Round-up: Today’s top stories in the morning papers in Korea (September 1, 2016)
1. A good deed by Koo Bong-seo, the pioneer of Korean comedy, touched the nation. He sponsored an orphanage in Mungyeong in Gyeongsangbuk-do Province for 37 years, and in his will, he told his family not to stop the funding, even after he is gone.
You are the true comedian of Korea as you give us joy to the end. Thank you.
2. There is a heart-warming story of a 73-day-old baby boy who has brain death donated his kidney to a woman in her 30s with kidney disease. The baby’s parents hope that the world remembers the baby’s short but beautiful life and understands his noble sacrifice.
We will remember the baby and his noble sacrifice for a long time. I am sure he became an angel in heaven now.
3. A growing number of students register for paparazzi courses as Kim Young Ran Law or anti-corruption law that goes into effect next month offer up to 200 million Korean won a reward for reporting the illegal scene. However, this needs a caution as some of the companies earn revenue by selling equipment such as hidden cameras.
The authority offers a reward of up to 200 million Korean won. I hope to live in a where all paparazzi come home empty-handed.