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KEI Daily News - June 12, 2019
1. Holding inter-Korean summit in June appears to be difficult: gov't 2. Moon hopes to meet Kim Jong-un before Trump visits S. Korea in late June 3. N.K. leader sends condolence message, flowers for former first lady's funeral 4. UNC says no new access restriction to frontline guard post 5. Defense chief calls for full preparations for OPCON transfer capability test 6. Kim Jong-un believes summit with Putin will bear 'rich fruit' 7. North Korean newspaper confirms African swine fever outbreak
9. Prosecution brings additional Samsung bribery charges against Lee Myung-bak 10. Small business owners demand lower minimum wage for foreigners 11. Enormous underground transit terminal to be built in Gangnam 12. Foreign ministry ignites controversy over possible security rift with U.S. 13. Teachers' union rally for legal status 14. Japanese tourists come to Korea for food, Chinese for shopping 15. Samsung Electronics president undergoes 17 hours of questioning about biotech accounting scandal 16. Moon begins state visit to Norway, peace speech in focus
BOK chief hints at rate cut amid heightened uncertainty 18. Renault Samsung set to resume wage negotiations as union withdraws strike 19. S. Korea to sell FX stabilization bonds 20. South Korea's won is Asia's whipping boy in U.S.-China trade war 21. Going beyond repackaging free trade policy, Seoul also looks to expand FTA territory 22.Number of unemployed at record high in May despite job addition gains 23.Korean lenders fall under stricter rule on debtors’ right to demand rate cut 24. Whom to blame as booze prices increase?