Round-up: Today’s top stories in the morning papers in Korea (March 31, 2017)
1. With the approval of an arrest warrant, South Korea’s disgraced former President Park gave eight hours and 40 minutes of testimony, the longest testimony hours in history. Park who finished her testimony was held at the prosecutor’s office and later was arrested in the morning.
According to gossip and rumors on social media, it is expected to 18 no matter what. Is Park going to be sentenced 18 years in prison then?
2. The committee who visited the site to investigate the body of the salvaged Sewol ferry became speechless when they found that the parts of the ship became rusted and damaged. Kim Chang-jun, the head of the committee, who remained quiet while watching the sea finally said he could not stop crying, thinking about the students.
A sensible man would take it to heart. For some people, the word “Sewol” is a taboo.