Published : 2013-08-13 21:20
Updated : 2013-08-13 21:20
Korea’s first president, Syngman Rhee, makes an address to the U.S. Congress in 1954.
The April 19 Revolution in 1960
President Park Chung-hee meets U.S. President John F. Kennedy in 1961.
Kim Jae-kyu, chief of the intelligence agency, stands trial for assassinating President Park Chung-hee in 1979.
Soldiers clamp down on the Gwangju Democratization Movement in 1980
Hyundai Motors rolls out the 200,000th Pony in 1980. The company began manufacturing the nation’s first mass-produced car in 1975.
President Roh Tae-woo meets Soviet President Mikhail S. Gorbachev in 1990.
Seongsu Bridge over the Hangang River after its collapse in 1994
Sampoong Department Store in Seoul after its collapse in 1995
Korea seeks a bailout fund from the IMF in 1997.
President Kim Dae-jung meets North Korean leader Kim Jong-il before their summit in Pyongyang in 2000.
Crowds gather for the FIFA World Cup in 2002.
2010 Seoul G20 Summit
President Syngman Rhee reads The Korean Republic, which was renamed The Korea Herald, with his wife Francesca Donner Rhee and his adopted son Lee Kang-seok on his 83rd birthday in 1958.
A cameraman of The Korea Republic develops news photos in the darkroom of the newspaper.
The Korea Republic building located in front of Herald Academy on Taepyeong-ro in 1962
Officials place a new signboard after The Korea Republic changed its name to The Korea Herald on Aug. 15, 1965.
Italian priest Aurelie Villa, the winner of the second Korean oratorical contest for foreigners hosted by The Korea Herald, makes a speech on March 11, 1967.
Kim Dae-jung (left), the leader of the Party for Peace and Democracy, Kim Young-sam (center), the head of the New Democratic Party, and The Korea Herald and Naeway Economic Daily chairman Park Yong-hak make a toast during a reception held by the newspaper company in 1989.
Rep. Park Geun-hye of the then-Grand National Party (left) and Herald Media CEO Jungwook Hong (third from left) celebrate The Korea Herald’s 50th anniversary in 2003.
Herald Corp. chairman Jungwook Hong talks with Park Seo-won, chief executive of Big Ant International, during the Herald Design Forum 2012.