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Top headlines in major S. Korean newspapers

All News 07:01 January 17, 2017

SEOUL, Jan. 17 (Yonhap) -- The following are the top headlines in major South Korean newspapers on Jan. 17.

Korean-language dailies
-- Arrest warrant sought for Samsung heir Lee Jae-yong on bribe charges (Kyunghyang Shinmun)
-- Independent counsel team takes decisive action to push Samsung into crisis (Kookmin Daily)
-- Independent counsel team files for arrest warrant on Samsung heir, Samsung protests (Dongga llbo)
-- Arrest warrant sought for Lee Jae-yong over bribery, perjury (Seoul Shinmun)
-- Independent counsel requests arrest warrant for Lee Jae-yong (Segye Times)
-- Independent counsel files for arrest warrant for Lee Jae-yong over bribe charges (Chosun Ilbo)
-- Independent counsel zeroes in on President Park (JoongAng Ilbo)
-- Independent counsel determines Lee Jae-yong's funds given to Park in return for allowing succession (Hankyoreh)
-- Independent counsel broadening investigation to bribery by conglomerates (Hankook Ilbo)
-- Companies targeted by independent counsel, posing threats to local entrepreneurship (Maeil Business Newspaper)
-- Independent counsel decides in favor of 'public sentiment' over economic backlash (Korea Economic Daily)

English-language dailies
-- Counsel asks for Samsung's Lee to be detained (Korea JoongAng Daily)
-- Samsung heir faces arrest on suspicion of bribery (The Korea Herald)
-- Arrest warrant sought for Samsung chief (The Korea Times)
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