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Top headlines in major S. Korean newspapers

2017/07/17 07:03

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SEOUL, July 17 (Yonhap) -- The following are the top headlines in major South Korean newspapers on July 17.

Korean-language dailies

-- Drive for 10,000 won minimum wage begins, gov't to support small businesses (Kyunghyang Shinmun)

-- Gov't to inject over 3 tln won for small businesses (Kookmin Daily)

-- 7,530 won minimum wage even frightens labor circle (Donga Ilbo)

-- Presidential office to replace public institute heads from previous administration (Seoul Shinmun)

-- More adoptees return to S. Korea, face harsh reality (Segye Times)

-- Economic experiment begins with largest increase of minimum wage (Chosun Ilbo)

-- Taxpayers' money to be spent to meet 7,530 won minimum wage (JoongAng Ilbo)

-- Minimum wage hike: 1,060 won boost (Hankyoreh)

-- Moon's income-led growth begins amid controversy (Hankook Ilbo)

-- Minimum wage set at 7,530 won; crisis over high wage, unemployment, inflation rises (Maeil Business Newspaper)

-- Raising minimum wage is nice, but unclear whether we can handle it (Korea Economic Daily)

English-language dailies

-- Minimum wage to be set at 7,530 won next year (Korea JoongAng Daily)

-- Korea set for big hike in minimum wage, to spend W3tr for SMEs (Korea Herald)

-- Minimum wage jumps to W7,530 (Korea Times)