Top headlines of major South Korean newspapers


SEOUL, Sep 01 (Yonhap) – Here are the headlines of major South Korean newspapers from Sep 1

Korean dailies
– “Further Discussions Through 8-Member Advisory Group”, Parties Slow Media Bill (Kyunghyang Shinmun)
– Moon’s government splurges on money for 5 years, then calls for strict monetary policy for the coming government (Kookmin Daily)
– Ruling party postpones decision on media bill until September 27 but goes ahead with private schools bill (Donga Ilbo)
– Media bill halted on the brink of disaster, parties seek exit through “eight-member advisory body” (Seoul Shinmun)
– Moon’s government announces a pork barrel budget plan again in the past year (Segye Times)
– Government will splurge again next year, national debt exceeds 1 trillion won for the first time (Chosun Ilbo)
– Moon government records 1,068 trillion won in national debt, then proposes strict policy for coming government (JoongAng Ilbo)
– Parties to deal with media bill after month of deliberation (Hankyoreh)
– Pause on media bill, parties start “a month of tug-of-war” (Hankook Ilbo)
– Another year of madness, South Korea crushed by national debt in past 5 years (Maeil Business Newspaper)
– Moon government opens era of “1,000 billion won national debt” (Korea Economic Daily)

English-speaking dailies
– Moon proposes a final budget of 604.4 trillion won (Korea JoongAng Daily)
– Korea proposes largest budget on record citing recovery of virus-hit economy (Korea Herald)
– Record 2022 budget to bring the national debt to 1,068 thousand won. (Korea time)

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