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Top headlines in major S. Korean newspapers

Korean Newspaper Headlines 09:41 December 25, 2018

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

Korean-language dailies
-- Gov't stipulates inclusion of paid holidays in minimum wage calculation (Kyunghyang Shinmun)
-- Criteria for minimum wage calculations set at 209 hours per month (Kookmin Daily)
-- Burden on companies remains unchanged amid pretended revision in minimum wage (Donga llbo)
-- Minimum wage calculation to exclude non-obligatory paid holidays in a sign of speed control (Seoul Shinmun)
-- Companies trapped in internal, external troubles; clouds loom over next year's management (Segye Times)
-- Gov't pretends to revise minimum wage law, pushes ahead with inclusion of paid holidays in calculations (Chosun Ilbo)
-- Revision in minimum wage statute raises burden on companies (JoongAng Ilbo)
-- Pushed by business circle, gov't again delays punishment on violation of 52-hour workweek (Hankyoreh)
-- National Assembly moves to revise bill at tearful appeal (Hankook Ilbo)
-- In the end, companies lose out on 'minimum wage calculation' (Maeil Business Newspaper)
-- Companies neglected in pretended revision in minimum wage in the end (Korea Economic Daily)

English-language dailies
-- Korea, Japan seek to mend ties over forced labor ruling, naval operation (Korea Herald)
-- BMW to be fined $10 million for delayed recall (Korea Times)

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