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Top headlines in major S. Korean newspapers

All News 06:54 January 16, 2017

SEOUL, Jan. 16 (Yonhap) -- The following are the top headlines in major South Korean newspapers on Jan. 16.

Korean-language dailies
-- Special prosecutors may seek arrest warrant for Samsung's Lee today (Kyunghyang Shinmun)
-- Park fired employees at Yookyoung Foundation (Kookmin Daily)
-- Korean representative in Taiwan under fire for neglecting Korean rape victims (Donga llbo)
-- Loopholes in gov't payment system for child care services (Seoul Shinmun)
-- Special prosecutors probe into allegations of involvement by Choi Soon-sil in deal with Japan over wartime sex slavery (Segye Times)
-- Moon Jae-in: Kaesong Industrial Complex, Mt. Kumgang tourism are leverage for S. Korea (Chosun Ilbo)
-- Trump's defense secretary pick, James Mattis, to submit report on strike against N. Korea's nuclear facility (JoongAng Ilbo)
-- Moon says difficult to renegotiate THAAD, while Ban says THAAD must be deployed (Hankyoreh)
-- Hacking attempt against special prosecutors investigating 'Choi Soon-sil gate' (Hankook Ilbo)
-- Gov't to tighten lending rules for self-employed (Maeil Business Newspaper)
-- Special prosecutors to decide whether to seek arrest warrant for Samsung's Lee today (Korea Economic Daily)

English-language dailies
-- At naval base, Ban Ki-moon plugs THAAD (Korea JoongAng Daily)
-- Choi Soon-sil to appear at Park's impeachment trial (The Korea Herald)
-- Specter of Korea's 'lost decade' looms (The Korea Times)
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