Headline News (Aug. 9)
Aug 9, 2017
-- 'Gov't apologizes for humidifier disinfectant pains' (Kyunghyang Shinmun)
-- Efforts to restore broadcasting independence begin; prosecution's monopoly of investigations, indictments stops (Kookmin Daily)
-- Army sidelined in top two defense posts (Donga llbo)
-- Moon apologizes for humidifier disinfectant scandal, pledges to expand compensation (Seoul Shinmun)
-- Prosecutor-general Moon offers first apology over mistakes in past political cases (Segye Times)
-- Non-Army figure Jeong Kyeong-doo tapped as JCS chairman (Chosun Ilbo)
-- Alternative energy sources, solar and wind, mired in conflicts (JoongAng Ilbo)
-- NIS panel pushes to swiftly refer online political interference case to prosecution (Hankyoreh)
-- There is no just business collusion (Hankook Ilbo)
-- Electricity use cut warning ... stronger gov't control over electricity demand (Maeil Business Newspaper)
-- U.S., Japan reduce tax-free individuals, while S. Korea goes backwards (Korea Economic Daily)

English-language dailies
-- Top prosecutor offers apology for past abuses (Korea JoongAng Daily)
-- Seoul seeks tighter control on foreign crime suspects (Korea Herald)
-- President apologizes to victims of humidifiers (Korea Times)

Source:Yonhap News

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