Thursday, July 19, 2018
The White House gift shop releases coins to commemorate the historic meeting between U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korea’s Chairman Kim Jong Un, on June 13. (White House Gift Shop) By Kang Gahui and Lee Hana The White House gift shop has released...
Lin Chun Li, a Korean resident with Chinese citizenship, smiles after voting in the seventh round of quadrennial local elections, at Wongok High School polling station No. 3 in Wongok-dong, Danwon-gu District, Ansan-si City in Gyeonggi-do Province on June...
On June 13, one day after the summit between North Korea and the U.S., the summit and its results are still making headlines on the front pages of Singaporean newspapers in English, simplified Chinese, Malay and Tamil. By Xu Aiying and Yoon Jihye Photos...
One of the donated photos shows a military police officer directing traffic along a major thoroughfare near Daejeon Station. By Kim Eun-young and Hahm Hee-eun Photos = Republic of Korea Army The Republic of Korea Army (ROK Army) unveiled a collection of rare photos of...
President Moon Jae-in and first lady Kim Jung-sook pause for a moment of silence during the 63rd commemorative ceremony to mark Memorial Day, at the Daejeon National Cemetery on June 6. By Park Hye Ri and Hahm Hee-eun Photos = Hyoja-dong Studio On June 6, Memorial...
The Gamcheon Culture Village in Busan, which used to be a shanty town for refugees after the Korean War, has become a tourist attraction after many years of restoration. (Busan Metropolitan Government) By Lee Kyoung Mi and Kim Young Shin  Busan’s Gamcheon Culture Village...
President Moon Jae-in walks with ‘comfort women’ survivors at Cheong Wa Dae in January. (Cheong Wa Dae) By Park Hye Ri and Sohn JiAe  The day of Aug. 14 has been officially designated as International Memorial Day for Comfort Women. The Ministry of Government Legislation...
This year’s poster for World No Tobacco Day 2018 says, ‘Smoking isn’t just suicide, it’s murder.’ (Ministry of Health and Welfare) By Kim Tae Won and Hahm Hee-eun On May 31, the government is holding a ceremony to celebrate World No Tobacco Day and...
Misting pipes that create a chilling spray are installed along Gwanghwamun Square in central Seoul to cool the streets during the summer months. (Seoul Metropolitan Government) By Kim Young Deok and Kim Young Shin  Pedestrians strolling through Gwanghwamun Square in downtown Seoul this summer...
The Dharma Ceremony for Buddha’s 2,562nd birthday is held this year at Seoul's Jogyesa Temple on May 22. By Kim Hyelin and Hahm Hee-eun Photo = Kim Sunjoo Video = Choi Tae-soon Seoul | May 23, 2018 To celebrate Buddha’s 2,562nd birthday, various Dharma Ceremonies were held across Korea....
First lady Kim Jung-sook invites to Cheong Wa Dae on May 17 members of a support group that helps institutionalized youth become self-supporting. In the photo, first lady Kim offers roses to the guests during a dinner. (Cheong Wa...
Prime Minister Lee Nak-yon attends a commemorative ceremony to mark the 38th anniversary of the May 18 Gwangju Democratization Movement, and pays his respects at the May 18 National Cemetery, in Gwangju, Jeollanam-do Province, on May 18. By Park Hye Ri and Hahm...

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