Picture of the Day: The WTF Mascot

Posing for picture with Muju WTF mascot

A taekwondo athlete from France poses for a picture with the World Taekwondo Championships mascot Terri the tiger in Muju, some 240 kilometers south of Seoul, on June 17, 2017. The taekwondo championships will take place from June 24-30, with some 917 players from 183 countries scheduled to participate in the game. (Yonhap)

Picture of the Day: Anti-THAAD Protesters Scuffle with Police

Residents clash with police on THAAD

Local residents and policemen clash near the deployment site of a U.S. anti-missile defense system in Seongju, some 300 kilometers south of Seoul, on June 15, 2017. The residents have been blocking the roads with desks and other small furniture to stop the installation of the system, known as THAAD. Scuffles erupted when police tried to remove the blockage and ended 10 minutes after the police stepped back. (Yonhap)

Picture of the Day: Asia’s Biggest Baseball Complex Opens In South Korea

Asia's biggest baseball complex opens

This is an aerial view of the Hwaseong Dream Park, a youth baseball complex in Hwaseong, west of Seoul, that opened on June 9, 2017. The 242,000-square-meter complex, Asia’s biggest, houses eight ballparks, including four for players in elementary school and one for female players. (Yonhap)

Picture of the Day: T.O.P. Recovering from Drug Overdose

Wheelchaired Big Bang member

South Korean rapper T.O.P, a member of the South Korean boy band Big Bang, is being moved on a wheelchair from Ewha Womans University Medical Center in western Seoul to another hospital for recovery on June 9, 2017. He was treated at the hospital’s emergency room after he fell into a coma due to a drug overdose on June 6. (Yonhap)

Picture of the Day: New Zealand Frigate Visits Busan

New Zealand frigate makes port call in Busan

The New Zealand Navy frigate Te Kaha arrives at South Korea’s port city of Busan on June 9, 2017, after a drill in Southeast Asia. The 3,600-ton vessel is armed with a 50-inch 54 caliber gun, Mk 41 vertical launch system for surface-to-air missiles, a Phalanx close-in weapons system and Mk 46 torpedoes. Te Kaha sailors will engage in various friendship activities with South Korea’s Navy personnel before departing on June 13. (Yonhap)