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Top headlines in major S. Korean newspapers

All Headlines 07:15 August 26, 2016

SEOUL, Aug. 26 (Yonhap) -- The following are the top headlines in major South Korean newspapers on Aug. 26.

Korean-language dailies
-- Agriculture minister candidate's 'jeonse' deal arouses suspicion (Kyunghyang Shinmun)
-- Gov't to reinforce regulation on collective mortgage loans as household debt increases by 54 tln won in H1 (Kookmin Daily)
-- S. Korean economy in trouble as corporations, households, gov't all struggle (Donga llbo)
-- Gov't to provide maximum 9.6 mln won for infertility treatments to couples (Seoul Shinmun)
-- Where is S. Korea's national security? (Segye Times)
-- Gov't measures to curb household debts of 1,200 tln won may only catch small fish (Chosun Ilbo)
-- With only 210,000 newborns in H1, gov't to provide subsidies for infertility treatments to couples (JoongAng Ilbo)
-- Although calling it nongovernmental issue, gov't hints at negotiations for moving comfort woman statue (Hankyoreh)
-- Gov't to curb unbridled household debts by shrinking new housing supply (Hankook Ilbo)
-- Hanwha Securities shot itself in foot with risky ELS management (Maeil Business Newspaper)
-- Gov't plan to expand new housing supply ends after 2 yrs (Korea Economic Daily)

English-language dailies
-- Gov't tries a few more measures to boost births (Korea JoongAng Daily)
-- Kim calls SLBM test 'great success' (The Korea Herald)
-- N. Korea may deploy SLBM within a year (The Korea Times)
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