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Top headlines in major S. Korean newspapers

Korean Newspaper Headlines 07:00 October 25, 2018

SEOUL, Oct. 25 (Yonhap) -- The following are the top headlines in major South Korean newspapers on Oct. 25.

Korean-language dailies
-- Presidential office and opposition party clash over ratification of Pyongyang Declaration (Kyunghyang Shinmun)
-- Civic groups to present U.N. report critical of 'baby boxes' where infants can be abandoned (Kookmin Daily)
-- N. Korea informs S. Korea of decision to lift freezing of S. Korean assets in Kaesong Industrial Complex (Donga Ilbo)
-- Declaration of end of war can also be made by working-level officials, not heads of state (Seoul Shinmun)
-- Gov't turns blind eye to militant labor unions' practice of giving favors to relatives of employees over hiring (Segye Times)
-- Gov't to create 59,000 short-term jobs and cut fuel taxes while delaying difficult homework (Chosun Ilbo)
-- N. Korean leader Kim Jong-un consults with elder brother Kim Jong-chol in making major decisions: intel officials (JoongAng Ilbo)
-- Authorities release names of kindergartens whose funds were misused as private coffers (Hankyoreh)
-- Dark clouds of regulations hang over solar energy (Hankook Ilbo)
-- Gov't eventually announces fuel tax cut, a measure used in times of crisis (Maeil Business Newspaper)
-- Gov't special measure on jobs will create 59,000 part-time jobs in public sector (Korea Economic Daily)

English-language dailies
-- Fuel taxes cut 15 pct for 6 months (Korea JoongAng Daily)
-- Treaties with NK do not require ratification, Blue House claims (Korea Herald)
-- Gov't to create 59,000 jobs, cut fuel taxes (Korea Times)

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