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(EDITORIAL from the Korea Times on Sept. 1)
Crippled parliamentParties must find compromise to keep regular session alive The National Assembly's regular session opens Monday, but prospects for smooth sailing are grim because of a protracted..
(EDITORIAL from the Korea Joongang Daily on Sept. 1)
North's UN visit may signal change North Korean Foreign Minister Ri Su-yong is expected to attend the United Nations General Assembly meeting in mid-September in New York. It will be the first time ..
(EDITORIAL from the Korea Herald on Sept. 1)
Welfare defaultMunicipalities driven to financial limit It was a matter of time for municipal governments across the country to reach the limit of their financial capacity to pay for their share of ..
(EDITORIAL from the Korea Times on Aug. 29)
State-issued textbookSeoul resembles Tokyo in glorifying dark side of history The Park Geun-hye administration is attempting to return to an era when there was only one history book for all schoolc..
(EDITORIAL from the Korea Joongang Daily on Aug. 29)
Return to the Assembly The results of a survey on the Sewol crisis explicitly show where public opinion is heading. Those who oppose protest rallies by the opposition New Politics Alliance for Democ..
(EDITORIAL from the Korea Herald on Aug. 29)
Ill-considered wordsCardinal Yeom calls on Sewol families to concede Kim Young-oh, the father of a Sewol victim, ended his 46-day hunger strike Thursday. In a radio interview, Kim said he was ending..
(EDITORIAL from the Korea Times on Aug. 28)
Lawmakers' sit-in --Parties should restore politics to break Sewol impasse-- The main opposition New Politics Alliance for Democracy (NPAD) has quit the National Assembly and launched outdoor protes..
(EDITORIAL from the Korea Joongang Daily on Aug. 28)
How to build trust Lawmakers from the opposition New Politics Alliance for Democracy have abandoned their legislative duties to stage rallies in Gwanghwamun Plaza and outside the Blue House. They on..
(EDITORIAL from the Korea Herald on Aug. 28)
Visegrad Group--Ties with Central Europe need further boost-- It was 25 years ago that South Korea set up its first diplomatic relations with a communist country. The establishment of formal ties wi..
(EDITORIAL from the JoongAng Daily on Aug. 27)
Protect minors and senior citizens The country's population of seniors and minors are the weak and vulnerable that all of society has a duty to protect. The public and media are enraged whenever sto..
(EDITORIAL from the Korea Times on Aug. 27)
Endless blame gamePark and her party should take ultimate responsibility It's hard to repress pity and anger while watching the endless partisan brawl over the "special Sewol bill." It's pitiful th..
(EDITORIAL from the Korea Herald on Aug. 27)
Electronic tags no panaceaAnklets require close monitoring to deter crimes A man suspected of kidnapping and sexually assaulting a woman in Gwangju last week was wearing an electronic ankle bracelet..
(EDITORIAL from the JoongAng Daily on Aug. 25)
Get back to business The special Sewol law, albeit crucial, cannot be a reason for paralyzing the National Assembly. Once the legislature is in a state of limbo, it can hardly dismiss the repercussi..
(EDITORIAL from the Korea Times on Aug. 25)
Breaking the deadlock All it needs is for Park to keep her promise Korea's corrupt and incompetent political and administrative systems were behind the sinking of the Sewol ferry on April 16. More ..
(EDITORIAL from the Korea Herald on Aug. 25)
Korea-Japan summitTime for two countries’leaders to meet Former Japanese Prime Minister Tomiichi Murayama’s call for a summit between President Park Geun-hye and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe t..
(EDITORIAL from Korea Times on Aug. 23)
Drug-addicted teachers Dozens of native English teachers ― many of them working in elementary schools, private language institutes or even kindergartens ― have been arrested on marijuana-related ch..
(EDITORIAL from Korea Herald on Aug. 23)
Elusive mission: New envoy to Tokyo tasked with resetting ties A former U.S. intelligence chief called on South Korea and Japan earlier this week to exchange emissaries to help ease strained ties be..
(EDITORIAL from Korea JoongAng Daily on Aug. 23)
Making political hay Moon Jae-in is a prominent and well-known opposition leader. He served as chief secretary for former President Roh Moo-hyun and ran as the presidential candidate for the opposit..
(EDITORIAL from the Korea JoongAng Daily on Aug. 22)
Being prepared The corporate sector is bracing for the reunification of South and North Korea on a civilian level. The Federation of Korean Industries yesterday held the first meeting of a committee..
(EDITORIAL from the Korea Times on Aug. 22)
Pension reform Ruling party should act promptly to fix unsustainable system The ruling party has come under fire for dragging its feet on the reform of the pension system for government employees. D..
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