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Top headlines in major S. Korean newspapers

All News 07:02 August 07, 2020

SEOUL, Aug. 7 (Yonhap) -- The following are the top headlines in major South Korean newspapers on Aug. 7.

Korean-language dailies
-- Prejudice raised by policies: Public rental apartments = slums (Kyunghyang Shinmun)
-- 'Extinction or survival': 'jeonse' at crossroads, future depends on housing prices (Kookmin Daily)
-- 41 lives lost after thinking little of heavy rain (Donga llbo)
-- Triple shock: 'jeonse' panic (Seoul Shinmun)
-- Despite house leasing laws, 'jeonse' prices soar (Segye Times)
-- 'Han Sang-hyuk made phone call saying Yoon Seok-youl, Han Sang-hoon should be kicked out' (Chosun Ilbo)
-- Seoul expects more heavy rain today, on alert for flooding in downtown (JoongAng Ilbo)
-- 3 boats sucked into Euiam Dam while trying to save artificial island (Hankyoreh)
-- Euiam Dam tragedy: working amid heavy rain, while dam water being discharged (Hankook Ilbo)
-- KEPCO looking to produce electricity directly for 1st time in 20 years (Maeil Business Newspaper)
-- Top 4 Korean companies deliver earnings surprises, overpower Japanese rivals (Korea Economic Daily)

English-language dailies
-- Rains continue, toll keeps rising (Korea JoongAng Daily)
-- Flood alert issued in Seoul; boat accidents near dam feared to have killed 7 (Korea Herald)
-- S. Korea will donate $10 mil. to WFP's NK aid program (Korea Times)

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