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Top headlines in major S. Korean newspapers

All News 09:26 December 30, 2017

SEOUL, Dec. 30 (Yonhap) -- The following are the top headlines in major South Korean newspapers on Dec. 30.

Korean-language dailies
-- President shares power with people (Kyunghyang Shinmun)
-- Hong Kong-flagged ship transfers oil to N. Korean vessle in int'l waters (Kookmin Daily)
-- Seoul tracing some 10 foreign ships believed to have secretly transferred oil to N. Korea (Donga llbo)
-- Gov't offers special pardon to 6,444 people, including civic activists (Seoul Shinmun)
-- Special pardons for ordinary citizens, Chung Bong-ju the only politician included (Segye Times)
-- Ties with U.S., Japan deteriorate as Moon administration seeks to meet only demands of own followers (Chosun Ilbo)
-- Hong Kong-flagged ship seized on suspicions of secretly transferring oil to N. Korean ship (JoongAng Ilbo)
-- National Tax Service finds additional secret account of Samsung chairman Lee Kun-hee (Hankyoreh)
-- Jeong Dong Cecil Theatre closes after 42 years due to financial difficulties (Hankook Ilbo)
-- Rise in minimum wage hits back, prices on the rise (Maeil Business Newspaper)
-- China too lowers tax, a counter to Trump's tax cuts (Korea Economic Daily)

English-language dailies
-- President pardons 6,444 criminals (Korea JoongAng Daily)
-- Moon pardons 6,444 people, excluding business tycoons (Korea Herald)
-- Pardon granted to 6,444 (Korea Times)
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