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Top headlines in major S. Korean newspapers

All News 07:02 August 01, 2018

SEOUL, Aug. 1 (Yonhap) -- The following are the top headlines in major South Korean newspapers on Aug. 1.

Korean-language dailies
-- Temperatures surge close to 40 C in Seoul (Kyunghyang Shinmun)
-- Court office allegedly attempts to lobby parliament, justice department, media for installing appeals court (Kookmin Daily)
-- N. Korea developing ICBMs while calling for declaration of end to Korean War (Donga llbo)
-- Former Chief Justice Yang Sung-tae allegedly attempts to sway parliament, media (Seoul Shinmun)
-- Economy stands on 'investment cliff' (Segye Times)
-- Spy chief Suh Hoon may visit N. Korea soon for 'August inter-Korean summit' (Chosun Ilbo)
-- KEPCO loses preferred bidder status for Britain's nuclear reactor project (JoongAng Ilbo)
-- Former Chief Justice Yang Sung-tae proposes to Cheong Wa Dae that he would 'pave way for intervention in court proceedings' (Hankyoreh)
-- Employment drops amid little investment (Hankook Ilbo)
-- Corporate investment at worst level (Maeil Business Newspaper)
-- A Korea that lost investment engine (Korea Economic Daily)

English-language dailies
-- High-level military talks are held (Korea JoongAng Daily)
-- Two Koreas' generals discuss how to end cross-border hostilities (Korea Herald)
-- Koreas seek to turn border area into peace zone (Korea Times)

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