Daily Press 05/12/2017

Daily Press 05/12/2017


1. S. Korea to dispatch veteran politician to China forum for possible fence-mending
2. N.K. unveils list of alleged plotters to kill its leader
3. N.K. appears to be closely watching Moon's new gov't: Seoul
4. Putin promises 'productive' Russia role in denuclearizing N. Korea
5. CIA opens Korea Mission Center to handle N.K. nuke weapons
6. N.K.'s revived diplomacy committee protests U.S. sanctions bill
7. N. Korea denies consular access to American detainees: State Department
8. U.S. intelligence chief calls N. Korea potentially 'existential' threat to U.S.

News & Politics

9.  Presidential office submits request for parliamentary hearing on PM nominee
10.  President Moon accepts top prosecutor's resignation
11.  Hong vows to keep liberal gov't in check
12.  President Moon orders singing of 'liberal' song, end to state textbooks
13.  Moon, Trump agree to meet very soon
14.  A look at the group that helped deliver an electoral victory
15.  Moon should redefine role of presidency
16.  Will sex slave deal be renegotiated?


17. S. Korea's sovereign fund earns $4 bln last year
18. (Yonhap Interview) S. Korea needs to increase tax-to-GDP ratio: U.N. official
19. NPS earns 13 tln won from equity investments this year
20. Trump calls FTA with S. Korea 'horrible deal,' up for renegotiation
21. Moon focuses on new loan rule
22. Samsung Fire at dilemma on CEO: experts
23. [Korea and the fourth industrial revolution] Inside Moon’s plan for 4th industrial revolution
24. Under Moon, a regulatory overhaul is likely


25. Taking things slowly
26. China’s hidden pollution