Recent scandals surrounding Choi Soon-sil, a person who was illegally involved in government policies and decisions, have caused national chaos. More and more evidence that proves her guilt is rising to the surface. However, the public should not overlook the significance of other affairs.
This November, the gas bill was raised by 6.1% but the price is expected to increase once again next January. Military security in South Korea is another serious concern. THAAD(Terminal High Altitude Area Defense) will be installed in approximately seven or nine months in the Seong-Ju province despite the fact that its inhabitants who are against the decision held a nonviolent protest. Moreover, the Government formally signed a controversial agreement with Japan on sharing military intelligence regarding North Korea even though there are evident disadvantages and drawbacks.