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Editorials from Korean dailies
  • #proseuction

    (EDITORIAL from Korea Times on June 28)

    Threat to rule of law Government should not try to tame prosecutors The Ministry of Justice conducted its biggest reshuffle involving 662 mid-level prosecutors Friday. Yet the ministry has come un... 07:07 Jun. 28
  • #minimum wage

    (EDITORIAL from Korea Herald on June 28)

    Consider the self-employed Labor reps to demand 24 percent hike in the minimum wage for 2022 The labor sector on Thursday revealed their initial demand for 10,800 won (US$9.57) per hour as the min... 07:07 Jun. 28
  • (EDITORIAL from Korea JoongAng Daily on June 24)

    Unattractive squabble Even after holding a closed-door meeting over whether to postpone the ruling Democratic Party (DP)'s race to elect its next presidential candidate, members of the Supreme Cou... 06:59 Jun. 24
  • (EDITORIAL from Korea Times on June 24)

    Warning against housing bubble : Korea faces double whammy of speculation and debt The Bank of Korea (BOK) has warned of the potential bursting of a housing bubble in Seoul and its surrounding are... 06:59 Jun. 24
  • (EDITORIAL from Korea Herald on June 24)

    Shirking responsibility : Electricity rates frozen without reflecting fuel price hikes; cost-link system snubbed The government and Korea Electric Power Corp. on Monday decided to freeze the elect... 06:58 Jun. 24
  • #dailies

    (EDITORIAL from Korea Times on June 22)

    Relaxed social distancing Basic anti-virus steps needed to avoid resurgence The government announced new social distancing regulations Sunday, permitting gatherings of more people and extending bu... 06:58 Jun. 22
  • #dailies

    (EDITORIAL from Korea Herald on June 22)

    Dividing taxpayers DP politicizes taxation policy with plan to tax by ratio, not by amount The ruling Democratic Party of Korea on Friday finalized its plans to ease the property tax burden on hom... 06:58 Jun. 22
  • (EDITORIAL from Korea JoongAng Daily on June 21)

    Shameful work environment The remains of Kim Dong-sik, a courageous firefighter who fearlessly plunged into an inferno at a Coupang warehouse in Icheon, Gyeonggi, were found in the basement of the... 06:59 Jun. 21
  • (EDITORIAL from Korea Times on June 21)

    Positive message from North Pyongyang should return to negotiations North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has taken a somewhat flexible attitude toward dialogue with the United States, raising hopes for... 06:59 Jun. 21
  • (EDITORIAL from Korea Herald on June 21)

    Divisive issue Generational conflict brewing over whether to extend retirement age Korea sees potentially acute generational conflict looming over the issue of whether to raise the legal retiremen... 06:59 Jun. 21
  • #editorials

    (EDITORIAL from Korea Times on June 18)

    Substitute holidays Taking a good rest can lead to more production The governing party has decided to revise the Substitute Holiday Act this month. The amendment calls for designating official alt... 07:11 Jun. 18
  • #editorials

    (EDITORIAL from Korea Herald on June 18)

    Shameless chief justice Private dinner held for corporate legal team at official residence after trial Supreme Court Chief Justice Kim Myeong-su has often deviated from the ethical norms governing... 07:10 Jun. 18
  • (EDITORIAL from Korea JoongAng Daily on June 16)

    Out of the freezer In an another ugly turn, Korea and Japan are bent on blaming each other for the cancellation of a meeting between President Moon Jae-in and Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Sug... 07:02 Jun. 16
  • (EDITORIAL from Korea Times on June 16)

    Japan's refusal to talk Suga hit for renewing hardline stance on Korea Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga cannot deflect criticism for unilaterally canceling agreed-upon talks with South Korea... 07:02 Jun. 16
  • (EDITORIAL from Korea Herald on June 16)

    Reckless management Despite plunge in operating profit, public companies make no effort to reduce debt The total operating profit of all state-owned enterprises has plunged 69.9 percent under the ... 07:02 Jun. 16
  • #editorial

    (EDITORIAL from Korea Times on June 15)

    Bid to contain China Korea faces mounting diplomatic challenge The heads of state of the Group of Seven (G-7) have agreed to set up a new global partnership to counter China's trillion-dollar Belt... 06:57 Jun. 15
  • #editorial

    (EDITORIAL from Korea Herald on June 15)

    Monetary policy shift All economic actors should take precaution against the inevitability of rate increase Since last month, the Bank of Korea has repeatedly sent a signal that it will move to ti... 06:57 Jun. 15
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