Round-up: Today’s top stories in the morning papers in Korea (March 24, 2016)
1. The documentary film called “upside down”, which covers the story about the victims and families of Sewol Ferry Disaster, will be released in April. The person who bombard harsh words to the bereaved families, saying they have been doing “corpse business” was nominated as a proportional representative, which sparked controversy these days.
The person should be knocked down immediately. No one should be doing proportional representative business like that.
2. Of the ten largest corporations in South Korea, Lotte was the worst in coexisting with small businesses, followed Hanhwa, Doosan, Shinsegage. KT was the highest concerning coexistence.
Did someone talk with KT on the phone? Keep your words. Let’s survive together, please.
3. The average jeonse price or a long-term deposit contract, of small apartments in Seoul, is an average of 259 million Korean Won (about 259,000 US dollars). The sales price of medium and large apartments in Gyeonggi and Incheon, suburbs of Seoul, is 310 million Korean won (315,500 US dollars). Tenants who live in Seoul can buy their home in Geyonggi and Incheon if they can afford 40 million Korean Won more.
I used to live in Seoul but the city is driving me away.
4. Those who made a donation last year was under 30% as a result of the economic burden. Seven in ten respondents said they are unable to enjoy leisure activities because of the economic burden.
People are stuck in their room, watching TV, but you should accept this positively.