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  1. Savings account for children
    Children hold installment savings account books issued by Shinhan Bank at the bank's headquarters in Seoul, April 30. The new savings account introduced jointly by Shinhan and KidZania, a children's amusement park franchise, offers up to a 2.75 percent annual interest rate and a 35 percent discount on the park entrance fee. Courtesy of Shinhan Bank
    Children hold installment savings account books issued by Shinhan Bank at the bank's headquarters in Seoul, April 30. The new savings account introduced jointly by Shinhan and KidZania, a children's amusement park franchise, offers up to a 2.75 percent annual interest rate and a 35 percent discount on the park entrance fee. Courtesy of Shinhan Bank
  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] National college entrance exam
    A group of students enter Ewha Girls' Foreign Language High School, a test site for the national college entrance exam in Seoul, Nov. 17. Korea Times photo by Shim Hyun-chulA student enters Ewha Girls' Foreign Language High School after saying goodbye to her mother in Seoul, Nov. 17. Korea Times photo by Shim Hyun-chulA student runs to Ewha Girls' Foreign Language High School for the national college entrance exam in Seoul, Nov. 17A student borrows a watch from a school official before entering Ewha Girls' Foreign Language High School, a test site for the national college entrance exam in Seoul, Nov. 17. Korea Times photo by Shim Hyun-chulA mother prays for her daughter who's taking the national college entrance exam, in front of Ewha Girls' Foreign Language High School in Seoul, Nov. 17. Korea Times photo by Shim Hyun-chulA mother cheers on her daughter, a student, who enters Ewha Girls' Foreign Language High School in Seoul to take the national college entrance exam, Nov. 17. Korea Times photo by Shim Hyun-chulA student gives a media interview in front of Ewha Girls' Foreign Language High School, a test site for the national college entrance exam in Seoul, Nov. 17. Korea Times photo by Shim Hyun-chulA student enters Ewha Girls' Foreign Language High School, a test site for the national college entrance exam in Seoul, Nov. 17. Korea Times photo by Shim Hyun-chulA spectacle is left on a boulder slab just outside the main entrance gate of Ewha Girls' Foreign Language High School in Seoul, Nov. 17. Korea Times photo by Shim Hyun-chul
    A group of students enter Ewha Girls' Foreign Language High School, a test site for the national college entrance exam in Seoul, Nov. 17. Korea Times photo by Shim Hyun-chulA student enters Ewha Girls' Foreign Language High School after saying goodbye to her mother in Seoul, Nov. 17. Korea Times photo by Shim Hyun-chulA student runs to Ewha Girls' Foreign Language High School for the national college entrance exam in Seoul, Nov. 17A student borrows a watch from a school official before entering Ewha Girls' Foreign Language High School, a test site for the national college entrance exam in Seoul, Nov. 17. Korea Times photo by Shim Hyun-chulA mother prays for her daughter who's taking the national college entrance exam, in front of Ewha Girls' Foreign Language High School in Seoul, Nov. 17. Korea Times photo by Shim Hyun-chulA mother cheers on her daughter, a student, who enters Ewha Girls' Foreign Language High School in Seoul to take the national college entrance exam, Nov. 17. Korea Times photo by Shim Hyun-chulA student gives a media interview in front of Ewha Girls' Foreign Language High School, a test site for the national college entrance exam in Seoul, Nov. 17. Korea Times photo by Shim Hyun-chulA student enters Ewha Girls' Foreign Language High School, a test site for the national college entrance exam in Seoul, Nov. 17. Korea Times photo by Shim Hyun-chulA spectacle is left on a boulder slab just outside the main entrance gate of Ewha Girls' Foreign Language High School in Seoul, Nov. 17. Korea Times photo by Shim Hyun-chul
  8. Halloween stampede in Seoul's Itaewon [PHOTOS]
    Rescuers attend to injured people on a street in Seoul's Itaewon area after people fell into cardiac arrest in a stampede during Halloween parties, Oct. 29. Yonhap Rescuers attend to injured people on a street in Seoul's Itaewon area after people fell into cardiac arrest in a stampede during Halloween parties. Yonhap Rescuers move injured people in Seoul's Itaewon district on Oct. 30, 2022, after people were reported to be in cardiac arrest from a stampede during Halloween parties. Yonhap Rescuers move injured people in Seoul's Itaewon district on Oct. 30, 2022, after people were reported to be in cardiac arrest from a stampede during Halloween parties. Yonhap Medical workers attend to victims in Seoul's Itaewon district, Oct. 30, after a deadly stampede during Halloween celebrations the previous day. Yonhap Rescuers move a patient in Seoul's Itaewon district on Oct. 30, after a deadly stampede during Halloween celebrations the previous day. Yonhap Rescue workers carry a victim on the street near the scene in Seoul, Oct. 30. AP Rescuers move a patient in Seoul's Itaewon district on Oct. 30, after a deadly stampede during Halloween celebrations the previous day. Yonhap Rescuers move a patient in Seoul's Itaewon district on Oct. 30, after a deadly stampede during Halloween celebrations the previous day. Yonhap Police investigators scrutinize an alley in Seoul's Itaewon district, Oct. 30, following a deadly stampede the previous day during Halloween celebrations. Yonhap Police investigators scrutinize an alley in Seoul's Itaewon district, Oct. 30, following a deadly stampede the previous day during Halloween celebrations. Yonhap Family members wait after reporting their loved ones as missing persons at the Hannam-dong community center in Yongsan, Oct. 30. Yonhap Debris is seen at the scene where people died and were injured in Seoul, Oct. 30. AP Police officers work at the scene of a fatal crowd surge, in Seoul, Oct. 30. AP
    Rescuers attend to injured people on a street in Seoul's Itaewon area after people fell into cardiac arrest in a stampede during Halloween parties, Oct. 29. Yonhap Rescuers attend to injured people on a street in Seoul's Itaewon area after people fell into cardiac arrest in a stampede during Halloween parties. Yonhap Rescuers move injured people in Seoul's Itaewon district on Oct. 30, 2022, after people were reported to be in cardiac arrest from a stampede during Halloween parties. Yonhap Rescuers move injured people in Seoul's Itaewon district on Oct. 30, 2022, after people were reported to be in cardiac arrest from a stampede during Halloween parties. Yonhap Medical workers attend to victims in Seoul's Itaewon district, Oct. 30, after a deadly stampede during Halloween celebrations the previous day. Yonhap Rescuers move a patient in Seoul's Itaewon district on Oct. 30, after a deadly stampede during Halloween celebrations the previous day. Yonhap Rescue workers carry a victim on the street near the scene in Seoul, Oct. 30. AP Rescuers move a patient in Seoul's Itaewon district on Oct. 30, after a deadly stampede during Halloween celebrations the previous day. Yonhap Rescuers move a patient in Seoul's Itaewon district on Oct. 30, after a deadly stampede during Halloween celebrations the previous day. Yonhap Police investigators scrutinize an alley in Seoul's Itaewon district, Oct. 30, following a deadly stampede the previous day during Halloween celebrations. Yonhap Police investigators scrutinize an alley in Seoul's Itaewon district, Oct. 30, following a deadly stampede the previous day during Halloween celebrations. Yonhap Family members wait after reporting their loved ones as missing persons at the Hannam-dong community center in Yongsan, Oct. 30. Yonhap Debris is seen at the scene where people died and were injured in Seoul, Oct. 30. AP Police officers work at the scene of a fatal crowd surge, in Seoul, Oct. 30. AP
  9. North Korea celebrates 77th Workers' Party anniversary [PHOTOS]
    People pay their respects before the statues of late North Korean leaders Kim Il Sung and Kim Jong Il at Mansu Hill as North Korea marks it 77th anniversary of the founding of the Workers' Party of Korea (WPK) in Pyongyang on October 10, 2022. AFP People carry flowers to pay their respects before the statues of late North Korean leaders Kim Il Sung and Kim Jong Il at Mansu Hill as North Korea marks it 77th anniversary of the founding of the Workers' Party of Korea (WPK) in Pyongyang on October 10, 2022. AFP Soldiers lay flowers to pay their respects before the statues of late North Korean leaders Kim Il Sung and Kim Jong Il at Mansu Hill as North Korea marks it 77th anniversary of the founding of the Workers' Party of Korea (WPK) in Pyongyang on October 10, 2022. AFP People gather as North Korea marks it 77th anniversary of the founding of the Workers' Party of Korea (WPK) in Pyongyang on October 10, 2022. AFP Children perform as North Korea marks it 77th anniversary of the founding of the Workers' Party of Korea (WPK) in Pyongyang on October 10, 2022. AFP Citizens enjoy the performance in Changjon Street on the occasion of the 77th founding anniversary of the Worker's Party of Korea in Pyongyang, North Korea, Monday, Oct. 10, 2022. The Celebration Poster, back right, says, "Ever-Victorious Wokers' Party of Korea." AP Children perform as North Korea marks it 77th anniversary of the founding of the Workers' Party of Korea (WPK) in Pyongyang on October 10, 2022. AFP Youth and students attend an evening gala with firework display to celebrate the 77th founding anniversary of the Workers' Party of Korea at the Kim Il Sung Square in Pyongyang, North Korea Monday, Oct. 10, 2022. AP Youth and students attend an evening gala to celebrate the 77th founding anniversary of the Workers' Party of Korea at the Kim Il Sung Square in Pyongyang, North Korea Monday, Oct. 10, 2022. AP An undated photo released on 10 October 2022 by the official North Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) shows North Korean Supreme Leader Kim Jong-un overseeing a military drill carried out to check and assess the war deterrent and nuclear counterattack capability of the country, amid ongoing joint military exersizes involving US and South Korean forces in the waters near the Korean Penninsula. North Korea conducted the drills from 25 September to 09 October, and launched several ballistic missiles in order to test the efficacy of the nation's tactical nuclear warefare capabilities.  EPA An undated photo released on 10 October 2022 by the official North Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) shows a military striking drill of long-range artillery sub-units on the front and flying corps of the Korean People's Army (KPA), carried out to check and assess the war deterrent and nuclear counterattack capability of the country, amid ongoing joint military exersizes involving US and South Korean forces in the waters near the Korean Penninsula. North Korea conducted the drills from 25 September to 09 October, and launched several ballistic missiles in order to test the efficacy of the nation's tactical nuclear warefare capabilities.  EPA An undated photo released on 10 October 2022 by the official North Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) shows the units of the Korean People's Army (KPA) for the operation of tactical nukes staging a military drill carried out to check and assess the war deterrent and nuclear counterattack capability of the country, amid ongoing joint military exersizes involving US and South Korean forces in the waters near the Korean Penninsula. North Korea conducted the drills from 25 September to 09 October, and launched several ballistic missiles in order to test the efficacy of the nation's tactical nuclear warefare capabilities.  EPA    
    People pay their respects before the statues of late North Korean leaders Kim Il Sung and Kim Jong Il at Mansu Hill as North Korea marks it 77th anniversary of the founding of the Workers' Party of Korea (WPK) in Pyongyang on October 10, 2022. AFP People carry flowers to pay their respects before the statues of late North Korean leaders Kim Il Sung and Kim Jong Il at Mansu Hill as North Korea marks it 77th anniversary of the founding of the Workers' Party of Korea (WPK) in Pyongyang on October 10, 2022. AFP Soldiers lay flowers to pay their respects before the statues of late North Korean leaders Kim Il Sung and Kim Jong Il at Mansu Hill as North Korea marks it 77th anniversary of the founding of the Workers' Party of Korea (WPK) in Pyongyang on October 10, 2022. AFP People gather as North Korea marks it 77th anniversary of the founding of the Workers' Party of Korea (WPK) in Pyongyang on October 10, 2022. AFP Children perform as North Korea marks it 77th anniversary of the founding of the Workers' Party of Korea (WPK) in Pyongyang on October 10, 2022. AFP Citizens enjoy the performance in Changjon Street on the occasion of the 77th founding anniversary of the Worker's Party of Korea in Pyongyang, North Korea, Monday, Oct. 10, 2022. The Celebration Poster, back right, says, "Ever-Victorious Wokers' Party of Korea." AP Children perform as North Korea marks it 77th anniversary of the founding of the Workers' Party of Korea (WPK) in Pyongyang on October 10, 2022. AFP Youth and students attend an evening gala with firework display to celebrate the 77th founding anniversary of the Workers' Party of Korea at the Kim Il Sung Square in Pyongyang, North Korea Monday, Oct. 10, 2022. AP Youth and students attend an evening gala to celebrate the 77th founding anniversary of the Workers' Party of Korea at the Kim Il Sung Square in Pyongyang, North Korea Monday, Oct. 10, 2022. AP An undated photo released on 10 October 2022 by the official North Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) shows North Korean Supreme Leader Kim Jong-un overseeing a military drill carried out to check and assess the war deterrent and nuclear counterattack capability of the country, amid ongoing joint military exersizes involving US and South Korean forces in the waters near the Korean Penninsula. North Korea conducted the drills from 25 September to 09 October, and launched several ballistic missiles in order to test the efficacy of the nation's tactical nuclear warefare capabilities.  EPA An undated photo released on 10 October 2022 by the official North Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) shows a military striking drill of long-range artillery sub-units on the front and flying corps of the Korean People's Army (KPA), carried out to check and assess the war deterrent and nuclear counterattack capability of the country, amid ongoing joint military exersizes involving US and South Korean forces in the waters near the Korean Penninsula. North Korea conducted the drills from 25 September to 09 October, and launched several ballistic missiles in order to test the efficacy of the nation's tactical nuclear warefare capabilities.  EPA An undated photo released on 10 October 2022 by the official North Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) shows the units of the Korean People's Army (KPA) for the operation of tactical nukes staging a military drill carried out to check and assess the war deterrent and nuclear counterattack capability of the country, amid ongoing joint military exersizes involving US and South Korean forces in the waters near the Korean Penninsula. North Korea conducted the drills from 25 September to 09 October, and launched several ballistic missiles in order to test the efficacy of the nation's tactical nuclear warefare capabilities.  EPA    
  10. Fireworks over Han River Park in Seoul [PHOTOS]
    Fireworks are seen during the Seoul International Fireworks Festival around Han River Park in Yeouido, western Seoul, Oct. 8. YonhapFireworks are seen during the Seoul International Fireworks Festival around Han River Park in Yeouido, western Seoul, Oct. 8. YonhapFireworks are seen during the Seoul International Fireworks Festival around Han River Park in Yeouido, western Seoul, Oct. 8. YonhapFireworks are seen during the Seoul International Fireworks Festival around Han River Park in Yeouido, western Seoul, Oct. 8. YonhapFireworks are seen during the Seoul International Fireworks Festival around Han River Park in Yeouido, western Seoul, Oct. 8. YonhapFireworks are seen during the Seoul International Fireworks Festival around Han River Park in Yeouido, western Seoul, Oct. 8. YonhapVisitors seek to secure good spots to enjoy this year's Seoul International Firework Festival at a riverside park in Yeouido, western Seoul, Oct. 8. The annual event hosted by Hanwha Group resumed after three years due to the pandemic. YonhapVisitors seek to secure good spots to enjoy this year's Seoul International Firework Festival at a riverside park in Yeouido, western Seoul, Oct. 8. The annual event hosted by Hanwha Group resumed after three years due to the pandemic. Yonhap
    Fireworks are seen during the Seoul International Fireworks Festival around Han River Park in Yeouido, western Seoul, Oct. 8. YonhapFireworks are seen during the Seoul International Fireworks Festival around Han River Park in Yeouido, western Seoul, Oct. 8. YonhapFireworks are seen during the Seoul International Fireworks Festival around Han River Park in Yeouido, western Seoul, Oct. 8. YonhapFireworks are seen during the Seoul International Fireworks Festival around Han River Park in Yeouido, western Seoul, Oct. 8. YonhapFireworks are seen during the Seoul International Fireworks Festival around Han River Park in Yeouido, western Seoul, Oct. 8. YonhapFireworks are seen during the Seoul International Fireworks Festival around Han River Park in Yeouido, western Seoul, Oct. 8. YonhapVisitors seek to secure good spots to enjoy this year's Seoul International Firework Festival at a riverside park in Yeouido, western Seoul, Oct. 8. The annual event hosted by Hanwha Group resumed after three years due to the pandemic. YonhapVisitors seek to secure good spots to enjoy this year's Seoul International Firework Festival at a riverside park in Yeouido, western Seoul, Oct. 8. The annual event hosted by Hanwha Group resumed after three years due to the pandemic. Yonhap
  11. Celebrating Chuseok [PHOTOS]
    People pay their respects to their ancestors at a graveyard in Gwangju, 329 kilometers south of Seoul, Sept. 10, which marks the Chuseok fall harvest holiday. YonhapPeople pay their respects to their ancestors at a graveyard in Gwangju, 329 kilometers south of Seoul, Sept. 10, which marks the Chuseok fall harvest holiday. YonhapResidents of Pohang, 272 kilometers south of Seoul, participate in a joint ancestral rite on Sept. 10, to mark the Chuseok fall harvest holiday. The region was hit hard by Typhoon Hinnamnor earlier in the week. YonhapPeople watch a traditional performance in Seoul, Sept. 10, the second day of the four-day Chuseok holiday. YonhapPeople watch a traditional performance in Seoul, Sept. 10, the second day of the four-day Chuseok holiday. YonhapA performer holding a fan jumps on a rope at the backyard of Korean traditional houses in Namsangol Hanok Village, also known as "A Village of Traditional Houses in Namsan Valley," Sept. 10. YonhapElderly South Korean men commemorate their ancestors in North Korea in Paju, around 30 kilometers north of Seoul, Sept. 10, marking the Chuseok autumn harvest holiday. Many South Koreans remain unable to return to their hometowns or be reunited with families in the North after being displaced during the 1950-53 Korean War. YonhapA full moon is seen in the sky near N Seoul Tower on Mount Nam in Seoul, one of the top tourist spots in the Korean capital, on the Chuseok holiday on Sept. 10. YonhapA full moon is seen in the sky near N Seoul Tower on Mount Nam in Seoul, one of the top tourist spots in the South Korean capital, on the Chuseok holiday on Sept. 10. YonhapHeavy traffic clogs a highway in southern Seoul, Sept. 11, 2022, the third day of the four-day Chuseok holiday. YonhapPeople arrive at Seoul Station, Sept. 11, after visiting their hometowns during the Chuseok holiday. Yonhap  
    People pay their respects to their ancestors at a graveyard in Gwangju, 329 kilometers south of Seoul, Sept. 10, which marks the Chuseok fall harvest holiday. YonhapPeople pay their respects to their ancestors at a graveyard in Gwangju, 329 kilometers south of Seoul, Sept. 10, which marks the Chuseok fall harvest holiday. YonhapResidents of Pohang, 272 kilometers south of Seoul, participate in a joint ancestral rite on Sept. 10, to mark the Chuseok fall harvest holiday. The region was hit hard by Typhoon Hinnamnor earlier in the week. YonhapPeople watch a traditional performance in Seoul, Sept. 10, the second day of the four-day Chuseok holiday. YonhapPeople watch a traditional performance in Seoul, Sept. 10, the second day of the four-day Chuseok holiday. YonhapA performer holding a fan jumps on a rope at the backyard of Korean traditional houses in Namsangol Hanok Village, also known as "A Village of Traditional Houses in Namsan Valley," Sept. 10. YonhapElderly South Korean men commemorate their ancestors in North Korea in Paju, around 30 kilometers north of Seoul, Sept. 10, marking the Chuseok autumn harvest holiday. Many South Koreans remain unable to return to their hometowns or be reunited with families in the North after being displaced during the 1950-53 Korean War. YonhapA full moon is seen in the sky near N Seoul Tower on Mount Nam in Seoul, one of the top tourist spots in the Korean capital, on the Chuseok holiday on Sept. 10. YonhapA full moon is seen in the sky near N Seoul Tower on Mount Nam in Seoul, one of the top tourist spots in the South Korean capital, on the Chuseok holiday on Sept. 10. YonhapHeavy traffic clogs a highway in southern Seoul, Sept. 11, 2022, the third day of the four-day Chuseok holiday. YonhapPeople arrive at Seoul Station, Sept. 11, after visiting their hometowns during the Chuseok holiday. Yonhap  
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