Round-up: Today’s top stories in the morning papers in Korea (April 13, 2017)
1. The Seoul Central District Court dismissed the arrest warrant for Woo Byung-woo, former presidential secretary for civil affairs, for the second time. However, the judiciary of South Korea faces rising criticism as the prosecution arrested Ko Young-tae, a close friend of Park Geun-hye’s confidante Choi Soon-sil, who has been cooperative with the independent counsel’s probe.
“Don’t ask why young people are not willing to have children. No one wants their sons and daughters to live in the country.” Kim Min-jung, the poet.
2. An official in the Ministry of Culture, Sports, and Tourism who created the blacklist of cultural figures confessed that he had no choice but followed Cheong Wa Dae’s order. Mr. Oh who was summoned as a witness in the second hearing of Kim Ki-chun and Cho Yoon-sun said it was extremely painful for him as he was well aware of the circumstance of the art community.
It can be considered as a threat given the situation that he felt pressure. Then the hairstyle of Kim Ki-chun and Cho Yoon-sun is upstyle?
The so-called upstyle hair is Park Geun-hye’s hair style.