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Top headlines in major S. Korean newspapers

Korean Newspaper Headlines 07:08 December 21, 2018

SEOUL, Dec. 21 (Yonhap) -- The following are the top headlines in major South Korean newspapers on Dec. 21.

Korean-language dailies
-- Labor ministry allows firms to include bonuses in meeting minimum wage requirements (Kyunghyang Shinmun)
-- Mocking victims ... sympathy paralyzed in society (Kookmin Daily)
-- KCTU grows under Moon government, membership breaches 700,000 for first time (Donga Ilbo)
-- Interest rates set to rise again, making W1,500 tln household debt a ticking bomb (Seoul Shinmun)
-- Household debt rising, at W75.31 mln per household (Segye Times)
-- Rise in debt at double the rate of increase for income (Chosun Ilbo)
-- KCTU advances under Moon administration, threatens to overtake FKTU (JoongAng Ilbo)
-- President Moon orders detailed 'plan B' for military reform (Hankyoreh)
-- Cheong Wa Dae inspection team replaced spy agency in gathering illegal information (Hankook Ilbo)
-- Social and income polarization deepens under Moon administration (Maeil Business Newspaper)
-- Economy to face three labor market shocks in 10 days (Korea Economic Daily)

English-language dailies
-- Taxi drivers rage at carpool plan in Yeouido protest (Korea JoongAng Daily)
-- Taxi drivers protest carpool service again, stage 24-hour strike (Korea Herald)
-- BOK stuck between Fed rate hike, slowdown (Korea Times)

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