Tagged with Korea

Arrest of Park (Korean people’s power)

Request for detention of ex-leader to serve as precedent for rule of law Korea Herald Editorial The prosecution requested an arrest warrant for former President Park Geun-hye on Monday. Park is being investigated as a suspect in the corruption scandal which led to her impeachment. She faces 13 charges, including bribery. The decision to seek … Continue reading

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Let’s learn from South Korea

Island Editorial Some French voters, fed up with their leaders, especially the candidates in the presidential race, recently chose to give vent to their pent-up anger in an unusual manner. They launched a campaign to invite former US President Barack Obama to run for President in their country! They have thus sent a very clear … Continue reading

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Peace can be a more powerful tool than blunt weapons

The following are editorials from two English Newspapers of Korea – Korea Times and Korea Herald.  TW urges the readers to read these two 1255 word editorials and know how decent, disciplined, responsible and non-violent are the Koreans in conducting protests (TW watched the protests in the news telecasts on Channel News Asia, Al-Jezeera and … Continue reading

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Speech stokes people’s anger

TW has been following the recent political development or rather scandal in Korea in which involved its incumbent president Park.  The woman president who is in a fix now is “patriotic” like our own former man MR in helping herself and helping her friends. Interested? Please read the following two news stories.  Korea Times By Kim Bo-eun, Kim … Continue reading

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‘I committed a capital offence’

This political scandal going on in South Korea now reminds this blogger (TW) many similar or near-similar scandals that drained Sri Lanka billions of rupees of hard-earned money belonging to its citizens.  Read on…. Choi Soon-sil turns herself in to prosecution By Jung Min-ho (Korea Times) Choi Soon-sil, the central figure in the biggest influence-peddling scandal of … Continue reading

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