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Top headlines in major S. Korean newspapers

All News 07:02 August 02, 2018

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

Korean-language dailies
-- Independent panel demands labor ministry order Hyundai-Kia hire dispatched workers as full-time employees (Kyunghyang Shinmun)
-- Hongcheon records 41 degrees Celsius, Seoul at 39.6 C (Kookmin Daily)
-- The hottest day in life (Donga llbo)
-- Outside panel recommends legalization of progressive outlawed teachers' union (Seoul Shinmun)
-- Hongcheon logs highest temperature in 114 years (Segye Times)
-- Ruling party members oppose remote medical service bill that President Moon has agreed to (Chosun Ilbo)
-- Presidential office Cheong Wa Dae may fire Defense Minister Song (JoongAng Ilbo)
-- Seoul records worst heat wave in 111 years (Hankyoreh)
-- One S. Korean kidnapped, been held by Libyan militia group for 27 days (Hankook Ilbo)
-- Worst heat wave to jack up food prices around Chuseok holiday (Maeil Business Newspaper)
-- YouTube rules mobile realm with users spending twice as much time on it than Naver (Korea Economic Daily)

English-language dailies
-- Mercury hits record high of 39.6 in Seoul (Korea JoongAng Daily)
-- Buried for more than 60 years, U.S. war remains head home (Korea Herald)
-- Judiciary hit for attempting to lobby for appeals court (Korea Times)

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