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Top headlines in major S. Korean newspapers

All News 07:07 January 19, 2016

SEOUL, Jan. 19 (Yonhap) -- The following are the top headlines in major South Korean newspapers on Jan. 19.

Korean-language dailies
-- Oil prices fall over 3 pct on lifting of Iran sanctions (Kookmin Daily)
-- President Park takes 'action' to put pressure on parliament by joining signature-collecting campaign calling for passage of bills (Donga llbo)
-- Pangyo, Sangam to be turned into 'Asia's Silicon Valley' (Seoul Shinmun)
-- Pangyo to be built as 'Asia's Silicon Valley' (Segye Times)
-- President skips National Assembly (Chosun Ilbo)
-- President Park engages in 'signature politics' calling for approval of livelihood bills (JoongAng Ilbo)
-- President Park comes out to streets, instead of working to persuade National Assembly (Hankyoreh)
-- 'Asian version of Silicon Valley' to be built in Pangyo (Hankook Ilbo)
-- 'Asian version of Silicon Valley' to be built in Pangyo and Sangam (Maeil Business Newspaper)
-- CJ to spend 1 tln won building 'K-culture valley' (Korea Economic Daily)

English-language dailies
-- Stature planned for another type of victim (Korea JoongAng Daily)
-- 80 tln won fund to support new industries (Korea Herald)
-- Park relies on signature drive for bills passage (Korea Times)
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