Round-up: Today’s top stories in the morning papers in Korea (October 25, 2016)
1. Cheong Wa Dae remained silent as a news reported that Choi Soon-sil, an alleged secret heavyweight with influence over the presidential office, was given access to South Korean President Park Geun-hye’s speech. There is circumstantial evidence about Choi’s involvement after presidential officials denied rumors on Friday that Choi edited the presidential speech, saying, “This is hardly possible, even during the feudal time.”
Park should be called an invocatory rite of a would-be medium instead of receiving force from the universe. The state of Korea is in shambles.
2. Jeong Yoo-ra, Choi Soon sil’s daughter, posted a pregnancy ultrasound photo on her Facebook, saying, “It has been already 25 weeks.” and deleted the post later that Jeong is likely to give birth to a baby as soon as she entered the University. If the post is true, this explains why she has been absent first semester of the first college year.
I feel like I am reading a tabloid called “Sunday Seoul” during the 1970s.
3. The Japanese government expressed disappointment, saying, “It is extremely regrettable.” Chief Cabinet Secretary Suga added that it is important to show a willingness to work on the common issues facing the international community in a future-oriented manner, instead of focusing on the unfortunate history of the past.
There is no future without forgiveness.