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(LEAD) Top headlines in major S. Korean newspapers

All News 11:02 March 05, 2016

(ATTN: CORRECTS lawmaker's name)

SEOUL, March 5 (Yonhap) -- The following are the top headlines in major South Korean newspapers on March 5.

Korean-language dailies
-- Ruling party mired in infighting amid 'national crisis' (Kyunghyang Shinmun)
-- THAAD deployment on Korean Peninsula takes off (Kookmin Daily)
-- Framework for Korean Peninsula-related discussions takes sharp turn (Donga llbo)
-- Three-term pro-Park lawmaker dropped, ex-opposition lawmaker confirmed (Seoul Shinmun)
-- Pro-Park Rep. Kim Tae-whan dropped, signal of non-Park faction reshuffle (Segye Times)
-- People's Party says not to carry out opposition merger (Chosun Ilbo)
-- Pro-Park three-term Rep. Kim Tae-whan dropped, signal of reshuffle in Daegu, North Gyeongsang (JoongAng Ilbo)
-- S. Korea, U.S. formally start THAAD deployment talks despite Chinese opposition (Hankyoreh)
-- People's Party says to follow path of third party, rejects opposition merger (Hankook Ilbo)
-- S. Korea, U.S. launch working group on THAAD deployment (Maeil Business Newspaper)
-- Shipbuilding industry faces sharp decline in orders, docks to be empty in 6 months (Korea Economic Daily)

English-language dailies
-- Postponed talks on THAAD finally get off the ground (Korea JoongAng Daily)
-- Korea, U.S. launch formal THAAD talks (Korea Herald)
-- THAAD talks face obstacles (Korea Times)

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