World pays attention to S. Korean diplomats’ sex scandal
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World pays attention to S. Korean diplomats’ sex scandal

Shanghai : China | Mar 09, 2011 at 2:40 AM PST
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The South Korean diplomat sex scandal involving a Chinese woman has been making waves across the world.

The sex-for-favor scandal, in which three S. Korean consuls in Shanghai are alleged to have given confidential government information to their 33-year-old mistress, is rocking South Korea. And now the international media have picked up on the scandal.

On some foreign news websites, the story has already been listed as one of the “most read” articles.

The Sydney Morning Herald posted an article titled “Shanghai sex scandal rocks Korean diplomats,” which already has been listed as the second most read world article.

The Bangkok Post posted “S. Korea’s Shanghai consulate hit by sex scandal,” quoting a Korean daily as saying the case “sounds like a steamy soap opera involving infidelity, secrets and a femme fatale.”

It was Deung’s Korean husband who provided the Seoul government with photos of the Chinese woman with the diplomats.

South Korea is currently planning to send an inter-agency team to Shanghai for an on-site investigation into the scandal.

It remains unclear whether the Chinese woman is a professional spy or just a visa broker.

Other major global news media, including The Washington Post, The Straits Times in Singapore, France 24, and India Times, also reported the Korean sex scandal.

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