Round-up: Today’s top stories in the morning papers in Korea (November 11, 2016)
1. The news of Donald Trump becoming the 45th president of the United States shocked the world. Americans who supported bought a stopwatch, hoping to have a right person for US president in 2020 after four years.
Americans have only four years whereas Koreans have five years to have another president. However, it appears that we have a new president soon.
2. Jeong Ho-seong, the former presidential secretary, stated that he recorded the phone conversation with President Park Geun-hye and Choi Soon-sil because he wanted to it for writing a book such as a memoir after Park’s resignation. Jeong added that Choi received the same treatment as Ms. Park.
After all, South Korea bought one president get another president free. As a Korean, we had two difficult presidents when handling one was already too much.