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Top headlines in major S. Korean newspapers

All News 06:58 December 31, 2018

SEOUL, Dec. 31 (Yonhap) -- The following are the top headlines in major South Korean newspapers on Dec. 31.

Korean-language dailies
-- N. Korea's Kim vows more efforts to promote peace, prosperity next year (Kyunghyang Shinmun)
-- N. Korean leader shows strong will to visit Seoul (Kookmin Daily)
-- Moon's top secretary to be replaced in Feb. (Donga llbo)
-- Presidential office attempts to replace KT&G president (Segye Times)
-- Cheong Wa Dae orders sacking of KT&G president (Chosun Ilbo)
-- N. Korean leader proposes more efforts toward peace and prosperity (JoongAng Ilbo)
-- Income disparity further widening: data (Hankyoreh)
-- Silver lining for U.S.-China trade war (Hankook Ilbo)
-- Minimum wage hits small shop owners with strong repercussions (Maeil Business Newspaper)
-- N. Korea's Kim eager to visit Seoul next year (Korea Economic Daily)

English-language dailies
-- Japan demotes Korea on defense (Korea JoongAng Daily)
-- NK leader willing to meet Moon Jae-in more often (Korea Times)
-- 2018 opens era of detente on Korean Peninsula

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