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Top headlines in major S. Korean newspapers

All News 07:04 June 02, 2017

SEOUL, June 2 (Yonhap) -- The following are the top headlines in major South Korean newspapers on June 2.

Korean-language dailies
-- Presidential panel to revamp state affairs system for job creation, leaves door open for possible tax raise (Kyunghyang Shinmun)
-- President gives new PM backing to exercise full powers enshrined in the Constitution (Kookmin Daily)
-- Moon to abolish NIS intelligence posts that cover government institutions (Donga llbo)
-- New NIS chief orders removal of intelligence officers for government institutions as part of reform (Seoul Shinmun)
-- Durbin says U.S. could spend THAAD budget 'some other place' if Korea doesn't want system (Segye Times)
-- Gov't to add 12,000 jobs in public sector this year (Chosun Ilbo)
-- Durbin says U.S. could spend THAAD budget elsewhere if Korea doesn't want it (JoongAng Ilbo)
-- Presidential office to scrutinize initial delivery process of additional four THAAD launchers (Hankyoreh)
-- U.S. imposes fresh sanctions on N. Korea, including top office State Affairs Commission (Hankook Ilbo)
-- U.S. imposes tougher sanctions on N. Korea, includes top office and military (Maeil Business Newspaper)
-- Gov't plans to fine large firms with too many nonregular employees (Korea Economic Daily)

English-language dailies
-- Lobbyists' report trashes Moon's policies (Korea JoongAng Daily)
-- Seoul seeks to impose levies on hiring of irregular workers (Korea Herald)
-- Moon's top secretary flies to U.S. for talks on THAAD, summit (Korea Times)

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