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Top headlines in major S. Korean newspapers

Politics 07:09 June 26, 2020

SEOUL, June 26 (Yonhap) -- The following are the top headlines in major South Korean newspapers on June 26.

Korean-language dailies
-- President Moon calls on North Korea to boldly embark on endeavor to end Korean War (Kyunghyang Shinmun)
-- Resentment of people in 20s and 30s over government's throwing away social ladder (Kookmin Daily)
-- U.S. closely monitoring N. Korea's provocations, no rewards for bad behavior: U.S. defense chief Mark Esper (Donga Ilbo)
-- Justice Ministry launches inspection of senior prosecutor close to Prosecutor General Yoon Seok-youl, Justice Minister Choo Mi-ae openly weakens Yoon's status (Seoul Shinmun)
-- S. Korea to impose tax on capital gains from stock investment (Segye Times)
-- Prosecutor General Yoon Seok-youl comes under flak from Justice Minister Choo Mi-ae for not fully accepting her instruction (Chosun Ilbo)
-- Justice Minister Choo Mi-ae openly criticizes Prosecutor General Yoon Seok-youl (JoongAng Ilbo)
-- Justice Ministry launches inspection of Han Dong-hoon to prevent Prosecutor General Yoon Seok-youl from protecting his aide (Hankyoreh)
-- Justice Minister Choo Mi-ae's all-out war against Prosecutor General Yoon Seok-youl; Choo condemns Yoon and launches probe into prosecutor close to Yoon (Hankook Ilbo)
-- S. Korea to levy capital gains tax when annual profits from stock transactions exceed 20 mln won (Maeil Business Newspaper)
-- Retail investors to pay capital gains tax in case they earn more than 20 mln won a year from stock transactions (Korea Economic Daily)

English-language dailies
-- S. Korea, US say effort to disarm NK goes on (Korea Herald)
-- Moon strives to revive peace talks with North Korea (Korea Times)
-- Profits from stocks to be taxed in 2022 (Korea JoongAng Daily)

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