DAILY PRESS 08/22/2017

DAILY PRESS 08/22/2017



1. North Korea won't give up its nukes: N. Korean diplomat

2. Kim Jong-un secretly visits border unit

3. (LEAD) N.K. warns of 'ruthless' retaliation over S. Korea-U.S. military drills

4. (LEAD) S. Korean vehicles disappear from Kaesong industrial park: report

5. Moon opposes US military action

6. Moon says North is reason for Korea-U.S. drills

7. U.S. House speaker worries N.K. might sell nuclear-tipped missile to terrorists

8. (LEAD) U.S. military leaders: diplomacy is backed by viable military option


News & Politics


9. (LEAD) Conservative parties voice concerns over liberal chief justice nominee

10. Moon to hold summit with Putin in Vladivostok next month

11. (LEAD) Vice foreign minister to attend Chinese Embassy's anniversary event

12. Moon urges officials to lead reforms, advocates media independence

13. Faulty part caused K-9 fire that killed 2

14. [Newsmaker] Moon’s choice of Supreme Court chief nominee rekindles ideological bickering

15. Political parties experience internal frictions in push for reform

16. 'Gov't wrong about risks of tainted eggs'




17. S. Korea's consumer sentiment hits 22-year high: survey

18. Doosan Heavy sliding on free-nuclear policy

19. Chinese visitors drop 70 pct amid THAAD row

20. (LEAD) Carmakers cite high costs, low productivity as main concerns

21. (3rd LD) S. Korea says no agreement reached with U.S. on possible FTA amendment

22. Banks turn to blockchain to streamline service

23. FTC fines shippers for collusion

24. Central bank likely to follow finance ministry's lead




25. Is Sino-N. Korea alliance more resilient than ROK-US alliance?

26. A lack of expertise