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[Editorial] Familiar denial tactic

It is nothing new for North Korea to tell bold lies after committing vile terrorist acts. Many still remember how the country behaved after committing mass killings such as a bomb attack on a South ...

Updated : 2017.02.22 17:37

[Editorial] Park faces ultimatum

The Constitutional Court appears determined to decide on the impeachment of President Park Geun-hye before March 13, when its acting chief justice Lee Jung-mi is to retire. The court made it clear t...

Updated : 2017.02.21 17:31

[Editorial] Killer regime

As expected, many factors strongly suggest that North Korea was behind the vicious killing of Kim Jong-nam, the half brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un. This leaves Malaysia and the world wit...

Updated : 2017.02.20 17:25

[Editorial] Postarrest step

The arrest of Lee Jae-yong, the vice chairman of Samsung Electronics, on bribery and other charges Friday shocked the nation. Lee is the first head of Samsung to be arrested in its 79-year history. ...

Updated : 2017.02.19 17:26

[Editorial] Worrisome pledges

South Korea appears more insecure than ever. North Korea recently fired a mid-range ballistic missile in a way that makes it difficult for South Korea to intercept. In response, the hard-line new US...

Updated : 2017.02.17 18:20

[Editorial] Ruthless Kim

The apparent assassination in Malaysia of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un’s half-brother has intelligence agents, North Korea watchers and the media scurrying to find the motives behind the high-prof...

Updated : 2017.02.16 16:24

[Editorial] Obey court ruling

The floor leaders of the ruling and opposition parties Monday agreed to accept whatever the Constitutional Court rules on the parliamentary impeachment of President Park Geun-hye. It should be no wo...

Updated : 2017.02.15 17:28

[Editorial] Hectic week

This week will see some key developments in the scandal involving President Park Geun-hye and her confidante Choi Soon-sil. Choi and other suspects will go through court hearings after which some of ...

Updated : 2017.02.14 16:04

[Editorial] Watertight sanctions

North Korea fired a ballistic missile on Sunday, amid discussions of a pre-emptive strike on it in the US. Analysts say it launched an intermediate-range missile instead of an intercontinental ball...

Updated : 2017.02.13 17:30

[Editorial] Confront bully

It seems there is no end to China’s mean-spirited bullying of South Korea. Its retaliatory actions against the plan to deploy a US advanced anti-missile system on the Korean Peninsula are spreading t...

Updated : 2017.02.12 17:42

[Editorial] Ample reasons

There is a conspicuous trend in the presidential race: Two men – one favored mainly by conservatives and the other by liberals – are gaining popularity, even at what many have called a “frightening p...

Updated : 2017.02.10 15:45

[Editorial] Time tight

The Constitutional Court appears unlikely to rule on President Park Geun-hye’s impeachment this month as the last hearing has apparently been scheduled for Feb. 22. Still, the eight justices of the...

Updated : 2017.02.09 17:18

[Editorial] Healthy proposal

South Chungcheong Province Gov. An Hee-jung’s proposal to form a “grand coalition” for the next government may well be part of his efforts to broaden his support base, as the liberal candidate is fas...

Updated : 2017.02.08 17:33

[Editorial] Face-to-face questioning

Special prosecutors reportedly plan to question President Park Geun-hye face-to-face later this week about the influence-peddling scandal involving her and her confidante Choi Soon-sil. Local news ou...

Updated : 2017.02.07 17:40

[Editorial] Hold Woo accountable

While the team of independent counsel Park Young-soo is poised to question President Park Geun-hye later this week, investigators are closing in on another key target of their probe, Woo Byung-woo. ...

Updated : 2017.02.06 18:24