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Top headlines in major S. Korean newspapers

All News 07:05 February 08, 2019

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

Korean-language dailies
-- Supreme Court chief breaks ethics rules (Kyunghyang Shinmun)
-- Possibility of bilateral end-of-war declaration at 2nd N. Korea-U.S. summit (Kookmin Daily)
-- Corporate deregulation plan scuttled (Donga llbo)
-- Officially assessed land prices to rise average of 9.5 pct (Seoul Shinmun)
-- 'Sharing Korean Peninsula's reality and history with world people' (Segye Times)
-- U.S. transport plane Biegun used returns from Pyongyang late last night (Chosun Ilbo)
-- Lee Hae-jin, Kim Taek-jin complain about reverse discrimination against local venture firms during meeting with President Moon (JoongAng Ilbo)
-- Gov't to inject 13 trillion won for tourism, infrastructure in areas near DMZ (Hankyoreh)
-- Possibility of Kim Jong-un making state visit to Vietnam on Feb. 24 before summit with Trump (Hankook Ilbo)
-- Labor cost shock becomes reality, 31 pct of restaurants closed (Maeil Business Newspaper)
-- Gov't spent 120 billion won for creating 'short-term part-time jobs' (Korea Economic Daily)

English-language dailies
-- JSA 'peace zone' is held hostage by Pyongyang (Korea JoongAng Daily)
-- Challenges await for Korea's renewable energy drive (Korea Herald)
-- Moon, Xi may join Trump, Kim to declare end to war (Korea Times)

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