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Top headlines in major S. Korean newspapers

All Headlines 07:11 March 09, 2018

SEOUL, March 9 (Yonhap) -- The following are the top headlines in major South Korean newspapers on March 9.

Korean-language dailies
-- Gov't to seek up to 10 yrs imprisonment for sexual crimes involving abuse of power (Kyunghyang Shinmun)
-- Cheong Wa Dae says it pursues to regularize 'shuttle inter-Korean diplomacy' (Kookmin Daily)
-- Make it easier for victims to come forward and punishment harsher (Donga llbo)
-- Defense Minister Song starts mentioning 'scaled-down joint military drills with U.S.' (Seoul Shinmun)
-- S. Korea, U.S. to hold joint military drills from March 31 (Segye Times)
-- Even defense minister mentions 'no need for U.S. strategic assets' (Chosun Ilbo)
-- Anti-sexual crime measures inconsiderate of women's heart (JoongAng Ilbo)
-- U.S. aircraft carriers not to join joint military drills in April (Hankyoreh)
-- Sexual crimes involving abuse of power to face up to 10 yrs imprisonment (Hankook Ilbo)
-- GM's departure feared to lead to collapse of ecosystem in auto industry (Maeil Business Newspaper)
-- 4 tln won injected, but Sungdong Shipbuilding ends up with court receivership (Korea Economic Daily)

English-language dailies
-- Joint drills may start on April 1 (Korea JoongAng Daily)
-- Seoul envoys set to deliver North Korea's message to U.S. (Korea Herald)
-- Korea to allow ICOs with new regulations (Korea Times)

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