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South Korea's Top 10 News Stories of 2017

South Korea's Top 10 News Stories of 2017

2017 대한민국 10대뉴스

As 2017 nears its end, we take a look back at our top 10 news stories from the year.

As 2017 nears its end, we take a look back at our top 10 news stories from the year.

숨 가쁘게 달려온 2017년! 대한민국을 뜨겁게 달군 10대 뉴스는 무엇일까?

2. Former President Park Geun-hye impeached<br>
South Korea's Constitutional Court removed former President Park Geun-hye from office for her role in the massive corruption scandal.

2. Former President Park Geun-hye impeached
South Korea's Constitutional Court removed former President Park Geun-hye from office for her role in the massive corruption scandal.

2. 박근혜 전 대통령 탄핵
국정농단을 일으킨 박근혜 전 대통령! 헌법재판소는 헌법사상 처음으로 현직 대통령에게 파면을 선고했다.

3. North Korea continues with nuclear and missile provocations<br>
North Korea conducted its sixth nuclear test and tested missiles 15 times this year, raising tensions on the Korean peninsula.

3. North Korea continues with nuclear and missile provocations
North Korea conducted its sixth nuclear test and tested missiles 15 times this year, raising tensions on the Korean peninsula.

3. 북한 핵실험-미사일 도발
핵 무력 완성을 선언한 북한! 6차 핵실험을 비롯, 15회의 미사일을 쏘아 올리며 한반도를 긴장상태로 몰아넣었다.

4. Donald Trump visits South Korea<br>
U.S. President Donald Trump made a state visit to South Korea in November, the first for a U.S. president in 25 years.

4. Donald Trump visits South Korea
U.S. President Donald Trump made a state visit to South Korea in November, the first for a U.S. president in 25 years.

4. 도널드 트럼프 미국 대통령 국빈 방문
지난 11월, 미국 대통령으로는 25년 만에 국빈 방문한 트럼프 대통령! 한미 동맹의 굳건함을 재확인하는 성과...

5. Seoul and Beijing mend ties after THAAD standoff<br>
After a months-long row over THAAD, South Korea  improved its ties with China through multiple bilateral summits and President Moon's state visit to China.

5. Seoul and Beijing mend ties after THAAD standoff
After a months-long row over THAAD, South Korea improved its ties with China through multiple bilateral summits and President Moon's state visit to China.

5. 한-중, 사드갈등 봉합
문재인 대통령의 중국 국빈방문 등 수차례의 한중정상회동을 통해, 사드배치 문제로 냉랭해진 한중 관계 개선...

7. Minimum wage set at US$ 7 for 2018 <br>
 As part of President Moon's campaign pledge to raise the minimum wage to roughly US$ 9 by 2020, the labor ministry set next year's minimum wage at US$ 7, up 16.4% from this year.

7. Minimum wage set at US$ 7 for 2018
As part of President Moon's campaign pledge to raise the minimum wage to roughly US$ 9 by 2020, the labor ministry set next year's minimum wage at US$ 7, up 16.4% from this year.

7. 2018년 최저임금 7530원 결정
2020년 최저임금 1만원 시대를 열겠다는 정부 목표에 따라, 내년 최저임금은 올해보다 16.4% 오른 7530원으로 결정!

8. College entrance exam postponed after Pohang earthquake<br>
Following the 5.4-magnitude earthquake in Pohang, the  government took an unprecedented step to postpone the college entrance exam by one week.

8. College entrance exam postponed after Pohang earthquake
Following the 5.4-magnitude earthquake in Pohang, the government took an unprecedented step to postpone the college entrance exam by one week.

8. 경북 포항 지진-수능 연기
경상북도 포항에서 규모 5.4의 지진 발생, 다음날 치러질 수능시험이 연기됐다. 자연재해로 인한 수능 연기는 최초!

9. Korea books ticket to ninth consecutive world cup<br>
Punching its ticket to the 2018 Russia World Cup, South Korea became the sixth country in the world to achieve its ninth consecutive qualification for the World Cup.

9. Korea books ticket to ninth consecutive world cup
Punching its ticket to the 2018 Russia World Cup, South Korea became the sixth country in the world to achieve its ninth consecutive qualification for the World Cup.

9. 한국 축구, 9회 연속 월드컵 진출
2018 러시아 월드컵까지 9회 연속 본선에 진출한 한국! 세계 6번째 국가로, 아시아의 축구 강국임을 재확인...

10. BTS: a worldwide sensation<br>
K-pop sensation BTS is making it big on the global music scene, winning an award at the Billboard Music Awards and performing at the American Music Awards.

10. BTS: a worldwide sensation
K-pop sensation BTS is making it big on the global music scene, winning an award at the Billboard Music Awards and performing at the American Music Awards.

10. 방탄소년단, 글로벌 열풍
빌보드, AMAS 무대 등 미국을 넘어 전세계를 점령한 방탄소년단! 한국어 노래로 교감하며 K팝 2.0시대를 열었다.

As we say goodbye to 2017, we look forward to seeing what 2018 has to offer.

As we say goodbye to 2017, we look forward to seeing what 2018 has to offer.

그 어느 때보다 다사다난했던 2017년을 마무리하며 새롭게 다가오는 2018년을 기대해본다.

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South Korea's Top 10 News Stories of 2017
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As 2017 nears its end, we take a look back at our top 10 news stories from the year.
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2. Former President Park Geun-hye impeached<br>
South Korea's Constitutional Court removed former President Park Geun-hye from office for her role in the massive corruption scandal.
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3. North Korea continues with nuclear and missile provocations<br>
North Korea conducted its sixth nuclear test and tested missiles 15 times this year, raising tensions on the Korean peninsula.
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4. Donald Trump visits South Korea<br>
U.S. President Donald Trump made a state visit to South Korea in November, the first for a U.S. president in 25 years.
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5. Seoul and Beijing mend ties after THAAD standoff<br>
After a months-long row over THAAD, South Korea  improved its ties with China through multiple bilateral summits and President Moon's state visit to China.
1 : count : 6
7. Minimum wage set at US$ 7 for 2018 <br>
 As part of President Moon's campaign pledge to raise the minimum wage to roughly US$ 9 by 2020, the labor ministry set next year's minimum wage at US$ 7, up 16.4% from this year.
1 : count : 7
8. College entrance exam postponed after Pohang earthquake<br>
Following the 5.4-magnitude earthquake in Pohang, the  government took an unprecedented step to postpone the college entrance exam by one week.
1 : count : 8
9. Korea books ticket to ninth consecutive world cup<br>
Punching its ticket to the 2018 Russia World Cup, South Korea became the sixth country in the world to achieve its ninth consecutive qualification for the World Cup.
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10. BTS: a worldwide sensation<br>
K-pop sensation BTS is making it big on the global music scene, winning an award at the Billboard Music Awards and performing at the American Music Awards.
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As we say goodbye to 2017, we look forward to seeing what 2018 has to offer.
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