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Top headlines in major S. Korean newspapers

Korean Newspaper Headlines 08:59 April 17, 2021

SEOUL, April 17 (Yonhap) -- The following are the top headlines in major South Korean newspapers on April 17.

Korean-language dailies
-- Moon nominates new PM from outside loyalist group, technocrat ministers; seeks unity, stability for remainder of his term (Kyunghyang Shinmun)
-- Moon nominates new PM for unity; ruling party picks pro-Moon lawmaker as new floor leader (Kookmin Daily)
-- 50 days since inoculation campaign began, 2.65 pct have received vaccine shots; no exit of 'vaccine tunnel' in sight (Donga Ilbo)
-- Moon taps Kim Boo-kyum as new PM; new Cabinet to focus on 'management' (Segye Times)
-- U.S. envisions third booster shot of Pfizer vaccine ... another setback for S. Korea (Chosun Ilbo)
-- Kim Boo-kyum hailing from southern region tapped as new PM for unity (JoongAng Ilbo)
-- Kim Boo-kyum tapped as new PM, Noh Hyeong-ouk as land minister; last Cabinet reshuffle focuses on unity, management (Hankyoreh)
-- Cabinet reshuffle focuses on stability ... No surprising nominations (Hankook Ilbo)
-- Taken aback by public sentiment, Moon carries out Cabinet reshuffle focusing on unity (Maeil Business Newspaper)
-- Why Kim Boo-kyum was nominated as last PM of Moon administration (Korea Economic Daily)
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