Round-up: Today’s top stories in the morning papers in Korea (June 30, 2016)
1. Moral hazards in the ruling and opposition parties in South Korea became a controversial issue. People’s party is accused of taking kickbacks while Seo Young-kyo, the lawmaker of the Minjoo Party hired family members and Park In-sook, the lawmaker of the ruling Saenuri Party hired relatives as secretaries.
I thought the 20th National Assembly would do a better job. I was a fool to believe that.
2. The youth crime in South Korea is becoming increasingly ferocious while their ways of committing crimes are also cruel at the same time. These juvenile offenders need attention and measures as they do not only deviate from the norm of the society but commit a crime without any sense of guilt.
They learn from adults. Don’t say that they learn this from playing games. We, as an adult, need to take a look at ourselves.
3. The South Korean government and Audi Volkswagen Korea that manipulated emissions tests for diesel vehicles are fighting over the applicability of the law. VW Korea argued that illegality cannot be discussed here because they obtained certification for these diesel automobiles before South Korea adopts the environmental law.
Tell them South Korea has common law. They cannot get away with that.
4. A study found that nearly half men in their 30s and 40s in South Korea do not consider prostitution as an affair. In South Korea, where prostitution is rampant, many do not take prostitution seriously because other men do not.
Don’t just think and ask your wife. You will be beaten to death.