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Top headlines in major S. Korean newspapers

2018/08/13 07:03

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SEOUL, Aug. 13 (Yonhap) -- The following are the top headlines in major South Korean newspapers on Aug. 13.

Korean-language dailies

-- Top court suspected of giving bidding favors worth 24.3 bln won to company set up by retirees from court administration (Kyunghyang Shinmun)

-- Moon likely to hold his third summit with N.K. leader in late Aug. in Pyongyang (Kookmin Daily)

-- S. Korea to seek participation of two Koreas' leaders in next month's U.N. General Assembly meeting (Donga Ilbo)

-- Two Koreas' leaders likely to hold their third summit late this month in Pyongyang (Seoul Shinmun)

-- Closure rate of self-employed businesses jumps to highest since 1997-98 Asian financial crisis (Segye Times)

-- 30 pct of listed companies log sluggish earnings in Q2 (Chosun Ilbo)

-- Gov't taken aback by public anger over possible extension of pension subscription period (Joongang Ilbo)

-- Koreas' leaders likely to hold third summit in Pyongyang as early as late August (Hankyoreh)

-- Public anger growing over government's possible move to extend pension subscription period by five years (Hankook Ilbo)

-- Hanwha to invest 22 tln won over next 5 years (Maeil Business Newspaper)

-- Hanwha to invest 22 tln won, hire 35,000 over next 5 years (Korea Economic Daily)

English-language dailies

-- Pyongyang says Seoul is dragging feet on projects (Korea JoongAng Daily)

-- S. Korean construction firms eye opportunities for Trans-Korean Railway (Korea Herald)

-- Seoul confirms hopes to hold third summit (Korea Times)

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