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Business - Dec. 11, 2006
Participants in the Miss Korea 2006 pageant take part in a charity event at the Hyundai Department Store in Mia, Seoul on Sunday. All proceeds from the event sales go to helping disabled children from disadvantaged homes.
Front - Dec. 12, 2006
Daniel Craig poses in front of the poster for the latest James Bond film ‘Casino Royale’, in which he stars, in Seoul on Monday. Craig follows Sean Connery, George Lazenby, Roger Moore, Timothy Dalton, and Pierce Brosnan as the sixth actor to take the role. Born in 1968, Craig also becomes the first Bond to be born after the author of the original series Ian Fleming was dead. The 38-year-old British actor said he has not seen many Korean films but was impressed by Park Chan-wook’s ‘Old Boy.’/Yonhap
Hallyu star in Japan: Actor Song Seung-hun, right, one of the hottest Korean stars in Japan, waves to some 5,000 Japanese fans at Narita International Airport, east of Tokyo, Japan, Tuesday. Song arrived in Japan to attend a three-day event arranged by the Japanese broadcaster Fuji TV. /Yonhap 12-12-2006 19:06
Miss Korea runners-up: Miss Korea 2006 runners-up, from right, Park Sharon, Park Hee-jeong and Park Sungmin, engage in voluntary work at the Community Chest of Korea building in central Seoul, Tuesday, sending donation receipts to donors. Those who donate money to the community can get income tax deductions at the end of the year.
/ Korea Times 12-12-2006 20:55
Dodge compact: Models demonstrate the Dodge Caliber, a compact car priced at 26.9 million won, during an unveiling event at a DaimlerChrysler showroom in Socho-dong, Seoul, Tuesday. /Courtesy of DaimlerChrysler Korea 12-12-2006 21:23
Business - Dec. 13, 2006
Staff hold Atemoya or custard apple used for ice cream or desert at the Lotte Department Store in Seoul on Tuesday./Yonhap
Front - Dec. 14, 2006
A student braces herself to look at the results of her College Scholastic Aptitude Test for 2007 on Wednesday. The scores were announced Wednesday.
Culture - Dec. 14, 2006
Shoppers look at gift-wrapping paper and ribbons at Hyundai Department Store’ World Trade Center branch in Samseong-dong, Seoul on Wednesday./Yonhap
Business - Dec. 14, 2006
Shoppers pick out diaries for the new year on at Kyobo Bookstore in Seoul on Wednesday afternoon.
Illegal gold: An official shows confiscated gold bars at the Seoul Central Prosecutors’ Office, Wednesday. Prosecutors booked a number of gold wholesalers who are suspected of evading taxes through illegal gold transactions.
Students confirm their scores on the 2006 College Scholastic Ability Test in a classroom at Pung Moon Girls’ High School, downtown Seoul, Wednesday. /Korea Times
New Defense Minister Kim Jang-soo, right, inspects a guard of honor with Gen. B. B. Bell, on his right, commander of the U.S. Forces Korea during a welcoming ceremony for Kim in Yongsan, Seoul, Wednesday. / Yonhap 12-13-2006 17:29
National - Dec. 14, 2006
The new Korean Defense Minister Kim Jang-soo and U.S. forces Korea Commander Gen. Burwell Bell inspect an honor guard at an event to welcome Kim at Knight Field at the USFK’s Yongsan garrison in Seoul on Wednesday afternoon./Yonhap
Asia vs. world: Golfers of Team Asia at the second Lexus Cup, the match between Team Asia and Team International, pose on Thursday. The Asian team includes Pak Se-ri, third from right in the second row, Han Hee-won and Grace Park, fourth and third in the first row, respectively. The annual event will be held from Dec. 15 to 17 at the Garden Course of Tanah Merah Country Club in Singapore. Yonhap 12-14-2006 21:32
Asia vs. world: Golfers of Team Asia at the second Lexus Cup, the match between Team Asia and Team International, pose on Thursday. The Asian team includes Pak Se-ri, third from right in the second row, Han Hee-won and Grace Park, fourth and third in the first row, respectively. The annual event will be held from Dec. 15 to 17 at the Garden Course of Tanah Merah Country Club in Singapore. /Yonhap 12-14-2006 21:35
Front - Dec. 15, 2006
UN General Assembly President Sheikha Haya Rashed Al Khalifa swears in the new UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon at the United Nations in New York on Thursday. Ban begins his five-year term on Jan. 1./Reuters-Newsis
Dozens of performers in action during the closing ceremony of the 15th Asian Games, which began at 8 p.m. on Friday at Khalifa Stadium in Doha, Qatar. In the games, in which about 12,000 athletes from 45 countries participated in 39 events, South Korea finished second with 58 gold medals. /Yonhap 12-15-2006 19:54
Team Asia’s Pak Se-ri, right, and her teammate Lee Seon-hwa, both of South Korea, confer on the ninth green Saturday during the second day of the Lexus Cup golf tournament in Singapore. /AP-Yonhap 12-17-2006 16:50
Italian Ambassador Massimo Andrea Leggeri, second from left, poses with Michele Sabatino, on his left, commercial attache of the Italian Embassy, and Koreans who will learn about Italian cuisine in Italy next month at the Italian Cultural Institute for Foreigners in Seoul, Friday. /Korea Times Photo by Park Jung-ho
Business - Dec. 15, 2006
LG Electronics’ third-generation LG-CU400 phone, equipped with a ‘push to talk’ function, which it will supply to the U.S.’ largest telecom provider Cingular Wireless./Yonhap.
National - Dec. 15, 2006
The mother and son of the late equestrian Kim Hyung-chil pay a silent tribute after he was buried at the National Memorial Board on Thursday afternoon. Kim sustained fatal injuries in an accident mid-competition at the Asian Games in Doha, Qatar last week. He was the first Korean athlete to die during an international competition./Newsis
Back to nature: Staff of the Korean Association for Bird Protection and the Cultural Heritage Administration release an eagle ㅡ one of three ㅡ back into the wild in Paju, Kyonggi Province, Sunday, after giving them medical treatment. /Korea Times
Front - Dec. 18, 2006
Culture - Dec. 18, 2006
Golden piggy banks: Children decorate a Christmas tree with golden piggy banks during a promotional event, organized by Pulmuone, a leading food company, at the Lotte Mart in central Seoul, Sunday. Pulmuone gave customers free piggy banks to celebrate the year of the pig in 2007. / Yonhap 12-17-2006 21:26
Business - Dec. 18, 2006
Exports to Libya
Universal Signs Jo Su-mi for Five-Record Deal
Blue, Green Embellish Choson Paintings
Review of 200 pounds