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Thu, November 30, 2023 | 06:11
Weeding out bad schools
From 2018, the total enrollment quota in Korean universities and colleges will likely exceed the number of high school graduates. By 2020, supply will surpass demand by 100,000, meaning that 50 colleges with an enrollment quota of 2,000 students should close their doors.
Avoiding air accidents
Two days after Asiana Flight 214 crashed in San Francisco Airport Saturday, the cause of the accident is uncertain. This is as expected. The U.S. and Korean officials who have started their probes in earnest are right to put every possibility on the table and not rule any out. If past experiences are any guide, it could take from six months to two years to get to the bottom of it.
Cyber witch-hunt
A hacking group’s release of the member list of North Korea’s propaganda website couldn’t come at a more delicate moment.
Self-acclaiming leaders
National leaders usually award medals, not receive them, while in office. Sometimes, they are conferred decorations, by foreign governments for their excellence or diplomatic achievements. But Korea has a unique tradition: Presidents receive medals just for what they are.