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Top headlines in major S. Korean newspapers

All News 07:13 July 20, 2016

SEOUL, July 20 (Yonhap) -- The following are the top headlines in major South Korean newspapers on July 20.

Korean-language dailies
-- Woo Byung-woo, senior presidential secretary for civil affairs, received 50 mln won in return for defending client involved in scam (Kyunghyang Shinmun)
-- Calls for reforming prosecution increase amid alleged corruption involving former, current senior prosecutors (Kookmin Daily)
-- Woo Byung-woo, senior presidential secretary for civil affairs, is suspected of turning blind eye to corruption of Jin Kyung-joon, senior prosecutor (Donga llbo)
-- Experts say S. Korea can make economic recovery after 2018 (Seoul Shinmun)
-- Park Geun-hye administration faces trap of lame duck presidency (Segye Times)
-- Nexon prevented real estate agency from stamping seal on contract paper of property purchase (Chosun Ilbo)
-- 200,000 baby boomers retire annually; jobs do not increase amid low growth (JoongAng Ilbo)
-- Son of Woo Byung-woo, senior presidential secretary for civil affairs, allegedly received special favor during mandatory service in police (Hankyoreh)
-- Scandals rock ruling party, gov't, presidential office (Hankook Ilbo)
-- Lawmakers accused of being hypocritical over new anti-graft law (Maeil Business Newspaper)
-- Mid-sized companies are held back by regulations (Korea Economic Daily)

English-language dailies
-- Pyongyang fires 3 missiles in protest of Thaad (Korea JoongAng Daily)
-- Seoul says no plan to join U.S. MD system (Korea Herald)
-- N. Korea fires three missiles into East Sea (Korea Times)
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