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Top headlines in major S. Korean newspapers

All News 07:13 January 27, 2016

SEOUL, Jan. 27 (Yonhap) -- The following are the top headlines in major South Korean newspapers on Jan. 27.

Korean-language dailies
-- Compulsory middle school education took root with pre-prepared funds (Kyunghyang Shinmun)
-- 81 pct of families of those who committed suicide didn't recognize their SOS (Kookmin Daily)
-- Low oil prices on top of low growth lead to more worries about economy (Donga llbo)
-- Reporters of child abuse to receive legal protection (Seoul Shinmun)
-- President Park mulls Iran visit (Segye Times)
-- Two Chinese illegally entered S. Korea in systematic manner (Chosun Ilbo)
-- National Assembly slowdown enters 5th month, economy collapses to zero pct range (JoongAng Ilbo)
-- We reveal 505 people responsible for 'retrials over history' (Hankyoreh)
-- S. Korea economy caught in '2 pct growth' trap (Hankook Ilbo)
-- Economy grows 2.6 pct last year, lowest rate in 3 yrs (Maeil Business Newspaper)
-- 1 mln homes empty in 'lease crisis' (Korea Economic Daily)

English-language dailies
-- Defense chief says Thaad must be considered (Korea JoongAng Daily)
-- Korea's GDP growth slips to 2.6 pct in 2015 (Korea Herald)
-- Korea slipping into mire of low growth (Korea Times)

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