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Top headlines in major S. Korean newspapers

All News 06:52 January 02, 2018

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

Korean-language dailies
-- Kim Jong-un offers inter-Korean talks, saying N. Korea is willing to join PyeongChang Olympics (Kyunghyang Shinmun)
-- Kim Jong-un: 'North Korea has intention to participate in PyeongChang Olympics' (Kookmin Daily)
-- N. Korean leader offers overture toward S. Korea, issues nuclear threat against U.S. (Donga llbo)
-- Kim Jong-un offers to send delegation to PyeongChang Olympics (Seoul Shinmun)
-- Kim Jong-un says N. Korea willing to dispatch delegation to PyeongChang (Segye Times)
-- Left-leaning approach even in envisioned constitutional revision (Chosun Ilbo)
-- Potential candidates of ruling party lead in five key battlefields in June local elections (JoongAng Ilbo)
-- Kim Jong-un expresses intention to send delegation to PyeongChang (Hankyoreh)
-- Exports hit all-time high last year with $573.9 billion (Hankook Ilbo)
-- Kim Jong-un reaches out to S. Korea with PyeongChang card, while trying to bypass U.S. (Maeil Business Newspaper)
-- Three major economic risks: interest rates, elections, NK nukes (Korea Economic Daily)

English-language dailies
-- Kim's New Year's address strikes a conciliatory note (Korea JoongAng Daily)
-- Korea braces for challenges in 2018 (Korea Herald)
-- N. Korea willing to send delegation to Winter Olympics (Korea Times)

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