Major South Korean Newspapers’ Headlines for November 28, 2023

SEOUL – The top headlines in major South Korean newspapers on November 28, 2023, cover a range of significant national and international issues. Korean-language dailies report on diverse topics including technological advancements, internal issues at the National Intelligence Service (NIS), and developments in North Korea. Kyunghyang Shinmun highlights the ability to create personal chatbots without coding knowledge. Kookmin Daily focuses on internal strife within the NIS concerning positions held by officials from the Moon government.

According to Yonhap News Agency, Donga Ilbo and Chosun Ilbo report on North Korea's restoration of guard posts and the addition of heavy firearms at these sites. Seoul Shinmun raises concerns about the lack of police officers in numerous small local districts. Segye Times and JoongAng Ilbo also delve into North Korea's actions, specifically its rebuilding of guard posts, a reversal of its stance from five years ago. Hankyoreh highlights South Korea's immediate response to North Korea's restoration of guard posts. Hankook Ilbo and Maeil Business Newspaper cover the host selection for the 2030 World Expo and differences in policies for attracting foreign workers, respectively. Korea Economic Daily discusses the extension of policy financing to youths and the elderly.

English-language dailies, such as Korea JoongAng Daily, focus on Busan's mayor's confidence in the city winning the vote for the Expo venue. Korea Herald and Korea Times report on North Korea reinstating guard posts in the DMZ and the final voting process for the Expo venue, set to occur on Friday.

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