DAILY PRESS 08/17/2017

DAILY PRESS 08/17/2017


1. S. Korea says it wants to candidly discuss pending issues with N.K.
2. (3rd LD) Moon: U.S. won't take military option against N. Korea without Seoul's consent
3. (LEAD) Trump says N. Korea made 'wise' decision for stepping back
4. N. Korea media warns of 'catastrophe' over joint S. Korea-U.S. drills
5. Moon says N. Korea nearing 'red line'
6. Tillerson tries to cool off tensions
7. Top diplomats of S. Korea, Canada discuss detainees in N. Korea
8. New Red Cross chief plans to propose talks with N. Korea

News & Politics

9. (3rd LD) Moon reaffirms election pledge to revise Constitution next year
10. (LEAD) PM orders food safety inspection amid scare over contaminated eggs
11. Commission to conduct first opinion survey to determine fate of nuclear reactors
12. 100 days in office, Moon yet to finish appointments
13. Moon remains confident of carrying out welfare policies
14. Moon’s commemorative stamps selling well
15. Winter Olympics towns in S. Korea offer array of tourist attractions, delicacies
16. Official of the Embassy of Mexico flees the country


17. (3rd LD) S. Korea begins to destroy eggs contaminated with harmful insecticides
18. China's Qingdao Doublestar demands creditors cut bid price of Kumho Tire
19. Hyundai Motor suffers 300 bln won output losses on strikes
20. (LEAD) Lotte to raise dividend payouts to appease shareholders
21. Wages improved overall in 2016
22. Finance chiefs vow market measures if North risk worsens
23. Moon defends Shin-Kori reactor committee
24. 'Korea will not flinch on FTA talks with US'


25. A mixed report card
26. Moon's 100 days