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[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

[Editorial] Anti-THAAD protests

South Korea and the US on Friday held their first defense ministers’ talks after the inauguration of the Donald Trump government. According to the South Korean Ministry of National Defense, their int...

Updated : 2017.02.05 17:15

[Editorial] Rediscover conservatism

Former UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon’s sudden drop out of the presidential race shocked not only conservative politicians but those voters who think that they have a strong conservative inclinatio...

Updated : 2017.02.03 17:38

[Editorial] No bounds

By now, readers should know how powerful Choi Soon-sil, the notorious confidante of President Park Geun-hye, had become. What the independent counsel team’s investigation – and previously a separate ...

Updated : 2017.02.02 14:57

[Editorial] Trump’s immigration ban

US President Donald Trump’s recent immigration ban to keep America safe from radical Islamic terrorists faces a backlash at home and abroad. He signed an executive order to indefinitely block Syrian ...

Updated : 2017.02.01 14:59

[Editorial] No more tricks

The team of special prosecutor Park Young-soo investigating the scandal surrounding President Park Geun-hye and her confidante Choi Soon-sil is zeroing in on its final target, Park. Investigators in...

Updated : 2017.01.31 15:00

[Editorial] New diplomatic environment

US Secretary of Defense James Mattis’ visit to Korea on Thursday is expected to open the door to a new diplomatic environment for South Korea. His visit is the first overseas trip by a member of th...

Updated : 2017.01.30 17:24

[Editorial] It’s not peanuts

News reports have said that US Defense Secretary James Mattis plans to visit South Korea and Japan early next month. On the surface, the visit aims to reaffirm the solid US security alliance with the...

Updated : 2017.01.25 17:26

[Editorial] Renegotiation of FTA

The renegotiation of the Korea-US free trade deal is becoming a matter of “when” rather than “if.” US President Donald Trump pledged Sunday to begin to renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agre...

Updated : 2017.01.24 17:22

[Other View] Putting an end to London’s bad air days

The worst levels of air pollution are generally found in Beijing, Delhi and other metropolises of the developing world, where headlong growth stirs up construction dust and energy providers still bur...

Updated : 2017.01.24 17:20

[Editorial] Fake news alert

Fake news is different from ordinary misinformation and disinformation in that it takes a form of real news stories provided by what appear to be legitimate news outlets. It is more dangerous because...

Updated : 2017.01.23 17:31

[Editorial] Detentions over blacklist

The court ruling on Saturday to detain former presidential chief of staff Kim Ki-choon and Culture Minister Cho Yoon-sun gave momentum to special prosecutors investigating suspicions they played majo...

Updated : 2017.01.22 17:28

[Other View] Obama’s clemency for Manning sets back justice

Chelsea Manning may be getting out of prison in a few months, but the effects of President Barack Obama’s commutation of her sentence will last far longer. In this case, Obama made a serious error of...

Updated : 2017.01.22 17:28

[Editorial] Employment pledges

US President Donald Trump has been pressuring companies to keep or add jobs in his country. He threatened several companies with big ‘border tax’ if they expand manufacturing facilities abroad to mak...

Updated : 2017.01.20 17:53