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Top headlines in major S. Korean newspapers

All News 06:56 August 09, 2022

SEOUL, Aug. 9 (Yonhap) -- The following are the top headlines in major South Korean newspapers on Aug. 9.

Korean-language dailies
-- Downpours hit greater Seoul area; roads leading back home swamped with rain (Kyunghyang Shinmun)
-- Park Soon-ae resigns; Yoon says 'will uphold people's wishes' (Kookmin Daily)
-- Downpours hit greater Seoul area; homes in Gangnam swamped with rain (Donga Ilbo)
-- Moon vows 'reform from citizens' perspective'; Park Soon-ae voluntarily resigns (Seoul Shinmun)
-- After Yoon mentions personnel reform, Park Soon-ae steps aside (Segye Times)
-- Heaviest rainfall in 100 yrs; Seoul swamped with downpours (Chosun Ilbo)
-- 300 mm rain bombs; Gangnam swamped with rain (JoongAng Ilbo)
-- Despite Park Soon-ae's resignation, talk of personnel reform grows (Hankyoreh)
-- Park Soon-ae resigns; Yoon moves to conduct personnel reform (Hankook Ilbo)
-- Gangnam areas swamped following 'water bombs' (Maeil Business Newspaper)
-- Gov't eyes next year's budget cut; 1st fiscal tightening in 13 yrs (Korea Economic Daily)

English-language dailies
-- Korea is joining 'Chip 4' meeting despite concerns (Korea JoongAng Daily)
-- Education minister offers to resign after month in office (Korea Herald)
-- Education minister resigns after just over a month in office (Korea Times)

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