Agricultural market ahead of holiday

Visitors shop for fruits at a wholesale market in the southern port city of Busan on Jan. 19, 2020, ahead of the Lunar New Year holiday that runs from Jan. 24-27. (Yonhap)

Happy New Year!

A professional diver in the traditional Korean clothing "hanbok" bows inside a tank at Hanwha Aquaplanet in Seoul on Jan. 20, 2020, ahead of the Jan. 24-27 Lunar New Year holiday. (Yonhap)

Making Korean sweets

Women make Korean sweets known as "hangwa" at a village in Imsil, 300 km south of Seoul, on Jan. 20, 2020, ahead of "Seol," the Lunar New Year holiday from Jan.

Releasing cash for 'Seol'

Staff members of the Bank of Korea's office in southern Seoul move stacks of cash on Jan. 20, 2020, to be delivered to banks to meet rising demand for cash for the Jan.

Travellers checked for fever at Incheon airport

A quarantine officer at Incheon International Airport, west of Seoul, uses an electronic thermometer to check the temperature of passengers arriving by plane from Wuhan, China, and Southeast Asia o

'Faceless angel'

People move sacks of rice into a community service center in northern Seoul on Jan.

Helping hands

Volunteers from the Korean Red Cross climb a staircase carrying relief supplies to deliver to vulnerable residents in the southeastern city of Busan on Jan. 14, 2020. (Yonhap)

Korea Image Awards

Jazz singer Nah Youn-sun (3rd from L, front row) and pop columnist Jeff Benjamin (4th from L, front row), who won CICI Korea Image Awards from the Corea Image Communication Institute, pose for a ph

Yonhap president meets Japanese envoy

Yonhap News Agency President and CEO Cho Sung-boo (L) poses for a photo with new Japanese Ambassador to South Korea Koji Tomita at Yonhap headquarters in Seoul on Jan. 14, 2020. (Yonhap)

Moon's new year press conference

President Moon Jae-in calls on a reporter to ask a question at his new year press conference at the presidential office Cheong Wa Dae in Seoul on Jan. 14, 2020. (Yonhap)