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23 May, 2013

Because That's Where the Favors Are

By Aaron
23 May, 2013

This new piece is currently available at AaronMcKenzie.Net:

On 21 May, Representative You Seung-hee of the Democratic Party submitted to the Korean National Assembly a bill which calls for as many as three years in prison or up to 30 million won in fines for anyone who receives or arranges sexual services in return for preferential treatment.

You's proposed bill comes in the wake of allegations that several high-profile political officials, including then-Vice Minister of Justice Kim Hak-ui, received sexual services from numerous women who had been hired by a local construction firm that was seeking political dispensations.

"Using sex as a form of hospitality has recently become a serious problem in the public sector..." You told Yonhap News....Continue Reading



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