Top headlines in major S. Korean newspapers


On July 19, the following were the leading stories in major South Korean newspapers:

Korean-language dailies
— Yoon suggested that money set aside for cartels should be used for flood relief (Kyunghyang Shinmun)
— It is necessary to reconstruct the disaster response system from the ground up (Kookmin Daily)
— Despite 24 warnings of a possible underpass flooding, the mayor and governor were unaware of the incident until it was almost too late (Donga Ilbo)
— Safety regulations were simply ‘recommendations’ and not enforced (Seoul Shinmun)
— U.S. nuclear submarine made its first port call in S. Korea in 42 years (Segye Times)
— U.S. nuclear submarine arrived in S. Korea on the day of the inauguration of the NCG (Chosun Ilbo)
— Yoon suggested that the environment ministry should transfer water management to the land ministry if it is unable to handle it (JoongAng Ilbo)
— U.S. nuclear submarine made its first port call in Busan in 42 years (Hankyoreh)
— Questions arise over the weak levee construction that caused the underpass flooding (Hankook Ilbo)
— Government files a lawsuit to reverse the PCA’s compensation order in a dispute with Elliott (Maeil Business Newspaper)
— Milk industry is struggling with increasing milk prices (Korea Economic Daily)

English-language dailies
— NCG meeting supported by U.S. nuclear submarine in Busan (Korea JoongAng Daily)
— U.S. nuclear-capable submarine in S. Korea as NCG was established (Korea Herald)
— U.S. nuclear sub docks in South Korea for the first time in 40 years (Korea Times)

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