Daily Press 05/25/2017

Daily Press 05/25/2017


1. N.K. claims S. Korea fired shots at birds, not balloon carrying leaflets
2. (LEAD) USFK chief: THAAD is about weakening Kim Jong-un's leverage
3. S. Korea reviewing 19 civic groups' request for N.K. contact
4. N.K. vows to bolster nuke force, rejects Washington's conciliatory gesture
5. USFK commander says allies need stronger deterrence, pressure on N. Korea
6. Putin says willing to send emissary to N. Korea for mediation
7. FM nominee calls for humanitarian aid to North Korea despite tension
8. Moon Chung-in alludes to adjusting May 24 sanctions on North Korea

News and Politics

9. (LEAD) PM nominee grilled over policy, ethics, credentials
10. (LEAD) Defense ministry to install special reform panel
11. (LEAD) Navy captain arrested for allegedly raping subordinate
12. People's Party picks interim leader
13. Moon thanks envoys for jobs well done
14. Candlelight vigil organizers happily dissolve
15. New Births Keep Declining
16. Choi Soon-sil's Daughter Drops Fight Against Extradition


17. Foreign ministry to reclaim trade negotiation task amid looming FTA revision with U.S.
18. Gov't to set up 500 bln won fund for venture startup failures
19. BOK holds key rate steady at 1.25 pct in May
20. Lotte chief vows more hirings in line with Moon's policy
21. Moon seeks 10 trillion won, blueprint for jobs
22. Government will add eggs at cheap prices to market
23. Moon should attract more foreign talent
24. President Moon's employment situation board gets spotlight


25. Moon's wrong job policy
26. A knee-jerk rejection