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Top headlines in major S. Korean newspapers

All News 06:52 January 04, 2017

SEOUL, Jan. 4 (Yonhap) -- The following are the top headlines in major South Korean newspapers on Jan. 4.

Korean-language dailies
-- Circumstances suggest NIS' involvement in making blacklist of cultural figures (Kyunghyang Shinmun)
-- Special prosecution tracing bank records of former pension fund official over Samsung merger (Kookmin Daily)
-- S. Korea loses valuable human resources in shipbuilding to Japan (Donga llbo)
-- Trump says N. Korea will not be allowed to develop ICBM that can hit U.S. (Seoul Shinmun)
-- Candlelight vigils prompt talks on lowering voting age (Segye Times)
-- Trump says N. Korea will not be allowed to complete nuclear development (Chosun Ilbo)
-- People prefer liberal president than conservative one following Choi Soon-sil scandal (JoongAng Ilbo)
-- Talk on giving suffrage to 18-year-olds reignites ahead of presidential election (Hankyoreh)
-- New conservative party leans left, talk on reforming chaebol gains weight (Hankook Ilbo)
-- Local shipping lines forge first alliance (Maeil Business Newspaper)
-- Foreign direct investment reaches record high of $21.3 bln last year (Korea Economic Daily)

English-language dailies
-- Chung Yoo-ra pins all of the blame on mother (Korea JoongAng Daily)
-- Court impeachment battle begins (The Korea Herald)
-- Moon issues warning to N. Korean leader (The Korea Times)

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