris and wreckage to pull out bodies and free people after two passenger trains derailed in India, killing more than 280 people and injuring hundreds as rail cars were flipped over and mangled in one of the country's deadliest train crashes in decades. AP-Yonhap Rescuers work at the site of passenger trains that derailed in Balasore district, in the eastern Indian state of Orissa, Saturday, June 3. AP-Yonhap Rescuers carry the body of a victim of a passenger train that derailed in Balasore district, in the eastern Indian state of Orissa, Saturday, June 3. AP-Yonhap Rescuers work at the site of a passenger train accident, in Balasore District, in the eastern Indian state of Orissa, June 3. Two passenger trains derailed in India, killing more than 300 people and trapping hundreds of others inside more than a dozen damaged rail cars, officials said. AP-Yonhap Rescuers work at the site of passenger trains accident, in Balasore district, in the eastern Indian state of Orissa, June 3. AP-Yonhap Injured passengers of a train accident sit at a local hospital, in Balasore District, in the eastern Indian state of Orissa, June 3. AP-Yonhap Rescuers work at the site of a passenger train accident, in Balasore District, in the eastern Indian state of Orissa, June 3. AP-Yonhap Bodies recovered from passenger trains lay at the site of an accident, in Balasore District, in the eastern Indian state of Orissa, June 3. AP-Yonhap
    Rescuers work at the site of passenger trains that derailed in Balasore district, in the eastern Indian state of Orissa, Saturday, June 3. Rescuers are wading through piles of debris and wreckage to pull out bodies and free people after two passenger trains derailed in India, killing more than 280 people and injuring hundreds as rail cars were flipped over and mangled in one of the country's deadliest train crashes in decades. AP-Yonhap Rescuers work at the site of passenger trains that derailed in Balasore district, in the eastern Indian state of Orissa, Saturday, June 3. AP-Yonhap Rescuers carry the body of a victim of a passenger train that derailed in Balasore district, in the eastern Indian state of Orissa, Saturday, June 3. AP-Yonhap Rescuers work at the site of a passenger train accident, in Balasore District, in the eastern Indian state of Orissa, June 3. Two passenger trains derailed in India, killing more than 300 people and trapping hundreds of others inside more than a dozen damaged rail cars, officials said. AP-Yonhap Rescuers work at the site of passenger trains accident, in Balasore district, in the eastern Indian state of Orissa, June 3. AP-Yonhap Injured passengers of a train accident sit at a local hospital, in Balasore District, in the eastern Indian state of Orissa, June 3. AP-Yonhap Rescuers work at the site of a passenger train accident, in Balasore District, in the eastern Indian state of Orissa, June 3. AP-Yonhap Bodies recovered from passenger trains lay at the site of an accident, in Balasore District, in the eastern Indian state of Orissa, June 3. AP-Yonhap
  9. Finally home after a long trip
    Tourists arrive at Incheon International Airport, Monday, after being stranded in Guam for several days due to a powerful typhoon. NewsisTourists arrive at Incheon International Airport, Monday, after being stranded in Guam for several days due to a powerful typhoon. NewsisTourists arrive at Incheon International Airport, Monday, after being stranded in Guam for several days due to a powerful typhoon. Newsis
    Tourists arrive at Incheon International Airport, Monday, after being stranded in Guam for several days due to a powerful typhoon. NewsisTourists arrive at Incheon International Airport, Monday, after being stranded in Guam for several days due to a powerful typhoon. NewsisTourists arrive at Incheon International Airport, Monday, after being stranded in Guam for several days due to a powerful typhoon. Newsis
  10. Korea-Pacific Islands Summit
    President Yoon Suk Yeol speaks during a meeting with the leaders and top officials of Pacific island nations at Yeongbingwan inside Cheong Wa Dae in central Seoul, Monday. Yoon met bilaterally with the leaders of the Cook Islands, the Republic of the Marshall Islands, the Solomon Islands, Niue and Palau on the sidelines of the Korea-Pacific Islands Summit that began its two-day run. Yoon held summits with the leaders of five other Pacific island nations, Sunday. Yoon pledged to strengthen "tailored" support for each Pacific island country, while noting that Korea respects the independence and sovereignty of all countries and the rules-based international order, according to his spokesman Lee Do-woon. Korea Times photo by Seo Jae-hoon
    President Yoon Suk Yeol speaks during a meeting with the leaders and top officials of Pacific island nations at Yeongbingwan inside Cheong Wa Dae in central Seoul, Monday. Yoon met bilaterally with the leaders of the Cook Islands, the Republic of the Marshall Islands, the Solomon Islands, Niue and Palau on the sidelines of the Korea-Pacific Islands Summit that began its two-day run. Yoon held summits with the leaders of five other Pacific island nations, Sunday. Yoon pledged to strengthen "tailored" support for each Pacific island country, while noting that Korea respects the independence and sovereignty of all countries and the rules-based international order, according to his spokesman Lee Do-woon. Korea Times photo by Seo Jae-hoon
  11. [PHOTOS] Buddha's Birthday
    Ven. Jihye of Shinheung Temple in Sokcho, Gangwon Province, takes part in a ceremony celebrating Buddha's birthday, May 27. Yonhap A ceremony celebrating Buddha's birthday is under way at Shinheung Temple in Sokcho, Gangwon Province, May 27. Yonhap Buddhists celebrate Buddha's birthday at the site of Inwol Temple in Gangneung, Gangwon Province, Saturday, May 27. The ceremony took place on a small scale because the temple was burnt down in a fire last month. Yonhap President Yoon Suk Yeol prays during a ceremony celebrating Buddha's birthday at Jogye Temple in Seoul, May 27. Yonhap Lanturns with people's wishes attached are hung at Guryong Temple in Wonju, Gangwon Province, May 27. Yonhap Buddhists wait in line to see a Buddha statue as part of a ceremony celebrating Buddha's birthday at Jogye Temple in Seoul, May 27. Yonhap A child takes part in a ceremony celebrating Buddha's birthday at Jogye Temple in Seoul, May 27. Yonhap People in Haman, South Gyeongsang Province, participate in the Nakhwa Festival celebrating Buddha's birthday, May 27. The festival features falling lights between lotus lanterns. Yonhap
    Ven. Jihye of Shinheung Temple in Sokcho, Gangwon Province, takes part in a ceremony celebrating Buddha's birthday, May 27. Yonhap A ceremony celebrating Buddha's birthday is under way at Shinheung Temple in Sokcho, Gangwon Province, May 27. Yonhap Buddhists celebrate Buddha's birthday at the site of Inwol Temple in Gangneung, Gangwon Province, Saturday, May 27. The ceremony took place on a small scale because the temple was burnt down in a fire last month. Yonhap President Yoon Suk Yeol prays during a ceremony celebrating Buddha's birthday at Jogye Temple in Seoul, May 27. Yonhap Lanturns with people's wishes attached are hung at Guryong Temple in Wonju, Gangwon Province, May 27. Yonhap Buddhists wait in line to see a Buddha statue as part of a ceremony celebrating Buddha's birthday at Jogye Temple in Seoul, May 27. Yonhap A child takes part in a ceremony celebrating Buddha's birthday at Jogye Temple in Seoul, May 27. Yonhap People in Haman, South Gyeongsang Province, participate in the Nakhwa Festival celebrating Buddha's birthday, May 27. The festival features falling lights between lotus lanterns. Yonhap
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