DAILY PRESS 07/17/2017

DAILY PRESS 07/17/2017


1. (2nd LD) FM meets with special rapporteur to discuss human rights in N. Korea
2. EU says it is mulling tougher sanctions against N.K.
3. (Yonhap Interview) North Korean art Chosunhwa goes beyond glorifying Kim family
4. (3rd LD) S. Korea offers inter-Korean military, Red Cross talks
5. Former defector appears in Pyongyang propaganda video
6. US House submits bill seeking strengthened joint defense posture in response to N. Korea threat
7. North Korea fuel prices surge after China cuts oil sales
8. North Korea's postage stamps offer an alternative look into the country

News & Politics

9.  (LEAD) Cheong Wa Dae finds more documents incriminating former administration
10. Report allegedly created before Park met Lee
11. Parties show mixed responses to Seoul's offer for inter-Korean talks
12. Moon welcomes minimum wage hike, vows support for small firms
13. Prosecutors launch probe over documents on Samsung
14. Seoul Pride parade draws record crowd for equality
15. Health minister nominee vows to give 8,000 contract workers regular status
16. [News Focus] Teen murderer may be faking mental illness


17. (2nd LD) Top financial regulator nominee vows restructuring in petrochemical, steel sectors
18. S. Korea could file suit with WTO against U.S. protectionist measures: minister nominee
19. (LEAD) LS Cable wins contract to export submarine cable to Singapore
20. Kia workers prepare to strike amid weak sales
21. Minimum wage to be set at 7,530 won next year
22. Producing electricity at home is tricky business
23. Samsung Pay partners with PayPal
24. KOSPI soars to record-high


25. Fuss over Xi's word
26. Safety first