SEOUL, Sept. 3 (Yonhap) -- The following are the top headlines in major South Korean newspapers on Sept. 3.
-- Consumer inflation soaring in runup to Chuseok (Kyunghyang Shinmun)
-- Prosecutor general instructs probe into political meddling allegation involving predecessor (Kookmin Daily)
-- Umbrella labor union 'declares war on Moon gov't, general strike' (Donga Ilbo)
-- Only light penalties given to convicted criminals who cut off electronic ankle bracelets (Seoul Shinmun)
-- Gov't body lays blame on media over soaring home prices, not policy failure (Segye Times)
-- Private rental homes in short supply while public ones in excess of demand (Chosun Ilbo)
-- Rental homes in short supply (JoongAng Ilbo)
-- Prosecutors under ex-chief alleged to have prodded opposition lawmakers to bring charges against ruling party peers (Hankyoreh)
-- Court rulings under criticism for omitting reasons for verdict (Hankook Ilbo)
-- Genesis to launch only electric models from 2025 (Maeil Business Newspaper)
-- Genesis to launch only electric models from 2025 (Korea Economic Daily)
-- Military plans more tech, fewer soldiers (Korea JoongAng Daily)
-- Military to build 'Korean Iron Dome,' increase long-range strike capabilities (Korea Herald)
-- PPP contenders make diplomatic discourtesy (Korea Times)
(LEAD) BTS praises youth for welcoming challenges of COVID-19 pandemic
BTS returns home after visit to U.N., New York
BTS praises youth for welcoming challenges of COVID-19 pandemic
BTS, Coldplay drop collab single 'My Universe'
Moon says BTS helped spread awareness of climate change, other global issues
(LEAD) Moon proposes formal end to Korean War for irreversible progress in denuclearization efforts
Yoon says he will request redeployment of U.S. tactical nukes in case of emergency
(LEAD) N. Korea rejects Moon's proposal of end-of-war declaration as 'premature'
(LEAD) USFK makes public Teak Knife surgical strike drill amid N.K. military moves
Unification minister says end-of-war declaration useful means to kick-start nuclear talks
Daily new cases fall below 3,000 amid lingering woes over spreading virus
(3rd LD) S. Korea's daily virus cases exceed 3,000 for first time
(LEAD) N.K. leader's sister holds out prospect of end-of-war declaration, inter-Korean summit
(2nd LD) S. Korea's daily virus cases exceed 3,000 for first time
N. Korean leader highlights strong ties with China against 'hostile forces'