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Top headlines in major S. Korean newspapers

Korean Newspaper Headlines 07:06 July 01, 2021

SEOUL, July 1 (Yonhap) -- The following are the top headlines in major South Korean newspapers on July 1.

Korean-language dailies
-- Greater Seoul area to hold off on new social distancing scheme amid virus surge (Kyunghyang Shinmun)
-- Planned easing of distancing rule for greater Seoul area put off for another week (Kookmin Daily)
-- Virus cases in greater Seoul area spike, distancing scheme extended for another week (Donga Ilbo)
-- Former industry minister, two others indicted for alleged abuse of power in reactor shutdown decision (Seoul Shinmun)
-- Competition heats up among DP presidential hopefuls as 9 candidates sign up for primary (Segye Times)
-- Ex-industry minister, two others indicted over alleged abuse of power in reactor shutdown decision (Chosun Ilbo)
-- Distancing rules for greater Seoul area extended for another week (JoongAng Ilbo)
-- Greater Seoul area under alert for delta variant; new distancing scheme put off for another week (Hankyoreh)
-- Virus cases surge, planned easing of distancing rules held off (Hankook Ilbo)
-- Gov't pushing for 40 pct carbon emission cut by 2030, over 1.5 times more than initial target submitted to the U.N., document shows (Maeil Business Newspaper)
-- Hyundai Motor union verging on first strike in 3 years as wage negotiations faltered (Korea Economic Daily)

English-language dailies
-- Greater Seoul can't relax distancing measures just yet (Korea JoongAng Daily)
-- Eased distancing delayed in Seoul as daily case count hits 2-month high (Korea Herald)
-- Fears growing over virus resurgence as new cases spike (Korea Times)
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