Round-up: Today’s top stories in the morning papers in Korea (September 6, 2016)
1. During the meeting with her Chinese counterpart, South Korean President Park Geun-hye said that she has sleepless nights as she has tremendous responsibilities to protect lives and safety of 50 million people in South Korea. As a president, she is concerned that she could defend the country.
Oh, my goodness! 50 million Koreans have sleepless nights because of the president and I don’t think she knows it.
2. The Ministry of Defense in South Korea is expected to change their position as President Park Geun-hye said THAAD deployment would go away once the nuclear threat from North Korea was eliminated. As the ministry absolutely follows the statement of the president, the Supreme Commander-in-Chief, they continue to change their position whenever the president changes her remarks.
At least, the defense ministry knows what she talks about as they have to continue to change their position.
3. Kim Jae-su who became the Minister of Agriculture, Food, and Rural Affairs despite multiple suspicions in the hearing became the center of controversial issues because of the comments that he wrote in Gyeongbuk University’s meet-up homepage. Kim argued that there were slander, defamation, and political attacks in the hearing and lawmakers ignored Kim because he was a ‘dirt spoon’ from one of regional universities from countryside.
Kim also said that truth and justice always win. Here comes an activist.