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Top headlines in major S. Korean newspapers

All News 07:02 October 06, 2016

SEOUL, Oct. 6 (Yonhap) -- The following are the top headlines in major South Korean newspapers on Oct. 6.

Korean-language dailies

-- Typhoon Chaba sweeps southern region (Kyunghyang Shinmun)
-- One after another N. Korean elites flee (Kookmin Daily)
-- Korean Peninsula hit hard by Typhoon Chaba (Donga llbo)
-- Meteorological office fails to predict typhoon's route, power (Seoul Shinmun)
-- Typhoon hits southern area, Busan and Ulsan awashed (Segye Times)
-- Excessive rice subsidy creates 'vicious cycle of supply glut' (Chosun Ilbo)
-- Evolution of N. Koreans' defection strategy (JoongAng Ilbo)
-- Unprecedented October typhoon catches southern area off guard (Hankyoreh)
-- Opposition parties call for independent counsel to investigate farmer's death (Hankook Ilbo)
-- Truckers' union vows to go on strike on Oct. 10 (Maeil Business Newspaper)
-- U.S. hedge fund Elliot targets Samsung Electronics (Korea Economic Daily)

English-language dailies

-- Two top officials flee Pyongyang's Beijing embassy (Korea JoongAng Daily)
-- Typhoon batters Korea (The Korea Herald)
-- Pasteur institute breaches MERS biosecurity rule (The Korea Times)

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