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Top headlines in major S. Korean newspapers

2014/09/12 06:51

SEOUL, Sept. 12 (Yonhap) -- The following are the top headlines in major South Korean newspapers on Sept. 12.

Korean-language dailies

-- Court indulges ex-NIS chief Won Sei-hoon despite election meddling (Kyunghyang Shinmun)

-- Ex-spy boss Won Sei-hoon found not guilty of breaking election law, guilty of violating NIS law (Kookmin Daily)

-- Won Sei-hoon found guilty of political intervention, not guilty of presidential election meddling (Donga llbo)

-- Won Sei-hoon found not guilty of breaking election law, guilty of violating NIS law (Seoul Shinmun)

-- Cigarette prices hiked ostensibly for public health, in reality for tax revenue (Segye Times)

-- Financial Supervisory Service Gov. Choi Soo-hyun to be sacked (Chosun Ilbo)

-- Cigarette prices to be raised by 2,000 won, tax revenues to jump by 2.83 tln won (JoongAng Ilbo)

-- Court finds Won Sei-hoon not guilty of presidential election meddling despite acknowledging political intervention (Hankyoreh)

-- Won Sei-hoon found not guilty of violating election law (Hankook Ilbo)

-- Tobacco prices to rise 2,000 won to 4,500 won per pack (Maeil Business Newspaper)

-- Office workers to be charged health insurance premiums for rental, financial incomes (Korea Economic Daily)

English-language dailies

-- Tax hike will push price of cigarette packs up 80 percent (Korea JoongAng Daily)

-- Korea to raise tobacco prices by 80 percent (Korea Herald)

-- Ex-NIS chief gets partial conviction (Korea Times)

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