Picture of the Day: Korean Citizenship for Daughter of Independence Fighter

Overseas descendants of freedom fighters get Korean nationality

Justice Minister Park Sang-ki gives a certificate of Korean nationality to 6-year-old girl Diana, a granddaughter of the late Korean independence fighter Kim Man-Kyom (1886-1938), at the justice ministry in Gwacheon, south of Seoul, on Aug. 11, 2017. (Yonhap)

Picture of the Day: Mitsubishi Order to Pay World War II Forced Korean Laborer

Mitsubishi ordered to compensate for forced labor

Kim Jae-rim (C), a Korean victim of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries’ forced labor during World War II and one of four who had filed damage suits against the Japanese company, leaves the Gwangju District Court in the namesake city, 329km south of Seoul, on Aug. 11, 2017. The court ordered the company to pay 120 million won to the 87-year-old victim. Mitsubishi is one of the leading Japanese war criminal companies involved in forced labor during the war. More than 1 million Koreans were forcibly taken to mines, ammunition factories and construction sites in Japan during the war. (Yonhap)

Picture of the Day: Sea of Corea?

18th century 'Sea of Corea' map

Shown is a map made by British publisher Herman Moll in 1712 that depicts waters between Korea and Japan as the “Sea of Corea.” The map was given to the Independence Hall of Korea in Cheonan, South Chungcheong Province, by professor Kim Nam-hoon of Kongju National University, the hall said Aug. 7, 2017. (Yonhap)

Picture of the Day: ROK Defense Minister Visits CFC Headquarters

Defense chief visits CFC

In this photo courtesy of the Defense Ministry, South Korean Defense Minister Song Young-moo, escorted by Gen. Vincent K. Brooks, who commands the U.S. Forces Korea (USFK) and Korea-U.S. Combined Forces Command (CFC), inspects an honor guard during his first visit to the CFC on Aug. 4, 2017. (Yonhap)