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Top headlines in major S. Korean newspapers

All News 07:09 February 29, 2016

SEOUL, Feb. 29 (Yonhap) -- The following are the top headlines in major South Korean newspapers on Feb. 29.

Korean-language dailies
-- Trade freezes in Dandong, China's border city with N. Korea (Kyunghyang Shinmun)
-- Watchdog finalizes districts for April elections (Kookmin Daily)
-- Districts for April elections finalized (Donga llbo)
-- Metropolitan areas near Seoul and central Chungcheong Province emerge as key battlegrounds for April elections (Seoul Shinmun)
-- Election watchdog submits bill on election districts for April elections (Segye Times)
-- 20 out of 30 conglomerates balk at investments (Chosun Ilbo)
-- Number of parliamentary seats in metropolitan areas near Seoul increases to 35 from 25 (JoongAng Ilbo)
-- Presidential office, ruling party rule out negotiations over anti-terrorism bill (Hankyoreh)
-- Bill on election districts for April elections likely to face backlash (Hankook Ilbo)
-- Iran chooses reform and openness over nuclear ambitions (Maeil Business Newspaper)
-- Foreign investors sell 5 pct of their bonds (Korea Economic Daily)

English-language dailies
-- Russia delays new UN sanctions (Korea JoongAng Daily)
-- Electoral map bill submitted to Assembly (Korea Herald)
-- Telegram founder expresses concern over anti-terror bill (Korea Times)

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