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Top headlines in major S. Korean newspapers

All Headlines 07:05 January 12, 2017

SEOUL, Jan. 12 (Yonhap) -- The following are the top headlines in major South Korean newspapers on Jan. 12.

Korean-language dailies
-- Blacklist starts with Sewol ferry sinking (Kyunghyang Shinmun)
-- Special prosecutors to summon Lee Jae-yong as suspect today (Kookmin Daily)
-- Special prosecutors to summon Vice Chairman Lee Jae-yong today (Donga llbo)
-- N. Korea holds enough plutonium to produce 10 nukes, operates 10,000 troops handling nuke weapons, missiles (Seoul Shinmun)
-- Worst jobless rate ever, skyrocketing prices make ordinary citizens' lives tougher (Segye Times)
-- Kim Kwan-jin, Flynn confirm that THAAD will be surely deployed (Chosun Ilbo)
-- Kerry likely to mediate row between S. Korea and Japan over girl statue (JoongAng Ilbo)
-- Special prosecutors to summon Lee Jae-yong as suspect today (Hankyoreh)
-- Ban Ki-moon returns home today, cranking up run for presidency (Hankook Ilbo)
-- Era of 1 mln jobless (Maeil Business Newspaper)
-- Special prosecutors to summon Lee Jae-yong as suspect (Korea Economic Daily)

English-language dailies
-- Trump security advisor endorses THAAD placement (Korea JoongAng Daily)
-- NK's plutonium stockpile grows (The Korea Herald)
-- Samsung chief to be questioned today (The Korea Times)
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