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Top headlines in major S. Korean newspapers

All News 07:06 August 08, 2018

SEOUL, Aug. 8 (Yonhap) -- The following are the top headlines in major South Korean newspapers on Aug. 8.

Korean-language dailies
-- Breaking principle? Moon calls for deregulation on separation of banking and commerce (Kyunghyang Shinmun)
-- Gov't to unfetter Internet-only banks regulation regarding separation of banking and commerce (Kookmin Daily)
-- 'Innovation in Internet-only banks regulation,' gov't to crank up separation of banking and commerce (Donga llbo)
-- Moon brings up deregulation on separation of banking and commerce (Seoul Shinmun)
-- Without major progress, task of revising college entrance system returns to education ministry (Segye Times)
-- Gov't never convened meetings to deal with N. Korean coal issue (Chosun Ilbo)
-- Even if electricity bill exceeds 200,000 won, only 20,000 won discount will apply (JoongAng Ilbo)
-- Samsung asks for privileges in generic drugs' prices, likely to increase burden on nat'l health insurance (Hankyoreh)
-- This time it's separation of banking and commerce, Moon's deregulation act No. 2 (Hankook Ilbo)
-- IT firms can be owners of Internet-only banks (Maeil Business Newspaper)
-- Launch of nation's 3rd Internet-only bank can speed up (Korea Economic Daily)

English-language dailies
-- Gov't intervenes in electricity bills for July, August (Korea JoongAng Daily)
-- UN guidelines to clear way for humanitarian aid to N. Korea (Korea Herald)
-- NK coal shipment tests Korea-US sanctions alliance (Korea Times)

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