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Top headlines in major S. Korean newspapers

All News 06:57 June 19, 2017

SEOUL, June 19 (Yonhap) -- The following are the top headlines in major South Korean newspapers on June 19.

Korean-language dailies
-- Moon admits verification of minister nominees had been naive, expresses regrets (Kyunghyang Shinmun)
-- Cheong Wa Dae notes systematic movement at prosecution to resist reform (Kookmin Daily)
-- President Moon says verification was naive, still appoints Kang as foreign minister (Donga llbo)
-- Kang appointed as scheduled, three opposition parties express anger (Seoul Shinmun)
-- President goes ahead with appointment of Kang, political visibility comes to naught (Segye Times)
-- 220,000 applicants rush to compete for 10,000 entry level gov't job openings (Chosun Ilbo)
-- THAAD, and now Moon Chung-in, Washington quickly becoming distant from Seoul (JoongAng Ilbo)
-- S. Korea's first nuclear reactor Kori-1 shuts down permanently (Hankyoreh)
-- Eager to reform, Cheong Wa Dae fails in basic verification of new ministers (Hankook Ilbo)
-- AIIB grabs attention as possible leverage to open up N. Korea (Maeil Business Newspaper)
-- Chief of Moon's power transition team says will hike property tax, lower transaction tax (Korea Economic Daily)

English-language dailies
-- Moon, Trump could disagree on North Korea (Korea JoongAng Daily)
-- Moon appoints Kang despite resistance (Korea Herald)
-- Moon appoints Kang Kyung-wha as foreign minister (Korea Times)
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