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Top headlines in major S. Korean newspapers

All News 06:55 January 05, 2017

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

Korean-language dailies
-- With right to vote, high school seniors hope to elect president who can communicate (Kyunghyang Shinmun)
-- Ban Ki-moon has been holding 'kingmaking' policy forum since last May (Kookmin Daily)
-- Military unit to take down Kim Jong-un to be launched this year, 2 years ahead of schedule (Donga llbo)
-- Military unit to remove Kim Jong-un to be formed this year (Seoul Shinmun)
-- S. Korea ranks 10th in greenhouse gas emissions; near bottom in reduction efforts (Segye Times)
-- S. Korean shipbuilding surpassed by Japan for 1st time in 17 years (Chosun Ilbo)
-- Chinese FM says compromise possible if S. Korea halts THAAD deployment (JoongAng Ilbo)
-- Moon Jae-in says referendum on constitutional reform possible in 2018 (Hankyoreh)
-- High school seniors likely to receive suffrage for upcoming presidential election (Hankook Ilbo)
-- Growth of mortgage loans slows down drastically (Maeil Business Newspaper)
-- Imported goods to dominate list of Lunar New Year's gifts (Korea Economic Daily)

English-language dailies
-- Political forces get ready for Ban's return (Korea JoongAng Daily)
-- Seoul aims to offset leadership vacuum, up pressure on NK (The Korea Herald)
-- Danish court rejects Chung's request for release (The Korea Times)

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