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Top headlines in major S. Korean newspapers

All News 07:16 August 03, 2018

SEOUL, Aug. 3 (Yonhap) -- The following are the top headlines in major South Korean newspapers on Aug 3.

Korean-language dailies
-- On track to disband Defense Security Command, effectively recommended to create new organization (Kyunghyang Shinmun)
-- Revamp Defense Security Command on par with disbandment (Kookmin Daily)
-- State Department warns of punishment for violation of sanctions, first warning in Korean (Donga llbo)
-- No end in sight to sizzling weather on Korean Peninsula (Seoul Shinmun)
-- Peak for super hot wave passes but sizzling weather continues with 35 degrees Celsius next week (Segye Times)
-- Kim Jong-un to benefit if declaration of ending war is pushed hastily: U.S. amb. (Chosun Ilbo)
-- Park Sun-sook under consideration for environment ministry head, possibly first case of cooperative Cabinet (JoongAng Ilbo)
-- New DSC files emerge detailing preparations for invoking martial law (Hankyoreh)
-- No denuclearization steps seen needed to declare formal end to war: U.S. amb. (Hankook Ilbo)
-- Home prices heat up again (Maeil Business Newspaper)
-- Extreme heat wave changes economy (Korea Economic Daily)

English-language dailies
-- DSC should be dissolved, says committee (Korea JoongAng Daily)
-- Inter-Korean trade could lay foundation for constitution of reunified peninsula (Korea Herald)
-- Moon gives more weight to revving up economy (Korea Times)

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