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Top headlines in major S. Korean newspapers

All News 07:16 January 18, 2017

SEOUL, Jan. 18 (Yonhap) -- The following are the top headlines in major South Korean newspapers on Jan. 18.

Korean-language dailies
-- Writing staff refuses to write state-reviewed history textbooks (Kyunghyang Shinmun)
-- Street vendor working for 18 years evicted (Kookmin Daily)
-- Constitutional Court adopts statements from 46 figures in corruption scandal as evidence (Donga llbo)
-- Special prosecutors to question president early next month at the latest (Seoul Shinmun)
-- Only president is left unquestioned in blacklist probe (Segye Times)
-- Samsung faces risks of U.S. anti-corruption act (Chosun Ilbo)
-- Xi Jinping calls for reform, cooperation, champions free trade (JoongAng Ilbo)
-- 'What is written on Park Yeon-cha list is fact despite Ban's denial' (Hankyoreh)
-- Ban's wind remains weak contrary to expectations, Moon 31 pct vs. Ban 20 pct (Hankook Ilbo)
-- Xi says trade protectionism is like being caught in dark room (Maeil Business Newspaper)
-- Hyundai Motor and Kia Motors to invest US$3.1 billion in U.S. factory (Korea Economic Daily)

English-language dailies
-- Statue row reanimates territorial dispute (Korea JoongAng Daily)
-- Minister, aide grilled over blacklist (The Korea Herald)
-- Moon extends lead after Ban's return (The Korea Times)
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