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[Editorial] Suspect's Constitution

In the wake of the Park Geun-hye scandal, the nation may face its seventh referendum next year. However, the possibility of this happening is very low. Nevertheless, it is feasible that the Saenuri ...

Updated : 2016.12.01 16:15

[Editorial] Park’s accomplices

President Park Geun-hye’s offer to leave her fate to the National Assembly – an apparent bid to avoid an impending impeachment and buy time – gives a clue to why her loyalists in the Saenuri Party re...

Updated : 2016.11.30 16:05

[Editorial] Just halt duties

Embattled President Park Geun-hye remains unblushing as she again rejected citizens’ demands for an “immediate” resignation in another public address on Tuesday. Instead, Park seemingly chose to fol...

Updated : 2016.11.29 15:03

[Editorial] Crucial week

The political crisis stemming from the Choi Soon-sil scandal has entered a crucial stage, with a set of important events scheduled for later this week. First, the National Assembly will launch its o...

Updated : 2016.11.28 14:53

[Editorial] Election mode

Time is up. The nation confirmed over the weekend that President Park Geun-hye has already been “impeached by citizens,” as the National Assembly fine-tunes plans to propose and vote on an impeachmen...

Updated : 2016.11.27 15:23

[Other view] How Trump can help Medicaid

President-elect Donald Trump has already stepped back from his campaign pledge to entirely repeal Obamacare, saying he’ll keep a couple of the law’s popular insurance protections. Soon enough, certai...

Updated : 2016.11.25 16:31

[Editorial] Investigators’ showdown

Citizens are closely watching the prosecution’s movements over its investigation into the Park Geun-hye scandal. The ongoing probe is offering a timely opportunity for the agency to regain some of it...

Updated : 2016.11.25 16:30

[Editorial] Jang’s meddling

The Park Geun-hye scandal has grown again to include a new figure, Jang Si-ho, who has been placed under custody for embezzlement. Earlier this month, Jang gained attention after she sought to sell h...

Updated : 2016.11.23 15:14

[Editorial] One way out

It is hard to accept, but it seems almost inevitable that Koreans will have to continue living with a president who about 90 percent of them think is unfit for the post. This is primarily because th...

Updated : 2016.11.22 15:01

[Editorial] Ex-prosecutors in Blue House

It has been about a month since the Park Geun-hye scandal initially shook the nation. While she has yet to deliver a televised speech since making a second public apology on Nov. 4, fresh allegations...

Updated : 2016.11.21 14:31

[Editorial] Park’s defiance

The latest developments of the Choi Soon-sil scandal show that the political crisis will not end any time soon. What is clear is that President Park Geun-hye will not give in to demands that she ste...

Updated : 2016.11.20 15:27

[Editorial] Economic woes

The Choi Soon-sil scandal that has been shaking the nation for weeks is adding adversity to the national economy. Most of all, the leadership crisis and political instability caused by the huge scand...

Updated : 2016.11.18 16:14

[Editorial] Red card

Cheong Wa Dae has dismissed the possibility of President Park Geun-hye’s resignation. But this sort of provocative response -- via spokespeople after her two public apologies -- to angry citizens’ de...

Updated : 2016.11.17 14:48

[Editorial] Simply incapable

The Choi Soon-sil scandal and the ensuing political crisis show how incapable political leaders here are of running the nation, especially in times of crisis. Basically, the problem was that the wro...

Updated : 2016.11.16 14:55

[Editorial] Patience test

Lawmakers, political parties, media outlets and academics are all at odds over the fate of President Park Geun-hye. Given the uniqueness of the situation, their indecisiveness is understandable -- t...

Updated : 2016.11.15 15:18